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Ants march past Buffs in six-goal win

PINT has reaffirmed its premiership potential with a commanding 36-point win over Darwin Buffaloes to maintain its place at the top of the Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Women’s Premier division ladder. The Queen Ants have only lost one game all season and are 12 points clear of their biggest flag threat, Waratah, boasting a […]

Back from Christmas & back to the pain for many in NTFLW

THE WANDERERS’ tough NTFLW season continued on the weekend, going down to a Nighcliff side who picked up a very handy 61 point win. It did not even take a minute into the first quarter for the Tigers to get on the board, with Teagan McWilliam slotting through their first major after only 30 seconds. […]

Adelaide fends off Pies and bad weather to progress

ADELAIDE is the last team through to the Season 7 AFL Women’s Preliminary Finals, after defeating Collingwood by 12 points. In game largely dictated by the weather, the Crows proved far too strong to advance to the preliminary final. It took Collingwood until the third quarter to put a major on the board, and although […]

Midfield guns lead AFLW 22Under22 nominations

A TRIO of elite AFL Women’s players headline an incredibly talented 22Under22 nomination list for Season 7. Richmond’s Monique Conti, GWS’ Alyce Parker and Essendon’s Madison Prespakis were all among the 44-player squad released by the AFL today. Minor premiers Brisbane received the most nominations with five players earning a spot in the extended squad, […]

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.

Crows second half pressure survives Saints scare

ADELAIDE survived a scare from St Kilda early in the Round 10 clash between the sides, allowing the Crows to come away with the four points, and a double chance for finals. The Crows needed to win in order to guarantee a double chance in next week’s finals, but found themselves trailing by five points […]

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.

Clarke happy with win from “great contest”

ADELAIDE coach Matthew Clarke said he was just happy to come away with the four points after an ultra-struggle against Geelong at Unley Oval. In a match that effectively decided a double chance, the Crows got up in a nail-biter, 4.6 (30) to 4.4 (28). “I thought it was a great contest, I thought there […]

Clarke wary of what’s to come

DESPITE his team going scoreless in the opening quarter of their win against Fremantle on the weekend, Adelaide coach Matthew Clarke was actually happy with how his team performed in that quarter. “I thought Fremantle’s pressure right from the start was elite, they were at us. I actually was happy with the first quarter even […]

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