IT was a rough weekend for the Kalamunda Cougars, coming away winless from their four games.
The league team performed well, but poor skills let them down and some defensive lapses late allowed Fremantle CBC to kick some easy goals, beating Kalamunda by 14 points, 9.14 (68) to 8.6 (54).
Brett Robinson was dominant through the middle and also kicked two goals, with Trent Pottinger and Jarrod Brunskillalso in the Cougars’ best.
Earlier in the day the colts got thumped by an older more seasoned opponent, with Kane Swithenbank best on the ground for Kalamunda, before an inconsistent reserves team lost 15.9 (99) to 3.7 (25). New Swans recruit ruckman Justin Shand gave the midfield first use all day, with half-forward Robbie Barker the best for the Cougars.
At Ray Owen Reserve, The E1 league team led at half-time against last season’s premiers East Fremantle, but fell away late and went down 11.13 (79) to 7.9 (51).
Ben Simpson was the best player for Kalamunda, with Daniel Henderson again among the best.