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2022 SANFL Women’s feature series list

OVER the past month, Rookie Me Central has provided an insight into some of the most talented players across South Australia. Speaking to a host of players from the South Australian State Academy and some mature-age draft hopefuls, the full list of features is now complete. Below is a club-by-club list of all the features, […]

Backline is best for Borg

THE ABILITY to play in more than one position is just about a necessity for budding prospects these days. Luckily enough for North Adelaide tall Amelie Borg, that kind of versatility is a hallmark of her game. In what was effectively her first full crack at a SANFLW season in 2021, the 17-year-old earned Team […]

Conversion the key for Centrals’ Teague

CENTRAL District is becoming a team others are “scared” to come up against, according to Bulldogs midfielder Caitlen Teague. All seven of her side’s losses in 2021 came by 12 points or less, including four under a goal. With help from incoming coach Ben Hunt, the Bulldogs are quickly improving on what was lacking last […]

Schwerdt enjoys memorable debut season

COMING off a memorable debut SANFL Women’s season, Norwood Women’s Lana Schwerdt is excited about the possibilities that 2022 brings. Having moved from Queensland to South Australia in her youth, and played multiple sports, Schwerdt eventually settled on Australian rules football. It proved a good decision. with the State Under 18s Academy member producing a […]

Gooley enjoys footy focus

BEING able to fully concentrate on her next move purely in the moment helps Astrid Gooley enjoy Australian rules football more than anything else. The talented Woodville-West Torrens Women’s forward has been playing the sport throughout her high school days, and said the aspect of it that she enjoyed the most was when she was […]

Walker thrives on team atmosphere

HAVING come from a basketball and netball background, Sturt Women’s youngster Tahlia Walker has loved the atmosphere that comes with playing footy. Though the teenager has fond memories of those codes, it is what she found by joining Aussie rules that really made her fall in love with her new sport. “I played basketball and […]

Ellis aiming to be her best self

SOUTH Australian State Under 18s Academy member Jemma Ellis just wants to become the best possible player she can be. The South Adelaide Women’s talent was recently included in the Academy and is looking to have more of an impact at senior level in 2022. Her football journey started not that long ago, and she […]

Determined Dakota “hated footy” now thriving

ACUTELY aware of where her strengths and improvements lay, Central District Women’s youngster Dakota Williams has a future plan. The South Australian State Under 18s Academy member has a unique personality with brutal honesty about what she has, and what she wants in her future. While so many her age are still weighing up their […]

Sturt transition the “easiest ever” for Mueller

JOINING a senior women’s program at 14-years-old could be daunting, but for Kiera Mueller, Sturt Women’s made it easy. The teenager was able to develop through the pathways over the last few years and eventually crack into the senior South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s side. “I loved every minute of it. Easiest transition […]

Goodwin thankful for “unreal” premiership experience

DEBUT seasons do not come much better than Sarah Goodwin‘s in 2021. The Glenelg Women’s teenager not only stepped up to the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s level, but collected a premiership medallion and Breakthrough Player nomination. The bottom-age talent admitted it was “a bit daunting” at first, but being able to play […]

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