Mueck passes the 50-goal mark in Thunder’s latest win
BENDIGO Thunder star Britney Mueck passed the 50-goal mark for the 2022 season when she kicked eight goals in Sunday’s 12th round clash in the Champions IGA-backed CVFL senior women’s football competition.
Mueck and her Thunder team-mates played North Bendigo at Bendigo’s Weeroona Oval.
Thunder won 173-nil as Mueck, eight goals; Jessica Kennedy, six; Abbey Barber, three; captain Phoebe Cuttriss, Ruby Kelly and Megan Williamson, two, were the multiple goalkickers.
Best for the Jac Louttit-coached Thunder were Jessica Kennedy, Megan Williamson, Jessica Gould, Imogen Kendal, Kylie Wilson and Phoebe Cuttriss.
Tyesha Rainsbury, Leonie Schulz, Maddie Jelbart, Kira Gibbons, Angela Iles and Ashlyne McInnes worked hard for the Ricky Crotty-coached North Bendigo.
The round kicked off Saturday night when Kyneton played Strathfieldsaye under the Kyneton Showgrounds lights.
A Tigers’ line-up led by Heidi Erasmus, Madeline Stott, Teagan Ainslie, Shannon White and Marnie Love marked a 133-9 victory by the Phil Hawkes-coached team.
Kyneton’s attack was led by Madeline Stott, five; Shannon Prendergast, Alexandra Strawhorn and Emma Williams two.
Eliza Long was Storm’s goalkicker.
Best for the Jake Donegan-coached Strathfieldsaye were Lila Keck, Bryde O’Rourke, Melissa Freestone, Jessica Kopp and Jessica Jackson.
Kerang forfeited its match at Castlemaine’s Camp Reserve.
Eaglehawk and Golden Square had the bye.
Champions IGA-backed AFLCV senior women’s football ladder:
Castlemaine 881 per cent, 36 points; Golden Square 862, 28; Bendigo Thunder 607, 28; Kyneton 200, 28; Eaglehawk 302, 20; Strathfieldsaye 20, 8; Kerang 4, 3; North Bendigo 1, 0.
55 Britney Mueck, BT.
41 Shelby Knoll, Cm.
21 Shannon Prendergast, Kyn.
18 Keely Hare, GS.
17 Meg Ginnivan, Cm.
15 Georgia Gordon, BT.
14 Emily Collins, GS; Samantha Heron, Eh.
12 Jessica Kennedy, BT.
11 Jasmine Burzacott, Eh; Phoebe Cuttriss, BT.
Pink Round kicks off this Friday night when Golden Square plays Eaglehawk from 6.30pm under the Fur Life Oval lights in Wade Street, Golden Square.
In Sunday’s action, North Bendigo takes on Kyneton at Hibo Hotel Oval in Atkins Street at 2.30pm, and Strathfieldsaye faces Castlemaine at Triple M Park in Tannery Lane from 2.30pm.
Bendigo Thunder and Kerang have the bye.
Written by Nathan Dole.