Round Five: Women's Football Review

Written by Sarah Radlow

Division One

Narre South Saints 3.3-21 V Murrumbeena 4.6-30

Murrumbeena busted out of the gates against the Narre South Saint’s and ran away with a great win for the first match of division one.

A few quick goals in the first quarter put the Lions in front, the Saint’s managing to score goals of their own but struggling to catch up.

Kayla Germanier kicked two goals for the saints alongside Rosie Bureta, Germanier continuing to demonstrate some great talent on the field.

Vanessa Tyrer kicked two for Murrumbeena and was listed in the teams best, a deep list of talent for the Lions look’s to be their best asset.

East Brighton 6.6-42 V Frankston Dolphins 2.2-14

A great match with plenty of young talent on display, East Brighton and the Frankston Dolphins hosted a quick and fast paced match.

The unstoppable Brea Quinlivan kicked an impressive five goals across the match, Quinlivan has proved herself to be one of the most influential recruits in the league so far.

Lexus Antonio kicked two goals for the Dolphins, ensuring that they were always keeping the Vampires on their toes.

Unfortunately for the Dolphins it seems they ran out of legs after the first half, the Vampires used that to their advantage and secured the win in the third quarter.

Casey Thunder (1) 18.20-128 V Hallam 0.0-0

A tough day for the Hawks as they travelled to the Thunder dome for their first venture into division one women’s football.

Jessie Wilkinson and Alanna Osborn were highlights for a disappointing day out, the Hallam players pushing through until the end.

Kimberlee Emile had a great game for Casey Thunder working through the midfield and scoring four goals on the day and getting best on.

An impressive seven goal total was a great effort from Lana Fullwood, Casey Thunder defender’s keeping the ball away from Hallam’s goals and feeding it through to their team.

Endeavour Hills 8.4-52 V Bentleigh 4.1-25

A wet day at Endeavour Hills made for tough conditions between the Falcons and the Demons on Sunday afternoon.

Endeavour Hills started the match with 15 players, both team’s dropping a player on the wing however quick movement down the field gave the Falcons the win.

Bentleigh made a great start defensively, managing to lock the ball away and into their forward line on multiple occasions.

Laura Johnston led great movement into the Endeavour Hills forward line, no thanks’ to a quick and silky Emma Stuber getting the ball out for the Demons.

Division Two

Casey Thunder (2) 4.4-28 V Skye 1.0-6

The Casey Thunder had a great game at home, hosting Skye for a great clash to kick off the division two fixture.

An early morning bounce at the Hunt Club reserve set up a well contested match for the two teams, this thunder side only having their first loss last week.

The Bombers were able to keep Casey’s second side to their lowest score yet, a great defensive effort from the team.

A last-minute goal from Skye lit up the score board thanks’ to Molly Kay Schreenan, Casey’s efforts across the ground resulted in two great goals from Tamara Tomamichel.

South Yarra 0.0-0 V Clayton 11.15-81

Another tough day out for the Yarra’s but the string winds and powerful Claydie’s was never going to diminish their spirits.

Evangelia Nikolitsis from Clayton had a great game in the forward line, kicking an impressive four goals in their first win of the season.

South Yarra captains Caitlin Skinner and Alexandra Scalzo had great game’s, leading the team through a tough match.

The Clayton team shared their scoring opportunities around highlighted by three goals from Alexandra Bryant and two from Maggie Collins.

Lyndale 6.7-43 V Moorabbin/St Paul's McKinnon 5.5-35

A tightly fought battle between the Puma’s and the Kanga-Dogs resulted in small margins throughout the match.

Four goals from Hayley Thomas pushed Lyndale towards it’s first win of the season, a great performance alongside her teammate Alesha Thorne.

Moorabbin/St Paul's McKinnon are yet to see their win in the Southern Football Netball League however their constant improvement is evident.

Courtney Wood from the Pumas was best on for her side, keeping the Kanga-Dogs at bay and kicking the ball towards her forward line on numerous occasions.

Black Rock Bye

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