There is plenty of excitement around Bundoora’s division 3 women’s side as they prepare for a grand final play-off in their first season.
The Bulls, who went through the regular season undefeated, had no issues in their semi-final clash against St Mary’s on Saturday.
Coming into the game fresh after a bye last week, the Bulls produced some of their best football of the year.
They kept St Mary’s scoreless for the game while adding six goals of their own. The final score was 6.11 (47)-0.0 (0).
Bulls president Bill Price is ecstatic.
He said the side was keen to get out on the field and improve every week, and the result was a grand final appearance.
“They had a couple of byes towards the end of the season and then a bye last weekend. They were pretty fresh,” Price said.
“They played extremely well and defensively played their best football all year. Their attack on the ball was great. Coach Gary [Moorcroft] was pretty happy with it.”
Price said the back six stood up strongly, despite missing their usual centre half-back because of work commitments.
He named Jemayne Jonkers Albrecht and Candice Dyson as two of the standouts. Brieanna Musgrave was the only multiple goalkicker, with two goals.
Price said while the girls were excited for what awaits them, they are doing everything they can to get the outcome they desire.
“Quite a few were down at recovery doing ice baths and massages,” he said.
“The seniors [men] were down here themselves and most of the girls came down as well.
“They want to get themselves in peak condition, We’ll train really hard the next two weeks.
“A premiership in the inaugural year of the side would be a great success and would go down in history.”
The Bulls have earned another week off before, they face either St Marys’ or Eltham in the grand final.
Eltham won through to the preliminary final with a 4.6 (30)-1.0 (6) win against VU Spurs on Sunday.
Keilor and West Preston-Lakeside won through to the grand finals in division 1 and 2 respectively.