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Hyett and her Dees ready for what lies ahead

MUCH like its opponent Brisbane, Melbourne finds itself back in another AFL Women’s decider after the heartbreak of last season’s loss to Adelaide. Melbourne assistant coach Tamara Hyett believes that despite Melbourne being the “perennial almosts” since the establishment of the competition, she does not believe that adds any pressure to her side coming into […]

AFLW Rising Star Player Focus: Tahlia Gillard (Melbourne)

IN our new series of Player Focuses, we are taking a specific look at one of the Rising Star nominees each week, and their nominee worthy performances. This week’s focus is on Tahlia Gillard, who finally earned herself a Rising Star nomination after a breakthrough season where she has taken the opportunity with both hands […]

AFLW Talking Points: Revenge very sweet for devastating Dees

ALTHOUGH they may not have won the flag last year, Melbourne still got some sweet revenge on Adelaide, winning the Grand Final decider by 18 points and defeating the Crows for the first time in four matches. Adelaide got out of the blocks very quickly, but much to Melbourne’s credit they really stood up to […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Hawthorn, Melbourne, North Melbourne

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 Draft preview: Melbourne

NARROWLY missing out on a maiden AFL Women’s premiership, Melbourne is prepared to once again to be a title contender during Season 7. The Demons have lost quite a bit of depth across the board, but have managed to retain the majority of their best side, allowing them to be thereabouts again. Due to the […]

AFLW Talking Points – 2022 Grand Final: Adelaide Crows to solidify dynasty

ADELAIDE has won its third AFL Women’s flag in six seasons, defeating Melbourne by 13 points at Adelaide Oval today. Star midfielder Anne Hatchard capped off a superb season with a best on ground performance in the 4.5 (29) to 2.4 (16) win. Hatchard picked up 26 disposals, nine marks, six tackles and five clearances […]

AFLW GF underrated stars: Rajcic and Colvin

SATURDAY’S AFLW Grand Final will see Adelaide up against Melbourne. Two sides full of well known stars – Ebony Marinoff, Anne Hatchard and Erin Phillips up against Lauren Pearce, Daisy Pearce and Tayla Harris. Everyone talks about the well known stars that will be crucial to deciding who wins on Saturday, but there are still […]

AFLW Saturday Talking Points: Round 8

TWO of the main title contenders emerged by defeating premiership rivals, with Adelaide and Melbourne getting the job done against Fremantle and North Melbourne respectively. In the other game, Geelong grabbed another win, this time against Richmond By: Elly Kirlis In an entertaining match with everything on the line, the Adelaide Crows locked up a […]

Title contenders to clash in blockbuster AFLW round

NOW that the Covid catch-up chaos is behind the AFL Women’s, each team has caught up and clubs can get down to the nitty gritty of the back end of the season. There are plenty of enthralling games to look forward to, including two all top four clashes. Fremantle v AdelaideTomorrow at 12:10pm AWSTFremantle Oval […]

AFLW Saturday Talking Points: Lions and Dees fly high

IN a big day of AFL Women’s Brisbane and Melbourne stood tall against Collingwood and Gold Coast respectively in the two AFL Women’s games that took place yesterday. Here are the talking points from the match. By: Elly Kirlis In tough, windy conditions in Maroochydore, after a tough start to their premiership title defence, the […]

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