Around the state leagues: Crow kicks big bag, key Blues keep finals hopes alive

WESTERN AUSTRALIA 

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Peel Thunder broke away from Claremont in the final quarter to come away 11-point winners in a performance the included some brilliant play by Sabreena Duffy.

Eagles Trio Hayley Bullas, Sophie McDonald and Kate Orme all battled for Claremont but couldn't get the Tigers over the line.

Beatrice Devlyn was amongst Subiaco’s best in a dominant 53-point win over East Fremantle. 

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Kira Phillips helped Peel Thunder break away from Claremont with her four goals.

Jessica Low was the Tiger best in the tight game doing her best to help Claremont hold on in the clash.

Amy Hunt was at her best for Subiaco kicking three goals, she was helped by Lara Filocamo who was the Lions' best in the big win.

For the Sharks Paisley Prentice was their best in the tough loss to the Lions.

Emma Nanut's two goals for Swan Districts kept their unbeaten run alive after 10 games. She was supported by Dana East while Tahlia Holtze battled for South Fremantle who were held goalless in the loss. 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA 

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Najwa Allen helped Norwood finish the SANFLW season atop the ladder with her 19 disposals, five marks and goal in the win against Woodville-West Torrens.

Teah Charlton and Montana McKinnon just couldn’t get South Adelaide over the line in a thriller against West Adelaide. Charlton finished with 21 disposals and McKinnon had 14 disposals and 27 hitouts.

North Adelaide just missed out on a finals berth but Ashleigh Woodland finished the season on high with her bag of six goals in the 25-point win over Sturt.

Caitlin Gould was dominant all over the ground for Glenelg collecting 18 disposals, 23 hitouts and a goal in the win.

Alongside Gould, Ebony Marinoff led the disposals with her 24 also taking five marks and kicking a goal for the Tigers.

Chloe Scheer battled for the Bulldogs and did well with her 18 disposals, goal and six tackles in the loss. 

State League Players

Under-19 South Australian representatives Lauren Young and Zoe Venning were instrumental in West Adelaide’s one-point win over South Adelaide.

Young kicked a goal to go with 22 disposals, four marks and eight tackles while Venning had 18 touches and six tackles.

Jess Good had the most hitouts of the weekend finishing with an impressive 42 to go with her 14 disposals.

Erika Sporn  and Rosette Zerella both had three goals in the Redlegs big win over the Eagles.

For the Bulldogs Shelby Smith piled on the pressure with her 11 tackles and also won 12 disposals against Glenelg.

QUEENSLAND

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Rheann Lugg featured for Wilston Grange in her sides 28-point loss to Aspley.

Gold Coast livewire Kalinda Howarth returned with a bang kicking four goals for Bond University in the win over Cooparoo.

Her Gold Coast team mates Serene Watson and Wallis Randall also played a role in keeping Bond’s unbeaten streak alive.

Jess Wuetschner played her first game of the QAFLW season for Cooparoo and battled in the tough conditions.

Another Lions premiership player in Isabel Dawes also returned to the QAFLW turning out for Maroochydore helping the Roos see off Yeronga South Brisbane and move to third on the ladder.

Dee Heslop from the Suns was one of Yeronga's best in the 36-point loss to Maroochydore at home. 

State League Players 

Sally Riley returned to Coolangatta Tweed for the first time since announcing her retirement from the AFLW. Her Coolangatta teammate Georgia Breward was in the votes for her work, hitting the scoreboard too.

Grace Brennan helped University on their way to a big win with her three goals and Luka Yoshida-Martin had a role in the win too.

The Aspley Hornets snapped a six-game losing streak and Charlotte Mullins was instrumental appearing the best with her two-goal effort.

Brooke Matheson set up Maroochydore for their win with her four goals against Yeronga. 

VICTORIA 

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Lucy McEvoy, Brooke Walker and Natalie Plane all had a hand in keeping the Blues' finals hopes alive. McEvoy led the disposals while Walker kicked three goals and Plane piled on the pressure with her 10 tackles.

Demon Eliza McNamara returned for her first game since her clash with Chelsea Randall in the AFLW preliminary final had them both concussed. Casey Sheriff had two goals from 16 disposals in the loss to Carlton.

Jaimee Lambert played her first VFLW game of the year and led with her 26 disposals and six tackles. Mikala Cann also won plenty of the footy to help keep Collingwood undefeated with a win over Port Melbourne.

Lisa Steane turned out for Williamstown and had 30 disposals and 10 tackles in a memorable draw against Darebin.

Her Giants teammates Jess Dal Pos and Annalyse Lister combined for 28 tackles for Darebin in the draw.

Jess Fitzgerald and Angelica Gogos both had 22 disposals and laid plenty of tackles in the Bulldogs win over Essendon.

Phoebe McWilliams had two goals against the Kangaroos but couldn’t help her side over the line in a tight finish.

The Cats came from three goals down to defeat the Southern Saints where Richelle Cranston’s two goals were crucial as was the work of Sophie van de Heuvel. 

State League Players 

Carlton’s prospective father-daughter picks Olivia Madden and Esther Honybun had a role in the the much-needed win over Casey with Madden kicking a goal.

Imogen Barnett found her goal kicking from from the start of the season putting four past the Port Melbourne defence to help Collingwood to a dominant win.

The Seagulls Ruby Tripodi had 18 disposals, a goal and 11 tackles in the draw against Darebin in tricky conditions.

Georgia Nanscawen continues her run of form winning 20 disposals and laying 10 tackles in the loss to the Bulldogs.

GWV Rebels graduates Nyakoat Dojoik and Ella Friend were amongst the best for the Bulldogs in the win over Essendon with Friend kicking two goals and Dojoik finishing with 15 disposals in her first VFLW game. 

Tamara Luke fought for the Hawks in the tough loss against the Roos winning 43 hitouts to go with 18 disposals and seven marks. 

NEW SOUTH WALES 

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Haneen Zreika played her first game back for UNSW Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs and was in the best and kicked a goal in a 15-point loss to Southern Power.

Bec Privitelli kicked a bag of six goals for the Inner West Magpies in her side's big win over Macquarie University.

Giants duo Erin McKinnon and Emily Goodsir helped Manly Warringah Wolves to second on the ladder with the work against Sydney University.

Lou Stephenson had one of Sydney University’s two goals and was also in the votes for her role in a tough loss.

UTS were held goalless by the undefeated East Coast Eagles but Tait Mackrill was amongst the Bats' best players.

State League Players

Ella Morris was noted for her efforts for Pennant Hill Demons in the tight game against the North Shore Bombers.

The Bombers' three-point win was helped by Alyce Keating’s two goals and Dominique Carruther’s work all over the ground.

Giants Academy player Brodee Mowbray and Sydney Swans Academy player Ruby Sargeant-Wilson were two of Southern Power’s best in the win over UNSW.

Holly Graham’s four-goal performance helped the Wolves over the line over Sydney Uni and Gillian Behan had five of her own for the Magpies against Macquarie University.

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY 

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Britt Tully had two goals and featured in the best players for the Ainslie Tricolours in the win over Tuggeranong Valley. 

State League Players 

Eastlake Demon Karina Demant kicked the biggest haul of goals so far this year with her 10 against the Gungahlin Jets.

The Queanbeyan Tigers continued their winning start to the season with Mindy Quade amongst the best with her three goals and Eastern Allies representative Cynthia Hamilton had two of her own and the votes.

Belconnen Magpies Maddison Dwyer was amongst the best in the 38-point loss to the Tigers.

Tess Cattle was at her best for the Ainslie Tricolous in the win while Kate Greenacre fought hard for the Valley.