Bondi out to make a splash in Italian Cup

09 June 2021
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The Boy From Bondi campaign has been like watching one of the gifted players in your local football competition change clubs and then go on to scale new heights.

He hits the ground running and lives up to the promise with some great early matches, has a little bit of a lull, then comes back bigger and better and establishes himself as one of the stars.

After joining Wayne Potter's stable from that of Ian Montgomery – where he had close to 40 starts - Boy From Bondi landed four successive wins through January and February, then went through a patch of five runs without a win before really taking his game to a new level. With three metropolitan triumphs at his last four Melton visits, Potter is now throwing the son of Somebeachsomewhere in the deep end against some fast class guns.

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