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From bridesmaids to top Cats, Lions are Queens of the Jungle again

BRISBANE Lions are the Queens of the AFL Women’s once again, defeating North Melbourne by 17 points at Ikon Park today to claim their second ever premiership. In a match befitting of its AFLW Grand Final name, it was a hard-fought match that was not determined until the final quarter where Brisbane kicked four goals […]

Clever captain’s call helps Brisbane create history

BRISBANE created a little bit of history yesterday in the AFL Women’s, inflicting North Melbourne’s first loss in both 2023 and in the state of Tasmania after coming from behind at half time. It was one of those matches where it was a tale of two halves as North Melbourne dominated the first half, but […]

Starcevich still finding new levels for his Cubs to go to

THERE was certainly plenty to be pleased about for Brisbane coach Craig Starcevich after his side’s big win over Sydney on the weekend. However, despite finding plenty of positives he still managed to find areas for his team to work on. “We were happy with the pressure and happy with the scoring as a result […]

Season 8 AFLW preview: Brisbane

BRISBANE is a perennial contender in the AFL Women’s and though the off-season saw the Lions lose a number of quality players for a variety of reasons, expect last year’s grand finalists to be thereabouts again. We preview the Lions’ season. TEAM LIST #2 Tahlia Hickie#3 Breanna Koenen#4 Sharni Webb*#4 Caitlin Wendland#5 Jade Ellenger#6 Lily […]

RECAP | AFLW Trade Period 2023

THE AFLW Trade Period wrapped up for 2023 yesterday, with plenty of familiar faces changing clubs over the last 10 days. If you missed anything that went down during the Trade Period, here is a recap of the entire period. Mega Trade Number 1 The first trade of the entire period was a big one, […]

Preview | AFLW Round 9: Penultimate round takes place

THERE are plenty of massive matches in Round 9 of the AFL Women’s as the penultimate round takes place. With teams fighting for both top four and top eight spots, there is much on the line across the majority of the nine matches.

Joyful Joyce pleased about where his troops are at

THE Gold Coast Suns defeated Port Adelaide on the weekend, and Suns coach Cameron Joyce was pleased with how his team performed in the game, or most of it at least. “I thought our girls for three quarters in particular I thought were outstanding, and we sort of set the game up to three quarter […]

Preview | AFLW – Round 3: Undefeated sides to clash

A COUPLE of massive clashes between undefeated sides, and must-win games for others provide a huge Round 3 of AFL Women’s this weekend. Kicking off with a big Friday night clash between Western Bulldogs and Fremantle, we take a look at the nine games and some of the key talking points ahead of the round.

Suns’ confidence shining bright in 2022

AFTER a winless 2021 AFL Women’s campaign, the Gold Coast Suns are on the rise in 2022. Having won two of their three games – both coming back from last quarter deficits – the south Queensland side is building something special. Coach Cameron Joyce said the playing group had certainly benefited from its fighting victories […]

AFLW Sunday Talking Points: Suns break drought as Adelaide and Fremantle remain undefeated

CLOSING out Round 2 of the AFL Women’s fixture, Adelaide and Fremantle remained undefeated, whilst the Gold Coast Suns won their first match in two seasons. Here are some of the talking points from the day. By: Declan Reeve TALKING POINTS Free Kicks galore, breaks AFLW record Suns show attacking threat when things click West […]

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