Kangaroos score big win in Tigers’ territory

KANGAROO Flat scored a 50-point victory on the Kyneton Tigers’ turf in the third round of the Champions IGA-backed CVFL women’s footy competition played on Anzac Day.

The Roos held a nine-point lead at quarter-time and a two-goal buffer by half-time at Kyneton Showgrounds.

Kangaroo Flat dominated the second half in Tigers’ territory.

The Roos scored 6.3 to a point on their way to a 68-18 victory.

Monique Jones, Shelby Knoll and Molly Metcalf all kicked two goals for Flat.

Jenna Davies and Shaelyn Evans were on target for Kyneton.

Best for the Kangaroos were Ruby Campbell, Eloise Gretgrix, Metcalf, Shelby Faulkner and Britney Oliver.

Rebecca Evans, Heidi Erasmus, Belinda Hateley and Shannon White worked hard for the yellow and black.

Bendigo Thunder kept Kerang scoreless on the Blues’ ground at Riverside Park.

Thunder star Britney Mueck kicked five goals as Brianna Burt and Jaime Sawers chipped in with two apiece in the 82-nil victory.

Best for Bendigo Thunder were Jessica Laidlaw, Emily Fitt, Phoebe Cuttriss, Jodie Palmer and Shasta Martion.

On a tough afternoon for Kerang it was Sophie Peacock, Donal Fellows, Jemma Meehan and Olivia Basile who were best.

Golden Square was too strong for Eaglehawk on the Borough’s turf at S & R Park in Canterbury Park.

A talented Golden Square line-up led 21-1 at quarter-time and then scored five goals to a point in the second to lead 51-3 by the long break.

Both teams added a point in the third term and two goals apiece in the last quarter.

Golden Square won 64-16.

A list of goalkickers and best players for Golden Square was not supplied.

Goalkickers for Eagleahawk were Grace Edlin and Ebony Whiley.

Eaglehawk’s best were Kirstin Shaw, Emily Field, Hannah Kenny and Rachel Thomas.

At Strathfieldsaye, Storm passed the 130-point mark against North Bendigo.

Storm slammed on nine goals in the first quarter at Triple M Park in Tannery Lane.

Led by the play of Ireland O’Rourke, Maeve Tupper and Eliza Long, Storm kicked on to win 18.26 (134) to 0.0 (0).

Emily Galtieri and Alana Long led Strathfieldsaye’s attack on three goals apiece as Tameeka Morrissey, O’Rourke and Tupper added two apiece.

Storm’s best included Georgia Vozlic, Natalie Pelly and Mikaela Warne.

Best for North Bendigo were Madelin Jelbart, Zoe Biggs, Cassandra Coughlan and Mackenzie Brouwer.

Champions IGA-backed CVFL women’s footy ladder:

Strathfieldsaye 1923 per cent, 12 points; Bendigo Thunder 512, 8; Golden Square 284, 8; Eaglehawk 122, 8; Kangaroo Flat 177, 4; Kyneton 86, 4; Kerang 11, 0; North Bendigo 0, 0.

Round four kicks off next Saturday when Kyneton plays Kerang under the lights at Castlemaine’s Camp Reserve from 5.30pm.

In Sunday’s action, Kangaroo Flat takes on North Bendigo at Bendigo Mazda Oval in Dower Park.

Golden Square faces Strathfieldsaye at Fur Life Vet Oval in Wade Street.

Bendigo Thunder tackles Eaglehawk at Weeroona Oval.

All of Sunday’s matches start at 2.30pm.

The race for the goalkicking award is led by Britney Mueck from Bendigo Thunder on 16.

Next best are Strathfieldsaye’s Tameeka Morrissey, 10; Eaglehawk’s Ebony Whiley, 6; Strathfieldsaye’s Alana Long, 5.

Bendigo Thunder’s Georgia Gordon, Eaglehawk’s Grace Edlin, and Storm’s Ireland O’Rourke are locked on four.