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2022 AFLW 10 under 10 to watch: Jade De Melo

IN a unique series for the lead-up to the 2022 AFL Women’s Season 7, Rookie Me Central will look at 10 players to watch this year who have played under 10 games. Whilst it would be easy to pick those who finished high in last year’s Rising Star, or top picks this year, we have […]

South Australia’s reaps rewards of long-term development focus

IN the space of four years, South Australia went from battlers to a juggernaut in the female footballing pathway. It is almost incredible to think that in the 2018 AFLW Under 18 Championships, the Croweaters had to combine with Northern Territory to form the Central Allies, and even then, were smashed by the Eastern Allies […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Port Adelaide

ENTERING the competition fresh in Season 7, Port Adelaide has built a damaging list, particularly forward of centre, and the Power strengthened that in the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft. Port Adelaide joined reigning premiers Adelaide in the South Australian draft pool for the first time, and had an array of selections they used to pick […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Adelaide

REIGNING AFL Women’s premier, Adelaide entered the 2022 AFLW Draft in a different space, having competition for the best South Australian talent. With Port Adelaide entering the elite level, the Crows had to select shrewdly in between the Power’s picks, and brought in two readymade talents who can impact at senior level, as well as […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Port Adelaide

ANOTHER expansion side into the competition, Port Adelaide has gone about assembling its inaugural AFL Women’s perfectly to be a danger side from day one. Picking up a handful of stars and some readymade state league talents, the Power have the first four picks, and seven of the first eight in the South Australian pool. […]

2022 AFLW Draft: Others to Watch – South Australia

THE 2022 AFL Women’s Draft is next week and already Rookie Me Central has completed profiles on all those available AFLW Draft Combine invites. In separate articles this week, we will go state by state and look at some other contenders for the AFLW Draft outside those with the invites. Next up in the series […]

Eagles young gun earns SA U16s MVP

AFTER yet another sensational outing, Woodville-West Torrens’ Jemma Whitington-Charity earned the Most Valuable Player (MVP) from the South Australia AFLW Under 16s’ two-match series. Whitington-Charity earned back-to-back best on grounds, even switching from Team Yellow to Team Blue for the second game, which ended in a draw. Whittington-Charity had 34 disposals, 10 marks, five tackles, […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Adelaide

REIGNING premiers Adelaide head into the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft with the biggest challenge the Crows have faced since inception. The most successful organisation will play second fiddle at the draft to newcomers Port Adelaide, with the Power set to pick the eyes out of this year’s South Australian pool. In the first of our […]

Eagle flies high in dominant SA U16s performance

HAVING just missed out on a place in South Australia’s side for each of the three AFLW Under 18 Championships matches, Woodville-West Torrens Eagles talent Jemma Whitington-Charity certainly made herself known in the recent South Australia Under 16 Championships. Playing for Team Yellow, Whitington-Charity was a dominant best on ground, racking up a whopping 34 […]

SANFLW Academy notes: Grand Final

IT was a mixture of jubilation and heartbreak for the State Academy members from North Adelaide and Sturt respectively, as the Roosters enjoyed an 18-point win to secure their second flag in three years. We take a look at how each of the six Academy players afield performed on the big day. All notes are […]

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