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Western Australia announces 2023/24 Summer squads

WESTERN Australia Football Commission (WAFC) released the finalised lists of the initial Summer squads for both the boys and girls programs. The players featured include a host of talents that featured at the 2023 AFL/W Under 18 and Under 16 Championships. The squads feature 38 boys and 32 girls who were selected to partake, ranging […]

Scouting notes: 2023 AFLW U17 Futures

IN an entertaining and hard-fought contest in Frankston, Team Harris got the job done over Team Schleicher for the AFLW Under 17 Futures showcase. We took a look at a few of the players from both sides who caught the eye. TEAM HARRIS: #1 Zimra Hussain (Brisbane Lions Academy/Queensland)01/01/2006 | 160cm | Defender/Midfielder The small […]

MVP McKay helps Harris home in U17 Futures thriller

CARLTON fans will keep close tabs on a father-daughter eligible young gun as bottom-aged Sophie McKay earned Most Valuable Player (MVP) honours in the Under 17 Futures match today. The clash, which took place at Frankston, was largely an exhibition of the best available talent, and the Sandringham Dragons midfielder was everywhere, racking up 30 […]

2023 AFLW U17 Futures preview

NEXT year’s draft hopefuls will get an early chance to impress AFL Women’s National Academy selectors at this weekend’s Under 17 Futures match. The clash takes place at Kinetic Stadium in Frankston tomorrow morning, and we take a look at the sides and players to watch. TEAM HARRIS Team Harris has some incredibly talented talls, […]

PROFILED | 2023 AFLW U18 All-Australian Team

LAST week the 2023 AFL Women’s Under 18 All-Australian Team was announced with 23 players from across the six competing state sides represented. In this article we take a look at those players and what they offer out on the field. DEFENDERS: Marnie Robinson (Sydney Swans Academy/Allies)08/06/2005 | 172cm | Back Pocket Stats: 10.7 disposals, […]

2023 Under 17 Futures squads named

NEXT year’s bumper AFL Women’s Draft crop will be on show as part of the annual Under 17 Futures clash at Kinetic Stadium on Saturday. The best available 2006-born talents will strut their stuff in the south east, with a host of stars littered across both Team Harris and Team Schleicher. Named after AFL Women’s […]

Harris hailed AFLW U18s best as AA team announced

HAVANA Harris has scooped up more silverware for her trophy cabinet after winning the 2023 AFL Women’s Under 18s Most Valuable Player Award. Harris earned Queensland’s MVP award at the conclusion of the Maroons’ carnival, but was honoured with the overall MVP, as well as a place in the All-Australian team. Harris polled 18 votes […]

Young’s tops AFLW U18s goalkicking charts

TOP AFL Women’s Draft prospect Lauren Young lived up to expectations in her return from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury by taking out the leading goalkicker title at the AFLW Under 18 Championships. The South Australian star won an MVP two years ago as a 15-year-old, and after missing all of 2022, came back […]

PROFILED | 2023 AFLW Under 18s MVPs

ALL six Most Valuable Players (MVPs) at the AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships have been crowned, with two top-agers, three bottom-agers and one double bottom-ager among the winners. The MVPs of each state are awarded by the coaching and talent staff as to the best player across the national carnival. The array of recipients exemplifies […]

Country crack first win, down WA

VIC Country won its first match of the 2023 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships, defeating Western Australia in a thrilling nine-point contest. In an odd game of sorts, seven of the match’s 11 goals were kicked in the opening term, before Country kicked three of the last four to run out 6.7 (43) to 5.4 […]

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