Carlton hold sway over Geelong in hard-fought Prespakis Cup

Carlton hold sway over Geelong in hard-fought Prespakis Cup

COLLINGWOOD delivered another statement of its premiership intent on Saturday afternoon, overcoming a week of adversity to routinely sweep aside a struggling St Kilda at Victoria Park. With a handful of key contributors sidelined – including both of its co-captains – to injury and the AFL's health and safety protocols, the Magpies called upon their strength in depth to overwhelm the Saints from the outset and cruise to a 27-point victory. Despite the absentees, reliable duo Britt Bonnici (26 disposals, 10 tackles) and Jaimee Lambert (25 touches) remained as busy as ever in Collingwood’s depleted midfield and set the tone for the comfortable 6.5 (41) to 2.2 (14) win. St Kilda, led bravely by Olivia Vesely (15 disposals, four marks) and Catherine Phillips (20 touches), withstood the onslaught for large …
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