W-League: full on

We often read about “hard-fought” games.

The W-League Grand Final was played hard.

Players walked away from challenges that would have left top European players rolling over, and over, and over.

At the tram stop during an interminable wait for the 112 tram after the game, one young bloke said, “Some of those girls are, like, brilliant.”

Moments later, the ball girls were lying on the ground, making some equivalent of snow angels.

Moments later, the ball girls were lying on the ground, making some equivalent of snow angels.

Highlights:

  • Lauren Barnes scoring a smashing goal from outside the box.
  • Melbourne Victory support behind the northern goal, two ends united, with approved oversize banners.
  • Melbourne’s best quality bird poop.