The Casey Demons secured a hard-fought victory over Carlton in a thrilling Round 11 clash. The final scoreline read 42-32 in favour of the Demons, marking a significant win heading towards the business end of the season.

Meg Macdonald was the standout performer of the day, recording an impressive 32 disposals and scoring her first VFLW goal for Casey, which proved to be a pivotal moment in the game. Her goal shifted the momentum in Casey's favour, and her teammates rallied around her in celebration.

Siobhan Sheerin added to the emotional highs of the afternoon with a memorable performance in her final game before returning to Ireland. She kicked Casey’s first goal, setting the tone for the match. In a touching farewell, her teammates carried her off the field on their shoulders, a testament to her impact on the team.

Niamh O’Neill continued to display her knack for goal-scoring, adding two crucial goals to Casey’s tally.

Olivia Morris also contributed to the scoreboard with a goal in the third quarter, bolstering the Demons' lead.

Casey's defensive efforts were particularly commendable. The backline's steadfast performance in the first quarter prevented Carlton from capitalising on their forward 50 entries.

Tegan Williams was a defensive rock, amassing 22 disposals and seven critical marks that thwarted Carlton’s advances.

Sammie Johnson and Lauren Jatczak were vital in their ruck rover roles. Jatczak's 16 hitouts and one clearance provided crucial support in the middle, while Johnson's defensive contributions were invaluable throughout the match.

Shree Fairchild was a constant presence around the ball, with 19 disposals, ten kicks, and four clearances, while Zoe Mitchell showcased her versatility with 23 disposals, six tackles, and three clearances despite narrowly missing a goal.

This victory places the Casey Demons in a strong position as they prepare to face Collingwood at Casey Fields next Sunday, 9 June 2024, at 11:05 AM. The team will look to build on this win and continue their impressive form as they head into the next round.

Carlton 1.0 3.1 5.1 5.2 (32)
Casey Demons 1.2 2.4 5.5 6.6 (42)

Goals | 2 O’Neill, 1 Sheerin, Morris, Makai, Macdonald
Key Players | 32 Macdonald, 23 Mitchell, 22 Williams, 19 Fairchild, 15 Johnson, Jatczak
Next Game | V Collingwood @ Casey Fields 11:05 AM Sunday 9 June 2024