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2021 AFL Women’s Draft Order: Post trade-week

AS AFL Women’s Trade Week was completed on Wednesday, the 2021 AFL Women’s Draft selections were confirmed. Though clubs can add more at the end of the draft depending on the amount of selections they need to pick, the first four rounds are sorted. In terms of pure numbers, the GWS GIANTS had by far […]

AFLW Draft Combine invites announced as draft date set

THE 2021 AFL Women’s Draft will take place on Tuesday, July 27 at 6:45pm in a landmark announcement from AFL House today. In a huge day for the future of women’s football, the 2021 AFL Women’s Draft Combine invitees were announced. A total of 35 players from Victoria earned places at the Draft Combine which […]

Ones to Watch: AFLW Draft – Victorian top-age talents

IN the next edition of our Ones to Watch series, we take a look at those players from Victoria who for one reason or another missed out on being picked up in last year’s draft despite being eligible. We name 10 players as Ones to Watch who have stepped up in 2021 to put their […]

SANFLW mature-age talent continues to flourish

READYMADE mature-age talent is something AFL Women’s clubs are often searching for in order to fill needs, or potentially top up areas of depth that they can exploit at the elite level. Last year the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s contribution to the AFL Women’s Draft might have flown under the radar a […]

2021 AFL Women’s Trade Wrap: Week 1

AFTER a huge first trade on day one, the AFL Women’s first week of Trade Period slowed to a grinding halt, as just one more trade was completed over the next five days to make two in the opening week. Ahead of the second week of Trade Period, we take a look at the trades […]

Ones to Watch: AFLW Draft eligible surprise packets

EVERY year players produce some out-of-the-box games, but occasionally, those performances stick and become the new norm, helping certain talents put their best foot forward towards the AFL Women’s Draft. In this special edition, we have highlighted 10 players to keep an eye on after piecing together some impressive 2021 seasons. Tahlita Buethke (South Adelaide/South […]

Ones to Watch: Non-AFLWU19s VFLW Performers

WHILST the conclusion of the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s season is yet to be sorted with two rounds and finals remaining, Draft Central has taken a look at a few of the draft-eligible (2003-born) NAB League Girls players who might have missed out of the AFL Women’s Under 19 Championships, but have looked comfortable […]

Vic Country team effort secures win against inaccurate Metro rivals

VIC COUNTRY has put on a fantastic all-around performance to defeat Vic Metro at Trevor Barker Oval on Saturday afternoon. In the 28-degree weather, Country had strong contributors all over the ground, as their fast-paced, attacking brand of football became too much for their opponents. The game proved to be excellent watching, with end-to-end footy […]

2021 AFL Women’s Academy squad announced

TWENTY aspiring AFL Women’s future draftees have been named in the 2021 AFL Women’s Academy, which was announced yesterday. The Academy primarily features players who were in the Academy as middle-age talents, though a number of inclusions have been made. Off the back of a superb season with grand finalists South Adelaide, talented forward Gypsy […]

2021 AFLW Under 18s Ones to Watch

NOW the curtain has closed on the 2020 AFL Women’s off-season period, we turn our attention to the next group of budding stars across the country who will be vying for a spot on an AFL Women’s list. We have named 25 players who have already shown some great signs in their bottom and middle-age […]

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