NFC Senior Women

Norwood FC Women’s Update

The 2020 Statewide Super Women’s League is gearing up for an exciting resumption this weekend!

Since the SANFL postponed the women’s season in late March, the Redlegs have been working hard as they look to register their second win in season 2020.

We have compiled a small summary of every game to get you up to date for this weekend.

Round 1:

The Redlegs in round one fell narrowly to Centrals by four-points in a game which easily could have gone either way. The Redlegs had 30 more marks than their opposition and were plus six in inside 50’s however couldn’t convert their chances which saw Centrals take their share of the spoils at Elizabeth.

Round 2:

In round two, the Redlegs travelled to Richmond to face Woodville in a must-win game. The Redlegs started on the back foot and were three goals down at halftime. After halftime, the Redlegs started to mound a comeback as Jo Hill kicked two crucial goals in the Premiership quarter to hand the Redlegs a chance of victory. With it all to play for in the final term, the Redlegs managed to breakdown the Eagles in the final seconds of the match, when forward Lindsay Bigg intercepted the ball only to kick truly handing Norwood their first win in 2020.

Round 3:

In round three Norwood travelled to Noarlunga to face 2018/19 Premiers South Adelaide. The Panthers always a strong team on any given day were held to only one goal in the opening term, courtesy of Jess Kirk. The second quarter proved a much more even battle despite a three-goal to two-term in favour of South Adelaide. The Redlegs had some buzz about them, knowing a come back could occur if they were able to shut down the midfield of the Panthers. The Panthers class came to fruition in the Premiership quarter as Kirk kicked two more goals along with majors from Madison Bennett and ex-Redleg Tahlia Meyer. South finished the job in the final term as they walked away with a 30-point win.

Round 4:

In round four, the Redlegs faced the Bloods in what seemed to be another important clash. Both sides had a goalless first term, with the match poised as an even affair. Westies booted two majors to start the second term off, however, it was NT product Mattea Breed who gave Westies something to think about on the stroke of half time. West Adelaide opened a two-goal lead heading into the final term, however, the Redlegs rallied again to come from behind a rescue a draw courtesy of goals from Ashlee Gould and Shai Hiscock.

The Redlegs travel to X-Convenience Oval this Saturday to face Centrals in Round Five of the SANFL Statewide Super League Season with the first bounce commencing at 11:50 am.