It was a spherical that includes heavy losses, slender defeats and nail-biting finishes.
One staff stays undefeated and one staff remains to be but to win.
The Crows finish Spherical four with a document of three wins and a loss, sitting second on the ladder in Convention A, holding a wholesome proportion of 168.zero.
Their match-winners – Erin Phillips, Chelsea Randall, Anne Hatchard and Ebony Marinoff – starred over fellow premiership fancies the Dockers.
In Spherical 5, Adelaide will play towards the North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos in a top-of-table conflict, with the previous assured they will hand the Kangaroos their first defeat.
The Lions’ win in Spherical four was their best-ever victory – a 33-point shellacking of the Western Bulldogs at Whitten Oval.
Brisbane’s season unbelievably is again on observe after the large win they usually performed much like their earlier two seasons.
If they will safe a number of wins from the final three rounds – getting into as heavy favourites towards Geelong, Carlton and Collingwood – they might make the finals.
Carlton’s inaccuracy in entrance of aim allow them to down, as they kicked one main and eight behinds. They performed higher than Geelong, with a lot of inside 50s and probabilities at aim, however it simply was not the Blues’ day.
Of their final three matches, Carlton have Collingwood, Brisbane Lions and the Bulldogs, which implies they need to solely get one win until they enhance their wayward kicking.
Collingwood stay winless, and don’t appear to be altering that anytime quickly.
They performed higher as a staff towards the Giants, with higher ball motion and fluidity, however the Higher Western Sydney have been cleaner at essential phases and ran excessive of the Pies.
The Dockers couldn’t match it with the Crows for 4 quarters of soccer, as Adelaide went into cruise management within the second half and nonetheless stored Fremantle goalless.
Although this was their worst efficiency, it’ll assist to make the Dockers extra decided to play higher within the final three rounds, towards Geelong, Western Bulldogs and the Kangaroos.
The Cats have two wins from their first 4 rounds, each coming at their house floor, GMHBA Stadium.
Rochelle Cranston and Mel Hickey have been influential within the win over the Bulldogs, and if the staff carry that kind towards Brisbane, Fremantle and GWS, they might trigger a few upset wins on the highway.
The Giants’ first win of the season got here in Spherical four, towards fellow strugglers the Pies by 9 factors.
Heading into this season GWS appeared a staff set to play finals footy, however now they don’t appear to be profitable one other match, as they may face Melbourne, Adelaide and Geelong.
Melbourne actually took it to the Kangaroos at Casey Fields, nearly pulling off an upset win.
If the Dees handle to get two wins from their final three matches, they may very well be in finals competition – they’ve the expertise.
North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos
Regardless of the Kangaroos being examined on the weekend, they nonetheless scored six objectives with restricted forward-50 entries and scoring alternatives. Now they need to shift their focus to Spherical 5 opponents, Adelaide.
Nonetheless, with three rounds left, the Kangaroos are flag favourites.
The Canine couldn’t rating, get any momentum or movement into their recreation towards the Lions, who outclassed them and actually disrupted their model.
Within the remaining three rounds, the Canine have three troublesome matches towards the Fremantle Dockers, Melbourne and Carlton.
Will the reigning premiers function come finals time? In the mean time, their premiership defence is in limbo.