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AFLW U18s Player Focus: India Rasheed (South Australia)

STANDOUT bottom-age prospect India Rasheed was simply sensational in South Australia’s big win over Vic Metro on the weekend. In what was the Croweaters’ second victory of the 2023 AFLW Under 18 Championships, Rasheed rotated between midfield and attack, doing plenty of damage both through her delivery and scoreboard impact. Her performance was the subject […]

Talent League Player Focus: Chloe Baker-West (Calder Cannons)

BREAKING the all-time disposal record by a mile, Calder Cannons double bottom-ager Chloe Baker-West had herself a day out in Round 13 of the Coates Talent League Girls competition. Suffering a severe case of leather poisoning, the talented 2007-born utility recorded a remarkable 49 disposals and 18 inside 50s, in a performance that would be […]

Talent League Player Focus: Ash Centra (Gippsland Power)

ONE of the most promising bottom-age prospects in next year’s AFL Women’s Draft, Ash Centra is enjoying a strong season for Gippsland Power in the Coates Talent League Girls competition. On the weekend, the Power suffered a 14-point loss to Northern Knights after leading by as much as 16 points at one stage, but have […]

WAFLW Player Focus: Mylee Leitch (East Fremantle)

AFTER an injury setback earlier this year that kept Mylee Leitch out of the opening AFLW Under 18 Championships match, the East Fremantle forward is back and thriving. After a solid game one back in the Sharks’ lineup, Leitch was back to her best on the weekend, kicking two goals from 16 disposals and eight […]

AFLW Academy Player Focus: Lauren Young

THE consensus top prospect in this year’s AFLW Draft pool is West Adelaide utility Lauren Young, and that has been the case from a long way out. Throughout a junior career littered with accolades, and senior seasons of the same ilk, she has set herself apart as the brightest talent in women’s football. Young turned […]

Talent League Player Focus: Jasmine Sowden (Gippsland Power)

BOTTOM-AGE talent Jasmine Sowden was a standout in Round 10 of the Coates Talent League despite her Gippsland Power side going down to Tasmania Devils by two goals. In a blustery day at Warrawee Park, the 16-year-old had a breakout 30 disposals, five marks, four inside 50s and four rebound 50s, while laying 11 tackles […]

QAFLW Player Focus: Jacinta Baldwick (Coorparoo)

BEST known for her work up the ground with the Brisbane Lions Academy, Jacinta Baldwick returned for Coorparoo on the weekend and had a night out at Giffin Park. The Kings went on to smash Maroochydore by 11 goals, with Baldwick kicking five majors from 20 touches playing inside 50. The top-age AFLW Draft hopeful […]

WAFLW Player Focus: Eva Popovsky (Subiaco)

ONE of the most impressive over-agers in the WAFL Women’s competition, Eva Popovsky has bolted into AFLW Draft contention off the back of an impressive start to the 2023 season. Initially coming into Subiaco’s senior program as a smart small forward, Popovsky has cracked into the midfield over the past couple of months, and was […]

AFL U18s Player Focus: Jed Walter (Allies)

SUNS Academy forward Jed Walter kicked off this year’s Under 18 National Championships in style on Sunday, spearheading the Allies to a 16-point win over South Australia. The bustling tall showcased a rare blend of power, athleticism and work rate in an outstanding outing which set up his side’s win. Having been highly regarded coming […]

Talent League Player Focus: Lou Painter (Bendigo Pioneers)

TOUTED as one of the top prospects for next year’s AFL Women’s Draft, Bendigo Pioneers’ Lou Painter had herself another huge game on the weekend. Representing the Pioneers against Northern Territory Academy, Painter was best on ground in the home side’s win at a wet Highgate Recreation Reserve. The Pioneers were on the back foot […]

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