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From bridesmaids to top Cats, Lions are Queens of the Jungle again

BRISBANE Lions are the Queens of the AFL Women’s once again, defeating North Melbourne by 17 points at Ikon Park today to claim their second ever premiership. In a match befitting of its AFLW Grand Final name, it was a hard-fought match that was not determined until the final quarter where Brisbane kicked four goals […]

Strong and bold Tigers of old bake Pies

RICHMOND might have missed out on finals in the 2023 AFL Women’s, but the Tigers certainly have plenty to drawn upon from in their final outing. The Tigers needed all the results going their way to reach finals, and though they ultimately fell short by a poor percentage, they helped that with a dominant 62-point […]

Dynasties continue as USAFL crowns its best

THE pinnacle of the United States Australian Rules Football League (USAFL) calendar was held over the weekend, as the USAFL Nationals took place in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida. Dozens of teams from across the United States gathered in sunny Florida for the tournament, where some true dynasties continued to flourish across both the men’s and women’s divisions. […]

Saints snatch memorable win over Waratah

ST MARY’S has come from the brink of defeat to run over the top of Waratah and claim an unbelievable three-point win in Round 2 of the NTFL Men’s Premier League competition. The Saints trailed at every break by at least two goals, but a five goals to two final term resulted in the green […]

Sandringham storms to second straight flag

SANDRINGHAM Dragons have claimed consecutive Coates Talent League premierships after defeating Eastern Ranges by 43 points today. Under sunny skies at IKON Park, the star-studded victors were tested but kicked away with five of the game’s last six goals to win by a comfortable margin. Five Dragons became dual premiership players, including captain Will Brown […]

Tallariti stands tall as Chargers claim flag

AN INSPIRATIONAL performance from Sienna Tallariti helped Oakleigh Chargers win their second flag in three seasons, declared Coates Talent League Girls premiers over Eastern Ranges, 6.7 (43) to 5.6 (36). In a see-sawing contest that looked to be safely in Oakleigh’s hands at the final break, the Ranges had one last push in the final […]

“Relief” for Tigers after Giant challenge

ALTHOUGH it may have been a tough task at times, Richmond Tigers AFLW coach Ryan Ferguson said his side was grateful to leave Blacktown with a win over the Giants. “There was all sorts going on,” he said. “Obviously for both teams the conditions were hot, windy and there were snakes on the field. Our […]

Eagles go back-to-back in AFL Sydney Women’s

EAST Coast Eagles are basking in premiership glory after completing back-to-back flags in the AFL Sydney Women’s Premier Division. Despite finishing second on the ladder this season, the Eagles stood up when it counted, knocking off minor premiers UTS Bats twice in the finals series, including in by 42 points in the decider. It was […]

Bats soar into AFL Sydney Women’s Grand Final

UTS BATS have claimed their right to re-challenge East Coast in next week’s AFL Sydney Women’s Premier Division Grand Final after a hard-fought nine-point win over Macquarie University in the preliminary final on the weekend. On a perfect Sydney day, it was a relatively high scoring contest, with UTS constantly taking a lead and the […]

MVP McKay helps Harris home in U17 Futures thriller

CARLTON fans will keep close tabs on a father-daughter eligible young gun as bottom-aged Sophie McKay earned Most Valuable Player (MVP) honours in the Under 17 Futures match today. The clash, which took place at Frankston, was largely an exhibition of the best available talent, and the Sandringham Dragons midfielder was everywhere, racking up 30 […]

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