Tipp’s McCarthy the star of the show as West Coast Eagles record opening round victory

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Aisling McCarthy was the star of the show as the West Coast Eagles got their AFLW season off to a winning start.

The Tipperary ladies footballer recorded 18 disposals, six clearances and eight tackles alongside a crucial goal to seal her sides 40-28 win over Port Adelaide.

The Cahir native’s fourth quarter goal sparked the Eagles comeback after being two goals down.

McCarthy also recorded a behind in a busy performance in Perth.

The victory was the Eagles first opening round win in their four season history.