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Western Bulldogs vs Brisbane Lions: AFL live scores, highlights

12th May, 2018

Live Scores

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Western Bulldogs vs. Brisbane Lions

Etihad Stadium
AFL Home and Away May 12, 2018
Western Bulldogs 107, Brisbane Lions 93
Western Bulldogs Brisbane Lions
 G B Pts G B Pts
Q14327   4125
Q29559   6541
Q312880   8856
Q41611107   14993
When: 7:25pm AEST
Where: Etihad Stadium
TV: Seven (QLD only), Fox Footy
Betting: Bulldogs $1.44, Brisbane $2.90

Western Bulldogs
B Matthew Suckling, Aaron Naughton, Zaine Cordy
HB Bailey Williams, Lewis Young, Hayden Crozier
C Jason Johannisen, Lachie Hunter, Josh Dunkley
HF Caleb Daniel, Marcus Bontempelli, Mitch Honeychurch
F Luke Dahlhaus, Billy Gowers, Bailey Dale
FOL Tom Boyd, Toby McLean, Jack Macrae
I/C Mitch Wallis, Lukas Webb, Ed Richards, Patrick Lipinski

Brisbane Lions
B Luke Hodge, Harris Andrews, Darcy Gardiner
HB Daniel Rich, Matt Eagles, Alex Witherden
C Lewis Taylor, Zac Bailey, Dayne Zorko
HF Cameron Rayner, Eric Hipwood, Hugh McCluggage
F Oscar McInerney, Daniel McStay, Charlie Cameron
FOL Stefan Martin, Jarrod Berry, Dayne Beams
I/C Allen Christensen, Mitch Robinson, Nick Robertson, Tom Cutler
The Western Bulldogs take on the Dees. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)
12th May, 2018
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Match result:

The Western Bulldogs squeezed past the Brisbane Lions by a margin of 14 points on Saturday night.

Final score
Western Bulldogs 16.11.107
Brisbane Lions 14.9.93

Match preview:

The Western Bulldogs will be hoping to send the Brisbane Lions to an 0-8 record so far in 2018 when the two teams meet in Round 8. Join The Roar for live scores from the match at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night, starting from 7:25pm AEST.

The Dogs have been an interesting team to follow so far in 2018 – they’re fielding the youngest side on average by a large way, but despite this have been relatively competitive.

Their first two weeks were atrocious football but they bounced back to win their first match of the season over Essendon in Round 3 but have been relatively competitive since.

The end result is a 3-4 record and they find themselves in the lower half of the ladder. Finals seems unlikely, but they’re doing well given the youth of the side.

Brisbane on the other hand have played some really good footy at times but generally not all together in one game and as a result they’ve had a winless start to the year.

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They’ve lost two games by less than a goal, and then last week by seven points against Collingwood, a series of heartbreaking results.

Carlton’s win earlier today now makes Brisbane the only side in the league who are yet to win a game in the 2018 AFL season.

Marcus Bontempelli and Lukas Webb are in for the Bulldogs this week to replace Lin Jong and Tom English who have been dropped.

Nick Robertson is in for Brisbane after Jacob Allison was dropped.

Prediction
Brisbane have a legitimate chance here but the return of Bontempelli plus the home ground advantage makes the Bulldogs favourites.

Western Bulldogs by 12.

Join The Roar for live scores from the match between the Western Bulldogs and the Brisbane Lions in Round 8 of the 2018 AFL season at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night, starting from 7:25pm AEST.