Vikki Wall And Áine Tighe AFLW Goals Continue In Round 4

Vikki Wall And Áine Tighe AFLW Goals Continue In Round 4
By Michael Bolton Updated

Meath All-Ireland winner Vikki Wall continued her impressive start to life in the AFLW as she scored two goals to help North Melbourne to a 28-16 victory over Geelong Cats.

Wall has quickly adapted to Aussie Rules, with her third goal in a week. Cork’s Erika O’Shea also impressed, with eight disposals and six tackles for the Kangaroos.

The Irish goals were flowing this weekend, with Leitrim’s Áine Tighe continuing her goalscoring from, with two goals helping Fremantle to a 32-32 draw against Carlton. Meath’s Orlagh Lally and Armagh’s Amy Mulholland made 12 disposals between them for Fremantle.

Orla O’Dwyer continued her strong start to the season as the Brisbane Lions made it four wins from four games with a 42-27 victory over a Melbourne team, who played under the name of Narm Football club for the second indigenous round, with Armagh’s Blaithin Mackin making her debut.

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It was a clash of Mayo natives as Niamh Kelly’s Adelaide Crows got the better of Sarah Rowe’s Collingwood in a 21-16 victory, with Cavan’s Aishling Sheridan also featuring alongside Rowe.

Kelly and Sheridan both sustained injuries in the game however, with the former Mayo forward spraining her shoulder when making a goal-saving block, while Sheridan suffered a knee injury in the second quarter.

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In a shock result at the Giants Stadium, Aisling McCarthy’s West Coast Eagles were able to contain Cora Staunton and keep her scoreless to record a 16-9 victory. McCarthy was crucial to the Eagles victory, with 13 disposals and a behind to help her side to an impressive defensive effort.

While Galway woman Áine McDonagh made her long-awaited debut for Hawthorn, it would not be rounded off by victory as they fell to a 37-7 defeat to the Western Bulldogs.

The 24-year-old, who lined along side Mayo’s Aileen Gilroy, was made to wait for her first appearance due to injury. The new AFLW side made sure her debut would be a special announcement from her mother.

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