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Preview | AFLW Round 6: Inaugural Showdown kicks off back half of season

WE are now officially in the back half of the AFLW season, with still so much left to play out this season. Among this weekend’s menu of exciting games is the first ever AFLW Showdown, as Adelaide and Port Adelaide are set to battle it out tonight at Adelaide Oval in one of two games […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 4 Talking Points – History made amid upsets

YESTERDAY’s action in the AFLW saw history made and favouritism rendered meaningless. West Coast got their second win of the season after defeating GWS while Gold Coast bounced back from last week’s shocker with a win over St Kilda and Port Adelaide made history recording their first win after defeating the Swans. Carlton played out […]

Arnell sees “growth and improvement” despite “frustrating” result

THOUGH expansion side Port Adelaide could not come away with the four points on the weekend, AFLW coach Lauren Arnell was proud of the way the Power have improved over the course of the first three rounds. In sharing the points with inaugural side Carlton in a thriller at Ikon Park, Arnell said her team […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Port Adelaide, Richmond, St Kilda

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 […]

South Australia’s reaps rewards of long-term development focus

IN the space of four years, South Australia went from battlers to a juggernaut in the female footballing pathway. It is almost incredible to think that in the 2018 AFLW Under 18 Championships, the Croweaters had to combine with Northern Territory to form the Central Allies, and even then, were smashed by the Eastern Allies […]

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 […]

AFLW Expansion Period 2022 Wrap

THE final ever AFLW Expansion pre-signing period has come and gone, so let us take a look at who has been pre listed by each of the final four expansion teams ahead of the Trade Period and the Draft, as well as the indicative draft order as things stand at the moment. The Draft order […]

2022 SANFLW Awards night preview

TONIGHT marks the South Australian National Football League Women’s (SANFLW) night of nights, with the best and brightest stars from the top state league across the country rewarded for their efforts throughout the 2022 season. From the league best and fairest to the SANFLW Team of the Year, there will be plenty of outstanding contributions […]

2022 Rookie Me Central SANFLW Team of the Year

MINOR premiers North Adelaide have set the benchmark for the 2022 Rookie Me Central South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s Team of the Year. The Roosters were first team to qualify for the 2022 SANFL Women’s Grand Final on the weekend, and their season showed why they are the team to beat, recording five […]

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