Showing posts for: Jessica Bates
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 […]

AFLW clubs dust off cobwebs ahead of season

THOUGH the official practice matches kick off next weekend, 16 of the 18 clubs engaged in either unofficial practice matches or match simulations over the past week. We summarised the notes made by clubs across the competition to put it all in one place. ADELAIDE vs PORT ADELAIDE Adelaide and Port Adelaide clashed at Thebarton […]

PODCAST | 2022 AFLW Phantom Draft

LAST night Rookie Me Central‘s AFL Women’s Draft experts took up the challenge of the club recruiters in the first Phantom Draft. In a special episode of Game Sense podcast, Rookie Me Central Chief Editor Peter Williams, AFLW Draft Editor Michael Alvaro and AFLW Draft analyst Declan Reeve, took over multiple sides without knowing what […]

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 […]

Bates crowned SANFLW’s best

GLENELG ball magnet Jessica Bates has been crowned the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s League Best and Fairest for 2022. The consistent midfielder averaged 25.3 disposals, 3,0 marks, 10.6 tackles, 5.3 clearances, 3.8 inside 50s and 3.0 rebound 50s per game to lead the league in kicks, disposals, tackles and clearances. The brilliant […]

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 […]

SANFLW Preliminary Final wrap: Sturt makes history

AFTER a barren few years in terms of wins and losses, Sturt‘s dedication to its youth and long-term sustainability has paid off with the Double Blues reaching their maiden South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s Grand Final. Having had a disappointing loss to North Adelaide last weekend, the Double Blues earned their place in […]

SANFLW Preliminary Final preview: Double Chance Blues face reigning premiers

JUST one of Sturt or Glenelg will reach the last Sunday in May, with the 2022 South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s Preliminary Final to take place to decide North Adelaide’s grand final opponent. The Roosters earned their place after defeating Sturt in the second semi-final last week, with the Double Blues enacting their […]

1 2 3 8