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WAFLW Draft Combine invitee notes: Round 14

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

2022 WAFLW Team of the Week: Round 13

IT was a case of seventh heaven for both East Fremantle and Peel Thunder in this week’s Rookie Me Central West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Team of the Week for Round 13. The Sharks dominated West Perth and Peel Thunder staged the comeback of the season to pick up season-highs of seven players in […]

WAFLW Player Focus: Georgie Cleaver (East Fremantle)

WESTERN Australia’s sole bottom-age AFLW Academy member, Georgie Cleaver is a high ceiling tall with plenty of exciting traits to make her a highly-touted prospect coming into her top-age year next year. The East Fremantle forward-ruck splits her time between football and netball at the national level, having only been able to play one AFLW […]

Mentors help Wakfer ruck up a storm

RUCKING requires some of the more specific skills on the Aussie Rules football field, and West Australian tall Lauren Wakfer is learning them from some of the best. The South Fremantle product, and Fremantle Dockers fan, is gunning for this year’s AFLW Draft, hoping to walk in the footsteps of a couple key mentors. She’s […]

WAFLW Round 13 wrap: Bartlett slots seven as Peel completes comeback

IT was a memorable round of West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s action, with Kate Bartlett stealing the show once again. The Peel Thunder forward slammed home seven goals – five in the final term, to help her side fight back from a 20-point deficit to South Fremantle and post a 14-point win. The Thunder […]

WAFLW Round 13 preview: Thunder and Bulldogs to clash in crunch game

A MATCH with huge finals ramifications takes place in Round 13 of the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s competition, with the fourth placed Peel Thunder taking on the fifth placed South Fremantle with the winner to hold fourth after the round. In other matches, sixth placed Subiaco clashes with third placed Swan Districts, whilst […]

Roberts kicking goals and making friends

WHEN you are touted as the top pick in your AFLW Draft class, there is no doubt a lot of expectation and pressure that comes with it, but Peel Thunder‘s Ella Roberts is taking it all in her stride and enjoying her football. The top-age prospect comes with an accolade-filled junior career that features back-to-back […]

State Academy notes: WAFLW – Round 12

A NUMBER of State Academy talents filtered back into the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s lineups for Round 12, with some still missing due to the AFLW Academy game. Of those who played, a few younger ones stood up, with some mature-agers also catching the eye.

2022 WAFLW Team of the Week: Round 12

CLAREMONT leads all-comers when it comes to representatives in our West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Team of the Week for Round 12. The Tigers had half a dozen representatives in the side, with fellow winners East Fremantle and South Fremantle both having five apiece. Swan Districts (four) was the best of the losers, with […]

Bushby loving the challenges of WAFLW

WEST Australian AFL Women’s draft prospect Abbygail Bushby has enjoyed a steady rise in Australian rules football since returning to the code in the last couple of years. The Swan Districts midfielder-forward has gone from local football, to West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s action, to the national stage representing the Sandgropers and then most […]

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