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Metro blitzes Country in opening AFLW U18s clash

VIC Metro has dominated Vic Country at Mars Stadium to open the official 2022 AFL Women’s Under 18s Championships. In what was set up by a lob-sided first half, Metro piled on the first nine goals of the game, and lead 59-1, three minutes into the third term. Though Country put up a fight from […]

Scouting Notes: Gold Coast vs. Brisbane AFLW U18s

ANOTHER match between the Queensland Academies, another win to the SUNS Academy, defeating the Lions Academy by 40 points at Metricon Stadium yesterday. After a tight start, the Suns managed to kick away in the final term, though they kicked 5.7 to 0.5 after quarter time to run out 7.10 (52) to 1.6 (12) winners. […]

AFLW Present & Future Draft Watch: Suns midfield shines

IN a new weekly piece on Rookie Me Central, we will be honing in on those players to remember for the AFLW Draft, present and future. With four new AFLW clubs joining the competition, spots will heat up, and players will be looking to put their best foot forward. For this piece, we have looked […]

Evans “super excited” about long-awaited Vic trip

AFTER a year that was interruption after interruption for Northern Rivers-based talent Imogen Evans, the SUNS Academy captain cannot wait to run out in the NAB League Girls competition tomorrow. Due to border closures last year – residing in the northern part of New South Wales and the Academy being in Queensland – Evans was […]

State-by-state: 2022 AFLW Draft Watch

ENTERING the third month of the year, a number of 2022 AFL Women’s Draft prospects have already staked their claims with impressive early-season form. The Victorian and Tasmanian prospects – as well as a sprinkling of NSW-ACT talents – have had the most runs on the board in terms of games thanks to the NAB […]

AFLW Present & Future Draft Watch: Deed earns chance

IN a new weekly piece on Rookie Me Central, we will be honing in on those players to remember for the AFLW Draft, present and future. With four new AFLW clubs joining the competition, spots will heat up, and players will be looking to put their best foot forward. Already this week one player has […]

2022 AFLW Power Rankings: 10 names to remember

2022 AFLW Expansion rules: What it means

ESSENDON, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide and Sydney’s list-building allowances for expansion ahead of the 2023 AFL Women’s season have been decided. In an announcement from the AFL yesterday, the four newest AFL Women’s sides will enter the competition at the end of the 2022 season, and have a number of allowances. These include: Up to 14 […]

Game Sense podcast – A women’s football pathway podcast

INTRODUCING Game Sense podcast, the newest women’s Australian rules football podcast thanks to Rookie Me Central. Hosted by Chief Editor Peter Williams alongside women’s football analyst Alyce Collett, Game Sense aims to bring you behind the scenes with the women’s development pathways and state leagues. From round reviews and previews, to player focuses and interviews, […]

2022 AFLW Academy list: Player-by-Player

LAST week the 27-player AFL Women’s Academy was announced, and we have gone into detail about each and every player. Here are the top prospects who the AFL have chosen. 2023 ELIGIBLE PLAYERS Brooke Barwick, Tasmania/Tasmania Devils Kyanne Campbell, Northern Territory/NT Thunder Georgie Cleaver, Western Australia/East Fremantle Shineah Goody, South Australia/WWT Eagles Alyssia Pisano, Vic […]

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