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Storm upsets North Bendigo at Triple M Park

by Nathan Dole

STRATHFIELDSAYE Storm scored an upset victory against North Bendigo in Sunday’s 14th round of the Central Victoria Football women’s competition.

Storm levelled with North Bendigo on five wins as it scored a 33-23 victory at Tannery Lane.

It was Storm which made a flying start to the contest.

By quarter-time the home team led 21-0.

North Bendigo struck back to score two goals in the second as it kept Storm scoreless.

The Storm won the third term, 10-0, but North had the breeze in the last.

Strathfieldsaye defended well as the red, white and blue added 1.1 to two points.

Alice Bailed led Strathfieldsaye’s attack on three goals as Liza Edwards added the other.

All of North’s goals were kicked by Hannah Kenny.

Storm’s best were Donna Slevin, Angela Gamble, Madeleine Evely and Liza Edwards.

Dayna Parsons, Alisha Lourie, Ashlee McLeod and Hannah Kenny played well for North Bendigo.

Details from the Kyneton and Kangaroo Flat match were not available.

Bendigo Thunder had the bye.

The final round of the home and away series will be played this Sunday in what is the  Bendigo Community Health Services Women’s Round.

Bendigo Community Health Services has teamed up with AFL Central Victoria to raise awareness of women’s health this week.

Bendigo Community Health has kicked in to support the new women’s football league as a way to encourage activity and participation for women of all ages.

This week Bendigo Community Health will focus on a different women’s health issue each day.

Follow the posts through AFL Central Victoria or BCH’s Facebook page.

In next Sunday’s final round of the regular season, Bendigo Thunder takes on Kyneton at Weeroona Oval from 12.30pm, and Kangaroo Flat plays Strathfieldsaye from 2pm at Dower Park.

North Bendigo has the bye.

Central Victoria FL women’s ladder:

Bendigo Thunder 44 points, 1825 per cent; North Bendigo 20, 52; Strathfieldsaye 20, 44; Kangaroo Flat 16, 97; Kyneton 12, 36.


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