AFLW 2023 Finals Preview: Grand Final
TODAY the magical AFLW 2023 season comes to an end, but will today’s Grand Final see Brisbane win its second premiership or North Melbourne crack through for its maiden title? Tomorrow at 2:30pmIkon Park How They Got Here Both of these sides made it through to the 2023 AFLW Grand Final after hard fought wins […] The post AFLW 2023 Finals Preview: Grand Final appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
PREVIEW | WBBL09 Final
TONIGHT is the big one. The WBBL09 Final. After an enthralling season, only two teams are left standing – the Adelaide Strikers and the Brisbane Heat. Their uniforms may both be shades of blue, but no one is sure to be left feeling blue by the final they are sure to give fans tonight. These […]
NBL | Ones to Watch – Round 9
AFTER taking a week off for some FIBA matches that were initially planned, the National Basketball League (NBL) has returned to resume the 2023/24 season. The season is reaching the midway point of the fixture, and although there are sides faring well, the race for a spot in the finals is a tight as ever. […] The post NBL | Ones to Watch – Round 9 appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.
Le’Afa lethal off the bench as Breakers best 36ers
THE New Zealand Breakers have claimed a crucial win in the context of their season, downing the Adelaide 36ers thanks to an excellent performance from guard Izayah Le’afa. Throughout the start of the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) season, both sides had struggled at times, although the 36ers were coming into the game in better […] The post Le’Afa lethal off the bench as Breakers best 36ers appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.
2023 AFL Draft Review: Western Bulldogs
A HAUL of five fresh faces landed at Whitten Oval as Western Bulldogs recruited heavily at the 2023 AFL Draft. Two first round selections were welcomed on night one, including a father-son gun, along with a trio of late picks on night two. We recap the Bulldogs’ draft effort. > > UPDATED: Every Pick in the […] The post 2023 AFL Draft Review: Western Bulldogs appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2023 AFL Draft Review: West Coast
WEST COAST was the centre of attention in the to open the first two rounds of the 2023 AFL Draft, and ended up sticking to its guns. With a total of six fresh faces entering the club, more young talent is on the way to help scrape the Eagles off the bottom of the ladder. […] The post 2023 AFL Draft Review: West Coast appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2023 AFLW Grand Final Team Preview – Brisbane
DEATH, taxes and Brisbane making the AFLW Grand Final. Some things are just regular occurrences in life. This weekend sees Brisbane play in a record fifth AFL Women’s Grand Final, which for a competition that is only up to its seventh ever Grand Final is a seriously impressive effort. However perhaps due to not being […] The post 2023 AFLW Grand Final Team Preview – Brisbane appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2023 AFL Draft Review: Sydney
SYDNEY once again lived up to its ‘Bidney’ moniker before picking up a pair of talls and as many academy graduates across this year’s AFL Draft. We recap the Swans’ haul with a look at what each new player offers and the workings behind their selections. > > UPDATED: Every Pick in the 2023 AFL Draft […] The post 2023 AFL Draft Review: Sydney appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Robertson rips through defence in close loss
DESPITE his team being overrun in the second half, Aussie guard Tyler Robertson was immense for the Portland Pilots during the team’s loss against their cross-town rivals in the Portland State Vikings on Wednesday. Now in his senior year, Robertson has already enjoyed a stellar college career with the Pilots, and has more responsibility than […] The post Robertson rips through defence in close loss appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.
Aokuso astounds as Townsville trumps Lightning
AN impactful offensive performance from center Zitina Aokuso drove the Townsville Fire to a six-point win over the Adelaide Lightning to kick off Round 5 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) on Wednesday night. Returning home to the Townsville Entertainment Centre, the Fire came into the game on a three-game winning streak, and still […] The post Aokuso astounds as Townsville trumps Lightning appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.