Schunselaar targets SANFLW debut
SOUTH Adelaide developing tall Jacinda Schunselaar has set a simple goal in 2023 – earn her South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s debut. Having come through the pathway at the Panthers, Schunselaar has not been able to crack into the side just yet, but hopes her top-age year will provide a change of fortunes. […]
Lions too strong for Crows; Springfield to host decider
BRISBANE Lions are the first team into the Season 7 AFL Women’s Grand Final, after taking care of Adelaide by 23 points. After an intense opening fifteen minutes, Brisbane really opened the game up in the second quarter. Adelaide mounted a minor comeback in the second half but it was nowhere near enough, as the […]
AFLW Season 7 Finals preview: Melbourne vs Adelaide (Qualifying Final 2)
MELBOURNE and Adelaide kick off a blockbuster AFL Women’s Finals Series, with the first of four matches in the inaugural top eight post-season series. Rookie Me Central will preview each game individually, with the Dees and Crows looking to book the first spot in the 2022 preliminary finals.
AFLW Season 7: Round 10 Talking Points – Saturday
SATURDAY’S action in the AFLW really had it all, from see-sawing affairs to absolute beltings. Melbourne and Geelong had nice tuneups for the finals with dominant wins over West Coast and Sydney respectively, while Fremantle ultimately prevailed over a gallant Hawthorn, and Adelaide survived a scare against the Saints.
AFLW Season 7: Round 9 Talking Points – Finals picture becomes clearer
ROUND 9 of the latest AFLW season bounced down on Friday night, featuring a pair of fixtures with finals ramifications in the penultimate home-and-away weekend. Kicking off proceedings, Adelaide took out a thriller against fellow finals-bound fancy Geelong, while Gold Coast kept its top eight hopes alive while dashing that of Carlton.
Preview | AFLW Round 9: Penultimate round takes place
THERE are plenty of massive matches in Round 9 of the AFL Women’s as the penultimate round takes place. With teams fighting for both top four and top eight spots, there is much on the line across the majority of the nine matches.
AFLW Season 7: Round 8 Talking Points – Lions and Tigers oh my!
BRISBANE reestablished itself as the team to beat in the 2022 AFL Women’s season, with an eye-opening 22-point win over Adelaide at Metricon Stadium in a top of the table clash on Friday night. Meanwhile down in Victoria, Carlton looked on the verge of an upset against finals-bound Richmond, only for the Tigers to roar […]
AFLW Season 7: Round 6 Talking Points – Hawks and Crows swoop
IT was a mostly good night for the bird sides, as Hawthorn and Adelaide both picked up very different and impressive wins to kick-off Round 6 of the AFL Women’s. The Hawks won their second consecutive game by taking care of the bigger bird, West Coast Eagles in Frankston, while Adelaide thumped its second straight […]
Preview | AFLW – Round 4: Huge Sunday of action planned
SIX different matches over two days, six different states. That is what is on offer for AFL Women’s fans in Round 4 of Season 7 this weekend, and that is only Friday-Saturday. A couple of massive matches with premiership-contending sides, the Dreamtime rivals and all to play for on a fascinating Sunday round out the […]
Crows coach Clarke confident in comeback
AFTER describing his defence as “shabby” in the first half, Adelaide Crows AFLW coach Matthew Clarke said he still had the confidence that his side would get the job done against North Melbourne yesterday. The Crows conceded the first two goals of the game and were held goalless in the first term, but stepped up […]