NARRE SOUTH SAINTS 5.3-33 V FRANKSTON DOLPHINS 0.7-7
A tough day out for the Dolphins with inaccuracy plaguing their forward line, all seven goal attempts resulting in behinds.
Frankston Dolphins remained incredibly competitive throughout the day, only having one less shot on goal than the Narre South Saints.
This win for the Saint’s has pushed them into fifth position on the ladder, they are performing very well in their inaugural season.
Frankston Dolphins have had a tough start to the 2022 season since grading however still put on a great show, they now hope for a great contest against Bentleigh at home next week.
MURRUMBEENA 5.4-34 V ENDEAVOUR HILLS 14.1-85
Both teams were prepared for a fight on Saturday, Murrumbeena and Endeavour Hills sitting third and second on the ladder respectively.
Tall talent Danielle Wearne returned to Murrumbeena after a few years away from the team, already making a big impact for the Lionesses.
Unfortunately for Murrumbeena, Endeavour Hills were just too strong for them and ran away with a big win at the Beena Arena.
The Falcons kicked a big five goals in the third quarter to lock in their victory, another great game in the forward line from Sarah Wallace.
BENTLEIGH 5.9-39 V HALLAM 2.3-15
The Hallam Hawks were on the hunt for a win, previously travelling out to Bentleigh Reserve in the grading games but falling short on the day.
Bentleigh had faced two close losses and were kicking themselves for letting them slip past, not one to keep their heads down the Demons looked to break their losing streak.
Olivia Telfer refused to let any big kicks make their way into the Hallam Hawks forward-50, the second Bentleigh ruckman taking some great grabs in the third quarter.
Despite injuring her back in the fourth quarter, ruckman and captain of the Hawks Jaimi Kerr had a best on performance for her team.
A very strong second and third quarter from Bentleigh brought in the win despite Hallam’s best efforts, the Demons locking in their spot as fourth on the ladder.
CASEY THUNDER (1) 22.9-141 V EAST BRIGHTON 2.6-18
Casey Thunder handed the East Brighton Vampires their second consecutive loss on Sunday, the Thunder further cementing their spot on top of the ladder.
Kimberlee Emile had a huge day in front of the goals, kicking ten of Casey Thunder’s total goal tally for the day.
The Vampires had several good wins in the grading rounds but have struggled to find their feet in Division One. They are still looking strong as we head further into the season and they will have belief that the wins are not far away.
East Brighton hosts the Narre South Saints at home next week and will look to use their speed and midfield to lock in a win.
LYNDALE 1.2-8 V CLAYTON 3.15-33
Lyndale sit in the third spot on the ladder and have held their position no thanks to the Claydies who have run away with the win and bumped themselves up to fourth.
Clayton had 18 cracks at goal however only three managed to find their way through the sticks.
Whilst Lyndale kicked their only goal in the second quarter.
Chantelle Marshall had a great game for the Pumas alongside teammates Michelle Thomas and a defensively strong Terri Keniseli.
Clayton have the week off for next round but Lyndale will make the drive into South Yarra, both team’s needing a win.
MOORABBIN/ ST PAUL'S MCKINNON 4.2-26 V BLACK ROCK 17.13-115
The second time these two new sides have faced off so far this year, Black Rock already making a statement having beaten the Kanga-Dogs previously.
The Jets started the game by booting an impressive six goals in the opening term, Skye Nisbet further cementing her spot in the forward line.
Moorabbin/St.Paul’s McKinnon had a slow start to the game but managed to kick three goals in the third term.
The Kanga-Dogs will travel to Skye this week on the hunt for their first win, Black Rock are second on the ladder and come up against ladder leaders Casey Thunder.