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AFLW U16s Player Focus: Havana Harris (Suns Academy)

GOLD Coast Suns Academy got the wood over Brisbane Lions Academy in a two-game Under 16 series, winning by 65 and 38 points amid both perfect sunshine and pouring rain last week. In a different look to our Player Focus for the carnival, we analysed the performance of high-upside tall, Havana Harris. The 2006-born Harris […]

Gomes and Little join AFLW ranks

TWO more players have lived out their AFL Women’s dreams, selected as injury replacement players this week. West Coast selected tough midfielder Ashleigh Gomes, while Melbourne selected tall forward/midfielder Ella Little for the injured Shanae Davison and Eliza McNamara respectively. The pair were added to their club’s lists ahead of the upcoming Season 7 that […]

Queensland girls go undefeated at nationals

QUEENSLAND’s future crop of talent is looking bright after the 15 and Under Girls went undefeated to take out the School Sport Australia (SSA) Championships late last month. Hosted for the first time in three years, five states and one territory played in a round-robin tournament to determine the best state at that level. In […]

South Australia’s reaps rewards of long-term development focus

IN the space of four years, South Australia went from battlers to a juggernaut in the female footballing pathway. It is almost incredible to think that in the 2018 AFLW Under 18 Championships, the Croweaters had to combine with Northern Territory to form the Central Allies, and even then, were smashed by the Eastern Allies […]

Names to Remember: AFLW U16 MVPs recap

AS the future of women’s football continues to grow, we take a look back at the AFL Women’s Under 16s carnivals that took place in 2022, and the respective Most Valuable Players (MVP). Four of the seven state and territory carnivals have been completed, with Queensland, Tasmania and Northern Territory to have their two-game series […]

AFLW REWIND | 2017 Trade Period

IT is amazing to think that more than five years ago the first AFL Women’s season came to a conclusion and the first official off-season commenced. In that off-season, a total of five trades were completed, with some of the biggest names then – and to this day – making moves across the country. We […]

23 in 2023: AFLW Draft Ones to Watch

WHILE the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft is done and dusted for another year, clubs quickly turn their attention to 2023, having followed the potential draft prospects for many years. Whilst there will be at least 12 months until the players begin to hear their names called out, Rookie Me Central will throw up 23 names […]

2022 AFLW Draft team-by-team reviews

OUR 2022 AFL Women’s Draft team-by-team reviews are now complete, with all 18 teams covered for the first time in AFLW history. With Essendon, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide and Sydney joining the competition for Season 7, we saw the largest draft in league history, and 87 new players joining the ranks. Over the last week and […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Western Bulldogs

AFTER losing a number of players to other AFL Women’s sides, the Western Bulldogs added four new faces through the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft to add to those couple of experienced players through the Trade Period. The Western Bulldogs welcomed talented youngsters Millie Brown (Geelong) and Daisy Bateman (North Melbourne) for either end of the […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: West Coast

REIGNING wooden spooners West Coast was handed an extra priority pick and then traded its way to a strong draft position where they took seven of the first eight West Australian AFLW Draft selections in a bid to move back up the AFL Women’s ladder. The Eagles picked a mix of top-agers with a couple […]

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