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PREVIEW: Round 15 v Swan Districts

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:17 AM
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The Demons will take on traditional rivals Swan Districts for the third time this season at Lathlain Park on Saturday.

The two teams last played in round 11, with Swan Districts too strong on that occasion and leaving with a 33 point victory.

After coming off another tough loss against South Fremantle, the Demons will be looking to put it all on the line back on home soil.

With Earl Spalding clearly disappointed after Sunday's loss, he did say there would be no choice but to make a few changes this week.

With the development side having a great win against top side South Fremantle last week, there are a number of boys putting their hand up for senior selection.

Experienced utility Brent Edmonds, inside midfielders Kurtis Chester and Taran Etto, key position player Nelson Ansey and lively forwards Brennan Stack and Kristian Cary are all coming off brilliant games in the reserves.

Development coach Andrew Panetta said it was the best game he's had the pleasure of coaching, and it looks like the development side are well placed to have a crack at a finals series.

Andrew Ruck's colts will be looking to hit back after an up and down game last week and take it to a top 5 side in Swans.

Listen to Wednesday evening's episode of DeeRadio 

League bouncedown is at the normal time of 2:15pm with Development at 11:30am and Colts at 9:00am.


Weather: 17°C | Cloudy with high chance of showers
Broadcast: ABC radio

3 Licensed Bars: Bar on the Hill, Demon Den and Redlegs Bar. All open from 12 midday 
Kids Zone: Jumpy castle, free face painting, ice-cream van
Half Time Kids Running Races: 3 races for 3 age groups - all kids are welcome to participate. Win a $20 Belmont Forum voucher and a spot in the Grand Final Sprint!
Half Time Bin Kicking Competition: Five randomly selected spectators will get the chance to kick a footy into a bin at half time and WIN!
Bike Raffle: All kids under 16 go into the draw to win a free bike upon entry. Winner announced at half time
Kick-to-Kick: Bring your footy and have a kick on the new oval at the breaks
Merchandise: Get your red and black merchandise from the team store (located next to canteen, near Goddard St entry) or reception. Alternatively, treat yourself with something from our online team store 
Food: Canteen open from 9am thanks to Modern Catering. Chicken parmiganas with chips and salad available for dinner at post match presentations
Post Match Presentations: All are welcome upstairs in the Main Hall straight after the league game for a drink and presentation of best players - karaoke by Blondie will be on after presentations! Join the boys after for some fun and some interesting vocals.
Tickets: Adults $15 | Concession $12 | Under 16s free. Alternatively, become a Perth Football Club member 
Parking: Available at the old bowling club site (corner of Bishopsgate St & Roberts Rd), surrounds of Rayment Park and on streets surrounding Lathlain Park. See map below for parking and entrance gates
Public Transport: Victoria Park Station is located 400m from Lathlain Park and there are numerous nearby bus stops. Plan your Transperth journey here.