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Bottom-age key forwards shine as Walter, Davies dominate

WITH the Allies AFL Under 18 Championships campaign done and dusted, there were plenty of Queensland representatives who headed back to their state league clubs last weekend. Playing out Round 17 of the Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL), there were some massively one-sided results, which included wins of 86 and 65 points, while the others […]

South Australia’s reaps rewards of long-term development focus

IN the space of four years, South Australia went from battlers to a juggernaut in the female footballing pathway. It is almost incredible to think that in the 2018 AFLW Under 18 Championships, the Croweaters had to combine with Northern Territory to form the Central Allies, and even then, were smashed by the Eastern Allies […]

Names to Remember: AFLW U16 MVPs recap

AS the future of women’s football continues to grow, we take a look back at the AFL Women’s Under 16s carnivals that took place in 2022, and the respective Most Valuable Players (MVP). Four of the seven state and territory carnivals have been completed, with Queensland, Tasmania and Northern Territory to have their two-game series […]

23 in 2023: AFLW Draft Ones to Watch

WHILE the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft is done and dusted for another year, clubs quickly turn their attention to 2023, having followed the potential draft prospects for many years. Whilst there will be at least 12 months until the players begin to hear their names called out, Rookie Me Central will throw up 23 names […]

2022 AFLW Draft team-by-team reviews

OUR 2022 AFL Women’s Draft team-by-team reviews are now complete, with all 18 teams covered for the first time in AFLW history. With Essendon, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide and Sydney joining the competition for Season 7, we saw the largest draft in league history, and 87 new players joining the ranks. Over the last week and […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Western Bulldogs

AFTER losing a number of players to other AFL Women’s sides, the Western Bulldogs added four new faces through the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft to add to those couple of experienced players through the Trade Period. The Western Bulldogs welcomed talented youngsters Millie Brown (Geelong) and Daisy Bateman (North Melbourne) for either end of the […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: West Coast

REIGNING wooden spooners West Coast was handed an extra priority pick and then traded its way to a strong draft position where they took seven of the first eight West Australian AFLW Draft selections in a bid to move back up the AFL Women’s ladder. The Eagles picked a mix of top-agers with a couple […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Sydney

ONE of the most highly talked about newcomers to the AFL Women’s for Season 7 was Sydney, with the Swans already topping the AFLW membership before a player had been signed. Those passionate supporters were rewarded at the 2022 AFLW Draft, when they managed to convince two top 10 Victorian prospects to nominate NSW-ACT. The […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: St Kilda

FINISHING 13th overall in the AFL Women’s and last among the Victorian sides, St Kilda unfortunately had to wait until the 16th pick in the 2022 AFLW Draft due to expansion sides. The Saints, who dearly missed the dominant young duo of Georgia Patrikios and Tyanna Smith last season, will look to try and build […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Port Adelaide

ENTERING the competition fresh in Season 7, Port Adelaide has built a damaging list, particularly forward of centre, and the Power strengthened that in the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft. Port Adelaide joined reigning premiers Adelaide in the South Australian draft pool for the first time, and had an array of selections they used to pick […]

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