SWFL women’s: Dunsborough continue unbeaten start to season, big wins for Bulldogs, Bulls & Magpies

Josh KemptonBunbury Herald
Dunsborough's bench celebrates a win.
Camera IconDunsborough's bench celebrates a win. Credit: Josh Kempton/South Western Times

Dunsborough continued their unbeaten start to the South West Football League women’s season with a 10-point win over Donnybrook at Boyanup Oval on Saturday.

The competition’s strongest defensive side again showed off the strength of their back half, limiting the Dons to only one goal for the day to secure a 2.5 (17) to 1.1 (7) victory.

A fourth win of their campaign means the Sharks have already surpassed last year’s total of three wins only a month into the season.

Two goals from Sarah Lang set up the win for the visitors, with a fourth-quarter major from Lacey Holdsworth not enough to inspire a comeback from the Dons.

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Busselton had a big win in Saturday’s other fixture, taking down Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault by 79 points.

Holly Creedon led the way with three goals as Taleishia Cann, Katie-Jayne Grieve and Rennie Meadmore all chipped in with two for the Magpies, who won out 13.9 (87) to 1.2 (8).

Sunday saw the competition’s other unbeaten side Harvey Bulls also produce a strong performance, defeating Eaton by 47 points at Glen Huon Reserve.

Rachel Wright, Megan Minton and Emma Faulkner all booted multiple goals in the 8.6 (54) to 1.1 (7) win, while Trinity Brown and Tajah Griffiths continued standout seasons.

The biggest win of the round was recorded by Bunbury, who beat Carey Park by 95 points at Payne Park on Sunday.

Daisy Rigby slotted another five goals for the Bulldogs to take her tally to 12 through only three games this season, while the Panthers’ day was summed up by one of their players going in the wrong direction in a rare inside-50 entry late in the day.

South Bunbury picked up their second win of the season in Sunday’s late contest, beating Collie by 34 points.

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