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REVIEW | VFLW Round 1: A round that had it all

THE VFL Women’s competition returned over the weekend, with plenty of interesting results to kick off the season. In the game of the round, Essendon and Box Hill played out a thrilling draw out at The Hangar. In a match full of momentum swings, the teams ultimately could not be split at the final whistle. […]

Preview | VFLW 2023 Round 1: New season, so many new elements

IT is once again the dawn of a new season in the VFL Women’s competition. The third of the women’s state leagues to get underway this year, it is arguably the most important year for the competition in at least the last few years for a number of reasons. Firstly, the AFLW Overage Draft set […]

Multi focused Mercoulia always looking more broadly

CASEY coach Peter Mercoulia always wears more than one hat while coaching the Dees in the VFLW. Not literally of course, but not only is his focus on achieving the best season possible for the Dees, but with one of the aims of the Casey program to get players drafted, he always has that in […]

Hawks boss got a very different nest in ’23

LAST VFLW season was a big one for Hawthorn (now known as Box Hill) with the club’s AFLW side coming into the picture, and someone who was in the thick of that was coach, Cherie O’Neill. It was her first year in the role, and it was certainly a monumental year to come into the […]

Optimistic coach Chloe trying to ensure history does not repeat

AFTER experiencing just about every emotion over the past few years in the VFLW, Collingwood coach Chloe McMillan is looking forward to the new season and looking to get back to those highest of highest of highs. Reflecting on last year, McMillan said that “last season was probably a little bit up and down.” “We […]

Podcast | Game Sense – Episode 22

EPISODE 22 of Game Sense has dropped, with the team reconvening to discuss all the latest news and fallout in the women’s footballing world. For this episode, acting host Liam Badkin and Rookie Me Central Chief Editor Peter Williams run through the Coates Talent League, SANFL Women’s and WAFL Women’s results, before taking a look towards the […]

Friends and code swaps see Ruedin become a Falcon

ONE of a few code swappers in the Darebin Falcons’ VFLW line up, Simone Ruedin does not seem to regret giving up an illustrious basketball career one bit. Having started out hooping, the 30-year-old is now part of the footballing community. “I pretty much started my sporting career off playing basketball and then I jumped […]

Lynch’s long journey to the Darebin Falcons

AFTER being burnt out by her first sporting love, Darebin Falcons ruck Sally Lynch’s sporting career went in a very different direction, and she has not looked back since. Originally from Albury on the Victoria-New South Wales border, Lynch first plied her trade in soccer, and she got pretty far with her talents in the […]

Motivated McNiece still reaching for the stars

LIKE many fellow footballers, Darebin defender Karly McNiece has faced serious injury throughout her career, but has come back stronger and more motivated than ever. The 24 year old suffered a knee injury just as she was coming into senior footy, but a return to the game she loves is what kept her motivated through […]

Premiership Dog has unfinished business

FORMER AFLW Bulldog now Darebin Falcon Angelica Gogos has achieved a lot in her short football career. Unlike many players with on-par accomplishments, Gogos did not start her career until she was an adult. She initially fell in love with the sport by watching Collingwood as a kid. “I grew up following Collingwood Football Club, […]

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