Alyce Collett

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AFLW Head to Head: Georgia Patrikios vs Mimi Hill

IN OUR new series, we take a look at a potentially exciting AFL Women’s head-to-head set to take place over the weekend, and how the match-up may transpire on game day. Note: The match-up of course subject to the selection of both players in their respective sides. This week’s match up is two young stars battling […]

Hampson-Hardeman Cup: The match that began a movement

THIS weekend sees Melbourne host the Western Bulldogs for yet another instalment of the Hampson-Hardeman Cup. With the cup named after women’s footy pioneers Barb Hampson and Lisa Hardeman, something that is often forgotten amid the growth of AFL Women’s over the last six years is how the initial rivalry between these two clubs kicked […]

AFLW Season 7: Big Week For – Round 7

IN a weekly piece throughout the AFL Women’s season, we name the players and teams who will be looking to have a big week in the upcoming round. From underperforming sides, to players looking to step up or continue their form, Big Week For highlights those who could be ones to watch over the weekend. Nicola Stevens […]

AFLW Player Focus: Tyla Hanks (Melbourne)

AS Melbourne chalked up its fifth win of the season on the weekend, accounting for Fremantle, one of the stars of that match was Tyla Hanks. The Melbourne midfielder was a woman on a mission from the very first ball up, and this week’s Player Focus seeks to take a deeper dive into the star onballer’s […]

Coaches’ Corner: Showdown Edition

IN a weekly series at Rookie Me Central, we cast our eyes and ears around the league to gather thoughts from AFL Women’s coaches, and see what they had to say post their respective matches on the weekend. It is over to Adelaide and to the Showdown for this week’s edition, where we heard from […]

AFLW Rising Star Player Focus: Em Pease (GWS)

IN our new series of Player Focuses, we are taking a specific look at one of the Rising Star nominees each week, and their nominee worthy performances. This week’s focus is on Emily Pease, who starred in her side’s win over Carlton. Emily Pease stats vs Carlton Disposals: 10 Marks: 2 Tackles: 4 Goals: 2 FIRST QUARTER It […]

Happy Stinear looking for a more consistent Dees

ALTHOUGH Melbourne got their fifth win of the season on the weekend, Melbourne coach Mick Stinear acknowledged that his side did not have things all their own way against Fremantle. “It was very much a grind. I would say we got outworked, clearances and around the contest for the day. I feel like they’re a […]

De Melo the journeywoman grateful to be back at the top

PORT Adelaide’s Jade De Melo has had quite the journey to get to where she is at with the Power, but she is certainly grateful to be in the situation she is in.. The Power is actually her second AFLW club, after briefly spending time on Fremantle’s list in the league’s infancy. Reflecting on her […]

“Proud” Bernasconi pleased with Giant turnaround

IT has been a tough few weeks in GWS land, but after his side defeated Carlton on the weekend Giants coach Cam Bernasconi said that he was “super proud of the girls.” “It was a challenging week” he said. “Footy’s a funny thing. It’s 100 minutes of football can really shape your week, and last […]

AFLW Head to Head: Chelsea Randall vs Erin Phillips

IN OUR new series, we take a look at a potentially exciting AFL Women’s head-to-head set to take place over the weekend, and how the match-up may transpire on game day. Note: The match-up of course subject to the selection of both players in their respective sides. This week’s match up is a pair of former […]

AFLW Season 7: Big Week For – Round 6

IN a weekly piece throughout the AFL Women’s season, we name the players and teams who will be looking to have a big week in the upcoming round. From underperforming sides to players looking to step up or continue their form, Big Week For highlights those who could be ones to watch over the weekend. GWS & […]

NT AFLW U16s Player Focus: Annabel Kievit (Team Baird)

LAST week in the Northern Territory saw Team Ponter take on Team Baird as part of the AFLW Under 16 Development Championship. One of the members of the victorious Team Baird side was Annabel Kievit, who was particularly impressive in the win. This Player Focus looks in depth at her performance. Team Ponter 7.6 (48) […]

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