Semifinals of inaugural Great Southern Women’s Football League

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North Albany's Cleo Drygan was again a strong performer for her team.
Camera IconNorth Albany's Cleo Drygan was again a strong performer for her team. Credit: Cameron Newbold

Royals completed a clean sweep of the three regular rounds of the inaugural Great Southern Women’s Football League competition after defeating Railways by 45 points at Collingwood Park last Friday night.

The Lions secured top spot with their third straight win of the season, as Tess Brinsden finished with four goals to help her side run out comfortable victors, 7.10 (52) to 1.1 (7).

Abby Duncan won plenty of the ball in the middle of the ground and was joined in the Lions best by Brinsden, Patricia Hoveler and Claire Marte-lotta.

For the Tigers, Logan Robertson and Tamika Arundel both tried hard to go with strong support from Tiara Delli-Benedetti and their sole goal came from Jasmin Abrahams.

Earlier in the other round 3 clash, North Albany scored a big win on their home turf over Albany to stitch up second spot on the ladder.

Narelle Humphries bagged three goals for the Kangas, who were well led by Pemba Spargo, Cleo Drygan (two goals) and Hannah Felton in the 43-point win.

Ella Scamozzi, Jazmyne Jones and Jessica Leamon were the Sharks best.

In the semifinals this Friday night at Centennial Stadium, the Lions take on the Sharks while the Kangas and Tigers will do battle for the remaining spot in next week’s grand final.

GSWFL SEMIFINAL FIXTURES

Friday at Centennial Stadium

1st Royals v 4th Albany at 5.45pm

2nd North Albany v 3rd Railways at 7pm

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