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Time for Charlotte to cement a home

CHARLOTTE Wilson is someone who can reliably do a job, but has been struggling for game time for the past several years. After crossing from Carlton to Melbourne ahead of Season 7, Wilson struggled to break into the impressively strong Melbourne defence and was forced to watch on the sidelines as the Dees went on […]

2023 AFLW Draft preview: Gold Coast

GOLD Coast would have been disappointed with its final game of the year, bowing out in the elimination finals against Sydney, but the Suns can take plenty from an improved season. The season not only brought a return to the post-season series, but a lot of change during Trade Period with three players coming in, […]

RECAP | 2023 AFLW Trade Period

THE 2023 AFLW Trade Period is now done and dusted, with plenty happening over the past week. Here is a club by club recap of all that happened. Adelaide In: Pick 22, Pick 26, Pick 33Out: Montana McKinnon, Pick 18, Pick 37, Pick 40 Brisbane In: Shanae Davison, Eleanor Hartill, Pick 21, Pick 31, Pick […]

2023 AFLW Trade Period Tracker

THE AFLW Trade Period 2023 is set to take place between December 7-14, and check out all the trades that happen when they happen right here. December 14 Sydney locks away two young stars Sydney have announced two re-signings, with Brenna Tarrant signing on for two more seasons and best and fairest winner Laura Gardiner […]

Family ties: Rigoni the next Dee in line?

TALL utility Jemma Rigoni has all the athletic traits that raise eyebrows of recruiters, and is now in line to follow in the footsteps of her father, Guy. The top-age talent has been nominated by Melbourne to fall under the father-daughter rule and is join the club her dad played 107 games for between 1998-2005. […]

Season 8 AFLW preview: Melbourne

REIGNING premiers Melbourne basked in long-awaited premiership glory last season after having a series of so close, yet so far attempts at the AFL Women’s flag. The Demons defeated Brisbbane at Brighton Homes Arena in somewhat of an upset, going one better than their loss to Adelaide the season prior. Fast forward eight months, and […]

Team spirit driving Demons: Stinear

TEAM spirit is the catalyst for a Melbourne Demons flag in Season 7 of the AFL Women’s, with coach Mick Stinear moving away from focusing on “perfect football” but rather consistency within one another. The Dees mentor made the comments on the back of yet another victory – their seventh in eight games – embarrassing […]

Preview | AFLW Round 5b: Second half of monster weekend

THE second half of another monster weekend of AFL Women’s action sees four more fascinating match ups for Round 5. As we hit the halfway point of the home and away portion of the season, the fixtures may ultimately give fans a good indication of where teams sit.

Paxman’s perceptions of the season thus far

LAST weekend, Melbourne star Karen Paxman was in the thick of the action as Melbourne kept its undefeated run intact with a win over St Kilda. Paxman described the game as “a tough slog”, despite her side breaking out to a decisive early lead and running out 26-point victors. “We got away well in the […]

Harford laments “fumbly, messy” Blues

CARLTON coach Daniel Harford did not hold back when assessing his side’s 18-point loss to Collingwood to open Season 7 of the AFL Women’s last night, describing them as “fumbly and messy”. After a promising first term where goals to debutant Mia Austin and 50-gamer Darcy Vescio kept the Blues level at 12 points apiece, […]

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