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Magic McKee set to return to reigning premiers

A YEAR is a long time in football, as young gun Georgia McKee found out last year. A breakthrough star of Central District’s squad at just 15 years-old in 2022, the then bottom-ager found herself watching on last season as the Bulldogs took the next step to premiership glory. Having torn her anterior cruciate ligament […]

New Crow Boileau pumped after surreal early Christmas present

CHRISTMAS does not come much better than achieving your dream, and that was exactly the case for new Adelaide Crows draftee Brooke Boileau. The top-age inside midfielder admitted being selected by the Crows in the second round was the “best ever” Christmas gift, with the South Adelaide talent now joining the likes of idol Anne […]

2023 AFLW Draft review: Adelaide

POWER and strength were key components in Adelaide’s AFL Women’s Draft haul, as the Crows added a trio of talents to their list for Season 9. After picking up local talent Brooke Boileau with pick 22 as expected, the Crows also plucked out Victorian Tamara Henry and Queenslander Lily Tarlinton with picks 28 and 34 […]

2023 AFLW All Australian Squad revealed

THE much anticipated AFLW All Australian Squad of 42 has been revealed, with a bit of history being made for the AFLW. For the first time since the competition became 18 clubs, every single club has at least one player in the squad. Minor Premiers Adelaide has six players in the squad, while fellow top […]

Lions show “ticker” to book prelim spot

BRISBANE coach Craig Starcevich said he “couldn’t be more proud” of his group after the Lions essentially found a way to win through to an AFL Women’s preliminary after defeating minor premiers Adelaide on the road, with everything on the Crows’ terms in the first half of the third term. After trailing by as much […]

Crow comeback decides epic Kangaroo clash

TOP four manoeuvres with just a couple of games remaining generally provide plenty of intrigue alone, but comments on North Melbourne’s reputation as ‘flat track bullies’ added extra spice to a clash with Adelaide in what could be considered a dress rehearsal for the 2023 AFLW Finals. In pleasant springtime conditions in front of 3,632 […]

Crows continue undefeated streak over Bulldogs

FOLLOWING a competitive and fast tempo first half from both sides, the Adelaide Crows showed their class in the second half to defeat Western Bulldogs by 42 points at Norwood Oval, continuing their undefeated winning streak in the AFL Women’s. Despite both teams losing key players to serious injuries in the first half, both teams […]

Murder of Crows: Adelaide’s pressure sinks Suns

IN a season where there are four distinct contenders – with perhaps one or two dark horses – the gap between second and fifth was telling on the weekend. Adelaide, a side never too far away from success and in fact the most successful team in AFL Women’s history, put Gold Coast to the sword […]

AFLW 2023 Round 4 Preview: Saturday

11:05amManuka Oval Recent Form These two could not be coming into this clash with records more different than each other. Adelaide is currently sitting comfortably with an undefeated start to the season, while GWS is yet to get its campaign really going yet. History As two original teams of the competition, there is certainly plenty […]

PREVIEW | 2023 AFLW Round 1: Melbourne vs. Collingwood

A BLOCKBUSTER match opens the 2023 AFL Women’s season, with reigning premiers Melbourne unfurling their Season 7 flag against Collingwood at Ikon Park. The teams within the contest could not be more different with the ever-consistent Dees going up against a new-look Magpies outfit that will hope to cause a boilover. TEAMS MELBOURNE B: L.Birch 9 […]

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