Team of the year revealed

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Torquay’s Jessica Standfield won the A Grade best and fairest with 12 votes while Barwon Heads’ Maddie Okley won B Grade with 23 votes.

Ocean Grove’s Gemma Bell polled 21 votes to win the C Grade award, Drysdale’s Phoebe Stephen was crowned the D Grade winner and Ocean Grove’s Terri-Anne Finch and Torquay’s Cassie Altimari shared the E Grade medal.

Three Ocean Grove players were selected in the team of the year. Kelsey Ollis was named in defence and Madeleine White and Rebecca O’Neill as goalers.

Maddison Connally from Drysdale was the rookie of the year.


Defenders: Bridget Aughton (Torquay), Kelsey Ollis (Ocean Grove), Jessican Standfield (Torquay)

Mid-court: Ashlea Salter (Geelong Amateur), Tillie Avery (Barwon Heads), Madeline Martin (Torquay), Mia Fallon (Geelong Amateur)

Goalers: Ruby Watson (Geelong Amateur), Rebecca O’Neill (Ocean Grove), Madeleine White (Ocean Grove)

Coach: Riley Richardson (Geelong Amateur)

Ocean Grove had a successful week one of finals before the competition was suspended due to another lockdown in regional Victoria.

The highlight was the Grubbers’ A Grade victory over Modewarre.


A Grade elimination final: Ocean Grove 48 def Modewarre 32. Best: Jessica Griffin, Emily Moroney, Madeleine White.

B Grade qualifying final: Ocean Grove 37 def Barwon Heads 31. Best: Meg Badrock, Shelby Hackett, Jesse Sutton.

D Grade qualifying final: Ocean Grove 24 def Torquay 22. Best: Tarryn Stanley, Tina Birch, Paula Birch.

E Grade elimination final: Ocean Grove 17 def by Geelong Amateur 26. Best: Lara Barnes, Tanna Murrells, Terri-Anne Finch.

19/U elimination final: Ocean Grove 32 def Newcomb 31. Best: Jordan Coad.

17/U Section 1 elimination final: Ocean Grove 20 def by Portarlington 26.

17/U Section 2 qualifying final: Ocean Grove 27 def Torquay 24. Best: Emily Quinten.

15/U Section 1 qualifying final: Ocean Grove 21 def by Barwon Heads 25. Best: Emily Quinten, Madeleine Stubs.