In Case You Missed It: AFLW Round 7 2023

WITH a few key results over the weekend of AFLW action, the finals race is shaping up to truly be an exciting one.

Adelaide (9.5.59) defeated Western Bulldogs (2.5.17)

St Kilda (7.6.48) defeated GWS (5.5.35)

  • St Kilda recorded a fourth win in a row for the first time ever, downing the Giants by 13 points.
  • The Saints had a number of players really step up, with multiple players kicking multiple goals.

Geelong (6.11.47) defeated Walyalup (3.5.23)

  • Geelong bounced back from last week’s loss with a comfortable win over Walyalup.
  • A scoreless first quarter from the Dockers only made things harder for them as the Cats maintained control and took the win.

Sydney (3.8.26) lost to Hawthorn (5.10.40)

  • Hawthorn got back on the winners list with a solid 14-point win over the Swans.
  • The Hawks had a slow start but a three goal to none third term in favour of the Hawks turned things around for them.

Gold Coast (3.3.21) lost to Brisbane (8.9.57)

  • Brisbane bounced back from last week’s loss in emphatic fashion, comfortably defeating its Queensland rivals.
  • The Lions steadily grew their lead as the game progressed as Gold Coast’s scoring slowly grinded to a halt.

Richmond (5.6.36) lost to Essendon (8.5.53)

  • Essendon reversed the result of the match between these sides last year with a win over Richmond.
  • Essendon got off to a quick start early in the match and Richmond was playing catch up for the rest of the night and could not catch back up.

North Melbourne (13.9.87) defeated Yartapuulti (3.6.24)

  • North Melbourne kept its season humming along nicely with a big win over Yartapuulti.
  • Yartapuulti matched it with the Kangaroos in the first term, but a three goals to none second term, then a four goals to one third term in favour of the Kangaroos really opened the game up.

Carlton (1.4.10) lost to Collingwood (4.3.27)

  • Collingwood continued its winning run with an important win over Carlton.
  • Collingwood did just about all its scoring in the first quarter, but kept the pressure on the Blues all game and ensured they could not fight back.

West Coast (2.0.12) lost to Naarm (11.16.82)

  • Naarm bounced back from last week’s loss in emphatic fashion, running over the top of the Eagles.
  • Alyssa Bannan absolutely starred with a five goal performance, and could have had a few more, and was well fed by fellow speedsters Blaithin Mackin, Aimee Mackin and Sinead Goldrick.

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