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Fierce Falcon flying in new home

NEW Darebin Falcons co-captain Caitlin Bunker made what turned out to be a life changing decision five years ago, and has never looked back since. Originally a Canberran, she moved to Melbourne in 2019, which also started her VFL Women’s journey. Reflecting on her decision to move, Bunker pointed to several factors in making the […]

Ericson new to the flock but not the competition

MICHAEL Ericson may not be about to take on his first rodeo as a VFLW coach, but there are certainly new things he has encountered in his second stint in the VFLW. The new Box Hill coach was previously a coach at Darebin and Essendon, and noted that the coaching is similar between clubs that […]

Glenn grabs new responsibilities with glee

NEW Carlton VFLW coach Glenn Strachan is adding much more to his plate this year, adding the VFLW coaching gig to his already existing role with the club’s AFLW side. He is certainly excited to take on the double role, and the challenges that come with it. “I think the group, ultimately, we’ve brought a […]

Pies set to Cashin on a clean slate in 2024

AFTER a heartbreaking end to season 2023, there is a lot of newness around Collingwood’s VFLW side. Headlining the fresh faces is new senior coach Tom Cashin, with former Bulldogs assistant swapping out Whitten Oval for Victoria Park. Cashin says his first preseason in the role has gone well, albeit brief. “Preseason has been fantastic. […]

Coaching drummer set to become Demon conductor in 2024

THE Casey Demons are one of a number of VFLW sides with a new coach at the helm this season, with Melbourne AFLW assistant Matt Brewer stepping up into the role. However, it was initially not a role he was going to go for. “This is something I probably wasn’t aspiring to be,” he said […]

Multi talented Matser has not given up on big time return

BOX Hill’s Grace Matser may only be 21 years-old, but has had plenty to put on her football resume. Her home at Box Hill City Oval is a far cry from where it all began from her in the tiny of Korumburra in Victoria’s Gippsland region. When she was first starting out Matser said it […]

Allan, WA prospects out to prove a point

WEST Australian draft prospect Bo Allan says he and his often “overlooked” state teammates are out to prove a point in 2024. The Peel Thunder defender overcame an Achilles strain to star at the recent WAFL preseason testing event, where he placed third in the agility test. The versatile 191cm prospect is bullish about the […]

Champion proves no challenge too steep

SUBIACO prospect Malakai Champion is one of the top West Australian talents in 2024. The electric small forward has featured at the forefront of his state’s pathway since bursting onto the scene at the 2022 Under 16 National Championships, where he earned All Australian honours. Fast forward to this year, and after a terrific bottom-aged […]

Herbert primed to give footy “100 per cent” in 2024

WITH senior and state experience under his belt already, Kade Herbert has everything he needs to hit the ground running in 2024. Though, the 17-year-old also enters his top-age campaign with a unique advantage over most other AFL Draft hopefuls. Having grown up in Bute on the Yorke Peninsula, about two hours away from Adelaide, […]

Clutch Evans “shocked” by bottom-age feats

YOU wouldn’t hear of a first year player kicking two match-winning goals in one season, but hockey convert Jasmine Evans did exactly that in 2023. The Central District forward was one of her side’s most clutch players along a memorable run to the SANFL Women’s premiership. Evans’ first moment of magic came in Round 3 […]

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