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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 Profiles

2022 AFLW Draft Profiles THE 2022 AFL Women’s Draft will be the first that features all 18 possible teams, with four expansion sides joining the AFLW for Season 7. We completed more than 100 draft profiles on possible prospects, of whom can all be found below. For them all in one place, be sure to […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: North Melbourne

AN EVER-DANGEROUS side in the AFL Women’s, North Melbourne has accumulated three successive picks in the third round to scoop up a mix of Victorian and Tasmanian talent at the upcoming AFLW Draft. The Roos were again thereabouts in season 2022, and are not far off the pace when it comes to contenders. They will […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Essendon

ONE of four fresh faces in the AFL Women’s landscape, Essendon has already made a splash since being announced as an expansion team. Recruiting a plethora of talented, readymade options from other clubs, the red and black side has its sights set on being competitive from day one. With a former league best and fairest […]

2022 AFLW Draft Combine invites announced

MORE than 100 AFL Women’s Draft hopefuls have earned the chance to impress at a 2km time trial as part of the 2022 AFLW Draft Combine. The combine, which has had to be reduced to just the sole time trial rather than a multitude of athletic tests as per the norm, will feature 106 players […]

State-by-State AFLW Draft Watch: May

ON Monday night, Rookie Me Central released its second 2022 AFL Women’s Draft Power Rankings for the year. It featured 30 detailed profiles, with 10 additional names included. Though there were 40 players named there, with expansion here, there will be an additional 120-plus players making their way on AFL Women’s lists for 2023 (or […]

Preview | AFLW U18s – Queensland vs. Vic Metro

QUEENSLAND enters the 2022 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships – the last state to do so this year – with a home fixture against Vic Metro at Metricon Stadium on Tuesday. The Sunshine State has some quality talents on its list, as well as some future starts to keep an eye on, with the Metro […]

One week on – Reflections on a grand final fairy tale

YOU really had to be there to feel all the drama and tension of last week’s epic NAB League Girls decider. There was a clear sense of history being made as the final siren blared, and a raft of Western Jets supporters flooded the field to celebrate with their newly crowned premiers. But like Rome, […]

2022 RM Central NAB League Girls Team of the Year

OUR 2022 Rookie Me Central NAB League Girls Team of the Year is in, and grand finalists Western Jets and Dandenong Stingrays have lead the way with a combined seven representatives. Whilst they both unsurprisingly had multiple representatives, so did Murray Bushrangers and Sandringham Dragons (three), Eastern Ranges and Oakleigh Chargers (two). The remaining seven […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League Girls – Grand Final

WESTERN Jets celebrated their first ever flag in club history, defeating Dandenong Stingrays with the last kick of the game to win by six points, 7.5 (47) to 5.11 (41). There were plenty of impressive individual performances, and we took note of some of the standouts in the 2022 NAB League Girls Grand Final. Note: […]

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