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Walking wounded Saints clawed by Cats

SINKING to their third straight loss, St Kilda Saints were unable to turn the tide against an impressively fierce Geelong outfit during a 50-point defeat in Round 5 of the AFL Women’s yesterday. In a result that marked not only Geelong’s highest score, but largest win as well, the Cats ran out 11.5 (71) to […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 5 Talking Points – Statements made

THE first day of Round 5 in the AFL Women’s saw Fremantle finally break through for its first win of the season with a Western Derby win over West Coast, while Geelong was dominant in a record-breaking thumping of St Kilda.

AFLW Season 7: Round 4 Talking Points – History made amid upsets

YESTERDAY’s action in the AFLW saw history made and favouritism rendered meaningless. West Coast got their second win of the season after defeating GWS while Gold Coast bounced back from last week’s shocker with a win over St Kilda and Port Adelaide made history recording their first win after defeating the Swans. Carlton played out […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 3 Talking Points – A smorgasbord of varying results

YESTERDAY’S action in the AFLW produced a smorgasbord of results. The first draw of the season came at Ikon Park between the Blues and Power, Melbourne lost the ability to kick goals after quarter time but still beat the Saints, Richmond got their first win of the year after defeating Hawthorn, while Essendon made a […]

Analysis: How do the Saints upset the Dees?

ONE of two clashes between undefeated sides in Round 3 of the AFL Women’s, the St Kilda-Melbourne game is perhaps not quite highly as anticipated as their Geelong-Collingwood counterparts. While the Cats have improved to the level where a home game against the Pies is deemed a winnable one, the Saints – despite ticking off […]

AFLW Season 7: Big Week For – Round 3

IN a new weekly piece throughout the AFL Women’s season, we name the players or teams who will be looking to have a big week in the upcoming round. From underperforming sides to players looking to step up or continue their form, Big Week For highlights those who could be ones to watch over the weekend. This […]

Coaches Corner: Round 2 Season 7 edition

IN a new weekly series at Rookie Me Central, we cast our eyes and ears around the league to gather thoughts from AFL Women’s coaches, and see what they had to say post their respective matches on the weekend. This week we hear from the two coaches who faced off at Box Hill City Oval […]

PODCAST | Game Sense – Episode 4

ROUND 2 of the AFL Women’s continued over the weekend, meaning the Game Sense Podcast is back for another week. Game Sense features host and Rookie Me Central Chief Editor Peter Williams, and women’s football analyst Alyce Collett chatting all things women’s football. In this episode, the team reviews the major talking points from Round […]

AFLW Debut season watch: Round 2 Season 7

THE AFLW Debut season focus is back for season 7, where we take a look at some of the better player performances from those who make their debut in this year. On Friday night at the MCG, the Dees held on for a narrow win over the Kangaroos. For the victorious Dees Maeve Chaplin had […]

Jakobbson full of praise for her current side but excited to face her old one

ST KILDA leader and key defender Bianca Jakobsson was really pleased with her side’s performance yesterday in their win over Hawthorn. “It was a solid win” she said. “I thought we put in a really good four quarter performance with some ebbs and flows, but I felt that we were really organised and set up […]

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