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ICYMI | 2024 VFLW: Round 9

THERE was an interesting pattern across the set of results last weekend in the VFLW, with most of last week’s losing sides flipping the script and taking the win this week. Williamstown (9.6.60) defeated Carlton (5.2.32) Williamstown made it two wins on the trot with a comfortable win over Carlton. The Seagulls opened up a […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Round 8 – Second half, here we come

THINGS are starting earlier than normal this week in the VFLW, with a rare Friday night clash kicking off the weekend’s smorgasbord. Port Melbourne vs Western BulldogsFriday at 5:05pmETU Stadium The weekend begins with a rare Friday night clash as the Borough host the Bulldogs. This is a clash between third and fourth, and is […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 VFLW – Round 4

DESPITE plenty of AFLW players still being around there were a number of VFLW listed players who were crucial for their respective sides and we took note of how they performed in our weekly Scouting notes. All notes are the opinion of the individual author. Western Bulldogs 4.4 (28) defeated Essendon 3.8 (26) Western Bulldogs: […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Round 1 – It all begins today

IT has been a long time coming, but finally the VFLW is back. Eight months after Port Melbourne famously claimed its first VFLW title, it is time to do it all again. There has been plenty of change across the league during the offseason, both within the on-field brigade and the off-field one. Across the […]

Time to build on foundation, says Top Dog

WESTERN Bulldogs VFLW coach Rhys Cahir is coming into his second season in the role off the back of a very different preseason compared to his first year in the role. But, he says it has still been a really positive preseason. “It’s been really good,” he said. “Obviously it’s gone really quick, and we’ve […]

PREVIEW | 2023 VFLW Finals Week 3: Borough and Bombers battle

ONE spot remains in the 2023 VFL Women’s Grand Final, with the winner of the Borough and Bombers to battle Collingwood in the decider. Port Melbourne finished higher on the ladder, but a loss to the Magpies saw them have to face off in a knockout semi-final, just getting past Carlton to earn a double […]

Pinch punch, games get stolen in the last round of the month

ROUND 6 of the 2023 VFL Women’s season really had it all – big wins, little wins, big scores, little scores, the full selection. In the final match of the round, defence was key as Port Melbourne defeated Carlton by 15 points. High defensive intensity meant it was hard from both teams to score at […]

REVIEW | VFLW Round 1: A round that had it all

THE VFL Women’s competition returned over the weekend, with plenty of interesting results to kick off the season. In the game of the round, Essendon and Box Hill played out a thrilling draw out at The Hangar. In a match full of momentum swings, the teams ultimately could not be split at the final whistle. […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Essendon

IN a new approach to the AFL Women’s end of season reviews, Rookie Me Central casts both a glass half full and half empty lens over each side’s campaigns. Today’s team is Essendon, who performed the best of the competition’s debutant sides in Season 7. GLASS HALF FULL Star power Essendon arguably did the best […]

Grand Final the culmination of a long journey for the Bombers

SUNDAY’S VFL Women’s Grand Final is about more than the culmination of a single campaign for Essendon. Season 2022 could not have been more different from back in 2018, when the Bombers first joined the VFLW. A one-win year saw them comfortably finish last on the ladder back then, but fast forward four years and […]

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