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2023 Talent League Girls team reviews: Metro non-finalists

ANOTHER season is quickly coming to a close in the Coates Talent League Girls and we take a look at how 2023 panned out for each of the 13 sides. In the second of these team reviews articles, we take a look at the two Metropolitan-based non-finalists, diving into their season, draft prospects and some […]

Captains choose more Demon delight

MELBOURNE has been tipped to go back to back in the AFL Women’s competition, with 82 per cent of the opposing captains selecting the Dees to reach the rand final yet again. As part of the annual captains’ predictions, 14 of the other 17 captains chose Melbourne as the other team to reach the Season […]

Hawks eager to continue upward trajectory

HAWTHORN assistant coach Lou Wotton says her side is looking to build on the improvement from last year ahead of the upcoming AFLW season. The Hawks won three matches last year, and announced themselves as a side to watch in the coming seasons with some noticeable growth by the time the fixture wrapped. Wotton says […]

PREVIEW | 2023 WAFL Colts season

THE 2023 WAFL Colts season is set to get underway this week, bringing an all new crop of West Australian talent to the fore. Ahead of Friday’s triple threat of games, we break down all you need to know and highlight each clubs’ players to watch. >> Ones to watch: WA Under 18 summer squad […]

SEASON GUIDE | 2023 Coates Talent League

THE 2023 Coates Talent League season is set to get underway tomorrow, with eight games filling out a bumper opening round. Along with the 13 full-time regions, five northern academies will take part throughout the year, meaning plenty of fresh and familiar faces are set to take centre stage. We run you through all you […]

Final Siren Podcast: Episode 151 – Coates Talent League preview

WITH the dawn of a new Coates Talent League season comes the return of the Final Siren Podcast. In episode 151, and the first instalment for 2023, the team reconvenes to break down how each full-time region may fare this year, and all the players to watch. Host Peter Williams is joined by Rookie Me […]

Preview | VFLW 2023 Round 1: New season, so many new elements

IT is once again the dawn of a new season in the VFL Women’s competition. The third of the women’s state leagues to get underway this year, it is arguably the most important year for the competition in at least the last few years for a number of reasons. Firstly, the AFLW Overage Draft set […]

Dragons to have contested approach

REIGNING premiers Sandringham Dragons are prepared to get their hands dirty ahead of Round 1 of the newly named Coates Talent League season, as the side prepares for another strong season in the premier Under 18s competition. The Dragons boasted three picks inside the Top 10 last season with Will Ashcroft (Brisbane), Cameron Mackenzie (Hawthorn) […]

“Spark has been lit” for hungry Tigers

CLAREMONT is ready and raring to defend its WAFL Women’s premiership when the 2023 season kicks off this weekend. A ground change from the club’s home deck of Revo Fitness Stadium on Saturday to Pentanet Stadium on Sunday due to ongoing renovations with lights at the Claremont venue, has not dampened the spirits of the […]

“Full circle moment” for Edwards as Bays set for 2023

YELLOW and black are colours that suit new Glenelg coach Lexia Edwards, with the former Yeronga South Brisbane mentor returning to the Bay where she played 15 games from 2018-19. Heading up to Queensland for a stint with the Devils where she would ultimately end up coaching, Edwards returned to Adelaide to go back to […]

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