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2022 WAFLW club preview: Peel Thunder

REIGNING back-to-back premiers Peel Thunder will eye off a remarkable third straight flag in the 2022 West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s competition. The Thunder navigated the postponed 2020 season to make the unthinkable rise from wooden spooners to premiers, then did it again last season after sitting just one game off the top from […]

2022 WAFLW club preview: Subiaco

FALLING a win short of another West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Grand Final last season, Subiaco will be hoping to go match better in 2022. The Lions were well beaten by Swan Districts (38 points) in the preliminary final, having won a three-point nailbiter the week prior against Claremont. Now looking ahead to 2022, […]

2022 WAFLW club preview: East Fremantle

AFTER missing out on finals last season, 2020 West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s premiers East Fremantle will be looking to find a way back into the top four. The Sharks had the five wins from 15 games last season, finishing well clear of the winless South Fremantle, but also a comfortable three games adrift […]

2022 WAFLW club preview: South Fremantle

AFTER two developmental years – yet to be rewarded in the ‘wins’ column – South Fremantle has stocked up on youth for the 2022 West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s season. The Bulldogs are yet to win a game from their two seasons, but with a couple of players drafted – Mim Strom and Makaela […]

2022 WAFLW club preview: Claremont

HAVING been eliminated in the first week of finals last season, Claremont Women’s enters 2022 hoping to once again be among the contenders of the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s. Boasting plenty of experienced talent, the Tigers will open their season at home against Swan Districts on Sunday. Claremont had an ultra-successful AFL Women’s […]

Roosters ready to crow in 2022

AFTER a dominant 2020 South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s season, reigning premiers North Adelaide Women’s had to watch the finals from the sidelines in 2021, missing out on defending their crown in the post-season series. Now the determined Roosters are “ready to play” in 2022 according to premiership coach Krissie Steen. “We’ve come […]

Westies tweak structure in search of next step

SITTING seventh and seemingly struggling after Round 7, West Adelaide Women’s coach Mark Moody admitted there was some head scratching going on. Fast forward five weeks, and the Bloods were into their maiden South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s Grand Final off the back of five consecutive wins. Though the young team ultimately fell […]

Panthers prepare for youth focus “rebuild”

AS the most successful team in South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s history, South Adelaide Women’s has a different focus this year. Off the back of a number of departures due to various reasons, returning Panthers head coach Rick Watts said said the 2022 season would be more of a “traditional rebuild”. “We had […]

VFLW 2022 Season Preview – Casey

THE 2022 VFL Women’s season is almost here, so it is time to take a look at each of the competing teams and see where they sit as another season approaches. Today Rookie Me Central takes a look at Casey, who were knocked out in an elimination final in 2021. Melbourne’s affiliate Casey started off […]

Scoreboard pressure the key for Double Blues

ALWAYS known for its staunch defensive efforts, Sturt is ready to apply its own pressure up the other end. New Double Blues coach Michael O’Connor said his side had produced a couple of impressive preseason trial performances, but now needed to step up for premiership points. “I guess traditionally we haven’t started seasons very well […]

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