Yeronga nabbed a gritty QWAFL win over an improving Coolangatta side at home on Saturday,
Devils coach, Nicola Zammit, said her side’s ability to look wide proved the difference in the game, which keeps them in third spot.
“We linked up well in the middle and utilised out wings, so we didn’t have to rely on going through the corridor,” she said.
Jordan Zanchetta was a standout for the Devils in the centre, with forwards, Deb McPherson and Hayley Newberry getting on the end of some good delivery
Coolangatta youngster, Zoe Lattanzi, was her team’s best with a sensational effort in the midfield, while Melbourne draftee, Leah Kaslar, continues to improve on her return from injury.
Wilston Grange had its biggest win of the season, holding a strong finishing Griffith Moorooka off, 8.6 (54) – 2.7 (19).
The Gorillas’ Amy Kelly and Brie Weatherstone proved the side’s best, while their backline held strong all day.
Wilston Grange coach, Ron Kemp, said his side was still looking for consistency after the win.
“We worked the ball well in parts but we still need consistency in or movement and flow of the footy,” he said.
“It was good to get a win.”
Jenna White and Ainslie McCormick were Griffith Moorooka’s two goal kickers and the team’s best on the day.
Zillmere ran out comfortable winners in the final Round 5 QWAFL match, under lights at O’Callaghan Park, beating UQ 19.12 (126) – 1.0 (6).
Eagles forward, Cassi Bell, booted nine goals, as one of 10 Zillmere goal kickers, while Yolanda Jones was a standout performer in the midfield.
Zillmere coach, Jacob Simmons-Bliss, said he was pleased with his side’s run in the match.
“We rebounded well form a tough game against Wilston Grange and our spread and use of the footy ran UQ off their feet.
Lining up against the Eagles for the first time, UQ’s Sharni Webb was the best for the Red Lionesses, while rookie Tayla Mackay showed her versatility with the usual forward, having a run at full back.