Blackchrome Women's Player of the Day


The Blackchrome Women’s Player of the Day is awarded to the player adjudged best afield in the SFNL’s Match of the Round.



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SHANAE CARTER (Murrumbeena)

This is the second time Carter has been awarded the Player of the Day in 2017, ironically, both times against the same opponent. Her role is the middle of the ground, and for the second time this season she carved up the Mordialloc midfield with her electrifying run. A pacey centre who carries the ball into the forward line and can sometimes finish with goals, Carter has emerged as one of the most dangerous players in the competition.

Congratulations, Shanae!



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EMILY McINTYRE (Oakleigh District)

McIntyre was the clear standout for Oakleigh District as they recorded a hard-fought win over Highett on Friday night. On a very cold and clear Melbourne night, McIntyre broke the impasse of a very tightly contested game with three goals that changed the momentum in favour of the Oaks. She teamed brilliantly with ex-Darebin veteran Jules Jaski to use their experience to fashion opportunities to create scoring possibilities.

Congratulations, Em!



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ANNA McDONALD (East Brighton)

For the second time this season, Anna McDonald has stepped up in the Game of the Round and is the player of the day for Round 11. With Jade Barnden missing, Anna took control of the midfield and proved to be heavily influential in the one-point victory. She has shown versatility throughout the season and her clean skills have shone through.

Congratulations for the second time Anna!



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SHANAE CARTER (Murrumbeena)

The Murrumbeena running-machine dazzled in her side’s victory over Murrumbeena on Sunday. Carter racked up plenty of disposals and turned plenty of heads with her sizzling run and carry through the midfield. Her exceptional work-rate and ball-winning ability makes her one of the most dangerous players in this standout Beena side.

Congratulations, Shanae!



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ANNA McDONALD (East Brighton)

The Round 9 Player of the Day is East Brighton’s midfielder and forward Anna McDonald. She started the game as the forward target for a Vampire side that took control in the midfield at the start, but in the second half was moved into the midfield and was a real centre clearance machine.

Congratulations, Anna!



Lauren Luff

LAUREN LUFF (Murrumbeena)

This weekend’s SFNL women’s Player of the Round is Murrumbeena’s Lauren Luff. Popping up at half forward and a few runs through the midfield, Lauren helped in connecting Beena’s midfield dominance to goals on the scoreboard in their large win over Hallam. She kicked three goals and also started many attacking chains with her calm demeanour and kicking skills.

Congratulations, Lauren!



Emma Baker

EMMA BAKER (Bentleigh)

This week’s Player of the Round is Bentleigh midfielder Emma Baker. The midfielder that wears number 29 was the connecting link from the stout defensive work to the two stay-at-home forwards in her side’s six-point win over Lyndhurst. She started a lot of the counter attacks for the Demons and her clearances and a first quarter goal was the difference on the day.

Congratulations, Emma!



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RENEE THOMAS (Endeavour Hills)

The Women’s player of the round for Round 5 is Endeavour Hills winger/midfielder Renee Thomas. In a game where their opponents had the best of the field position, Thomas’ outside run and long left foot help provide impetus to move the ball forward as the Falcons were efficient from their chances. What made her hard-running performance even more impressive was that she backed up to play for their 1st team in the match following.

Congratulations, Renee!



Muriel Watkins

MURIEL WATKINS (Oakleigh District)

The player of Round 4 is Highett midfielder Muriel Watkins, who put in a sublime display against Hallam on Sunday. Watkins, who is still eligible to play Youth Girls football, was dominant in the middle and responsible for close to half of the Bulldogs centre clearances. As the game opened up in the second half, her composed finishing resulted in two goals including the steadier in the last quarter from a ball up in the forward pocket clearance. What an amazing performance from the Highett rising star.

Congratulations, Muriel!



Danielle Wearne

DANIELLE WEARNE (Oakleigh District)

The Women’s Player of the Round is Oakleigh District centre half forward Danielle Wearne. Her aerial presence throughout the game was the difference and kept Oakleigh District within touching distance of Highett, before her two final quarter goals sealed the deal. Danielle also had a near mark of the year contender, as she sat on her opponent’s shoulders but unfortunately couldn’t hold onto the grab. A real excitement machine to look out for.

Congratulations, Danielle!



Moica Ward

MONICA WARD (East Brighton)

In a match in which there were few passengers for East Brighton, Ward was one of the clear standouts. She attacked the football with a ferocity that belied her diminutive stature, which helped her side dominate through the midfield, particularly early in the contest. Ward was also influential up forward, booting two goals as her side claimed a historic victory in the SFNL Women’s.

Congratulations, Monica!