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Photos by Michael Shillito
NAB Challenge - SYDNEY v WESTERN BULLDOGS
Bruce Purser Oval, Saturday 7th March 2009.
An Auskick clinic was
on the ground before
the game
The ground has its
own dam to keep the
surface green
The Swans warm up
The Swans enter the
arena
Ciggy walks a lap of
the ground
The Bulldogs make
their entrance
The umpire holds the
ball aloft
The opening bounce,
and the game is on
Patrick Veszpremi kicks
the first goal in the
opening minute
Jason Akermanis
warms up
Brad Johnson stands
back so his team-mate
outmarks Mattner
The pack forms around
the ball
The blinding sun is
about to set
The Bulldogs make a
break
Josh Hill fires a
handpass
Lewis Roberts-
Thompson is first in
line to the ball
Marking contest in the
Bulldogs' forward line
Brennan Stack spoils
Jesse White
Rhys Shaw restarts
play
Play on the eastern
side, in front of the
clubhouse
A set shot for Ryan
O'Keefe
Barry Hall gets in front
of Brian Lake
Adam Cooney takes a
free kick
The lights are taking
over
Jason Akermanis goes
in the back
Paul Bevan is unable
to control a mark
Barry Hall spoils
Heath Grundy gets
away
Jude Bolton gets a kick
away
The crowd around the
forward pocket
Barry Hall shoots for
goal
The Bulldogs' coaches
box
A free kick for Liam
Picken
Players flood the
forward line
The official party for
the opening ceremony
Baulkham Hills Mayor
Larry Bolitho
addresses the opening
The Mayor unveils the
plaque
The Mayor with East
Coast's Gus Seebeck &
Peter Physick
Akermanis tackles
Kieran Jack
Kristin Thornton kicks
from the wing
The Bulldogs go out
wide
Akermanis shoots and
scores
Paul Roos checks his
clipboard
Three quarter time in
the Bulldogs huddle
Jarred Moore goes for
a run
Lindsay Gilbee takes a
kick in
Darren Jolly shoots
from the 50m line
A shot for Jake Orreal
Boundary throw in
Adam Cooney
stretches his arm out
for the ball
It's all over - Swans by
27 points
Adam Goodes
celebrates with the
fans after the game