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SANFLW 23 Under 23 in 2023: #9 Charlotte Riggs

AS PART of a new countdown series leading into the 2023 South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s season, we will name 23 players to watch who are under 23. We are only looking at those players who were born January 1, 2000 or later, have played a SANFL Women’s senior match and have never […]

Starmer excited about North move

ARGUABLY the biggest off-season player move from one South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s club to another, was Isabelle Starmer. Though a relative newcomer to the league, her two seasons since coming into the state league have been sensational, developing into one of the most consistent rucks in the league. The former Central District […]

Ackland loving Roosters culture

DEBUTING in the top women’s state league at 30 years-old is rare, but for North Adelaide tall Letisha Ackland, that was exactly her experience in 2022. The Blackfriars Old Scholars talent stepped up to South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s level last year after training with the club over the off-season. Not expecting much, […]

Powerful inclusions for SANFLW clubs

PORT Adelaide’s inclusion into the AFL Women’s has brought about beefing up the top state league with even more talent, as the Power’s non South Australian contingent was assigned clubs this week. In an announcement from the South Australian National Football League (SANFL), the eight interstate players who have contracts with Port Adelaide for next […]

Centrals eye off strong start to avoid another “almost season”

CENTRAL District captain Shelby Smith admits it was a frustrating 2022 South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s season for the Bulldogs as yet another slow start cost them a finals spot. In the first five rounds, Central District’s only win was a Georgia McKee-inspired come-from-behinds special against West Adelaide, as they were thumped by […]

Big Dog, tenacious Rooster headline huge SANFLW off-season moves

SOUTH Australia most talented female footballers are back in preseason training ready for a huge 2023, with some quality players already seeking different pastures be it through a chance in scenery or zoning. Though there are no trades like at the elite level, former Bulldog Isabelle Starmer has become a Rooster, while North Adelaide premiership […]

2023 AFLW Over-age Draft: Mature-agers to watch

FOLLOWING news of an Over-Age Draft in 2023, Rookie Me Central has compiled some of the names to keep in mind for said intake, set to take place in February or March. In the previous article, we took a look at the top-agers available (those born in 2004), and in this second article, we will […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Port Adelaide

ANOTHER expansion side into the competition, Port Adelaide has gone about assembling its inaugural AFL Women’s perfectly to be a danger side from day one. Picking up a handful of stars and some readymade state league talents, the Power have the first four picks, and seven of the first eight in the South Australian pool. […]

2022 AFLW Draft: Others to Watch – South Australia

THE 2022 AFL Women’s Draft is next week and already Rookie Me Central has completed profiles on all those available AFLW Draft Combine invites. In separate articles this week, we will go state by state and look at some other contenders for the AFLW Draft outside those with the invites. Next up in the series […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Adelaide

REIGNING premiers Adelaide head into the 2022 AFL Women’s Draft with the biggest challenge the Crows have faced since inception. The most successful organisation will play second fiddle at the draft to newcomers Port Adelaide, with the Power set to pick the eyes out of this year’s South Australian pool. In the first of our […]

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