First Aid as Sydney sit on top.
Byline: AHMER KHOKHAR
BY AHMER KHOKHAR TYRONE'S Aidan Corr was the only Irish winner in round six of the AFL season this weekend.
On Saturday, Brockaghborn Corr helped Greater Western Sydney to hit top spot on the season ladder following their 77-43 home win over The Brisbane Lions at Spotless Stadium in Canberra.
One of GWS's key defenders, Corr collected 15 disposals (11 kicks and four handballs) and five marks but also injured his shoulder which will be assessed this week.
Frustrated GWS coach Leon Cameron branded his team's victory against the second-last side as "ugly" and lamented their wastefulness in front of goal.
"I'm happy we won three quarters out of four and kept the opposition to under 45 points but for the third week in a row we kicked poorly," Cameron said.
"We have to take our chances. Brisbane could have hurt us more but they didn't."
Also on Saturday, Laois defender Zach Tuohy was on the Geelong side ambushed in the last quarter by an undermanned Sydney Swans missing five of their first choice players.
It was the Cats third consecutive home defeat to the Swans who booted seven goals to one in a stunning final quarter comeback to snatch the four points.
Tuohy chipped in with 15 disposals (12 kicks and one handball) and three marks for the overwhelmed Geelong defence in the final term.
"The last quarter, when they were able to scrounge a few goals early and get a bit of momentum, (with) a bit of breeze behind their back, the centre bounces were obviously going to be crucial," Geelong coach Chris Scott said.
"We just got dominated in there and dominated inside, which is disappointing because we had control of the game for large parts."
ON SUMMIT Aidan Corr & Greater Western Sydney
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Apr 30, 2018|
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