Eastern Allies fall at champs

Launceston’s Mia King put in an outstanding performance as the Eastern Allies fell to Western Australia in their AFLW Under 18 Championships fixture at Broadbeach on Wednesday. 

Mia King

Mia King

She collected 17 disposals, two tackles, three clearances and five inside 50s as the Eastern Allies lost 7.3 (45) to 2.3 (15) after being held goalless in the first half.

Burnie’s Chloe Haines  continued her strong campaign with eight disposals, laid three tackles, had two inside 50s, two clearances and a goal to also finish in the best players.

Twin sister Libby was good in defence with 10 disposals and four tackles, while fellow Burnie Docker Lauren Stevenson collected five touches and laid two tackles.

Clarence’s Netty Garlo, Launceston’s Camilla Taylor and Tigers’ Priscilla Odwogo also featured for Eastern Allies, which now has a 1-1 record after Monday’s 24-point  victory over Central Allies at Metricon Stadium. 

Clarence’s Tahlia Bortignon is the other Tasmanian in the squad. 

The team will finish its under 18 campaign on Friday against Queensland at Bond University at noon.