Wodonga's Anzac Day clash was extra special for Raiders' Taylor Donelan in what was her A-grade debut for the club.
The skilled goal shooter helped the Raiders to their first win of the season, defeating the Bulldogs by 15 goals at John Flower Oval yesterday.
Starting out as a junior at the club, Donelan began this season in C-grade before getting the call-up by senior coach Jodie House.
"She was outstanding," House said.
"She's been one of our most accurate goalers and we recognised that that was an area where we were falling down.
"We decided to give her a go and she was great."
Fellow Raider Keely Bond also made her senior debut during the clash, but it was soured by an ankle injury in the third quarter.
It started a chain reaction for the Bulldogs who lost two of their players in the final term to injury.
Lyndal Hildebrand and Ella Vandermeer were both taken off court during the final stages of the game.
The Raiders posted a 14-goal final quarter to secure their first victory.
"That's certainly the best four quarters that we've put out since the season has started," House said.
Mackensey and Shaylah House were among the best for the Raiders, while Kylie Murphy and Cassi Mathey were strong for Bulldogs.
In the other Anzac Day clash across the border, the Hoppers proved to be too strong for rivals Tigers, claiming the match by 10 goals.
Jamie Sandilands, Molly Goldsworthy and Emily Browne were among the best for the victors at Bunton Park, while Karina Cameron and Gabrielle Mcrae put up a good fight for the Tigers.
Corowa-Rutherglen finally got their revenge on reigning premiers Wangaratta, defeating the Magpies by two goals at Norm Minns Oval.
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It marked the first time the two sides have met since the 2019 grand final.
Jennifer Barrett and Olivia Sinclair were among the best for the Roos, while Issy Byrne and Kate Dean had another good game for the Pies.
Amanda Umanski shot 22-goals, while Grace Senior finished the day with 35.
Wangaratta was again without midcourt player Chaye Crimmins, who remains out with an injury.
Yarrawonga has kept their undefeated streak intact after a nine-goal win against Myrtleford at J.C Lowe Oval, in what was Kylie Leslie's 200th A-grade game with the Pigeons.
Leslie had a standout game for the home side alongside fellow Pigeon Laura Davis.
Rhiannon Mcilory and Tina Way were good for the Saints.
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