Aussie Rules Grand Finals (2021)

Aussie Rules Grand Finals (2021)

Aussie Rules football has been a feature at Mains Park over the summer, with the Rugby Club being the base for the West Lothian Eagles and in recent weeks, the Scottish League’s playoffs and Finals.

On Saturday 4th September, the Edinburgh Bloods won both the SARFL (Scottish Australian rules Football League) and the SARFLW (Women’s League) Grand Finals at Mains Park.

Members of both Bloods’ squads after the matches

Women’s Final: Edinburgh Bloods 75 – 12 Glasgow Sharks

The Bloods proved too strong for the Sharks and dominated possession and territory for most of the match.

Sharks in blue defending their goal
Bloods put pressure on a Sharks’ defender

Men’s Final: Edinburgh Bloods 100 – 80 Glasgow Giants

The Men’s Final was a much tighter affair, with the Giants posting a half-time lead after some powerful play. However, the Bloods responded with 5 unanswered goals immediately after the break to seal the match and take the trophy.

Early action from the men’s Grand Final