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Dashing defender bringing more than just footy skills to the Falcons

DAREBIN Falcons defender Victoria Blackwood may be well known in footy circles for her skills as a key defender, but down at the Falcons her role is a little bit more expansive than just that. Often known as “Roger’s Mum”, she is the reason the Falcons have a wellbeing officer. And no, Roger is not […]

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT | Lauren Caruso (Port Melbourne)

ALTHOUGH her Lisa Hardeman Medal win in 2023 did not result in getting drafted like it did for many of the previous winners, Lauren Caruso’s efforts this VFL Women’s season have proven she has not let that disappointment get to her. Lauren Caruso19/11/1999 | 161cmPlaying Number: 5 Caruso was once struggling to break into a […]

Cavanagh celebrates and calculates as Gulls make history

WILLIAMSTOWN VFLW coach Liam Cavanagh was a relieved man post-match after his Seagulls side defeated the Western Bulldogs to move one win away from an inaugural Grand Final appearance. “I think it’s a nice piece of history for the girls,” Cavanagh said. “We were talking about it just then. “153 players have pulled on the […]

Roos bounce Bombers to set up date with Seagulls

NORTH Melbourne has had a VFL Women’s finals debut to remember, thrashing Essendon by 63 points to move within one win of a spot in the Grand Final. The Kangaroos were a class above the Bombers all afternoon, with Essendon likely to rue a number of missed opportunities. Despite the result, Essendon achieved the ideal […]

Seagulls create history to move one win away from decider

WILLIAMSTOWN again proved why it is the team to beat this season after defeating the Western Bulldogs by three goals in Sunday’s VFL Women’s Qualifying Final. The first half was a very close affair, but after trailing by a point at the main break, the Seagulls kicked away with five goals to two to emerge […]

Persistent Port keep premiership defence alive

PORT Melbourne’s VFL Women’s premiership defence is alive for at least one more week after they defeated Box Hill by three goals in yesterday’s elimination final. It was a hard fought battle played in tricky conditions out at Box Hill City Oval, but it ultimately came down to who made more of their chances while […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Qualifying Final 2024

THE final match of week one of the 2024 VFLW Finals is just as important as the other two, more life or death finals, just in a different way. This may not be an elimination final, but what happens in this match could make things a lot easier or a lot harder for the teams […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Elimination Final 2 2024

MATCH two of week one of the 2024 VFLW finals is just as life or death as yesterday’s first match. It is all on the line today for North Melbourne and Essendon – win, and their season lives at least one more week. Lose, and it is all over for 2024. ELIMINATION FINAL TWO North […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Elimination Final 1 2024

TODAY begins the most exciting time on the VFLW calendar – finals. There is only one match on today’s agenda, but it is all to play for as the Box Hill Hawks host Port Melbourne. Win, and you fight to live at least one more week. Lose, and your season is done. ELIMINATION FINAL ONE […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 VFLW – Round 14

ROUND 14 of the VFLW gave half the competition one last chance to show off their true qualities as their seasons came to and end. We took note of some of the top performers across the weekend’s matches with notes being the opinion of the individual author. Collingwood 1.1 (7) lost to Williamstown 2.5 (17) […]

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