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Royals ascend into WAFLW

EAST Perth is the latest side to step up into the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s competition, to make it an eight-team league in 2023. In a landmark announcement by the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC), the Royals will become the second Perth team in as many years to join the top flight, with […]

2022 AFLW 10 under 10 to watch: Kate Bartlett

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 […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: West Coast

REIGNING wooden spooners West Coast was handed an extra priority pick and then traded its way to a strong draft position where they took seven of the first eight West Australian AFLW Draft selections in a bid to move back up the AFL Women’s ladder. The Eagles picked a mix of top-agers with a couple […]

WAFLW Draft Combine invitee notes: Grand Final

IN the final edition of the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Draft Combine invite notes, we take a look at the sole remaining representative who played in the grand final. Along with Madeleine Scanlon (Claremont now Fremantle), there were also a number of future talents who caught the eye in the biggest game of […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Fremantle

HAVING to navigate a tricky 2022 AFL Women’s Draft, Fremantle only had the one selection in between West Coast’s plethora of picks in the West Australian pool. The Dockers are a title contender, and picked up three mature-agers, one over-ager and one top-ager to ensure the purple army remain among the teams to beat in […]

2022 WAFLW Grand Final preview: East Fremantle vs. Claremont

JUST 72 minutes remain in the 2022 West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s season. The second last state league women’s competition to conclude, one of East Fremantle and Claremont will be crowned premiers for 2022. The Sharks and Tigers are worthy grand finalists, with the former one win away from completing an unbeaten season, while […]

WAFLW Draft Combine invitee notes: Preliminary Final

NOW the AFLW Draft Combine invitees have been named, the focus of the weekly West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Academy notes will look to those draft-eligible players and how they perform each round. These notes will be separate to the game-by-game notes, which will focus on bottom-age talents and others who catch the eye. […]

2022 RM Central WAFLW Team of the Year

AS the 2022 West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Grand Final approaches, Rookie Me Central has named its final WAFL Women’s Team of the Year. The 24-player squad, which was derived from the 48-player extended squad named last week, was chosen based on regular season Team of the Week nominations. All players with seven or […]

WAFLW Preliminary Final wrap: Tigers earn Grand Final chance

A THRILLING come-from-behind victory has spurred Claremont into the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Grand Final, as the Tigers defeated Swan Districts by 18 points in yesterday’s preliminary final. The Swans started the stronger of the teams and led by as much as 17 points late in the second term, before the Tigers stormed […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: West Coast

UNDOUBTEDLY one of the most active players in the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft, West Coast is primed to welcome seven new players onto its list for Season 7. The Eagles have positioned themselves well to have the upper hand against their state rivals Fremantle, with seven of the first eight selections in the West Australian […]

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