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2023 AFLW Draft review: Melbourne

FOR a contending team, Season 7 premiers Melbourne certainly hit the off-season hard, looking to turnaround a finals series where the Demons came up short. Able to position itself high up in the draft after moving on a number of players, Melbourne snagged the best small in the draft in Alyssia Pisano with Pick 5, […]

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. […]

Conti finally crowned League’s best after stellar season

AFTER being the bridesmaid last season, Richmond star Monique Conti has finally been crowned the best in the league, winning the 2023 AFLW Best and Fairest Award. She won with 23 votes, which was seven votes ahead of a group of players in second spot, which included the likes of Amy McDonald, Chloe Molloy, Ash […]

2023 AFLW All Australian Squad revealed

THE much anticipated AFLW All Australian Squad of 42 has been revealed, with a bit of history being made for the AFLW. For the first time since the competition became 18 clubs, every single club has at least one player in the squad. Minor Premiers Adelaide has six players in the squad, while fellow top […]

AFLW 2023 Round 9 Preview: Saturday

RIVALRY and finals are the two key words on all the AFL Women’s clubs minds as the penultimate round of action continues today. We preview each of the games. 1:05pmCasey Fields Recent Form Melbourne is cruising along nicely at the moment, and are pushing towards yet another finals campaign. Fremantle on the other hand is […]

Bolting Bannan blitzs Eagles to set up huge Demonic win

NAARM bounced back from its first loss of the 2023 AFL Womens season in emphatic fashion on Sunday, thrashing the West Coast Eagles to the tune of 70 points. One of the key stars of that performance was Alyssa Bannan, who piled on five goals in one of the young forward’s best performances in red […]

In Case You Missed It: AFLW Round 4 2023

ROUND 4 of the AFL Women’s really had it all. Upsets, come from behind wins, nail biters, big wins. It was a real smorgasbord of results. Hawthorn (1.5.11) lost to Melbourne (10.10.70) GWS (5.7.37) lost to Adelaide (16.10.106) Carlton (6.4.40) lost to Richmond (7.5.47) Port (5.12.42) lost to Geelong (11.4.70) Sydney (5.4.34) defeated West Coast […]

Zippy Zanker stars as Dees stay undefeated

MELBOURNE made it four wins from as many games to start the 2023 AFL Women’s season last night, with a solid 59-point win over Hawthorn down in Frankston. As they have habitually been doing all of this season they really kicked away in the second half, and it was all kickstarted by young forward Eden […]

AFLW 2023 Round 3 Preview: Saturday

1:05pmBlacktown Recent Form The hosts have had a frustrating start to the season and still find themselves winless heading into Round 3. Meanwhile the Tigers have experienced all the ups and downs even in the first fortnight of the season, and currently find themselves sitting at one win and one loss. History These teams have […]

AFLW 2023 Round 2 Preview: Sunday

1:05pmMars Stadium, Ballarat Recent Form Both of these teams are coming off Round 1 losses. The Bulldogs are coming off an unimpressive performance against the Cats, while the Hawks were valiant but still went down to the Bombers. History Hawthorn will be hoping history does not repeat itself today, as when these two met last […]

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