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Allies surge to stunning upset over Queensland

A HARD-RUNNING and fierce Allies outfit has shaken the 2024 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships up with a 15-point win over Queensland at Brighton Homes Arena today. The Allies led at every break, and even when challenged regained momentum to salute, 8.3 (51) to 5.6 (36) in ideal conditions. Coming off a 94-point loss to […]

PREVIEW | 2024 AFLW U18s: Queensland vs. Allies

QUEENSLAND will be looking for back-to-back wins in the 2024 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships, when the Sunshine State plays host for the second time in as many weeks. Coming off a win over Vic Country, the Maroons face the Allies who were humbled by Vic Metro a fortnight ago, as both sides play their […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 AFL U16s – Northern Territory vs. Suns Academy

GOLD Coast Suns Academy held on to beat a gallant Northern Territory side by two points in their Under 16 National Championships clash at Fankhauser Reserve on Thursday. After trailing by 17 points at three-quarter time, the NT thrice got the margin back to under a goal but could not quite snatch victory. The Northern […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 AFL U16s – Tasmania vs. Swans Academy

SYDNEY Swans Academy won the 2024 AFL Under 16s Pool B title after being the sole undefeated side throughout the three-game series, with a 13-point win over Tasmania. In what was an epic conclusion to the national championships, the sides traded blows across the first three quarters as they kicked a combined 8.13, before piling […]

QAFLW teams converge on South Pine

ALL EIGHT QAFL Women’s clubs will head to South Pine Sporting Complex tomorrow as part of a massive day of action. The quartet of matches starting and 10am and running until 6pm at the venue means coaches and fans alike will get a great look at each of the other title contenders, as well as […]

2024 AFL Sydney Women’s Premier preview: Round 13

ROUND 13 of the AFL Sydney Women’s Premier Division marks a weekend for all teams to work on their own performance, while also keeping an eye on other results as all matches have ladder implications for the fast-approaching finals series. PENNANT HILLS DEMONS vs. PARRAMATTA GOANNASSaturday, July 13 @ 1:10pmMike Kenny Oval Parramatta will go […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 AFL U16s – Lions Academy vs. Giants Academy

THE BRISBANE Lions Academy’s Pool B title defence ended on a positive note, as they defeated the Giants Academy by 15 points in today’s Under 16 National Championships clash at Fankhauser Reserve. The result sees the Lions finish their campaign with a 2-1 record, good enough for third place. An inaccurate start saw the Giants […]

2024 AFLW U18s Player Focus: Mia Salisbury (Queensland)

PROMISING top-age Queenslander Mia Salisbury has adapted into life as a midfielder this year after a promising bottom-age national carnival as a defender. The Bond University draft eligible player was among the better players for the Suns Academy during its Coates Talent League Girls stint earlier in the year. In the absence of a host […]

Anderson lives out WAFLW premiership dream

AFTER the heartbreak of last season’s grand final loss to East Fremantle, over-age forward Bec Anderson was able to achieve the glory that evaded her in her debut League year, when Claremont knocked off East Fremantle in the WAFL Women’s Grand Final on Sunday. Anderson was a surprise packet last season for the Tigers, playing […]

Around the Grounds: State skipper returns to senior footy

WITH South Australia’s state Under 18 campaigns having drawn to a close, representative stars are beginning to filter back into clubland. Among them was Croweaters captain Sid Draper, who returned for his first senior game of the season in South Adelaide’s loss to Sturt on Sunday. The slick midfielder led all comers at stages in […]

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