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PREVIEW | Top end Dragons set to lead the way

SANDRINGHAM Dragons’ 2022 NAB League Girls season bounces down on Saturday afternoon, with the metropolitan region taking its best and brightest talents down to the Apple Isle to battle Tasmania Devils at Prospect Oval. Considered a young squad with up-and-comers to keep tabs on last year, the Dragons notched only one win and did not […]

New look Devils have their eyes on the prize

FOLLOWING a strong season which ended in a disappointing exit from last year’s finals, the Tasmania Devils are returning for another crack at the NAB League Girls premiership. However, things will look a little different this season, with a new coach at the helm and a fresh outlook that will make the pre-season scouting quite […]

Jets “in a good place” ahead of season 2022

WESTERN Jets have long had what has been tagged as a young list poised for future success. The future may well be now, as a couple of top prospects lead the way for a squad which is “in a good place” heading into next season. After the challenge of coaching across a stop-start 2021 campaign, […]

Chargers “ready to go” ahead of premiership defence

SUCCESS breeds success, and 2021 NAB League Girls premiers, Oakleigh Chargers will be out to prove exactly that. Their latest campaign, set to open on Sunday at La Trobe University, comes quickly on the back of a scintillating flag tilt which saw a handful of players drafted come last July. Regional talent operations lead Jy […]

Pios excited about athleticism and depth

LUCKY not to be too interrupted over the preseason thus far, Bendigo Pioneers Girls senior coach Danny O’Bree has his “fingers crossed” about the upcoming season. Bolstering a new-look list with plenty of talent across various age groups he is ready to unleash on the NAB League Girls competition, O’Bree said it would be great […]

Geelong Falcons primed for big 2022

AFTER an impressive 2021 NAB League Girls season on all fronts, the Geelong Falcons Girls are raring to go into 2022. Five players landed on AFL Women’s lists over the off-season, which followed on from the side reaching the grand final. Though they fell short on the day, they had a memorable year, which also […]

Knights excited for Futures

AFTER an interrupted last couple of years be it in-season or off-season, Northern Knights Girls Talent Operations Lead Nat Grindal is excited for the future. Not only for the immediate future and hope that 2022 will bring about less interruptions, but also the new Futures squad at the club, welcoming almost 50 new faces into […]

Bushrangers balance shorter preseason

BALANCE has been the key for the Murray Bushrangers Girls side according to assistant coach Mario de Santa-ana. Speaking to Rookie Me Central at the NAB League Girls Preseason Testing Day, de Santa-ana said the coaching staff had sought advice from the high performance experts in order to deal with the shorter turnarounds between seasons. […]

Cloke and Ranges eagerly await 2022 season

LIMITED to no contact training over the preseason, Eastern Ranges coach Travis Cloke cannot wait for Round 1. The NAB League Girls competition is just over two weeks away, and the Ranges have been training hard over the Summer, though Cloke admits it is hard to work out where they stand without certain match day […]

Top talents lift Rays’ training standards

THERE is plenty to be excited about at the Dandenong Stingrays in 2021. The NAB League Girls team has two AFL Women’s Academy members and an additional four Vic Country hub representatives, the most of any Country side. Coach Nick Cox said the strength of the group was publicly evident, but he was pleased with […]

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