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Port Melbourne burrows into VFLW decider

PORT Melbourne has qualified for the 2023 VFL Grand Final after defeating the Essendon by five goals at ETU Stadium on Sunday afternoon. A ticket in the big dance was on the line as the two sides faced off in the preliminary final yesterday in one of the most anticipated matchups of the year. Both […]

PREVIEW | 2023 VFLW Finals Week 3: Borough and Bombers battle

ONE spot remains in the 2023 VFL Women’s Grand Final, with the winner of the Borough and Bombers to battle Collingwood in the decider. Port Melbourne finished higher on the ladder, but a loss to the Magpies saw them have to face off in a knockout semi-final, just getting past Carlton to earn a double […]

North bounces back to clip Falcons’ wings

IN a fascinating VFL Women’s clash in Preston, North Melbourne bounced back from last week’s loss to Carlton with a 38-point win over Darebin. Despite the cushy margin, much of the game was a different story and much more even, but a strong first quarter from North was the real difference. The Roos dominated the […]

Bombers fly up, up to claim inaugural flag

AFTER being the team to beat all year, Essendon has topped off a remarkable season by winning the 2022 VFLW Grand Final, comfortably defeating the Southern Saints 6.6 (42) to 0.7 (7). Lead by the likes of Lisa Hardeman medallist Alana Barba (18 touches, 18 tackles, seven clearances), Federica Frew and Renee Tierney (two goals […]

VFLW finalists are set – almost

ROUND 13 of the VFLW saw the finalists almost set in stone, but not quite. Seven teams can still make finals, which makes next weekend’s final round potentially very interesting. In this week’s match of the round, Essendon finally broke its hoodoo against the Southern Saints on Saturday, winning by 10 points at Trevor Barker […]

Seagulls, Blues play to thrilling draw as finals race heats up

THIS week’s VFLW match of the round produced only the second draw of the season, this time between Williamstown and Carlton. In windy and congested conditions, it was a contest plagued by inaccuracy as goals proved very hard to come by. The first term was even, with much of the action taking place between the […]

A Dee-molition one of many big VFLW results

After a weekend off, the VFLW was back on the weekend for Round 6, and there were some big results, not just on the scoreboard. In this week’s game of the round, Casey sent a brutal message to the rest of the competition, completely annihilating the Southern Saints. It was a very evening opening part […]

VFLW contenders come to the fore after Round 3

IN Round 3 of the 2022 VFL Women’s season, the game of the round saw the Casey Demons earn another good win, this time over North Melbourne to keep their undefeated record intact. The first half was a close affair, with the Kangaroos really taking it up to the more highly fancied Dees. The margin […]

The Graduates: 2021 VFLW – Finals Week Two

A KNOCKOUT final eliminated the Southern Saints, whilst Geelong lived to fight another day and set up a preliminary final with an unlucky Essendon, as Collingwood advanced through to another Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s Grand Final. As we have each week, Draft Central takes a look at some of the NAB League Girls graduates […]

The Graduates: 2021 VFLW – Round 14

IN the final round of the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s competition, a number of NAB League graduates stood up and impressed be it via debut, or continuing their form from throughout the season. We recap how they performed. Essendon had a plethora of Calder Cannons talents past and present, led by Georgie Prespakis who […]

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