Water Polo: Melville Marlins go top in women’s Premier League


Sarah Leavy scored two goals to help Applecross draw 8-8 with Dolphins.
Sarah Leavy scored two goals to help Applecross draw 8-8 with Dolphins.

AS the Water Polo WA Premier League prepares for another round of cross-conference action, the Fremantle division continues to fascinate with the Melville Marlins leading the women and the South Fremantle Bloods on top in the men’s.

The Marlins moved to the top after beating North Coast Phoenix 11-6.

Chloe Nella and Erin Redbond scored four goals each for Melville, and Casey Rushforth and Claire Rechichi scored two each for North Coast.

Applecross kept Dolphins winless this season, but only just with the two teams playing out an 8-8 draw at Bicton Pool.

Nina Tomas hit three goals for Applecross and Sarah Leavy two; Nicola Barrett scored four goals for Dolphins and Joey Beare two.

The men’s contests also at Bicton Pool saw the South Fremantle Bloods make it six wins from seven games this season beating Dolphins 10-3.

Petar Tomasevic, Scott Chrystal and Will McKay scored two goals each for South Fremantle.

Jeremy Carbone scored twice for Dolphins.

Port Colts continued its impressive run of form beating Melville Sharks 9-4.

Both teams now have won four of seven matches.

Luca Altieri continued his tremendous form with four goals for Port Colts with Davis Verboon scoring two.

Nick Redbond found the net twice for Melville.

The second round of cross conference action takes place this Saturday.

In the women’s competition, Dolphins play UWA City Beach and North Coast Phoenix takes on Triton, both at Bicton Pool.

UWA City Beach Rangers will play Melville Marlins at HBF Stadium.

In men’s action, Rangers will play Melville Sharks and UWA City Beach will tackle South Fremantle Bloods at HBF Stadium.

Dolphins then hosts Flotsam at Bicton Pool with Port Colts also playing Triton.

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