The Junior Wolverines played the Perth Blitz at Dorrien Gardens in the first semi final of the Junior West Bowl Playoffs on Saturday 4 February 2017. The Wolverines went down 20-14 in a gutsy effort against the eventual champions.
The Wolverines took the lead in the 2nd quarter, and went in to half-time with a 6-0 lead. After the break, the Blitz came out firing with 3 quick touchdowns to take the ascendancy. The fourth quarter fightback wasn’t quite on the cards, as the Wolverines fell a heartbreaking 6 points short to end their 2016/17 season.