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2023 AFLW Draft review: Geelong

A LOCAL and a father-daughter selection rounded out the Cats’ picks in this year’s 2023 AFL Women’s Draft as they took the minimum selections and passed on he final pick. Geelong Falcons forward Chantal Mason went at 18, before the Cats matched a bid on Bryde O’Rourke at 23 after the Demons’ bid on the […]

Weston-Turner’s Western dream a reality

NEW Bulldog Kristie-Lee Weston-Turner was grinning from ear to ear after she was the first pick in Monday night’s AFLW Draft. A life long Western Bulldogs fan, she said that the fact they drafted her means the world to her and her family. Growing up being a Doggies supporter she probably couldn’t have asked for […]

2023 AFLW Draft review: Essendon

TAKING the minimum two selections in an otherwise quieter AFLW Draft, the Bombers picked up two very different players, with selections 20 and 38. Sandringham Dragons’ tall Emily Gough was snapped up at Pick 20, while Geelong Falcons skipper Chloe Adams slid down to their next selection at 38. Emily Gough (Sandringham Dragons / Vic […]

2023 AFLW Draft review: Collingwood

BOASTING two top 10 picks in the 2023 AFL Women’s Draft, the Magpies took a couple of talls to fill needs, as well as an explosive defender. In Collingwood’s best draft position since the inaugural draft that netted them Chloe Molloy, the Magpies were able to double down on some height, taking Georgia Clark and […]

Bulldog Barwick’s battling year ends in ultimate joy

NEW AFLW Bulldog Brooke Barwick has certainly had a tough year after rupturing her ACL, but it was all capped off for her on Monday night by being selected the fourth pick overall in the 2023 AFLW Draft. “It’s such a surreal moment, knowing that I didn’t play and I was still such a high […]

First Daisy directive sees new Eagle attend draft

WHEN Daisy Pearce calls your dad, you listen. That was the case with new Eagle Jessica Rentsch, who provided attendees and spectators with one of the best reactions of the AFL Women’s Draft on Monday night, but it almost didn’t happen. Rentsch had initially declined the invite to attend the 2023 AFLW Draft, instead opting […]

“Uncomfortable to be comfortable” the way for Srhoj

WEST Australian Kaitlyn Srhoj had a lot to weigh up on both sides of the debate when tossing up between nominating state and nationally, but the Peel Thunder midfielder is excited about the possibilities moving states. The GWS Giants recruit was picked with the third selection in last night’s AFL Women’s Draft, opting for the […]

2023 AFLW Draft review: Carlton

ONLY taking the minimum two selections, the Blues were able to snatch up crafty forward Lila Keck and strong inside midfielder, Meg Robertson. The pair both do well in traffic, with Keck likely to add scoreboard pressure, while Robertson will be an important distributor for the Blues, also capable of playing half-forward. Lila Keck (Bendigo […]

2023 AFLW Draft review: Brisbane

LOCAL talent was the clear theme for the Brisbane Lions, as the Season 8 premiers stayed within their own Academy for the 2023 AFL Women’s Draft. Forced to match a bid for Evie Long at Pick 15 and Indiana Williams at Pick 27, the Lions also selected Sophie Peters at Pick 21, and then Rania […]

2023 AFLW Draft review: Adelaide

POWER and strength were key components in Adelaide’s AFL Women’s Draft haul, as the Crows added a trio of talents to their list for Season 9. After picking up local talent Brooke Boileau with pick 22 as expected, the Crows also plucked out Victorian Tamara Henry and Queenslander Lily Tarlinton with picks 28 and 34 […]

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