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Relieved Ifould basks in “surreal” AFLW Draft moment

THERE were a multitude of emotions running through South Adelaide winger Holly Ifould‘s brain as the 2023 AFL Women’s Draft continued to tick down. Sitting amongst her Panthers cohort, the talented winger had watched Brooke Boileau (Adelaide) and Alissa Brook (Port Adelaide) get drafted in the second round, and she, along with many others had […]

Dockers dominate Saints with four quarter performance

With both teams having plenty to play for and keeping their finals hopes alive, Walyalup ended its two match losing streak, defeating the Saints by 24 points at Fremantle Oval. With the two teams looking to find their way into the top eight, both were looking for consistent football with two rounds left in the […]

Delighted Dockers boss sees pieces coming together

IT was hard to wipe the smile off Dockers’ coach Lisa Webb’s face after her side defeated Richmond in the AFL Women’s yesterday. Speaking post-match, Webb said her side “got back to the way we wanted to play footy, really challenged the girls during the week. We were disappointed with our performance last week and […]

Dockers defence nullifies Eagles clearance dominance

DEFENCE wins matches according to the old adage, and that was certainly the case for Fremantle during its win over West Coast. Laying a club-record 98 tackles, the Dockers achieved the feat minus arguably the best inside midfielder, and certainly best tackler in the game, Kiara Bowers. However, the Eagles show some promising signs, dominating […]

Surprises and big margins as AFLW preseason wraps up

AFTER a weekend of match simulations across the AFL Women’s, last weekend saw all 18 clubs take to the field in official practice matches. In one of what was perhaps the more surprising results, Sydney defeated Carlton to continue its strong preseason form. A strong start was what really helped the Swans in the end. […]

Season 8 AFLW preview: Fremantle

SEASON 7 was a horror one for Fremantle, largely due to its almost unbelievable bad luck with injuries. Though the Dockers managed to stabilise as the season went on, some disappointing early losses, combined with an ever-growing medical room meant they never really had a chance to challenge for the flag. Though Fremantle ended the […]

Top 5s: Season 7 AFLW Club B&F results

SEASON 7 of the AFL Women’s came to a close last month, but now all the 18 clubs have awarded their best and fairests. We take a look at the top five results from across the league and see who won the top gongs at each club. ADELAIDE 1st: Anne Hatchard (343 votes) 2nd: Ebony […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 7 Talking Points – Not all goes as expected

SATURDAY’s action in the AFL Women’s saw things largely go as expected, but not completely. Gold Coast, Brisbane and Adelaide all won as expected, but Hawthorn caused a minor upset, winning their third match in a row by downing Port Adelaide.

Preview | AFLW Round 6: Inaugural Showdown kicks off back half of season

WE are now officially in the back half of the AFLW season, with still so much left to play out this season. Among this weekend’s menu of exciting games is the first ever AFLW Showdown, as Adelaide and Port Adelaide are set to battle it out tonight at Adelaide Oval in one of two games […]

Dockers dig deep for Derby win

FREMANTLE has picked up its first win of Season 7 in the AFL Women’s with a heart-stopping three-point victory over West Coast at Optus Stadium on Thursday night. In a nail-biting affair, the Dockers trailed by three points at half-time, hit the front by five points at the final break, then survived against a determined […]

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