Peter Williams

Peter founded the Bound For Glory News Rising Stars program in 2012, and Draft Central in 2016, having followed the male and female footballing pathways for over a decade.

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PODCAST | Game Sense – AFLW Fantasy Draft

WITH the 2023 AFL Women’s Draft fast approaching, the Game Sense Podcast makes a timely return for a fun episode. Host and Rookie Me Central AFLW Draft Editor Michael Alvaro is joined by Chief Editor Peter Williams to attempt to draft a realistic 21-player side using a serpentine draft method. For the draft, the eight […]

The race for Pick 1: 2023 AFLW Draft

WESTERN Bulldogs currently holds the top pick in this year’s AFL Women’s Draft after a season the red, white and blue would rather forget. Given the fast turnaround between the season end – which concludes next weekend – and the off-season, the Bulldogs fans will not have long to wait to see which player they […]

Starcevich “immensely proud” of grand final-bound Lions

BRISBANE coach Craig Starcevich could not hold back his admiration for his Lions side after they fought off a gallant Geelong to book a record fifth AFL Women’s Grand Final spot. The Lions looked to be on top early, before Geelong hit back, and in a see-sawing clash, the home team eventually saluted, 6.2 (38) […]

Adams “honoured” by captaincy roles

LEADERSHIP is an intrinsic skill that does not always come naturally, but it is fair to say for Geelong Falcons skipper and Vic Country co-captain Chloe Adams has got it down pat. The top-age AFLW Draft hopeful enjoyed a wonderfully consistency and spoke fondly of her Falcons time at the 2023 AFLW Draft Combine. “It’s […]

2024 South Australian Under 18 Girls Academy announced

REIGNING back-to-back AFLW Under 18 Championship title winners South Australia will field another incredibly strong and deep squad next year, with the 2014 Under 18 Girls Academy announced today. A total of 44 players have been named in the squad, including 15 who were involved through at least one of the triumphs. Two key inclusions […]

AFLW Draft Q&A: Jess Vukic

IT was a triple treat for Hawthorn fans last week after the brown and gold officially named a trio of pre-listed Eastern Ranges to join their AFLW list. Ruck/forward Jess Vukic  joined Hayley McLaughlin and Laura Stone at the elite level. We spoke to all three players at the AFLW Draft Combine, and in a special Hawk series […]

Rookie Me Central’s 2023 AFL Draft full coverage

FOR AFL Draft enthusiasts, fans, club recruiting teams and anyone with a vested interest in the next generation of stars, it is Christmas Eve. Tomorrow night, the first batch of new AFL club recruits will hear their names called out, and Rookie Me Central is the place to read all about them. While we have […]

2024 AFLW Academy announced

NEXT year’s Super Draft worthy crop of AFL Women’s hopefuls are outlined in the 2024 AFL Women’s Academy. Boasting 26 names – all top-agers once again- Victoria has 11 players, ahead of South Australia (five). Western Australia and Queensland both have three, with NSW/ACT (two) the other multiple represented state. Northern Territory and Tasmania each […]

AFLW Draft Q&A: Hayley McLaughlin

IT was a triple treat for Hawthorn fans yesterday after the brown and gold officially named a trio of pre-listed Eastern Ranges to join their AFLW list. Hayley McLaughlin was the third of those players, joining current and now future teammates Laura Stone and Jess Vukic at the elite level. We spoke to all three […]

AFLW Draft Q&A: Laura Stone

HAWTHORN officially named Eastern Ranges star midfielder Laura Stone as one of three pre-listed players yesterday, with the top-ager joining teammates Jess Vukic and Hayley McLaughlin in the brown and gold. We spoke to all three players at the AFLW Draft Combine, and in a special Hawk series we will take a look into their […]

Kangas hop into prelim after Dee-molition

NORTH Melbourne has had many impressive performances over the years, but few could argue that yesterday’s demolition of reigning premiers Melbourne to reach the 2023 AFL Women’s Preliminary Finals was not the finest of the lot. Consistently reminded externally of their inability to win big games – notably against the other top three sides – […]

Lions show “ticker” to book prelim spot

BRISBANE coach Craig Starcevich said he “couldn’t be more proud” of his group after the Lions essentially found a way to win through to an AFL Women’s preliminary after defeating minor premiers Adelaide on the road, with everything on the Crows’ terms in the first half of the third term. After trailing by as much […]

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