Werribee suffered its fourth consecutive loss and seventh for the season by under three goals on Sunday morning against a strong Richmond outfit at Punt Road Oval.
A late fightback wasn’t enough as Werribee slumped to its third consecutive narrow loss, this time to Collingwood at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday.
Werribee’s winning streak has been broken by rivals Williamstown in a high-scoring thriller in this year’s John Pyne Memorial Cup at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday.
Werribee has claimed back-to-back victories and its fourth of the season with a 35-point win over the Casey Demons at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday.
Werribee has scrapped its way to a 29-point win over Frankston at a windswept SkyBus Stadium on Sunday.
Werribee was unable to break its recent run of outs against Footscray on Saturday, going down to the Bulldogs by 11 points at VU Whitten Oval.
From the moment Bior Malual put through his second goal inside the opening five minutes against the Northern Blues at Ikon Park on Saturday, you got the feeling it was going to be Werribee’s day.
With almost 32 minutes on the final-quarter clock, as the umpire blew his whistle to signal time on and end the frantic game of stacks-on taking place deep inside the Werribee forward line, the tension that gripped the black-and-gold army at Avalon Airport Oval seemed to give way to a familiar sinking feeling.
It took less than 10 minutes for Ryan Kemp to announce his arrival on the VFL stage.
Werribee has suffered its fifth defeat by under three goals, going down to a powerful Essendon outfit by 12 points at Avalon Aiport Oval on Sunday.
Werribee has broken a five-year drought at Trevor Barker Beach Oval and claimed its third win in a row, downing Sandringham by 24 points on Sunday.
Not until late in the final quarter of its clash with Frankston on Sunday did Werribee finally open up a clear match-winning lead, but the decisive moment arguably came much earlier in the day.
To suggest a run of five losses in three years amounts to a hoodoo might be a stretch, but Werribee’s 11-point loss to Footscray on Saturday did nothing to quash any growing sense the Bulldogs might be emerging as a bit of a bogey team for the “big W”.
Werribee has fallen short of victory against Port Melbourne despite a big comeback, going down to the Borough by 16 points at Adcon Stadium.
Werribee has bounced back emphatically from its narrow Easter Saturday loss, claiming its third win of the year with a 58-point victory over the Northern Blues at Ikon Park on Saturday.
Werribee has suffered another Easter heartbreak against Geelong, falling three points short in a thriller against the Cats at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday after staging a remarkable final-quarter fightback.