There were 17 goals in just four games, but a Fishlock belter to rule them all.
MELBOURNE CITY STRIKE BACK AGAINST NEWCASTLE JETS
Jess Fishlock opens up another dimension, while Newcastle capitulate in their chance to go top of the table, slumping 5-2 to an inspired Melbourne City side brimming with firepower.
After Perth lost to Adelaide, the stage was set for an unlikely team to grab top spot, with Emily Van Egmond’s Jets side a formidable force so far this season.
After an average start to the season, City however, had a point to prove. With Larissa Crummer, Kyah Simon and Jessica Fishlock at the point of attack, they were supposed to blast away sides this season – and they’re finally showing why.
BRISBANE ROAR SNEAK WIN AGAINST WESTERN SYDNEY
Carson Pickett picked Western Sydney’s pocket as the Roar snuck away from Marconi Stadium with all three points against a disappointed Wanderers side.
Pickett notched one home from a beautifully delivered free kick, and Brisbane held on to move level with ladder leaders Perth Glory and Newcastle Jets on six points from three games.
DONIAK DELIGHTS AS ADELAIDE SHOCK PERTH
Makenzy Doniak has kicked off her W-League campaign with a bang, slotting a hat-trick to inspire Adelaide United to a 3-1 upset over top-of-the-table Perth Glory at Marden Sports Complex.
Perth Glory looked a shadow of their former selves without star striker Sam Kerr, which set the stage for the U.S U/23 international to re-stake her claim for a national team place after a goalless 2017 NWSL season.
HEYMAN AT THE DOUBLE AS CANBERRA SINK SYDNEY
An absolute cracking battle between the cellar-dwellers, as Canberra United rescued their poor start to the season with a thrilling 3-2 win over Sydney FC.
It was always set to be a shootout – Michelle Heyman lined up against Lisa De Vanna for the first time this season – but it was a Heyman brace that inspired her side to victory.