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2024 Queensland AFLW U18s squad announced

QUEENSLAND has released its 2024 AFL Women’s Under 18s Championships squad for the upcoming national carnival, with 30 players named from either the Brisbane Lions or Gold Coast Suns Academies. The two Academies went 4-0 and 3-1 in their Coates Talent League Girls stints, indicating the strength of the Sunshine State. Last year the Maroons […]

South Australia locks in 2024 AFLW U18s squad

REIGNING back-to-back champion South Australia has locked in its 2024 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships squad. Trimming down to 30 players, the Croweaters have only included top and bottom-agers this year, with no Under 16s players as in previous seasons. The 30-player squad is highlighted by AFL Women’s Academy members India Rasheed, Poppy Scholz and […]

2024 AFLW Under 16s All-Australian team announced

CHAMPIONS South Australia have topped the 2024 AFL Women’s Under 16s All-Australian team nominations with with seven players, four more than any other state or Academy. Behind the Croweaters was the likes of Brisbane Lions Academy, Vic Country and Western Australia who all had three, making up 16 of the 23 players. GWS Giants Academy […]

PODCAST | Game Sense: Season 3, Episode 6

THE GAME Sense Podcast is back for another episode, with plenty of talking points to touch on after an action-packed week of women’s pathway football. From top prospects strutting their stuff, to players returning from long-term injuries, and the Under 16 National Championships, there is plenty to get through with host Michael Alvaro and resident […]

Giant success for GWS at Under 16s carnival

GWS GIANTS Academy enjoyed taking out the 2024 AFL Women’s Under 16 Championships, picking up wins over Tasmania and Northern Territory to be the only undefeated team in Pool B. The Giants knocked off Tasmania by 32 points in game one on Friday, before a comfortable 44-point victory over Northern Territory on Monday. Those results […]

South Australia storms to another national title

SOUTH Australia has extended its winning streak at national carnivals to a fourth straight title after dispatching Western Australia in what was ultimately the Pool A Grand Final for the AFL Women’s Under 16 Championships. The Croweaters took care of Vic Metro at Prospect Oval the week before, then won big against the Sandgropers at […]

Perfect 10 for McIlwain as Lions roar over Suns

A DOMINANT 10-goal performance from Brisbane Lions Academy forward Harlee McIlwain has seen the Lions romp to a 121-point win over Gold Coast Suns Academy in the AFL Women’s Under 16 Championships on Saturday. The 174cm Victoria Point 2026 AFLW Draft prospect had a field day, not just kicking 10 majors, but clunking 10 marks […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 AFLW U16s – Vic Country vs. Vic Metro

VIC METRO secured bragging rights over their Country counterparts in a thrilling two-point win at Deakin Reserve yesterday. The home side was denied despite a late push in Shepparton, and MVPs were named as both sides completed their Under 16 National Championships on a fitting note. >> Match Report: Vic Country 4.5 (29) def. by […]

Metro claims AFLW U16s spoils in Country clash

VIC METRO gained the bragging rights in its final match of the 2024 AFL Women’s Under 16s Championships by knocking off Vic Country in Shepparton today. The clash was bathed in perfect sunshine at Deakin Reserve, with both teams displaying a will to run-and-gun down the field. After Vic Country started strongly, Metro got the […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 AFLW U16s – Day 1

ALL Pool A sides were in action on day one of the 2024 AFLW Under 16 Championships with South Australia, Vic Country and Western Australia coming away with victories. We took note of a few of the players who caught the eye in those games, with all notes the opinion of the individual author.

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