Round 13: Women's Football Review

Division One

Friday, July 8, 2022

Bentleigh 1.1-7 V Murrumbeena 1.9-15

A scrappy match took place on what spectators called a perfect night for Footy, muddy conditions and heavy rain before the game set both teams up for a tough contest.

Bentleigh’s Natalie Cardamone and Murrumbeena’s Grace Bibby scored the only two goals at Bentleigh reserve that night, eventually the Lionesses' nine failed goal attempts secured their win.

Christalee Davies made yet another appearance in the best for the Demons, hard at the ball for the entirety of the game with her fair share of disposals.

Bibby was a ball magnet in Murrumbeena’s first Friday night match, playing down back while shutting down Bentleigh’s Nattie Cardamone but having a strong stint in the midfield. 

East Brighton 0.0-0 V Endeavour Hills 13.12-90

Recap regular Sarah Wallace kicked five on Friday night, the star forward ensuring that she locked up her spot as division one leading goal scorer.

East Brighton is facing a player shortage as they head towards the pointy end of the home and away season, the Vampires still with a chance to make the top four will need to fight hard.

Young gun Charli Hibbert has made a big impact on East Brighton’s 2022, this small midfielder will be one to keep an eye on in years to come.

Endeavour Hills have ensured they will be making finals, only losing this year to the undefeated Casey Thunder side.

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Narre South Saints 13.13-91 V Hallam 2.3-15

The Narre South Saints hosted a troubled Hallam side to kick off our Saturday football fixture, the saints hoping to move into fifth or possibly fourth on the ladder with future wins.

Kayla Germanier kicked seven for the saints starring up forward, Haylee Mortimer kicking two resulting in both players being named in their teams best on.

Hallam’s Amy Riordan kicked one of the team’s two goals of the day, the quick midfielder earning herself the Hawks' BOG.

Leadership group member and Ruckman Tali Verhoeven dominated again against Hallam in the Midfield, kicking a goal of her own as the cherry on top of her performance. 

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Casey Thunder (1) 17.11-113 V Frankston Dolphins 0.0-0

Another dominating performance from Casey Thunder against the Frankston Dolphins, a win highlighted by two fifty-game milestones from Nicole Knudsen and Jasmin Hansen.

The Dolphins fought valiantly on the day despite the score, managing to hold Casey to the midfield on multiple occasions.

Pam Rogers kicked off the win with a bag of seven, the tall forward had a great game alongside Lana Fullwood and Jasmine Hansen who both kicked three goals of their own.

Division Two

Saturday, July 9, 2022

South Yarra 0.2-2 V Black Rock 18.8-116

Black Rocks Skye Nisbet took home a bag of seven goals against South Yarra, the luckless Lions again facing tough competition.

Georgia Howes kicked an impressive four goals against the Yarras, moving herself up into the leading goal scorer position for division two. 

Alexandra Scalzo led South Yarra out with their head held high and proved yet again their determination to push through a tough 2022 season, Scalzo earning herself a BOG with her performance.

The Jets finished off the game with nine goals in the fourth quarter, ensuring that their final nail in South Yarra's coffin was a big one.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Lyndale 8.7-55 V Skye 2.4-16

Lyndale hosted a momentous day in their club’s history at Barry Powell reserve, seeing their first two women’s football 50 game milestones from team captain Michelle Thomas and club stalwart Chantelle Marshall.

To finish what was a great day for the Pumas at home they locked in a 39-point win against Skye in what was a battle for a spot in the top four.

Nyanchiok Top had a great game for Skye, kicking one of the team's two goals and earning herself a spot in their best.

Alesha Thorne kicked six for the Pumas, this small forward further cementing herself as a player to keep an eye on. 

Casey Thunder (2) 7.5-47 V Clayton 0.1-1

Casey Thunder had another big win against the Claydies at home and even more milestones, Taylah Laxon and Tayla Stephens playing their 100th games and Belinda Bowey playing game number 400+1.

Clayton BOG Chantelle Mclean had a stunning game for the Claydies, displaying plenty of defensive pressure in an incredibly tough match.

100 gamer Tayla Stephens earned herself the BOG for Casey Thunder, a great way to top off the occasion alongside a strong performance from Alexandra Assini in front of goal.

Zana Collins has had a great season so far for Clayton, the versatile footballer switching between various roles in her team and leading them to several strong plays.

Moorabbin/ St Paul's McKinnon Bye

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