Federals claim reserves premiership for 2018

The Federals Football Club reserves won the 2018 Avon Football Association grand final.
The Federals Football Club reserves won the 2018 Avon Football Association grand final.

The Federals Football Club reserves side have claimed the premiership cup during the derby Avon Football Association grand final showdown at Tammin over the weekend. 

The side went up against home town rivals the Northam Railways walking away with a 32-point win.

Although starting the first term inaccurately with seven points on the board the Federals ended the first with scores tied at 13.

They kicked away ending half time 4.8(32) to 3.3(21) before extending their lead to 26 points at three quarter time. 

The fourth quarter was low scoring for both sides with the Federals contained to one goal and three behinds, and the Railways scoring just three behinds. 

The Federals ended the game 9.15(69) to 5.7(37).

Wade Hunter was named best on ground for the grand final match.

Stirling Hayden from the Federals and Shannon Davis from the Railways were the top goal scorers of the match with three a piece. 

Russell Fitzgerald kicked two goals for the Federals followed by Ben Casey, Shannon Dixon, Mitchell Johnson and Kadyn Beazley all on one goal each. 

Bailey O'Driscoll and Austin Riley were the other goal scorers for the Railways. 

The Federals reserve side claimed both the minor and major premiership for the 2018 season.