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PODCAST | 2022 AFLW Phantom Draft

LAST night Rookie Me Central‘s AFL Women’s Draft experts took up the challenge of the club recruiters in the first Phantom Draft. In a special episode of Game Sense podcast, Rookie Me Central Chief Editor Peter Williams, AFLW Draft Editor Michael Alvaro and AFLW Draft analyst Declan Reeve, took over multiple sides without knowing what […]

2022 AFLW Draft Profiles

2022 AFLW Draft Profiles THE 2022 AFL Women’s Draft will be the first that features all 18 possible teams, with four expansion sides joining the AFLW for Season 7. We completed more than 100 draft profiles on possible prospects, of whom can all be found below. For them all in one place, be sure to […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Melbourne

NARROWLY missing out on a maiden AFL Women’s premiership, Melbourne is prepared to once again to be a title contender during Season 7. The Demons have lost quite a bit of depth across the board, but have managed to retain the majority of their best side, allowing them to be thereabouts again. Due to the […]

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 Combine invites announced

MORE than 100 AFL Women’s Draft hopefuls have earned the chance to impress at a 2km time trial as part of the 2022 AFLW Draft Combine. The combine, which has had to be reduced to just the sole time trial rather than a multitude of athletic tests as per the norm, will feature 106 players […]

State-by-State AFLW Draft Watch: May

ON Monday night, Rookie Me Central released its second 2022 AFL Women’s Draft Power Rankings for the year. It featured 30 detailed profiles, with 10 additional names included. Though there were 40 players named there, with expansion here, there will be an additional 120-plus players making their way on AFL Women’s lists for 2023 (or […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League Girls – Grand Final

WESTERN Jets celebrated their first ever flag in club history, defeating Dandenong Stingrays with the last kick of the game to win by six points, 7.5 (47) to 5.11 (41). There were plenty of impressive individual performances, and we took note of some of the standouts in the 2022 NAB League Girls Grand Final. Note: […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League Girls – Preliminary Finals

THE BEST players stand up on the big stage, and that is exactly what happened as finals time arrived in the 2022 NAB League Girls competition. Dandenong Stingrays and Western Jets won through in their respective bouts, setting up their first meeting of the season in Friday’s decider. We highlight the weekend’s top individual performers […]

2022 NAB League Girls: Round 9 wrap

THE NAB League Girls finals picture is becoming clearer after the second-to-last regular season round, with only upsets and seismic percentage shifts able to usurp the current Country and Metro standings. While Under 18 representative action caught plenty of eyes this weekend, a full set of fixtures went ahead across Victoria and Tasmania. We recap […]

Ranges and Cannons to open NAB League Girls season

HAVING arrived sooner than usual, the 2022 NAB League Girls season is set to commence this weekend. Six games will take place across five venues and two states, in what is the first of an exciting 10-round season for Victoria and Tasmania’s brightest AFL Women’s draft hopefuls. We preview each of the six games and […]

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