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WAFLW Round 12 Wrap

Monday, May 9, 2022 - 8:23 PM by Chris Pike

EAST Fremantle and Claremont further consolidated their top two positions in the WAFLW competition for 2022 with Round 12 victories while South Fremantle won again to keep themselves in the hunt for a maiden finals appearance.

By winning their Round 12 matches on Saturday, both Claremont and East Fremantle went a long way to ensuring they will finish the 2022 WAFLW season occupying the top two positions while a win for South Fremantle, and losses for Peel and Swan Districts kept the Bulldogs in the top four mix.

The round got underway with two matches on Saturday afternoon starting with Claremont defeating Swan Districts 7.11 (53) to 3.4 (22) at Bassendean's Steel Blue Oval.

Brooke Whyte kicked two goals for Claremont with Ella Smith finishing with 17 possessions while Lauren Osborne collected 18 disposals for Swan Districts.

East Fremantle kept undefeated streak going as well at New Choice Homes Park with the 7.4 (46) to 4.7 (31) win against the reigning premiers Peel Thunder.

Julia Teakle and Anjelique Raison kicked two goals for East Fremantle with Ashlee Atkins and Ashleigh Gomes racking up 23 disposals apiece. Kate Bartlett kicked three goals for Peel while Aisha Wright picked up 20 touches.

The round then wrapped up on Sunday afternoon at Joondalup's Pentanet Stadium with South Fremantle beating West Perth 7.8 (50) to 4.2 (26).

Poppy Stockwell, Aaliyah Ugle and Casey Byrne kicked two goals each for South Fremantle with Liusaidh Gilchrist amassing 31 touches and captain Lauren Vecchio 27. Kaitlyn Roper had 18 disposals for the Falcons.

Following 12 rounds of the 2022 WAFLW season, it's East Fremantle remaining clear on top of the ladder with a perfect 10-0 record with Claremont clear in second spot at 8-2.

Swan Districts remains in third position with a 5-5 record with Peel Thunder rounding out the top four at 4-5 ahead of South Fremantle (4-6), Subiaco (3-6) and West Perth (0-10).


SWAN DISTRICTS 3.4 (22) lost to CLAREMONT 7.11 (53)

EAST FREMANTLE 7.4 (46) defeated PEEL THUNDER 4.7 (31)

WEST PERTH 4.2 (26) lost to SOUTH FREMANTLE 7.8 (50)