That winning feeling
The Tatura girls came out hard and took a two-goal lead into quarter time.
A few changes saw them extend the lead to four at half-time.
Jacquie James was instrumental through the centre, combining well with Roey Johnstone in attack.
At three-quarter-time Tatura was up by seven goals, which was enough of a buffer to see them hang on to win by three goals. win in the last quarter. There will be lots of positives to build on this year.
The girls are looking forward to an enjoyable and competitive season.
Mansfield came out firing and jumped to a six-goal lead in the first quarter.
Tatura tightened its defence and made a more even second quarter.
Sarah Clack ran out hard in the centre causing many turnovers, but hot conditions caused a few errors for the Dogs.
Strong rebounds and defensive pressure were not enough to win in the end as the Eagles ran away 20-goal victors.
It was a close and competitive game from both teams.
The Tatura girls worked hard to lead most of the game where they demonstrated great skill in feeding the ball into the ring, topped off with great goaling.
The side worked well as a team and the players were versatile.