Albany have recorded a breakthrough win in the Great Southern Football League, notching their second-ever league win and snapping a 45-game losing streak after powering past Denmark-Walpole on Sunday afternoon. There were jubilant scenes post-match, usually not seen in a home-and-away game, as the Sharks won only their second league game in 106 matches after the 21-point triumph over the Magpies at Centennial Stadium.
Albany have snapped a 45-game losing streak, storming to their second-ever league victory with a polished 21-point triumph over Denmark-Walpole at Centennial Stadium. In the final game of the opening round in the Great Southern Football League competition, the Sharks duly stole the headlines as they tasted victory for the first time since 2015. After kicking the first two goals of the match, the Sharks trailed at quarter time and then again at half time and then conceded the first major of the second half.
Buoyed by a busy pre-season of recruiting, Albany will take a new level of optimism into their eighth season in the Great Southern Football League competition, according to coach Kim Mayfield. Previously hampered by an inability to attract quality league players to their club, the Sharks have been the busiest in the off-season, boosting their stocks as they aim for their second win in the competition. Read the full story at The Advertiser