Eltham kicked off its 2018 season with a 4.6 (30) to 3.2 (20) home win over Greensborough in both teams’ inaugural game.
Securing the first two goals of the match, the Panthers took a 13-point lead into the main break.
Despite Greensborough taking back the momentum for long periods during the second half, the Panthers held strong for a 10-point win.
Bethany Woodman and Jacqueline Hardiman were named best afield for the Panthers, while Nikola Fry and Ebony Spencer (two goals) were strong performers for the Boro
(Above Panther playing coach Rhiannon Burleigh in full flight on Sunday)