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Season 8 AFLW preview: Western Bulldogs

THE Western Bulldogs broke through a barrier last season, returning to the finals for the first time since winning their Season 2 flag. However, their finals return was short lived as they went down in heartbreaking fashion to Collingwood. But with a strong list retention and another preseason under the belt of those on the […]

Surprises and big margins as AFLW preseason wraps up

AFTER a weekend of match simulations across the AFL Women’s, last weekend saw all 18 clubs take to the field in official practice matches. In one of what was perhaps the more surprising results, Sydney defeated Carlton to continue its strong preseason form. A strong start was what really helped the Swans in the end. […]

Coach Burke proud of his “versatile group”

AS he spoke after his side’s win over Carlton last night, you could see the emotion of the last few moments of the game all over coach Nathan Burke’s face. His side had just booked its first finals berth since 2018. “I can’t feel the heart to be totally honest,” he said with a laugh. […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 6 Talking Points – This season just keeps on giving

THERE were some huge results across Round 6 of the AFL Women’s on Saturday, as the top eight sides gained separation on the rest, and just four points separating those teams. GWS bounced back from last week in the perfect way with a win over Carlton, while Geelong resigned the Bulldogs to their second straight […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Sydney, West Coast, Western Bulldogs

LATER this month the AFL Women’s Season 7 will kick off and there is plenty to get excited about. While preseasons are underway and coaches are trying to work out a Round 1 lineup, we delved into what each of the sides could look like next season. Over a six-part series, we will examine three […]

2022 AFLW Season Preview: Western Bulldogs

THE 2022 AFL Women’s season is almost upon us, so it is time to take a look at each of the competing teams and see where they sit as we head into another season. Today we will take a look at the Western Bulldogs, who will be looking to push up into finals in 2022. […]

2022 AFLW practice match wraps

OVER the weekend, 10 of the 14 AFLW clubs hit the field in official practise matches, putting the last final touches on their preparation ahead of the new season starting in a matter of weeks. Rookie Me Central takes a look at what happened around the country. Brisbane vs Gold Coast On Friday night Brisbane […]

AFLW Practice match previews: Teams to unveil new recruits

IT might be beginning to feel a little like Christmas for AFL Women’s fans, as the first practice matches of the season get underway over the weekend. Given the earlier start to the season on January 7, sides have done the hard yards on the training track, and are ready to unveil some of the […]

2022 AFLW early look: Western Bulldogs

IN an early look at the upcoming AFL Women’s 2022 season, Draft Central checks out each of the 14 clubs over the next three weeks ahead of preseason commencing. Wrapping up the series is Western Bulldogs, who finished narrowly outside the top six, four points and percentage behind, but strung four wins together early in […]

2022 AFLW early look: GWS GIANTS

IN an early look at the upcoming AFL Women’s 2022 season, Draft Central checks out each of the 14 clubs over the next three weeks ahead of preseason commencing. Next up is GWS GIANTS, who were competitive throughout the season, but were unable to replicate the finals place of the year before, finishing ninth overall […]

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