Esperance football, Bulldogs defeat Lions in Round 6.

At Esperance oval it was the home side scoring a big win defeating Newtown-Condingup 18-16 (124) to 5-4 (34) in Round 6.

By all accounts it was a fiery match with yellow and red cards issued in a busy night for the umpires.

Esperance’s latest recruit in Chris Yarran also had a busy night scoring eight goals and setting up more in astrong game in attack.

He was well supported by Reece Griffiths who scored five goals.

Brendon White had another great game displaying good ball skills and good awareness.

Jamie Jones was strong all night and Roger Parsons, who just doesn’t have a bad game, was again instrumental through the centre of the ground.

Newtown-Condingup however, dug their heels in and refused to surrender despite the skill difference between the sides.

Dane Holdman was again Newtown-Condingup’s best player standing tall in the ruck and is having a real break out year that should see him near the top of votes in the Hepburn Medal for his club.

He also pushed forward and with four of the sides five goals showed his importance to the side while Remy Tobin continues to set a high standard with hard running and good ball use.

Another good player was Duarne Close and Tate Bertola did a good run job on Richard Bourne.

Best players Esperance: Brendon White, Jamie Jones, Chris Yarran and Roger Parsons.

Best player Newtown-Condingup: Dane Holdman.