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Fresh and familiar faces to build Bulldogs’ future

HOLDING four top ten picks – including the first – heading into Tuesday’s AFL Women’s Draft, much of the pre-draft chat surrounded how the Western Bulldogs would use their high-end selections. They lost superstars Katie Brennan and Monique Conti to league newcomer Richmond after ending their premiership defence with just two wins and at the […]

Gavalas completes “whirlwind” draft day bolt

DRAFT day shocks are ironically commonplace nowadays, and you can add Ellie Gavalas‘ rise to become a top 10 selection to the list. The 23-year-old had her name called by North Melbourne in the first round of Tuesday’s draft having only taken up the Aussie rules code two years ago. Speaking minutes after the fact, […]

2019 AFL Women’s Draft: Club-by-club selections

NOW the AFL Women’s Draft is done and dusted for another year, we look back at who each club selected, and summarise their drafts in three words, as well as have a brief look at what the clubs might have picked up yesterday. ADELAIDE: 14. Montana McKinnon (South Adelaide) 37. Najwa Allen (Norwood) 46. Nicole […]

2019 AFL Women’s Draft: Full Order

TODAY is the day when AFL Women’s dreams are made, and we will update the draft order as it happens. Keep checking back to see how your team has performed. Round 1 1 Western Bulldogs – Gabby Newton (Northern Knights/Vic Metro) 2 Carlton – Lucy McEvoy (Geelong Falcons/Vic Country) 3 Brisbane Lions – Lily Postlethwaite […]

2019 AFL Women’s Draft preview

UP to 102 draft hopefuls could realise their AFL Women’s dream tomorrow when the 2019 AFL Women’s Draft takes place. Clubs will have between four and 13 picks in the draft, with Melbourne and Richmond having the benchmark minimum and maximum selections. Collingwood will enter the draft last of all clubs, with the Magpies’ first […]

A new Breed of footballing talent

WITH plenty of skill and talent on show throughout a relatively short career so far, Darwin youngster Mattea Breed‘s journey is one of remarkable achievements. The 18-year-old has found her calling since picking up the footy in her early teens, making a name for herself in the Northern Territory as a tough player and effective […]

AFLW- Grand Final Wrap

Adelaide Crows 10.3 (63) defeated Carlton 2.6 (18) THE Adelaide Crows claimed their second premiership after an impressive four quarter performance. In front of a whopping crowd of more than 53,000 the Crows looked dominant from the first bounce. But tragedy struck late in the third term, with superstar Erin Phillips going down with a […]

Weekend preview: AFL Women’s – Grand Final

SUNDAY will see the biggest game of the AFL Women’s calendar, with minor premiers of both Conference A and Conference B, Adelaide and Carlton making it to the 2019 AFLW Grand Final. A battle of conferences is a fitting way to end the 2019 season, with both sides hopeful for their best win of the […]

AFLW Team Selection: Grand Final

WITH the grand final on Sunday both teams have made some last minute changes in hope to secure the highly coveted premiership. The Adelaide Crows will be vying for their second, while the Blues will be hoping to claim their first in AFWL history. Naming an extended squad, the likes of Nikki Gore and Sally […]

Weekend wash-up: AFLW – Preliminary Finals

THE past weekend saw the first ever AFL Women’s Preliminary Finals, and with it came surprise results that prove the intensity of the 2019 AFLW season and finals campaigns. Fremantle went down to Carlton in a surprising turn of events at Ikon Park, while Adelaide safely cemented themselves as the best side in the 2019 […]

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