Collingwood defender Stacey Livingstone was one in all her workforce’s greatest gamers in a breakthrough AFLW win over Carlton, however she saved her most brutal contribution for after the ultimate siren.
- Stacey Livingstone saved Tayla Harris to 1 aim, and stated the key is to nullify her within the air
- Collingwood recorded its first win over Carlton in AFLW, profitable by 15 factors at Princes Park
- The Pies stay unbeaten after two rounds of the season, whereas Carlton slips to a 1-1 file
Livingstone had the job on the Blues’ star key ahead, Tayla Harris, and saved her to only one aim, kicked within the first quarter.
In an interview with Channel Seven post-match, Livingstone was forthright in her evaluation of her high-profile opponent.
“That is 12 months 4 [of the AFLW] so I want to suppose that I understand how to play on her already,” Livingstone stated.
“However you have simply acquired to cease her within the air. That is her sport. If you are able to do that, she’s ineffective.”
Harris’s one-word response to the feedback suggests this is not the final now we have seen of this rivalry.
The Pies broke by way of for his or her first AFLW victory over their previous enemy, profitable by 15 factors at Princes Park.
Sunday’s 6.three (39) to three.6 (24) end result ensured the Magpies, who misplaced their first three conferences with the Blues, continued their greatest begin to a season with two wins from as many video games.
Carlton’s woes had been compounded by co-captains Katie Loynes (knee) and Kerryn Harrington (thigh) limping from the sector within the second and third quarters respectively. The pair performed out the sport, however appeared hampered, whereas teammate Grace Egan was concussion-tested within the ultimate time period.
Sarah D’Arcy impressed up ahead for the Magpies with 13 touches, three marks and kicking 1.2. She additionally arrange objectives in an influential efficiency.
Collingwood forwards Jordan Membrey (two objectives and 11 disposals), Aishling Sheridan (one aim and 14) and Jordyn Allen offered D’Arcy with sound help, and Livingstone had 15 disposals whereas additionally retaining Harris quiet.
The Blues’ greatest performers had been Egan, who had 18 touches and a game-high 10 tackles, Maddy Prespakis (17 disposals), Chloe Dalton (13) and Jess Hosking (11 and 5 tackles).
Carlton’s effort couldn’t be questioned because it completed with extra tackles (66-44) and clearances (23-18), however its inaccuracy in entrance of aim and lack of polish value them.
Collingwood was extra environment friendly than the Blues and capitalised on its dominance of disposals (246-188) and contested possessions (116-101).