South Bunbury win 2021 South West Football League women's grand final

South Bunbury's womens team took out the 2021 grand final against Bunbury on Sunday September 12.
South Bunbury's womens team took out the 2021 grand final against Bunbury on Sunday September 12.

It was perfect conditions for the 2021 South West Football League women's grand final on Sunday September 12.

The match was against the two most dominant teams of the season, Bunbury and South Bunbury.

It was a tight contest in the first quarter, with Bunbury able to convert their two only goals for the match.

South Bunbury's captain Bethany Bond showed her leadership early with the team's only goal for the quarter.

The score at quarter time was 2.2.14 to 1.0.6.

It was all South Bunbury in the second term with a simple strategy of 'getting the ball to Bond' as she converted two goals to get the Tigers in front at the main break.

The half time score was 2.3.15 to 3.3.21.

After half time most of the match was played out in the centre of the field with tough tackles and plenty of turnovers.

Bunbury had more scoring shots in the third quarter but with five behinds, couldn't put the pressure on the scoreboard.

Highlights was seeing South Bunbury's young gun Charli Wicksteed and Bunbury's Kloe Bassett battle it out in the midfield.

The three quarter time score was 2.7.19 to 3.3.21.

The last term was all set for a thriller with just two points separating the teams.

However, it was South Bunbury that were able to stifle the Bulldogs and kick one goal to ensure they took home the silverware for a third time in a row.

The goal went to South Bunbury's ruck Kate Fielding who took out the best on ground medal for the day.

South Bunbury's Kate Fielding won the Optus best on ground in the 2021 women's grand final/.

South Bunbury's Kate Fielding won the Optus best on ground in the 2021 women's grand final/.

Bunbury couldn't get it past the centre circle to even get a look at scoring in the fourth quarter.

The final score was 2.7.19 to 4.6.30.