A fine line be­tween agony and ec­stasy

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Look Local -

with Josh Kennedy for next year’s women’s league, the match fea­tured in­dige­nous play­ers from the West Aus­tralian Women’s Foot­ball League in a north (Yirra Beel­iar) ver­sus south (Kardup Beel­iar) of the river clash.

Yirra Beel­iar scored a thrilling sev­en­point win, 11.4 (70) to 9.9 (63).

The demon­stra­tion put on by both teams was cap­ti­vat­ing, with some exquisite skills, ex­plo­sive pace and a pen­chant for the con­test.

Best play­ers for the re­spec­tive teams were Imhara Cameron (Yirra Beel­iar) and Cassie David­son (Kardup Beel­iar).

The group was also treated to a spe­cial ad­dress be­fore the game by for­mer West Coast star Ash­ley Sampi.

The 2004 AFL Mark of the Year win­ner spoke of the im­por­tance of his her­itage and cul­ture and how he han­dled the pres­sure of play­ing in the AFL.

Com­mu­nity News­pa­per Group is an af­fil­i­ated part­ner of the West Coast Ea­gles.

Play­ers from both teams that com­peted in the first all-in­dige­nous cur­tain raiser to an AFL match.

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