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Dees delight, break finals hoodoo

MELBOURNE has broken its finals hoodoo by grinding out a low-scoring but unmissable win, running out 2.7 (19) to 2.3 (15) victors over Brisbane. The Demons looked in trouble early when Brisbane kicked back-to-back goals in the opening quarter, but then took complete control of the game, shutting down the Lions’ run and limiting the […]

Hyett and her Dees ready for what lies ahead

MUCH like its opponent Brisbane, Melbourne finds itself back in another AFL Women’s decider after the heartbreak of last season’s loss to Adelaide. Melbourne assistant coach Tamara Hyett believes that despite Melbourne being the “perennial almosts” since the establishment of the competition, she does not believe that adds any pressure to her side coming into […]

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 […]

Lions roar louder after absorbing Tiger pressure

BRISBANE is through to a home preliminary final in Season 7 of the AFL Women’s competition after overcoming a determined Richmond at Metricon Stadium on Saturday. The Lions were forced into an arm wrestle early to only lead by two points at quarter time, before piling on four consecutive goals to seal the qualifying final […]

Lions exact revenge to move into prelim

THE Brisbane Lions are the second team into the AFLW Season 7 preliminary finals, after a 17-point win over Richmond in yesterday’s qualifying final. With scores tight in the first quarter, Brisbane kicked into gear in the second term, booting three goals and not allowing the Tigers any easy possession of the footy. Brisbane continued […]

AFLW Season 7 Finals preview: Brisbane vs Richmond (Qualifying Final 1)

BRISBANE and Richmond go head-to-head this afternoon for the second available spot in the AFL Women’s Season 7 preliminary finals. We take a look at the clash and preview what might happen in the contest, with the Lions finishing minor premiers, but the Tigers being the other side to defeat the Lions this year.

Starcevich relieved for “gritty” win

BRISBANE Lions AFL Women’s coach Craig Starcevich described it as “gritty” yet also “unjust”, but all in all, he was just pleased to come away with the points when his side defeated North Melbourne by seven points at Arden Street on Saturday. North had the lion’s share – pardon the pun – of the forward […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 7 Talking Points – Not all goes as expected

SATURDAY’s action in the AFL Women’s saw things largely go as expected, but not completely. Gold Coast, Brisbane and Adelaide all won as expected, but Hawthorn caused a minor upset, winning their third match in a row by downing Port Adelaide.

AFLW Season 7: Round 5 Talking Points – Tigers cause upset; create blueprint

RICHMOND has pulled off the win of the season to date, defeating the ladder leading Brisbane Lions by four points in the standalone AFL Women’s match on AFL Grand Final Day.

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 […]

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