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Swan flies high after Combine invite

MAROOCHYDORE utility Amber Swan is one of 12 Queenslanders to earn a place at the upcoming AFLW Draft Combine, with the Lions Academy member overcoming an ankle injury in the lead-up to the national carnival not stopping her from having an impact. In speaking to Rookie Me Central ahead of that national carnival, Swan was […]

Earning a second shot: Over-age Draft Combine invites

FIVE players earned AFL Women’s Draft Combine invites above the typical top-age draft season. Ranging between over-age (2004-born) and what is deemed mature-age (2003 or older), the five players have all caught the eye of AFLW Clubs enough to test their athletic capabilities at their respective combines. Tshinta Kendall (Bond University)11/04/2001 | Forward The former […]

Starcevich inspires Williams to take next step

LITTLE did current Brisbane Lions coach Craig Starcevich know, but when he made a visit to the Hervey Bay region in the year leading up to the inaugural AFL Women’s season, he was planting the seed for a then 10-year-old Indiana Williams to follow a path into Australian rules football Fast forward seven years, and […]

Boakye and O’Brien claim Queensland top gongs

A CONSISTENT Shark and an tough Cat earned league best and fairest honours in the QAFL men’s and women’s competitions. Southport utility Steph O’Brien claimed the Emma Zielke Medal fo the QAFL Women’s, as Broadbeach ball-winner Kwaby Boakye won the J.A Grogan Medal for his sensational 2023 year in the QAFL. Queensland’s awards evening was […]

Q&A: Sophie Peters (Lions Academy)

ONE of Queensland’s top AFL Women’s draft prospects in 2023, Brisbane Lions Academy and Queensland midfielder Sophie Peters is a name to remember for Lions fans. A natural winger who can also play on the inside, Peters has come through the pathway playing at Maroochydore in the QAFL Women’s competition, and earning a spot in […]

Scouting notes: 2023 QAFLW Grand Final – QLD representatives

BOND University produced an impressive win over Aspley Hornets off the back of some individual brilliance of Queensland state representatives to take home the 2023 QAFL Women’s premiership. We took a look at the seven players from Bond University and one from Aspley who took to the field in the grand final. BOND UNIVERSITY: #4 […]

Baby Bull Sharks break Hornet hearts

BOND University’s core group of star youngsters proved too much for Aspley in the 2023 QAFL Women’s Grand Final, running away 49-point winners in a comprehensive result at Brighton Homes Arena on the weekend. Bottom-age star Havana Harris added to her ever-growing CV by winning the best on ground medal for her performance in the […]

PREVIEW | QAFLW Grand Final: Bond University vs Aspley

PREMIERSHIP glory is just one win away for either Bond University or Aspley in the QAFL Women’s Grand Final. A stacked Bull Sharks lineup got to the decider via the express route, defeating minor premiers Southport in the qualifying final. Aspley did it the hard way, coming from third to knock off Coorparoo and then […]

Hornets sting Sharks to reach QAFLW decider

ASPLEY Hornets have stunned minor premiers Southport with a terrific last quarter to come from behind and book their place in the 2023 QAFL Women’s Grand Final. The Hornets trailed by five points at the last change, but booted the only two goals of the final term to run over the top of the Sharks […]

PREVIEW | QAFLW W2 Finals: Sharks and Hornets face off for grand final spot

JUST one spot remains in the 2023 QAFL Women’s Grand Final with either Southport Sharks or Aspley Hornets to meet Bond University in next week’s decider. The preliminary final kicks off from 2pm tomorrow with a full house expected at Fankhauser Reserve where the minor premiers are favourites to take home the title. SOUTHPORT vs. […]

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