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Preview | AFLW Round 7: A historic rivalry returns as finals race heats up

AS the AFL Women’s season races towards the end of the season, for some clubs every game becomes more and more crucial as they fight to secure their place in the finals.

Preview | AFLW Round 5b: Second half of monster weekend

THE second half of another monster weekend of AFL Women’s action sees four more fascinating match ups for Round 5. As we hit the halfway point of the home and away portion of the season, the fixtures may ultimately give fans a good indication of where teams sit.

Carlton draws on “grit, character and spirit”

IT MIGHT have been the same result as the week before, but even in his post-match press conference, Carlton coach Daniel Harford mistakingly called it a “win”. Up to two players and three goals down at different stages of the match against Fremantle over in the west, the Blues were able to rally and fight […]

2022 AFLW: Round 1 Talking Points – Magpies maintain ‘Wood over rivals

COLLINGWOOD continued its burial of traditional rival Carlton on Thursday night, defeating the Blues by 18 points in the AFLW season seven opener. After a tight opening term saw either side poised at two-straight goals apiece, the Magpies kept the hosts goalless in terms two and four at Princes Park, to run out relatively comfortable […]

Preview | 2022 AFLW: Round 1

IT is that magical time of the year again, which AFL Women’s fans have been fortunate enough to experience twice this year. Round 1 of the seventh AFLW instalment bounces down this weekend, so let us take a look at all the games that are on the menu, and how they may pan out. Carlton […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Adelaide, Brisbane, Carlton

LATER this month the AFL Women’s Season 7 will kick off and there is plenty to get excited about. While preseasons are underway and coaches are trying to work out a Round 1 lineup, we delved into what each of the sides could look like next season. Over a six-part series, we will examine three […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Collingwood

IT was a relatively stable off-season for Collingwood, losing five players to other clubs, but only one was consistently a best 21 player. The Magpies have lost a fair bit of depth which they will be looking to chase down in the draft, and will have to look to the new season minus two of […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Carlton

IT was a tough 2022 season for Carlton fans as the Blues struggled in the first half of their campaign, and despite roaring home late, fell short of finals. Their fall from grace since reaching the 2020 AFL Women’s Grand Final was further compounded by the losses of key players to expansion. They still have […]

AFLW Sign and Trade Period Wrap – Day 3

THE OFFICIAL AFLW Sign and Trade Period has begun, so let us take a look at all the ongoing re-signing and trade news from across the competition. There was certainly a Demonic feel to Day 3 of the Trade Period, with almost all trades involving the Dees. TRADE As previously mentioned, almost all of yesterday’s […]

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 […]

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