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PODCAST | Game Sense – Episode 25

EPISODE 25 of the Game Sense has dropped, with the team reconvening to discuss all the latest news and fallout in the women’s footballing world. In the latest instalment, host Michael Alvaro is joined by Rookie Me Central Chief Editor Peter Williams to break down the AFLW Under 16 and 18 National Championships clashes between South and Western Australia. There’s […]

2023 AFLW U16s MVP Focus: Mia Russo (Western Australia)

JUST four weeks prior to the first AFLW Under 16 Championships match, Mia Russo injured her hamstring and was put in cotton wool in the lead-up to the national carnival. Considering her Most Valuable Player (MVP)-winning carnival came off the back off no lead-up matches for a month, Russo’s performances hold even more weight for […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 AFLW U18s – Western Australia vs. South Australia

SOUTH Australia won the first match of the 2023 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships, defeating Western Australia by 35 points at Joondalup. There were plenty of impressive individual contributors for their respective states, and we took note of the ones that stood out the most. All notes are the opinion of the individual author. WESTERN […]

South Australia kicks off champs with emphatic win

SOUTH Australia proved too strong for a gallant Western Australia to run out 35-point winners to kick off the AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships at Joondalup today. Despite an inaccurate performance from the Croweaters, the weight of numbers going forward and the defensive pressure helped set up the 8.12 (60) to 4.1 (25) victory. Leading […]

South Australia Crows at AFLW U16s Championships

A STRONG performance after quarter time saw South Australia run away with the AFLW Under 16s Championships Pool A title after defeating fellow undefeated state Western Australia by 29 points. The home team booted the opening goal of the contest, but South Australia kicked six of the next eight goals to open up a 27-point […]

2023 AFLW U16s Pool A preview: Grand finale

WESTERN Australia and South Australia play off for the title of Pool A champion at the AFL Women’s Under 16 Championships following respective victories over Vic Country and Vic Metro. The two sides looked strong last Sunday at Arden Street, and now the Sandgropers play on their home deck against a Croweaters side that is […]

2023 AFLW Under 18s preview: Western Australia

WESTERN Australia picked up the one win at last year’s AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships, and heads into the 2023 carnival with a largely new-look squad. There are a number of players who have replaced others in the side, as well as some surprise packets impressing at WAFL Women’s level who have earned the chance […]

2023 AFLW Under 18s preview: South Australia

REIGNING champions South Australia enters the 2023 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships with plenty of fresh faces, but still an incredibly strong squad as the Croweaters eye off back-to-back titles in 2023. Kicking off its campaign against Western Australia on Sunday, South Australia will predominantly field a top and bottom-age squad with just the two […]

Croweaters prepare for high rotations to maximise draftability

SOUTH Australia’s top AFLW draft talent will prepare to play in a variety of positions in the upcoming Under 18 Championships as the state embarks on maximising its draft potential at the end of the year. Talent Manager of Female Programs Robbie Neill said rotations at national level were the “nature of the beast” in […]

Croweaters kick off AFLWU16s with Metro win

SOUTH Australia has started its AFL Women’s Under 16 Championships campaign on the perfect note with a 32-point victory over Vic Metro at Arden Street today. The Croweaters kept their opponents goalless in the opening half, and managed to win each of the four quarters en route to a 8.5 (53) to 2.9 (21) win […]

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