K rock Football

West almost there

FOR 17 years, Geelong West had been unable to find a way to beat Bell Post Hill.

At three-quarter time of Saturday’s clash at West Oval it appeared that streak would continue into an 18th season.

However, with the chance to snap a 21-year finals drought on the line, the Giants were able to claw their way in front with a goal to captain Scott Jervies late in the contest, before holding off the four-time reigning premier for a famous win.

“We thought we’d played pretty well in the second and third quarters – just didn’t get a lot of result on the scoreboard,” West coach Andrew Clark told K rock’s The Wash-Up.

“So we just spoke about persistence and we thought it would come at some stage, and I said to the boys, “keep playing the way we’re playing and things will come our way, which they did in the last quarter, which was pleasing.

Click below to listen to the full interview with Andrew Clark

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