Mandurah’s David Grays Arena played host to the WAFLW grand final yesterday, with Peel coming out firing at home to claim their second consecutive premiership.
Swan Districts ensured the victory wasn’t simple for the reigning premiers, but were unable to maintain their endurance in the final term and eventually fell to Peel 5.6 (36) to 2.3 (15).
Former Eagle Kate Barlett was amongst the best on ground for the day, snaring two goals to further ensure victory for the Thunder.
Previous West Coast defender Demi Liddle was also in the mix for Peel and made a strong impact on field.
In the lead up to the match, West Coast and Swan Districts forward, Kellie Gibson sat on a panel for the WAFLW to speak about her movement through the program and progression into AFLW.
Speedster Shanae Davison was also in action at the WAFLW, as a forwards coach for Swan Districts.
Recently re-signed Eagles Courtney Guard, Ashlee Atkins and Sophie McDonald also spectated alongside goal sneak Imahra Cameron, in support of former AFLW teammates.
AFLW Operations and Wellbeing Manger, Michelle Cowan, Player Development Manager, Liana Nici, and Wellbeing Manager Jan Cooper were also in attendance for the Eagles.
The game beforehand saw Peel Thunder also claim the reserves win at home against East Fremantle, in a close affair which saw the Sharks fall to the Thunder 6.4 (40) to 5.4 (34).
Meanwhile, the Rogers Cup was taken out by West Perth, who claimed the win against South Fremantle 10.6 (66) to 1.3 (9).