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Trailblazer Marshall looking to return to the top level

DANIELLE Marshall is a trailblazer. There is no other way to put it. Her journey to the top is one of the most unique in the AFLW. She is American, and was the first American born player to play in the AFLW competition for the Western Bulldogs. Her story begins in Arizona, playing with the […]

Persistent Winbanks still chasing dream

ALTHOUGH only relatively young at 21-years-old, Port Melbourne’s newest recruit Bridie Winbanks has had quite the journey. However, she is still determined to make it to the next level. Winbanks started off her career as a 16-year-old, playing locally in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. She then moved on to the NAB League Girls competition, initially playing […]

Christgoergl sets sights on ultimate dream

WESTERN Bulldogs’ VFLW skipper Riley Christgoergl‘s story is one of determination. After a year marred by concussion, she is coming back stronger than ever in 2022. She comes into 2022 with the hopes of being able to push on into the AFLW system and be drafted. “Absolutely. It’s the dream isn’t it? I’m working as […]

Game Sense podcast – A women’s football pathway podcast

INTRODUCING Game Sense podcast, the newest women’s Australian rules football podcast thanks to Rookie Me Central. Hosted by Chief Editor Peter Williams alongside women’s football analyst Alyce Collett, Game Sense aims to bring you behind the scenes with the women’s development pathways and state leagues. From round reviews and previews, to player focuses and interviews, […]

VFLW 2022 season start date announced

PENCIL in February 12. That is the day that the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s competition will kick off in 2022. The AFL announced last week that the Victorian women’s state league competition will begin the first of 16 rounds on Saturday, February 12, with each of the 12 established VFL Women’s teams playing 14 […]

Nanscawen claims Lambert-Pearce Medal, Dean the latest Fothergill-Round-Mitchell Medallist

ESSENDON captain Georgia Nanscawen is the toast of the VFLW tonight, after winning the Lambert-Pearce Medal as the Best and Fairest of the VFLW for 2021. She finished on 17 votes, three votes clear of Collingwood skipper Caitlin Bunker, who finished second. Hawthorn’s Tamara Luke finished third on 11 votes, and there was a four […]

2021 Draft Central & WARF VFL Women’s Team of the Year

WHILE the 2021 Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s competition could not quite have the full stop it desired in terms of a grand final, Draft Central’s Peter Williams and Women’s Australian Rules Football (WARF) Radio’s Peter Holden have combined to name a 2021 VFLW Team of the Year. As part of the Team of the […]

Tasmanian Statewide Women’s Grand Final: Glenorchy vs. Ulverstone

THE best of the best women’s football teams in Tasmania have been decided, with the Southern Football League (SFL) premiers Glenorchy taking on the Northern Women’s Football League (NWFL) premiers Ulverstone this weekend. The Magpies defeated Claremont in the SFL Grand Final last weekend despite only having 15 players onfield, and will be looking to […]

2021 VFL Women’s Grand Final cancelled

AFTER multiple attempts to play out the final game of the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s season, the AFL has officially pulled the pin on the competition, meaning the 2021 season will join 2020 as years without an official premier. Collingwood and Geelong had both reached the grand final and were hopeful of playing off […]

2022 AFLW Ones to Watch: Rene Caris (Geelong)

AS we edge closer towards the start of the AFL Women’s pre-season, Draft Central will analyse a number of individuals we believe could take the next step in their development in 2022. Be it through opportunity, returning from injury or perhaps a role change late in the 2021 season, we predict players who might take […]

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