One of sport’s most cherished, but difficult attributes – the ability to remain calm under pressure – proved pivotal in Tallangatta’s five-goal win over Kiewa Sandy Creek.
Best on court Emily Rodd, who finished with 28 goals from 40 attempts at 70 per cent, said keeping composure has been a key element in the club’s success of the past two years.
“Across the group we really focused on keeping calm when times got tough and that showed in extra-time,” she said.
“That’s what we pride ourselves on, when it gets tough, we keep calm.”
The Hoppers posted six goals early in extra-time.
That’s what we pride ourselves on, when it gets tough, we keep calm.Emily Rodd
“The whole finals series is probably one of the toughest that I’ve played,” Liona Edwards said.
Edwards has now won seven A grade premierships – four in Ovens and Murray and three in TDNA – in a career spanning 25 years.
It was the first time she’s claimed consecutive flags.
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