Thunder continues strong start to season with 99-point hiding of La Trobe University

Andrea Walsh has 21 goals for the season after booting another five on Saturday.

Andrea Walsh has 21 goals for the season after booting another five on Saturday.

THE Bendigo Thunder’s impressive start to the Northern Women’s Football League season continued on Saturday with another comprehensive victory.

The Thunder was again at its defensive best as it conceded just two goals, both in the first quarter, in what was a 99-point hiding of La Trobe University at Bundoora.

Bendigo put La Trobe to the sword as it won 17.11 (113) to 2.2 (14) to improve to 4-0 and move to the top of the ladder with a whopping percentage of 746.9.

Recruit Andrea Walsh’s strong form up forward continued with a bag of five goals to take her season tally to 21.

Amanda Carrod (two goals), Kodi Jacques, Walsh and Jessica Ross led the best players for the Thunder.

Match details:

Bendigo Thunder 17.11 (113) d La Trobe University 2.2 (14).

GOALS – A. Walsh 5, S. May 3, A. Carrod 2, J. Radnell 2, K. Harrington 2, T. Cochrane, M. Giggins, J. Sawers.

BEST – A. Carrod, K. Jacques, A. Walsh , J. Ross, J. Louttit, K. Harrington