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AFLW Season 7: Round 6 Talking Points – This season just keeps on giving

THERE were some huge results across Round 6 of the AFL Women’s on Saturday, as the top eight sides gained separation on the rest, and just four points separating those teams. GWS bounced back from last week in the perfect way with a win over Carlton, while Geelong resigned the Bulldogs to their second straight […]

Preview | AFLW – Round 3: Undefeated sides to clash

A COUPLE of massive clashes between undefeated sides, and must-win games for others provide a huge Round 3 of AFL Women’s this weekend. Kicking off with a big Friday night clash between Western Bulldogs and Fremantle, we take a look at the nine games and some of the key talking points ahead of the round.

Suns answer coach’s challenge

FOLLOWING a disappointing first three quarters against North Melbourne in Round 1, Gold Coast coach Cam Joyce challenged his players to be better for longer. In that match, the Suns had scored one behind to the final break, before finishing off with the last two goals of the game. Since going goalless in those three […]

AFLW Sunday Talking Points: Costly day for stars

ROUND 1 of the AFL Women’s season concluded yesterday, with Adelaide, Collingwood and GWS getting up. It meant all nine favourites won their opening games, with the Crows getting up over the Lions at home, Collingwood toppling Carlton, and the GIANTS winning on the road against Gold Coast. Here are how the games went down […]

2022 AFLW early look: Gold Coast

IN an early look at the upcoming AFL Women’s 2022 season, Draft Central checks out each of the 14 clubs over the next three weeks ahead of preseason commencing. Next up is Gold Coast, a side coming off a wooden spoon, winless season, but greater optimism after a successful draft period including nabbing their next […]

2021 VFLW team review: Essendon

IN summarising the 2021 Victorian Football League Women’s (VFLW) season, Draft Central will run through a team-by-team review of how each of the sides fared, and who some of the standout VFLW-listed performers throughout the clubs were. The next team in the firing line is Essendon. Position: 5th Wins: 8 Losses: 6 Draws: 0 Percentage: 155.7% Season […]

2021 VFLW Finals – Week 2 preview

FOUR teams are set to become two as the second week of the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s finals begins on Saturday. If the ladder is anything to go by, Collingwood is a clear contender given their monumental season that consisted of a clean sweep of wins in the competition. Despite Collingwood coming into the […]

2021 VFLW Round 10 wrap: Bulldogs remain in the top six hunt

ROUND 10 of the 2021 Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s competition saw three sides claim wins by over nine goals, as the top six continues to solidify. Outside challengers are lingering though, headlined by the Western Bulldogs who beat Carlton to remain within striking distance of those all-important finals places. All six fixtures were played […]

AFL Women’s Saturday wrap: Roos book finals spot with clutch win over Dockers

NORTH Melbourne has produced a clutch performance to come from behind and defeat Fremantle at Arden Street and secure a 2021 AFL Women’s finals spot. The Roos trailed by five points at the final break, but kicked the only goal of the last quarter to grind out a win, 4.6 (30) to 4.5 (29) over […]

The ‘Vescio Show’ takes over the Sunshine State

CARLTON star forward Darcy Vescio put on an absolute clinic at Metricon Stadium to lead the Blues to a dominant 60-point win over Gold Coast. Vescio collected 15 disposals and kicked a personal-best five goals in the performance, becoming the first AFLW player to boot 40 career goals in the process. If not for her […]

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