St Pats outlast Wodonga Diamonds in entertaining clash at Alexandra Park

St Pats has tightened up the mid-table battle in the AWFA senior women’s competition with a 4-2 victory at home against the third-placed Wodonga Diamonds on Sunday.

Diamonds drew level at 2-2 after conceding the first two goals of the game with a double to Jovana Bukvic, but St Pats had all the answers to come away with the points.

Claire Mahoney continued her stellar season for St Pats with another two goals – the victory allowing the side to draw level with Wangaratta on 27 points.

Albury City continued on its merry way with a 6-2 win against Albury United.

Boomers received a scare at Wangaratta, but held on for a 4-2 triumph.

Albury Hotspurs moved three points clear in eighth with a 2-0 victory over Myrtleford, while Melrose was held to a 2-2 draw at Cobram.

The ladder after round 16 is: Albury City 48, Boomers 45, Wodonga Diamonds 34, Albury United 31, Wangaratta 27, St Pats 27, Myrtleford 25, Albury Hotspurs 18, Melrose 15, Cobram 7.