A fast start helped the NWFLW to claim the first win of the Women’s Statewide All-Stars Series, beating the SFLW by 12 points at Girdlestone Park. The North-West booted the first three goals of the game and kept the Southerners scoreless in the first half to take a commanding lead into the main break, before holding off a late surge to take the first win in the history of the series.
NWFL co-captain Emma Humphries was the star of the day, kicking a game-high two goals to go with 17 disposals, three clearances and five inside-50s. She was well supported by Abbie Hoiberg-Cox who racked up 24 disposals, 23 of them kicks, and six inside-50s.
Rachel Archer was the pick of the SFLW players on the day with 17 disposals, with Jacinta Limbrick and Brooke Barwick kicking their side’s two goals.