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AFLW 2023 Round 4 Preview: Saturday

11:05amManuka Oval Recent Form These two could not be coming into this clash with records more different than each other. Adelaide is currently sitting comfortably with an undefeated start to the season, while GWS is yet to get its campaign really going yet. History As two original teams of the competition, there is certainly plenty […]

How inside 50 efficiency really cost the Swans

GEELONG made it two wins from two games to start its AFL Women’s campaign yesterday with a 27-point win over the Sydney Swans. In many ways, Geelong’s success in yesterday’s clash can be pinned on its fast start in the first quarter. The Cats kicked five goals straight to Sydney’s four behinds, to really set […]

AFLW 2023 Round 2 Preview: Saturday

11:05amHeritage Bank Stadium Recent Form Both of these teams come into this clash off a loss in Round 1 and will be keen to bounce back and get their first win for 2023 on the board. Gold Coast lost to Carlton in Round 1 despite an epic final quarter comeback, while West Coast went down […]

Case Study: Influence of Amy McDonald and Georgie Prespakis

GEELONG got its 2023 AFLW campaign off to an emphatic start yesterday afternoon with a huge 48-point win over the Western Bulldogs. Geelong made a statement early and it was a long way back for the Bulldogs. The win was really led from the middle, with Georgie Prespakis and Amy McDonald playing starring roles. In […]

Season 8 AFLW preview: Geelong

GEELONG was a side that never looked out of the contest, with the Cats having some incredible defensive efforts in Season 7, then finding the secret to scoring after the first month. In the end, the Cats narrowly missed out on a top four spot, and then were bounced by North Melbourne in the elimination […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Geelong

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. The team under the microscope today is Geelong, who showed marked improvement in Season 7 to finish just outside the top four. GLASS HALF FULL The […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 10 Talking Points – Saturday

SATURDAY’S action in the AFLW really had it all, from see-sawing affairs to absolute beltings. Melbourne and Geelong had nice tuneups for the finals with dominant wins over West Coast and Sydney respectively, while Fremantle ultimately prevailed over a gallant Hawthorn, and Adelaide survived a scare against the Saints.

AFLW Head to Head: Ash Woodland vs Jacqui Parry

IN OUR new series, we take a look at a potentially exciting AFL Women’s head-to-head set to take place over the weekend, and how the match-up may transpire on game day. Note: The match-up of course subject to the selection of both players in their respective sides. This week’s pairing are two key forwards set to […]

Cats’ strong start key to record win

AFTER back-to-back losses the past fortnight, Geelong got its season back on track in a big way, dominating St Kilda en route to the Cats’ highest score and largest win. Geelong won 11.5 (71) to 3.3 (21) off the back of a dominant 40-1 half-time score, and leading by as much as 45 points early […]

Lowther pleased with Cats’ second half response

AFTER an “ordinary” first half, Geelong coach Dan Lowther said her was pleased with how his team responded down in challenging conditions against North Melbourne on Friday night. The Cats trailed by 21 points at the main break, having scored a solitary behind to that point, but got on top in the second half, to […]

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