A big third quarter helped Old Trinity to their fifth win defeating Brunswick Renegades by 61 at Hudson Oval Marles Playing Fields. Old Trinity extended their 14-point first half lead to a 46-point lead after the third term, which proved more than enough to take home the points. A combined nine goals from Imogen Barnett (four), Sophie Sheahan (three) and Georgia Fleiter (two) assisted in the 83-22 win.
A steady game at Ramsden St Oval saw Fitzroy-ACU victorious over Marcellin OC by 30 points. The first and fourth term was where the Roy Girls won the game, kicking 34 points over the time. Chiara Moretta was Marcellin’s only goal scorer for the day, while Ruby Condon and Alexandra Monacella kicked two each for the Roys.
A four-quarter performance from Caulfield Grammarians was enough to beat Old Xaverians by 31 points at Xavier College. Caulfield made a fast start with 2 goals to none and were able to gradually add to their lead for the remainder of the game. Constance Malliaras shone for Caulfield Grammarians while Gabrielle Golds was best for Old Xaverians.
SKOB Saints re-affirmed their dominance with a massive 104-0 point win over Melbourne University at McAlister Oval. Another four-quarter performance saw the Saints make a fast start and consistently adding to their high score throughout the remaining three quarters. Georgia Lupson (six) and Georgia Cropley (three) scored more than half of SKOB’s goals while Taylor Hunt was best for the Mugars.
WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT DIVISION 1
A close encounter saw Old Geelong edge out Beaumaris by 10 points at Como Park over the weekend. Old Geelong led after every break with Beaumaris giving them a big scare in the third taking the score to 23-21, but the home team were able to remain composed and win the game. Annabel Scott was best on ground for Old Geelong.
A five-goal haul from Molly McFarlane helped Monash Blues to a 63-42 point win over Ormond AFC at Frearson Oval, Monash University. A three-goal to none third quarter cemented the win for the Monash girls with Ormond fighting back in the final term. Olivia Boylan was one of Monash’s best while Alycia Beaman shone for Ormond.
A dominant Round 2 performance from West Brunswick saw them defeat Old Haileybury by 62 points at Ransford Oval. With five goals in the first half and four in the second, West Brunswick were able to leave their opponent without any major scores for the game. A combined five goals from Laura Jago (three) and Brighdin Walsh (two) assisted in the win.
St Mary’s Salesian had a big win at Burwood Reserve, defeating Old Brighton by 76 points. A seven-goal to one first half paved the way for the St Mary’s win, where they scored another seven goals to none in the second half. Madeleine Stanley proved to be one of best for St Mary’s Salesian over the weekend.
WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT DIVISION 2
A combined four goals from Rhiannon Green (two) and Ashley Sturrock (two) secured the 21-point Old Camberwell win over Collegians at Gordon Barnard Reserve. A three-goal to none first half proved enough to defeat the determined Collegians outfit. The final score was 30-9.
With the game being on even terms at half time, Old Carey managed to defeat Uhs-VU AFC by 10 points at Carey Sports Complex. After an early lead from Uhs-Vu, the score sat at 18-17 going into the main break and gave Old Carey momentum to grind out the win. Old Carey’s Matilda Hubbard and Uhs-Vu AFC’s Biance Michetti were best for the day.
A low scoring affair saw St Bedes Mentone Tigers 15-point victors over Ivanhoe AFC at Ivanhoe Park. With a final score of 18-3, steady scoring across their four quarter was enough to get the Tigers over the line. Kate Dempsey was one of St Bedes Mentone’s two scorers as well as best on ground.
A second quarter win helped Yarra Old Grammarians over the line to defeat by 23 points at W.A Scammel Reserve. A four goal to none second term help Yarra regain the lead, a lead that would stick until the final siren. Kara Sampson from Yarra Old Grammarians and Oakleigh’s Stephanie Wood had stand out performances.
WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT DIVISION 3
Mazenod OC had a field day at Central Reserve after defeating Old Mentonians 62-13. A four-goal to none first half and a five-goal to one second half depicted the home side’s dominance for the day. Magdalene McPhee (three) and Rebekah Watson (two) kicked five of Mazenods nine goals.
Melbourne University were too good for Therry Penola with a 47-point win at McAlister Oval. A five-goal to one second half helped Melbourne Uni to their win. Ursula Van Dyk shone for Melbourne University while Emily Marston was best for Therry Penola.
Ajax secured their second consecutive win for the season with a 68-2 point win over Hampton Rovers at Castlefield Reserve. A combined five goals from Maya Glikfeld (three) and Elyse Cherny (two) assisted in Ajax’s 10 goals for the game. Hampton were unfortunately unable to score any majors, but a stand out performance from Chloe McLaren was a positive for the day.
WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT DIVISION 4
A strong final term helped Hawthorn AFC defeat St Mary’s Salesian (2) by 20 points at Rathmines Road Reserve. The score sat at 15-14 at half time, but a three-goal to none fourth quarter helped Hawthorn run away with the win. Hawthorn’s Tessa Bodin shone, being the only multiple goal scorer with three goals.
A tenacious Bulleen Templestowe outfit were 39-point victors over Brunswick Renegades (2) at Ted Ajani Reserve. The home side were able to show dominance in kicking a respectable six goals across the four quarters as well as keeping their opponent to just one. Bulleen Templestowe’s Sophie Marinos and Brunswick’s Alexandra Cashion were amongst the goal scorers.
De La Salle notched their second win defeating Canterbury FC by 23 points at Waverley Oval. A strong and consistent four quarters from the De La Salle girls helped them to a deserving 43-20 point win. In a team effort, Leanne Brown (three) and Sally Fyfield (two) shone while Rita Azzopardi was Canterbury’s best.
Swinburne University AFC were able to clinch a one-point win over SKOB Saints (2) at St James Park. In a tight contest with a first half win to Swinburne and a second half win to the Saints, the early lead proved enough by the narrowest of margins. With a final score of 43-42, Swinburne’s Jamie Byrne and SKOB’s Tina Lang were some of the best for the day.
A dominant scoring performance saw South Melbourne Districts defeat Fitzroy FC (2) by 54 points at Gary Smorgon Oval. SMD gradually added to their score with both majors and minors across the four quarters, while Fitzroy were only able to score one behind. South Melbourne’s Daniela Minutoli scored two goals and was one of the best while Sonia Bayley was impressive for Fitzroy.