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Season 8 AFLW preview: Collingwood

COLLINGWOOD is building towards something special in the AFL Women’s after reaching the finals for a second consecutive year under Steve Symonds despite missing two of its best midfielders all season. Regaining in Season 8, the Magpies also have to overcome the loss of a trio of top-end talents as they strive to go deep […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Collingwood

IN a new approach to the AFL Women’s end of season reviews, Rookie Me Central casts both a glass half full and half empty lens over each side’s campaigns. Today’s team is Collingwood, who had their ups and downs on the way to a semi-final exit. GLASS HALF FULL Defence is the star of the […]

AFLW Season 7: Finals Talking Points – Collingwood vs. Western Bulldogs

COLLINGWOOD has advanced to the semi-final stage of Season 7 after a dramatic five-point victory over the Western Bulldogs at Victoria Park. The Magpies, inspired by a record-breaking performance by Eliza James, controlled much of the game but failed to put the dogged Western side away, very nearly paying for poor goalkicking in the 5.10 […]

AFLW Season 7 Finals preview: Collingwood vs Western Bulldogs (Elimination Final 2)

THREE finals down, just one to go, with no holding back for either Collingwood and the Western Bulldogs. For the winner, Adelaide awaits in the semi-final, with a potential date with Brisbane up north in what has become a tough run for both these sides. For the loser though, it is season over, with one […]

How will they impact their new team in S7?: Olivia Barber

MANY AFLW stars made the moves to new clubs in the offseason and as we head toward season seven of the competition, we here at Rookie Me Central are going to take a look at some of these players and take a look at what kind of impact they can potentially make on their new […]

Reserves Wrap: VFLW Round 5

ANOTHER weekend meant another round of VFLW and another round of AFLW stars trying to prove themselves in the VFLW to get back into the AFLW. We take a look around the league and see how they all went. In Collingwood’s win over Port, Eloise Chaston had 14 touches, three marks, a tackle and a […]

Reserves Wrap: VFLW Round 4 2022

ANOTHER weekend, another round of VFLW action for all to enjoy, and another chance for some AFLW stars to prove themselves and return to the AFLW. Check out how they all went below. In the Southern Saints’ shock win over Geelong, there were a couple of AFLW Saints in the lineup trying to stake their […]

Reserves wrap: VFLW Round 3 2022

ANOTHER weekend, another round of VFLW action for fans to enjoy. With plenty of AFLW stars across the various games trying to prove themselves and get back into their AFLW sides, let’s take a look at how they all went. Although there were no Tigers suiting up for Port Melbourne on the weekend, there were […]

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 […]

Reserves wrap: VFLW Round 2 2022

THE VFLW returned on the weekend, with a number of AFLW players playing across the league, hoping to make it back into their respective AFLW sides. There were a number of Dees AFLW listed players that played in Casey’s win over Darebin. Coming back for her first VFLW game for a while, Maggie Caris had […]

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