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Preview | SANFLW R11: Final fortnight begins

JUST two rounds remain in the 2023 SANFL Women’s season, with two sides qualified for finals, and the remaining four battling for the last two spots. It shapes as a massive fortnight in South Australian football, with reigning premiers North Adelaide needing to win both matches, while Sturt has a tough challenge retaining its spot […]

Preview | SANFLW R10: Young talent returns

WITH the AFL Women’s Under 16s Championships done and dusted and the Under 18s equivalent standalone match also complete, the top young talent returns to the SANFL Women’s this weekend. Just three rounds remain in the competition, but the weekend also marks the departure of AFL Women’s listed players with the eight teams focusing on […]

SANFL Women’s Player Focus: India Rasheed (Sturt)

IN just her third game back from injury, Sturt bottom-ager India Rasheed was able to collect a career-high 22 disposals in the Double Blues’ victory over Woodville-West Torrens Eagles. Spending more time in the midfield than ever before, the talented left-footer showed her class and produced an impressive outing to be one of Sturt’s best […]

Preview | SANFLW R4: AFLW talent returns

AFTER a well-earned break for Adelaide Cup weekend, the SANFL Women’s sides return to the field for Round 4. This weekend marks the return of AFLW talent to the state league, and while some had already been running around in the opening three weeks, a more extensive list of names will be back in club […]

Preview | SANFLW R3: Unbeaten clash headlines round

A TOP of the table clash between unbeaten sides South Adelaide and West Adelaide highlights a busy Round 3 of SANFL Women’s action. While those sides search for their third win, Norwood looks to ensure it does not fall 0-3 behind against Central District, with the same for Eagles up against North Adelaide. On Sunday, […]

Preview | SANFLW R2: Double-header out West

A DOUBLE-HEADER at Hisense Stadium highlights a Super Saturday of action in the SANFL Women’s with all four games taking place in the space of eight hours. Two winning sides from Round 1 – West Adelaide and North Adelaide face-off – while Glenelg and Woodville-West Torrens meet in the second match of the double-header to […]

2023 SANFLW R1 wrap: South stops Sturt

SOUTH Adelaide had the perfect start to its 2023 South Australian National Football League (SAFNL) Women’s season, winning a hard-fought, often scrappy contest against reigning runners-up Sturt. Still showing signs of rust in terms of efficiency, both sides were pressured all over the ground, forcing plenty of missed chances. In the end, though both would […]

Preview | SANFLW R1: Blockbusters galore in opening round

A NEW season of the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s kicks off tonight under the bright lights of The Parade. Reigning premiers North Adelaide travel to face Norwood there, before the remaining three games take place tomorrow in a Super Saturday, with the most north and south venues of Elizabeth and Noarlunga hosting […]

Former basketballer Brooks-Birve enjoying Sturt culture

STURT forward Amy Brooks-Birve has seen the devastating lows, and is now enjoying the incredible high that was 2022. The Double Blues might have fallen a win short of ultimate glory last season in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s, but after years of battling in the bottom four – winning no more […]

2022 SANFLW Grand Final preview: North Adelaide vs. Sturt

HISTORY will be written for one side in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s, as North Adelaide and Sturt go head-to-head in the 2022 Grand Final. Just two weeks ago the Roosters accounted for the Double Blues by 57 points in a convincing win, but the heaviest defeat of Sturt’s season looked more […]

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