Kangaroos win on Storm’s turf at Strathfieldsaye

KANGAROO Flat scored a crucial 10-point win on Strathfieldsaye Storm’s turf in Sunday’s sixth round of the Champions IGA CVFL women’s football competition.

The Roos had four goalkickers as they won 4.2 (26) to 2.4 (16) at Triple M Park in Tannery Lane.

The in-form Shelby Knoll was on target for Kangaroo Flat, along with Kellie Dadds, Bridie Mathers and Kelly Mensforth.

Alana Long and Tameeka Morrissey kicked Storm’s goals.

Best for Kangaroo Flat were not supplied.

Storm’s best were Claire Macgill, Chelsea Reeves, Alana Long, Jessica Jackson and Regeena Torney.

Bendigo Thunder beat Kyneton by 109 points at Weeroona Oval.

Georgia Gordon and Britney Mueck kicked five goals apiece as Thunder rolled to a 19.14 (128) to 3.1 (19) victory.

Heidi Erasmus booted two goals for the Tigers.

Thunder’s best were Megan Williamson, Jacinta Louttit, Chantelle McDonald, Gordon, Brianna Burt and Hannah Perry.

Ainslie, Rachael Heidi Erasmus, Ursula Van Dyk, Freya Goddard and Jordan Savoia worked hard for Kyneton.

An eight-goal haul by Grace Edlin was a major highlight of Eaglehawk’s win on North Bendigo’s turf at Hibo Hotel Oval in Atkins Street.

The Hawks won 124-nil as Lily Den Houting and Ebony Whiley chipped in with three goals apiece.

Eaglehawk’s best were Grace Edlin, Danielle Jeffery, Jasmine Burzacott, Samantha Heron and Stacey Edwards-Wingrave.

North Bendigo’s best were Alyssa Johnstone, Laura Douglas, Taylah Nicholson, Cassandra Coughlan, Madelin Jelbart and Melissa Freestone.

Golden Square scored a 124-2 victory against Kerang at Fur Life Vet Oval in Wade Street.

Tiahna Cochrane kicked four goals as Ella Cochrane and Letisha Stewart added three apiece.

Best for Golden Square were Amanda Carrod, Liz Watkins, Ella Cochrane, Ebony McLean, Brea Ross and Carly Ladson.

Sophie Peacock, Jemma Meehan, Tenay Fellows, Donal Fellows, Tiana Shepherd and Abbey Free played well for Kerang.

Champions IGA-backed CVFL women’s football league ladder:

Golden Square 927 per cent, 20 points; Bendigo Thunder 484, 20; Kangaroo Flat 321, 16; Eaglehawk 199, 16; Strathfieldsaye 141, 12; Kyneton 74, 8; Kerang 13, 0; North Bendigo 0.13, 0.

Kangaroo Flat and Golden Square are in action this Saturday when they play at Bendigo Mazda Oval in Kangaroo Flat’s Dower Park from 2.30pm.

The Roos and Square showdown is a stand-alone game taken from round two.

Round seven will be played on Sunday, May 30 from 2.30pm.

Kangaroo Flat takes on Bendigo Thunder at Bendigo Mazda Oval in Dower Park.

Kerang clashes with North Bendigo at Riverside Park in Kerang.

Kyneton hosts Golden Square at Kyneton Showgrounds.

Eaglehawk and Strathfieldsaye play at S & R Park in Eaglehawk’s Canterbury Park.

Written by Nathan Dole