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Team of the Week: AFLW – Round 6

AFTER comfortably defeating the Western Bulldogs by 18 points, the GWS Giants have dominated the Team of the Week. The Giants have five representatives in the team, highlighted by consistent ruck, Erin McKinnon and captain, Amanda Farrugia. The Crows were the next best outfit in the Team of the Week, with four players making the […]

Scouting notes: AFLW – Round 6

ROUND six has left us doing the maths for many teams who have the possibility to make finals. Adelaide continued its late resurgence, as did the Dees, while the Lions lost control of their own destiny when they went down to the Pies. The Western Bulldogs also stumbled against the Giants, thanks to another wonderful […]

Fantastic Five: Memorable moments from the weekend

THERE was no TAC Cup or TAC Cup Girls football on the weekend, but the AFLW and JLT Community Series played out their penultimate and final rounds respectively. Here are five moments which made the weekend memorable. Jack Watts’ six goals against Adelaide There are few players in the AFL who have come under as […]

Weekend Wash-Up: AFLW – Round 6

AFTER the conclusion of round six, the fight for a spot in the grand final is tight, as many teams vie for a top two position. The round was filled with huge upsets with both the Brisbane Lions and Western Bulldogs going down in big clashes. The Crows on the other hand moved their way […]

AFLW Previews: Round 6

ROUND six sees plenty of debutants pull on an AFLW jumper for the first time. Former Hockeyroo, Georgie Parker and Magpies netballer, Ash Brazill will both suit up for the Pies, while former Bendigo Pioneer, Tiahna Cochrane will make her first appearance for Carlton. There will be a lot of youth running around this weekend, as the sides continue to fight […]

Crunching the numbers: AFLW – Round 5

WITH only three more rounds of the home and away season to go, wins are like gold in the race for finals positions. The Demons defeated the Lions with a thrilling one-goal victory on Friday, while the Giants reigned victorious against the Dockers on the road. On Saturday night, the Crows dominated the struggling Blues, […]

Team Selection: AFLW – Round 6

WITH round six just around the corner, some clubs have backed previous performers while others have opened opportunity for new young guns. In a major out for the Pies, captain, Stephanie Chiocci faces a two-week suspension following her front-on-collision with Bulldog, Libby Birch last week. Her consistent performances will be missed for the remainder of the home […]

City of Casey – A mecca for female footy pathways

IN March, a new revolution in female football is hitting the City of Casey. Young footballers will get the opportunity to realise their football dreams through Melbourne Football Club’s new female pathway. The Melbourne Football Club (MFC) Academy will run in partnership with the South East Juniors Football League. It will be a development squad […]

Team of the Week: AFLW – Round 5

ROUND five was the round of high-possession games. The impressive Melbourne trio of Daisy Pearce, Karen Paxman and Elise O’Dea combined for 72 disposals, while Brisbane’s Kate Lutkins had her fair share of the ball with 26 possessions out of the backline. At Moe, Western Bulldogs star midfielder, Ellie Blackburn was able to gather 17 […]

Scouting notes: AFLW – Round 5

ROUND five’s matches made it even harder to predict who the 2018 AFLW premiers will be. The Crows got their season back on track with a huge win against Carlton, thanks to Ruth Wallace’s magic in the forward line. Despite Sabrina Frederick-Traub’s three goals, Brisbane suffered a loss against the Dees, who fought back after […]

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