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Panthers ready for final fortnight of “testing material”

AFTER starting the season with consecutive losses, South Adelaide has snatched top spot with a fortnight to play in the SANFL Women’s, but it is far from a minor premiership just yet as the Panthers prepare to play the other top three teams in the last two weeks. South Adelaide coach Rick Watts is under […]

Flying Falcons free of win drought burden

IT has been a long time coming, but after more than 700 days without a win the Darebin Falcons finally got back on the VFL Women’s winners list on the weekend, and their coach Lache Walker was certainly a happy man post-match. After promising performances against the likes of Geelong and Port Melbourne in recent […]

Q&A: Amelie Gladman (Oakleigh Chargers)

BOOTING a competition record nine goals in a game last year, Oakleigh Chargers’ forward Amelie Gladman knows how to find the big sticks. She finished 2023 with 19 goals in 13 games, and has already booted seven goals in her first five games for the Chargers this year. A member of the Vic Metro hub, […]

Carlton a “second home” for McKay

A BLUEBAGGER at heart, it should come as no surprise that Sophie McKay is looking forward to what the future holds as she eyes off following her sister Abbie to the Blues this year under the father-daughter rule. The talented Sandringham Dragons midfielder/forward is eligible to don the Navy Blue in the same way as […]

Q&A: Maddison Albrecht (Calder Cannons)

CALDER Cannons top-ager Maddison Albrecht is a tenacious utility who can play both through the middle and up forward, and impressed as a bottom-ager last year. She averaged 14.9 disposals and 4.9 tackles throughout 14 games, becoming a regular component of the Cannons’ midfield while pumping the ball inside 50 on average 3.5 times per […]

Cramey “excited” and “proud” of SANFLW state squad

SOUTH Australian coach Courtney Cramey cannot wait until the first bounce of the inaugural state clash between the SANFLW and WAFLW tomorrow, with the Croweaters flying west today ahead of huge contest. Boasting a side of mature-age players as well as a sprinkling of ex-AFLW listed talents, Cramey said the coaching panel was “really proud” […]

Q&A: Megan Norbury (West Perth)

WEST Perth winger Megan Norbury posted one of the best yo-yo times at the Preseason Testing Day, with the top-age runner one of a number of West Australian AFLW draft prospects this year. We spoke to Norbury at the event about her football journey, game and future goals. Q: Megan, tell us about your footy […]

Academy experience helps Williams develop

VIC Metro Under 16s representative Lara Williams donned the ‘Big V’ last week in Shepparton where her side defeated Vic Country by two points in a thriller. A member of the Rookie Me Academy, Williams moved through the pathways from interleague to state, while also having the opportunity to train with the Eastern Ranges Under […]

Q&A: Havana Harris (Gold Coast Suns Academy)

ONE of the top players in this year’s AFL Women’s draft crop is Gold Coast Suns Academy tall Havana Harris. The potential pick one star is as athletic as anyone going around, standing at above 180cm with explosive speed and the capability to roll up to stoppages as both the ruck and a midfielder. We […]

Buncle buoyed by big Borough win

PORT Melbourne VFLW coach Sean Buncle was one happy man after his side’s dominant 40-point win over Collingwood on Good Friday. He said was “obviously really pleased” with his side’s performance, with elements beyond even the impressive scoreline standout out to the Borough mentor. “The really pleasing things were our work around the contest was […]

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