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Big Dog, tenacious Rooster headline huge SANFLW off-season moves

SOUTH Australia most talented female footballers are back in preseason training ready for a huge 2023, with some quality players already seeking different pastures be it through a chance in scenery or zoning. Though there are no trades like at the elite level, former Bulldog Isabelle Starmer has become a Rooster, while North Adelaide premiership […]

South Australia names 2023 U16 Girls Academy

JUST a day after announcing its 2023 Under 18 Girls Academy, South Australia has gone further into the future by naming its Under 16 Academy. Boasting a total of 48 players – six from each of the eight South Australian National Football League (SANFL) clubs – there are seven Under 18 members who are still […]

2023 South Australia U18 Girls Academy announced

SOUTH Australia today announced its 2023 Under 18 Girls Academy with plenty of exciting talent on display over the next few years. Though the 47-player squad will be minus two bottom-age Under 18 representatives in Georgia McKee and Shae Archbold who are both recovering from anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgeries, the Croweaters do regain potential […]

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, […]

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