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Zippy Zanker stars as Dees stay undefeated

MELBOURNE made it four wins from as many games to start the 2023 AFL Women’s season last night, with a solid 59-point win over Hawthorn down in Frankston. As they have habitually been doing all of this season they really kicked away in the second half, and it was all kickstarted by young forward Eden […]

AFLW 2023 Round 4 Preview: Saturday

11:05amManuka Oval Recent Form These two could not be coming into this clash with records more different than each other. Adelaide is currently sitting comfortably with an undefeated start to the season, while GWS is yet to get its campaign really going yet. History As two original teams of the competition, there is certainly plenty […]

Blue by name but not by nature as Skepper finds joy at Ikon Park

AFTER a star performance last weekend in her side’s win over West Coast, energetic young Blue Keeley Skepper was certainly excited to receive a Rising Star nomination, but certainly was not expecting to receive it. “Thank you, it’s pretty exciting” she said. “It’s exciting to get some reward for the hard work I’ve put in […]

AFLW 2023 Round 4 Preview: Friday

5:05pmKinetic Stadium Recent Form Melbourne is cruising along nicely at the moment with an undefeated start to the season in tact. Meanwhile Hawthorn is currently sitting at one win and two losses, with a win against the Bulldogs book ended by losses to Essendon and Fremantle respectively. History A little bit of history will be […]

Power-ful Saint on heaven high after historic win

PORT star forward Ashleigh Saint was beaming post match at RSEA Park on Sunday afternoon after her side beat St Kilda for their first win of the 2023 AFL Women’s season. Speaking post-match, she said she was feeling “Rreally happy and excited, the vibe is really good in the changerooms. It’s just a reward for […]

Multi-talented Giant happy with career choice

IT certainly has been a whirlwind 18 months or so for young Giant Zarlie Goldsworthy, who went from playing Under 18 level footy in January last year to AFLW by years end. Goldsworthy did say that the lead up into last season felt a bit rushed. “I definitely think for me it did,” Goldsworthy said. […]

Starcevich still finding new levels for his Cubs to go to

THERE was certainly plenty to be pleased about for Brisbane coach Craig Starcevich after his side’s big win over Sydney on the weekend. However, despite finding plenty of positives he still managed to find areas for his team to work on. “We were happy with the pressure and happy with the scoring as a result […]

Blues rucks in a ‘Good Mood’ as Skepper’s star rises

CARLTON made a swift and emphatic return to the winner’s list in Round 3, with its second quarter surge central to the 53-point road win over West Coast. Compounding the Blues’ wins this week was Keeley Skepper‘s Rising Star nomination. The 19-year-old posted 23 disposals and three goals in a performance which coach Mathew Buck […]

Joyce’s Team of the Rising Suns

COMING off the back off an incredible victory – arguably the Suns’ best away win in women’s club history – Gold Coast coach Cameron Joyce could hardly contain his pride and excitement for what his team could produce this season. Having struggled against Victorian sides in Melbourne, Joyce’s Suns found a way to outlast finalists […]

Arnell’s Army off the mark and boss couldn’t be happier

PORT Adelaide coach Lauren Arnell was certainly a happy camper yesterday afternoon after her side picked up its first win of 2023 with a come from behind win over St Kilda. “I Certainly am,” Arnell said. “[We] obviously had a strong fixture in Round 1 and 2 playing the Crows and the Lions. The response […]

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