Wollongong Saints marching towards AFL Sydney Women's finals

Finals countdown: The Wollongong Saints are on top.
Finals countdown: The Wollongong Saints are on top.

Wollongong Saints reclaimed top spot on the AFL Women’s Division One ladder with a thumping win over Sydney University on Saturday. 

Bouncing back from their first loss of the season, the Saints marched to a 14.17 (101) to 0.1 (1) victory at North Dalton Park. 

Rylee McGartland starred for the Saints, kicking eight goals, while Jenny Stanton, Laura Donnelly, Shellee Gibson and Laura Church were also among the standouts. 

The Saints are above Manly on the ladder, only by percentage, having scored a league high 1491 points.

Both teams boast a 15-1 record, with the Western Magic also firmly in flag contention at 14-2. 

Wollongong suffered their first loss of the year last week, going down 5.13 (43) to 2.3 (15) to the Magic.

The Saints travel to Manly for a crucial top-of-the-table showdown on Saturday. 

The clash with the Wolves is their last before the finals campaign starts.


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