Round seven of the Wrest Point TSLW season saw a number of shock scores, with Tigers taking it up to Clarence, Launceston recording a comfortable win over the reigning premiers and North Launceston blitzing the Southern Bombers.
TSLW Reporter Olivia Clayton takes a look at each game from an entertaining round.
Clarence 7.7 (49) def. Tigers 5.3 (33)
Tigers – M. Neal 2, E. Kirkwood, P. Flakemore
Clarence – N. Garlo 2, G. Blackburn 2, J. Williams 2, D. Elliston
Tigers – M. Absolom, E. Doyle, R. Roberts, M. Neal, H. Baldwin, C. Brooke
Clarence – N. Bresnehan, B. Oates, M. Harper, N. Garlo, J. Minifie, G. Blackburn
Clarence defeated the Tigers by 16-points in what was the closest game between the two sides to date.
The Tigers were in front by seven points at quarter time, however the Roos kicked three goals five in the second term to have a 16-point lead at half time.
The Tigers outplayed Clarence in the third quarter, kicking 2.1, to the Roos one goal, but still finished the quarter nine points behind.
Clarence extended their lead in the final term kicking 2.2, to the Tigers 1.1, to win by 16 points.
Clarence remain in third place on the ladder after losing two games this season.
The Tigers stay in fifth place on the ladder but have notched up their game in the last couple of weeks after securing their first win of the season in round six against Lauderdale.
New skipper Mikayla Absolom was a standout for the Tigers, while Nicole Bresnehan, Brianna Oates and Netty Garlo were among the winners’ best.
Launceston 13.9 (87) def. Glenorchy 5.4 (34)
Glenorchy – H. Smith, J. Tate Turvey, M. Shaw, H. Ryan, N. Daniels
Launceston – D. Bannister 4, B. Rattray 3, M. King 2, M. Sinclair, A. Dickson, L. Stevenson, K. Hill
Glenorchy – G. Sullivan, M. Sutcliffe, B. Barwick, H. Smith, J. Webster, S. Skinner
Launceston – J. Guy, M. King, C. Taylor, B. Rattray, D. Bannister, K. Hill
Launceston have continued their stellar run defeating Glenorchy by 53-points in round six.
The Blues were ahead the entire game and never took their foot off the gas with a five-goal final quarter.
Daria Bannister was their leading goal kicker, booting four for the team and Brie Rattray also had an impact kicking three.
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The ‘Pies five goals came from Gennaveve Sullivan, Macklyn Sutcliffe, Brieanna Barwick, Hannah Smith, Jemma Webster and Sarah Skinner.
Launceston remain on top of the ladder after being the only team to have won all their matches so far this season.
Glenorchy is currently sitting in second place on the ladder with the same number of wins as Clarence in third.
Mia King was a standout in her return from U18 Devils duties, controlling the midfield and hitting the scoreboard with two majors.
North Launceston 23.13 (151) def. Lauderdale 0.0 (0)
Launceston – E. McKinnell 8, S. Radford 4, S. Townsend 3, M. Cuthbertson 2, H. Breward 2, J. Clifford, S. Farrow, C. Farrow, E. Maurer
North Launceston – S. Radford, H. Breward, J. Clifford, E. McKinnell, M. Cuthbertson, R. Wilson
Lauderdale – C. Stewart, K. Teders, M. Goldsmith, C. McManus, M. Saward, C. Kenny
North Launceston have once again kept Lauderdale scoreless in their second encounter this season.
Emily McKinnell was the major contributor to North Launceston’s score of 151 points, booting eight goals for the side. Sarah Radford and Hayley Breward were also standouts for the team.
Chloe Stewart, Katie Teders, Margaret Goldsmith, Claire McManus, Morgan Saward and Charlotte Kenny were Lauderdale’s best’s despite the side not managing to hit the scoreboard.
North Launceston stay in fourth on the ladder after winning three games in their first TSLW season.
Lauderdale remain in last place on the ladder and are yet to win their first game of the season and TSLW football.