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Hawks win Battle of the Birds in VFLW

HAWTHORN has proved too strong for long-time reigning premiers Collingwood in the VFL Women’s, skipping away to a 19-0 advantage at quarter time and never relenting. Whilst the Magpies hit back in the second half, slotting three goals to two, it would be too little, too late, with the Hawks handing the black and whites […]

VFLW contenders come to the fore after Round 3

IN Round 3 of the 2022 VFL Women’s season, the game of the round saw the Casey Demons earn another good win, this time over North Melbourne to keep their undefeated record intact. The first half was a close affair, with the Kangaroos really taking it up to the more highly fancied Dees. The margin […]

Bombers cement top spot as shock VFLW results roll on

IN the VFL Women’s game of Round 2, it was Essendon which stamped its authority on the competition, comfortably accounting for Port Melbourne at home. From the opening ball-up, the Bombers stamped their authority on the contest and looked the much better side. They took a 28-point lead into half time, but at times in […]

Nanscawen claims Lambert-Pearce Medal, Dean the latest Fothergill-Round-Mitchell Medallist

ESSENDON captain Georgia Nanscawen is the toast of the VFLW tonight, after winning the Lambert-Pearce Medal as the Best and Fairest of the VFLW for 2021. She finished on 17 votes, three votes clear of Collingwood skipper Caitlin Bunker, who finished second. Hawthorn’s Tamara Luke finished third on 11 votes, and there was a four […]

2021 VFL Women’s Grand Final cancelled

AFTER multiple attempts to play out the final game of the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s season, the AFL has officially pulled the pin on the competition, meaning the 2021 season will join 2020 as years without an official premier. Collingwood and Geelong had both reached the grand final and were hopeful of playing off […]

Bunker excited to lead new group out as Magpies eye back-to-back VFLW flags

ONE of only three Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s listed talents in black and white who could become dual premiership players, captain Caitlin Bunker is excited for Collingwood’s grand final clash with Geelong. Having suffered defeat to the Cats three years ago to bow out of the race in straight sets after finishing minor premiers, […]

Magpies coach “confident” despite unusual lead-up to final

IT is a given during most finals series there is often a bye for a team, rewarding them for finishing higher on the ladder and therefore making the path to the grand final a road less travelled. But no one would expect that break to be 29 days. That is the length between games for […]

2021 VFL Women’s: Finals Week 1

THE first week of the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s finals action brought plenty of excitement with close encounters leaving many fans sitting on the edge of their seats with nervous anticipation. In the end it was Collingwood that made their way straight into the semi-final while Casey were knocked out of the race for […]

Stat Leaders: 2021 VFL Women’s – Round 9

THE 2021 Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s season rolled on into its ninth round over the weekend, with five of the six fixtures played on Saturday afternoon. There were a number of outstanding individual performances among the Round 9 action, as AFLW-listed talent and state league guns alike topped a range of key categories. We […]

2021 VFLW Round 8 wrap: Dogs move within range of top six as Casey topple Borough

PORT Melbourne suffered its first loss of the season at the hands of a stacked Casey Demons outfit, while Western Bulldogs continued to make their move towards the top six, defeating Southern Saints under lights to kick off Round 8 of the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s competition. >> VFL WOMEN’S PAGE WESTERN BULLDOGS 0.0 […]

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