First Women’s football derby a win for Eagles in clash with Dockers

First Women’s football derby a win for Eagles in clash with Dockers Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)
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Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

Women’s AFL Exhibition Match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Domain Stadium on April 9, 2016 in Perth. (Photos Getty Images)

TweetFacebookCAPTAIN Kara Donnellan inspired West Coast to a thumping victory against Fremantle in the first women’s football derby at Domain Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Donnellan gathered 22 possessions as the hard-working midfielder led by example in the Eagles’ 65-point win in a game that featured West Australia’s best female players.

After an even opening quarter, West Coast steadily asserted its authority in a bruising women’s exhibition match that proved an entertaining curtain-raiser to the Eagles-Dockers AFL clash.

The Eagles moved the ball with far more system and always looked dangerous with marking options up forward.Find out more.