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AFLW Season 7: Round 5 Talking Points – Suns shock Power; Crows destroy GIANTS

SUNDAY’S AFL Women’s action saw Gold Coast record a confidence boosting win over Port, while Adelaide made a statement against GWS with a record 96-point win and keeping the GIANTS to just one behind.

Tiger stars in Under-17 Futures Curtin-raiser

A SUPERB performance from Claremont defender Daniel Curtin earned him the best on ground medal during Team Houli’s 28-point victory over Team Murphy at the MCG today. The AFL Grand Final’s curtain-raiser was a showcase of next year’s AFL Draft prospects, and Curtin rose above all others as a rebounding defender. Placed in a back […]

Metro comes up clutch to claim Vic bragging rights

VIC METRO came up clutch at the death, earning the 2022 Under 18 National Championship title with a dramatic seven-point win over Vic Country. Though the sides were met with ideal conditions under the Marvel Stadium roof, it was not always pretty, but a nine-goal final quarter set the contest alight. With plenty of top-end […]

Dragons take the sting out of ‘Rays in epic Grand Final performance

SANDRINGHAM Dragons have won the 2022 NAB League premiership, claiming the competition’s first flag since 2019. The Metro side was far too strong for local rival, Dandenong Stingrays, running out 43-point victors atop a greasy Ikon Park deck on Friday evening. The Dragons’ engine room wreaked havoc from the opening bounce, dominating the contest against […]

AFLW practice match wraps: Clubs have final preseason hitouts

ALL 18 AFL Women’s clubs had one last preseason hitout ahead of Season 7 at the end of August. Many of the favourites got up with a number of close games keeping fans interested as players got their first chances in their new colours. St Kilda 2.4 (16) lost to Brisbane 6.6 (42) By Alyce […]

AFLW clubs dust off cobwebs ahead of season

THOUGH the official practice matches kick off next weekend, 16 of the 18 clubs engaged in either unofficial practice matches or match simulations over the past week. We summarised the notes made by clubs across the competition to put it all in one place. ADELAIDE vs PORT ADELAIDE Adelaide and Port Adelaide clashed at Thebarton […]

UQ goes back-to-back in overtime classic

THE University of Queensland (UQ) has created history in the Queensland Australian Football League Women’s (QAFLW), with the Red Lionesses winning back-to-back premierships after defeating Southport 5.1 (31) to 3.6 (24) in an overtime classic. Red Lionesses’ co captain Marnie McGorm had a final game to remember, as did Laura Ernst who was playing in […]

Whitefriars break 18-year shield drought

WHITEFRIARS College has won its first Herald Sun Shield Senior Boys Division 1 title in 18 years, fittingly marking the year when most of its players were born, when they defeated regular winner, St Patrick’s College. The seven-point margin was an epic struggle, with just six goals kicked for the match in windy conditions at […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 AFL U16s – Giants Academy vs. Lions Academy

THE BRISBANE Lions Academy has capped off its Under 16 National Development Championship in style, defeating the Giants Academy by 100 points on Sunday afternoon. The match at Manuka Oval in Canberra brought an end to the overall carnival, after the fixture was initially cancelled in July. With relentless accuracy inside attacking 50, the Lions […]

Southport too strong for neighbours in Prelim

THE Southport Sharks have capped off a remarkable debut season in the QAFLW with a Preliminary Final win over Bond University to win through to the big dance. The win was set up by a stellar second quarter from the Sharks, after they kicked four goals to none in the term. Southport did much of […]

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