O’Dwyer shines in Lions defeat in AFLW season opener

Tipperary's Orla O'Dwyer Photo from Sportsfocus.ie.

There was defeat for Orla O’Dwyer and the Brisbane Lions overnight in the opening round of the AFLW Premiership.

The reigning champions were beaten away to Adelaide Crows on a final score of 39 points to 9.

However, the Tipperary dual star was a bright spark for the Lions, recording 21 disposals and 7 tackles whilst gaining 448m.

O’Dwyers’ side were struck with injuries to two key players during the game with Dakota Davidson and Kate Lutkins failing to finish the game.