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All that Jas; star Roo earns first AFLW MVP of the Week nomination

An incredible performance from North Melbourne’s Jasmine Garner headlines the Round 7 AFLW MVP of the Week nominations, proudly supported by Snaffle.

The Western Bulldogs’ Kirsty Lamb and Melbourne’s Tayla Harris earned themselves the other nominations for the weekly award, for their impressive outings over the weekend.

Coming up against her former side, Garner delivered a stunning display to ensure North Melbourne’s 23-point victory against Collingwood on Sunday.

The star midfielder made her presence felt across the ground finishing with 26 disposals, six marks and three goals.

The powerful performance from the 27-year-old led the Kangaroos to a comfortable 6.2 (38) to 2.3 (15) win over the Pies, and keeps their minor premiership hopes alive as the season draws closer to finals.

Inaugural Western Bulldogs Midfielder Lamb, put on an impressive display in her side’s 3.10 (28) to 2.4 (16) win over a determined Geelong outfit on Friday night.

The 27-year-old worked hard in the middle, garnering 26 disposals and 7 tackles to ensure her side notched their third consecutive win.

Showing her strength and endurance in the contest, Lamb and her side fought off a late burst of momentum from the Cats to come away with the 12-point victory.

After enjoying an outstanding 2021 campaign which saw her earn runner-up in the club’s Best and Fairest, the former cricketer and 2018 premiership player has been rewarded for her reliability and consistency by earning a nomination for Round 7’s AFLW MVP of the Week.

Melbourne’s Harris played a starring role in her side’s come-from-behind victory on Monday night, as the travelling side defeated reigning premiers Brisbane 5.5 (35) to 4.8 (32).

By kicking an all-important goal early in the final term, the star forward helped to secure the three-point victory for the valiant Demons.

The 24-year-old was dominate inside 50 throughout the match, slotting a score of 2.2 from 13 disposals.

The former Lion and Blue also tallied an equal AFLW record of seven contested marks.