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Western Bulldogs Balloon Football Team leads Australian league

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With round four of the Australian Balloon Football League having wrapped up yesterday, the Western Bulldogs Balloon Football Team sit at the top of the ladder with one more win than the Bombers, Jets, Carlton, and Magic.  Those teams all have records of 2 – 2.  The Giants sit in last place with a 1 – 3 record.



The Jet’s Ben Holmes currently leads the league in scoring with 11 goals.  There is a tie for second between Matt Rodda of the Bombers and Jye Yates of the Bulldogs, who have each scored seven.  The Giants’ Mark Hills is in third with six goals. There is a four way tie for the fourth between the Bulldogs ‘ Deanne Larkins, Carlton’s James Kerr and Tammy Hill and Giants’ Xavier Middleton.  They all have five goals each after four rounds.


Fourth round results saw the Magic beat the Giants 32 – 15. Trevor Tonkin scored all his team’s goals in their victory, while Mark Hills put up the pair for the Giants. The Blues eked out an 18 – 17 win against the Bombers. Tammy Hills scored both goals for the Blues, while Kim Barlow and Kyle Muir put up one goal each for the Bombers. The Jets took down the Bulldogs 30 – 21. Ben Holmes was a goal scoring machine for the Jets, scoring three. Nicole McGregor scored an additional goal for the Jets on their way to victory. Deanne Larkins put up two and Jye Yates scored one for the Bulldogs.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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