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PODCAST | 2022 AFLW Phantom Draft

LAST night Rookie Me Central‘s AFL Women’s Draft experts took up the challenge of the club recruiters in the first Phantom Draft. In a special episode of Game Sense podcast, Rookie Me Central Chief Editor Peter Williams, AFLW Draft Editor Michael Alvaro and AFLW Draft analyst Declan Reeve, took over multiple sides without knowing what […]

2022 AFLW Draft Profiles

2022 AFLW Draft Profiles THE 2022 AFL Women’s Draft will be the first that features all 18 possible teams, with four expansion sides joining the AFLW for Season 7. We completed more than 100 draft profiles on possible prospects, of whom can all be found below. For them all in one place, be sure to […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Western Bulldogs

HAVING lost half of its best forwards during the off-season, Western Bulldogs will be on the lookout for some extra firepower in the upcoming 2022 AFL Women’s Draft. The Bulldogs had a tough off-season losing some of their most damaging players, including a former number one selection. Those losses were off-set by bringing in a […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Geelong

AFTER another bottom three finish, Geelong has brought in some fresh faces to rejuvenate its list ahead of the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft. The Cats lost a couple of key talents that had been viewed as a long-term prospects after coming through the Geelong Falcons pathway, but have also brought in some key players to […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Carlton

IT was a tough 2022 season for Carlton fans as the Blues struggled in the first half of their campaign, and despite roaring home late, fell short of finals. Their fall from grace since reaching the 2020 AFL Women’s Grand Final was further compounded by the losses of key players to expansion. They still have […]

2022 AFLW Draft Combine invites announced

MORE than 100 AFL Women’s Draft hopefuls have earned the chance to impress at a 2km time trial as part of the 2022 AFLW Draft Combine. The combine, which has had to be reduced to just the sole time trial rather than a multitude of athletic tests as per the norm, will feature 106 players […]

State-by-State AFLW Draft Watch: May

ON Monday night, Rookie Me Central released its second 2022 AFL Women’s Draft Power Rankings for the year. It featured 30 detailed profiles, with 10 additional names included. Though there were 40 players named there, with expansion here, there will be an additional 120-plus players making their way on AFL Women’s lists for 2023 (or […]

2022 AFLW U18s team review: Vic Country

AFTER going undefeated in last year’s AFL Women’s Under 19 Championships, Vic Country ended up going through 2022 without a victory. The Country side had a couple of heavy losses to Vic Metro (53 points) and South Australia (92) before pushing Queensland but eventually going down by 11. We take a look at some of […]

Scouting notes: AFLW U18s – Triple Header

A TRIPLE header at Avalon Airport Oval ended the 2022 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships for the two Victorian sides – Country and Metro – as well as South Australia and Western Australia. We took note of some of the top performers from each of the six sides, including the Allies and Queensland who will […]

2022 RM Central NAB League Girls Team of the Year

OUR 2022 Rookie Me Central NAB League Girls Team of the Year is in, and grand finalists Western Jets and Dandenong Stingrays have lead the way with a combined seven representatives. Whilst they both unsurprisingly had multiple representatives, so did Murray Bushrangers and Sandringham Dragons (three), Eastern Ranges and Oakleigh Chargers (two). The remaining seven […]

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