AFL Sydney Women's Premier Division Grand Final Preview

AFL Sydney Women’s Premier Division Grand Final Preview


UNSW ES Stingrays v Sydney University Bombers, 3.15pm Saturday 10th September 2016 @Blacktown ISP


The AFL Sydney season has flown by and we find ourselves at the Grand Final for the Women’s Premier Division competition. What a season it has been for the UNSW ES Stingrays and the Sydney University Bombers. Both sides have been impressive this season and have shown they are worthy of a Grand Final birth. Regardless of the result at Blacktown this weekend this season has been incredible for both clubs. With that said, both sides will be desperately looking to take the flag this Saturday and we are sure that the game will be a thriller.


The Stats


Leading Goal Kicker

UNSW ES Stingrays: Rebecca Beeson – 46 Goals   (most goals in a game - 8)

Sydney University Bombers: Meredith Gray - 25 Goals (most goals in a game - 5)


Team Goals

UNSW ES Stingrays: 182 season goals

Sydney University Bombers: 149 season goals


Home and Away Season Wins

UNSW ES Stingrays:  15 wins, 1 losses

Sydney University Bombers:  14 wins, 2 losses


Total players used

UNSW ES Stingrays: 44 players

Sydney University Bombers: 37 players


Players to watch

UNSW ES Stingrays: Madelane Collier, Rebecca Beeson, Tia Bool, Jasmine Smith, Sandra Janjetovic

Sydney University Bombers: Alice Wood, Nicola Barr, Sera Kaukiono, Rachael Stack, Jennifer Lew



We have a great match up ahead of us this weekends Women's Premier Division Grand Final. The Sydney University Bombers have made their sixth Grand Final in a row however they will have a formidable opponent in UNSW ES. The Stingrays have been impressive this year and have shown their Premiership credentials by winning the Minor Premiership. Madelane Collier has really been impressive for the Stingrays this year and is strongly pushing her case to be taken as a draft pick in the National women’s draft later this year. However she is not alone as Nicola Barr also lays her claim as a rising AFL Sydney talent. She has been one of the best players in the competition all year and has been receiving national attention as we near 2017. These two girls will be crucial to their side’s chances of claiming the Premiership this weekend at Blacktown ISP.


Prediction: The Minor Premiers to claim the flag in one of the greats. UNSW ES Stingrays by 12 points.


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