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“Humbled” Swans captain happy with huge move

NEW Swans’ captain Chloe Molloy was certainly one of the biggest movers of the offseason, moving from Collingwood up to Sydney ahead of the upcoming AFLW season. It was a big and surprising move to some, with Molloy well known for her lifelong love of the black and white. But the star herself could not […]

Healthier Giants looking for more consistent season

ONE thing that was not the friend of the GWS Giants last year was injuries, with many key stars missing large chunks of Season 7. But thankfully for GWS fans, Giants’ assistant coach Lloyd Perris confirmed that the likes of Rebecca Beeson, Pepa Randall, Chloe Dalton and Fleur Davies are all ready to go for […]

“Ambitious” Tigers skipper thinking big for 2023

AHEAD of a new AFL Women’s season, Richmond’s captain Katie Brennan is talking up how ambitious she and her teammates are to build on their Season 7 achievements. The Tigers made finals for the first time in Season 7, but Brennan said that the aim is to go even further. “It was a really great […]

Growth the goal for baby Hawks says skipper

AS captain of a fledgling side on the newer end of the AFL Women’s scale, Hawthorn’s captain Tilly Lucas-Rodd has growth on their mind ahead of 2023. After an up and down debut season in the competition, Lucas-Rodd said that Hawthorn’s ultimate goal is to continue to build on what the Hawks achieved in Season […]

Development the key for buoyant Blues boss

FROM a whirlwind start in the job to the eve of his first season as an AFLW coach, new Carlton coach Mathew Buck has dealt with a lot in his first few months of the job. There was very little time between Buck’s appointment at the Blues earlier this year and this year’s draft (as […]

Rested Roo keen to leave 2022 frustrations behind

NORTH Melbourne skipper Emma Kearney comes into her eighth AFLW season off a very different offseason, but is still excited as ever to go again in 2023. Kearney certainly enjoyed having no footy over summer for the first time since 2016. “It’s always good having a summer off” Kearney said. “It was actually for the […]

Buoyant Bohanna excited about what might be in 2023

SPURRED on by the frustration of how Season 7 ended, Gold Coast captain Tara Bohanna is excited by the potential the new AFL Women’s season brings. Bohanna noted that Season 7 – where the Suns just missed out on finals was rough. “I don’t think we were going to make it anyway but even just […]

“No limitations” for improving Power

PORT Adelaide is ready to shock the AFL Women’s competition off the back of an impressive preseason that included two victories over GWS GIANTS and St Kilda, and a trio of talented talls joining the mix. After a somewhat “rushed” introduction to their inaugural season, the Power have enjoyed taking the extra time over the […]

Former Matilda back to oval-shaped focus for 2023

LIKE much of Australia over the last month, Collingwood AFLW captain Brianna Davey has certainly been swept up in the excitement of the Matildas’ run at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. A former Matilda herself, Davey said that she loved watching her friends and ex-teammates go on their run to ultimately finish fourth at the […]

Finals the goal for Swanson’s Eagles

FOLLOWING an off-season turnover of 14 players between Seasons 6 and 7 of the AFL Women’s, West Coast skipper Emma Swanson is relieved about the list continuity heading into Season 8 and believes her side is good enough to play finals. “It’s been a really positive preseason for us,” Swanson said. “We had a real […]

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