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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: Richmond

SHOWING glimpses in season 2022 without consistency, Richmond will be looking for prolonged results in the upcoming Season 7. The Tigers definitely improved on their 2021 season, but there is still work to be done, and they have have been relatively stable over he off-season, with largely direct swaps both on and off the list. […]

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 […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League Girls – Grand Final

WESTERN Jets celebrated their first ever flag in club history, defeating Dandenong Stingrays with the last kick of the game to win by six points, 7.5 (47) to 5.11 (41). There were plenty of impressive individual performances, and we took note of some of the standouts in the 2022 NAB League Girls Grand Final. Note: […]

Russell the hero as Jets claim historic flag

A LAST gasp goal from Western Jets ruck Krystal Russell has delivered the region its first NAB League premiership, making for a fitting end to the 2022 girl’s season. In a battle between the two best sides all year, it was the Metro-based team which spoiled the Dandenong’s Stingrays attempt at an unbeaten campaign. The […]

2022 RM Central NAB League Girls Team of the Year squad released

AHEAD of the 2022 NAB League Girls Grand Final, Rookie Me Central has released its 50-player extended list for the 2022 NAB League Girls Team of the Year. The squad is comprised of players from across the 13 full-time regions, based off their performances throughout the season. Each week in 2022, we produced a NAB […]

2022 NAB League Girls: Preliminary Finals wrap

THE Dandenong Stingrays and Western Jets will play off in this year’s NAB League Girls grand final, after both sides fought out preliminary final wins. Western was the first side through having gotten the job done against Eastern on Friday night, while Dandenong defeated Geelong to confirm that the top Country and Metro regions would […]

Regional rivals play off for NAB League Girls Grand Final glory

FINALS time has arrived on the back of an enthralling NAB League Girls home-and-away season which went down to the wire. Now, two sides from each conference – Country and Metro – will play off to decide who will qualify for this year’s Grand Final. We preview both games, set to go down on Friday […]

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