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AFLW Draft Power Rankings Q&A | June 2023

MONDAY night marked the return of the AFL Women’s Draft Power Rankings, an exercise that will match that of their male counterparts each month. Following the release of the Power Rankings, we put a call-out to answer any questions readers had about the Power Rankings themselves, or the players inside and out of them. This […]

Gorillas grab fourth heading into Round 7 bye

WILSTON Grange has continued its rebound season with great success, collecting its third victory of the QAFL Women’s season after holding on against a fast-finishing Maroochydore by seven points. The Round 6 match looked to be all on the Gorillas’ terms early, holding the Roos goalless for three quarters, but conceded the final two majors […]

Hornets sting Bull Sharks in statement win

A GOAL moments before the siren sealed Aspley Hornets’ incredible win over Bond University to announce themselves as a genuine premiership contender in the 2023 QAFL Women’s season. In one of the matches of the season, a goal to Rachael Vetter with the last kick of the game, ensured the Hornets came away six-point winners […]

Baby Bull Sharks too good for Roos

BOND University’s trio of debutants led the Bull Sharks to a dominant 98-point win over Maroochydore which featured 15 unanswered goals at The Canal. After Maroochydore kicked the first goal it looked like the visitors might gain the early ascendancy, but that could not have been further from the reality as the Bull Sharks piled […]

Suns sign Davies to complete AFLW list

GOLD Coast Suns have become just the second team to a 2005-born player ahead of Season Eight, with Queensland ruck/forward Darcie Davies signed as part of special dispensation. The Southport tall was initially eligible for the year-end draft, but the Suns asked for approval to sign the teenager as part of the Northern Academy Pre-Selection […]

PREVIEW | QAFLW Round 1: Grand Final rematch to open season

A GRAND Final rematch between University of Queensland and Southport opens the 2023 QAFL Women’s season tomorrow afternoon. The reigning premiers University of Queensland stopped a fairytale first season for Southport at the top state level, winning by seven points in overtime to make it back-to-back flags in the competition. Fast forward seven months and […]

AFLW Draft Watch: Five Queensland prospects

HAVING watched all the other states kick off in their respective leagues, the last remaining state league will begin this weekend with Round 1 of the QAFL Women’s competition taking place. Ahead of the state league preview tomorrow, we take a look at some of the top AFLW Draft talents to keep an eye on […]

Suns announce 2023 U18 Female squad

GOLD Coast Suns Academy has announced its Under 18s Female squad for the 2023 season, with the announcement of a 37-player list to compete in both the Coates Talent League and other Northern Academy matches. The squad ranges in age from 2005-born talents to 2007-born players, giving fans a chance to catch some of the […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Gold Coast

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 Gold Coast, who just missed out on finals in Season 7. GLASS HALF FULL Scoring power Despite losing Sarah Perkins at the end […]

2023 AFL Women’s Academy announced

THIRTY of the most talented female footballers across the country have been named in the 2023 AFL Women’s Academy. Spread out across the eight states and territory to ensure equal state representation in a state-based draft, the 2023 Academy exclusively features top-age (2023 AFLW Draft eligible) players. Reigning AFL Women’s Under 18 Championship titleholders South […]

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