2022 NAB League Girls: Preliminary Finals wrap
THE Dandenong Stingrays and Western Jets will play off in this year’s NAB League Girls grand final, after both sides fought out preliminary final wins. Western was the first side through having gotten the job done against Eastern on Friday night, while Dandenong defeated Geelong to confirm that the top Country and Metro regions would […]
Regional rivals play off for NAB League Girls Grand Final glory
FINALS time has arrived on the back of an enthralling NAB League Girls home-and-away season which went down to the wire. Now, two sides from each conference – Country and Metro – will play off to decide who will qualify for this year’s Grand Final. We preview both games, set to go down on Friday […]
2022 NAB League Girls: Round 10 wrap
THE LAST NAB League Girls home-and-away round saw a bumper seven fixtures take place and the final standings locked in. Dandenong Stingrays, Geelong Falcons, Western Jets, and Eastern Ranges will now enter the post-season after an enthralling 10-round regular season. We recap the weekend’s action.
Finals spots to be decided in ultimate NAB League Girls round
REPRESENTATIVE stars will return to NAB League Girls action, with the ultimate home-and-away round set to decide the finals picture. The Northern Territory Thunder Academy enters the fray this weekend, meaning all 13 mainstay regions are in action across a bumper seven games of elite talent pathway football. We preview each fixture.
Preview | 2022 AFLW Under 18 National Championships – Vic Country vs. Vic Metro
THE 2022 AFL Women’s Under 18 National Championships have arrived, with a taster for the month-long carnival set to go down on Sunday in the form of an all-Victorian blockbuster. Vic Country takes on Vic Metro at Mars Stadium in Ballarat, bringing together the state’s most talented prospects just a fortnight before many of them […]
State-by-State AFLW Draft Watch: March
ON Tuesday night, Rookie Me Central released its first 2022 AFL Women’s Draft Power Rankings for the year. It featured 20 detailed profiles, with 10 additional names included. Though there were 30 players named there, with expansion on the horizon, there will be an additional 120-plus players making their way on AFL Women’s lists for […]
With Vic representatives away, the NAB League Girls still play
WHILE a bunch of top Victorian talent has earned representative honours this Sunday, quality still remains in the NAB League Girls competition with six games scheduled to make up Round 9. In the penultimate weekend before finals, first and second spot in the Metro pool are still up for grabs, and each contender will be […]
Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League Girls – Round 7
QUEENSLAND academies entered the fray in Round 7 of the 2022 NAB League Girls season. On a weekend where only two games were decided by under 20 points There were plenty of top individual performances along the way, which we outline in our latest Scouting Notes edition for the year. Note: All comments are opinion of […]
Academies enter, Dragons and ‘Rays open Round 7
ROUND 7 of the 2022 NAB League Girls season will again bounce down under Friday night lights, as the Sandringham Dragons and Dandenong Stingrays face off in Seaford. Headlining a massive seven-game weekend is the inclusion of both Queensland academies, with the Gold Coast Suns and Brisbane Lions-aligned youngsters testing their mettle against Victorian regions.
AFLW Present & Future Draft Watch: Schirmer finds defensive home
IN a new weekly piece on Rookie Me Central, we will be honing in on those players to remember for the AFLW Draft, present and future. With four new AFLW clubs joining the competition, spots will heat up, and players will be looking to put their best foot forward. For this piece, we have looked […]