Matilda Low ran rampart against her Bathurst District counterparts on Saturday, slotting six goals in Dubbo's decisive win in the inaugural Inter-town Challenge at Proctor.
The hosts had no answer for a deadly Dubbo attack that led 9-0 at half-time, before easing up in attack to prevail 11-1.
Bathurst's sole goal came through Emily Thorlough just one minute after the break.
Dubbo coach David Jeffery was full of praise for his team, especially for goal-machine Low.
"Matilda is a class player and that's what she does at a club level; plays it outside and makes those runs," he said.
"She never lets you down and runs all down. I think she played for the [Western NSW] Mariners at one stage.
"I said to the girls that they sort of lost their way in the second half. They got a bit goal feverish. But I was really happy with how they performed."
It was the best possible start to what could signal the rebirth of representative soccer in the Central West, as Jeffrey joined the voices hoping to see the Inter-town Challenge format grow.
"The more towns that can get involved in rep soccer, it'll only grow soccer across the region. It gives women in their club games something to strive for," he said.
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"I think it would be great to have six, seven or eight towns playing. You could have a round robin or games throughout the season whenever we can."
Bathurst co-coach Roy Thomas, who's team favoured the 4-3-3 line-up, held the possession well in the opening minutes, but when Dubbo broke the deadlock in the eighth minute through Matilda Montague the floodgates opened.
Thomas acknowledged the work the Bathurst team put in the second half, only conceding two goals after a poor first half.
"It's a new concept and the girls came back in the second half well after conceding several goals in the first-half," he said.
"They never stopped playing and trying. We have some work to do on several things but we'll have time to work on that before we go up to Dubbo in a few months time."