Betta Teams: SAFCW - Round 10 - South Adelaide vs Norwood
Grand Final berth up for grabs at the Parade
South Adelaide's senior women can claim a maiden minor premiership and qualification for the 2018 SANFL Statewide Super Women's League Grand Final with a win over Norwood at the Parade on Sunday evening.
The top-of-the-ladder Panthers hold a one game lead over second-placed North Adelaide with only one game remaining in the minor rounds.
A win over the Redlegs would give them an unassailable lead in the minor premiership race and secure Krissie Steen's side direct qualification to the Grand Final, which will be held at Peter Motley Oval on ANZAC Day.
South will have to overcome Norwood without prime mover Nikki Gore's presence in the midfield, as she heads to Geelong for AFL Academy commitments.
Meanwhile, co-captain Lauren Buchanan is also unavailable for selection and young defender Layla Fitzgibbons has been omitted from the side that obliterated Glenelg on Good Friday.
Fortunately, several key players will also be making their return to the field.
Livewire forward Louella McCarthy slots back in to the line up forward of centre after being a late withdrawal against Glenelg, while at the other end of the ground Nicole Mark will be a welcome physical presence in defence after sitting out with a knee complaint.
Dashing defender Caitlin Williams, young ruck Montana McKinnon and Mildura utility Elisabeth Davison have all also been cleared to return, but will need to survive the shortening of an extended bench before the first bounce.
Earlier in the day the Panthers and Redlegs League and Reserves sides will be in action at 2:10pm and 11:30am respectively - see the Betta Team Selections for the men here!
See the full teams below - brought to you by Hilton's Betta Home Living - McLaren Vale.
What: SAFCW Round 10 - South Adelaide vs Norwood
Where: Coopers Stadium
When: Sunday, April 8, 4:50pm
Entry: Free - gates open after League game
Watch: Live streamed via SANFL YouTube
4:50pm - Sunday, April 8
In: McCarthy, Mark, Williams, McKinnon, Davison
Out: Gore (unavailable), Buchanan (unavailable), Fitzgibbons (omitted)
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