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Leitch overcomes injury to finish season strong

AN EARLY season injury did not deter West Australian Mylee Leitch from remaining in AFLW Draft contention, with the over-age forward piecing together a strong body of work. After cementing her spot as a dangerous hybrid forward in 2022 for East Fremantle, Leitch took her game to another level this year and was one of […]

Earning a second shot: Over-age Draft Combine invites

FIVE players earned AFL Women’s Draft Combine invites above the typical top-age draft season. Ranging between over-age (2004-born) and what is deemed mature-age (2003 or older), the five players have all caught the eye of AFLW Clubs enough to test their athletic capabilities at their respective combines. Tshinta Kendall (Bond University)11/04/2001 | Forward The former […]

Country crack first win, down WA

VIC Country won its first match of the 2023 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships, defeating Western Australia in a thrilling nine-point contest. In an odd game of sorts, seven of the match’s 11 goals were kicked in the opening term, before Country kicked three of the last four to run out 6.7 (43) to 5.4 […]

Scouting notes: AFLW U18s – Western Australia vs. Allies

WESTERN Australia held the Allies goalless in their AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships clash at Blacktown on the weekend as the Sandgropers romped to their first national carnival victory in 2023. We took note of some of the top performers from the match in our Scouting notes, with the opinion that of the individual author.

Sandgropers stun goalless Allies in huge win

WESTERN Australia proved far too good for the Allies at Blacktown International Sportspark, running out 77-point winners and keeping their opponent goalless for the match. The Sandgropers dominated from start to finish, with inaccuracy stopping the margin from being even greater than the 11.14 (80) to 0.3 (3) result. After almost a four-month break since […]

Scouting notes: WAFLW Under 18s Exhibition

WESTERN Australia got some additional match practice in ahead of its next AFLW Under 18 Championships clash against the Allies, when it took on Western Australia Country Women’s Team. While the young guns won as expected, the wet conditions made it a tough slog after quarter time, limiting them to just the two goals in […]

Rogers Cup Player Focus: Kaitlyn Roper (West Perth)

PRODUCING a four-quarter performance in West Perth’s Rogers Cup Grand Final win over South Fremantle, Falcons’ midfielder Kaitlyn Roper was among the standouts on the day. Teaming up with grand final MVP Mia Russo, Roper stepped up while Russo was being tagged in the first half, and took it upon herself to ensure the Bulldogs […]

Scouting notes: 2023 Rogers Cup Grand Final

WEST Perth completed an undefeated season running out three-point winners over South Fremantle at Mineral Resources Park on the weekend. The Falcons left it until the final few minutes to kick the winning goal – which came via a checkside from Molly Conroy. South Fremantle led the entire way and looked likely to have it […]

WAFLW Player Focus: Zippy Fish (East Fremantle)

ONE of the top AFLW Draft prospects for next year, East Fremantle bottom-ager Zippy Fish announced her big game potential with an incredible best on ground display in the WAFLW Grand Final. In arguably the best – or certainly most important – performance of her career, Fish was simply dominant through the midfield and all […]

2023 WAFLW State Scouting Notes: Grand Final

EAST Fremantle secured the 2023 WAFL Women’s premiership after taking down Claremont in the grand final on the weekend. We took note of the State Academy members and how they performed in the match, with all notes the opinion of the author.

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