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AFLW Head-to-Head: Tahlia Gillard vs Emma King

IN OUR new series Head to Head, we take a look at a potentially exciting 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. Ahead of Round 2, we take a […]

Stats Queens: AFLW Season 7 – Round 1

A NEW season of AFLW has begun in earnest over last weekend, so let us take a look at some of the stats leaders from Round 1, and who really turned it on for their teams. Disposals Some of the competition’s most experienced faces led the way on the disposal count front on the weekend. […]

AFLW Hypothetical teams: Odds vs. Evens

AS Season 7 of the AFL Women’s approaches, Rookie Me Central has taken a fun spin on a hypothetical match: jumper numbers. The two potential AFL Women’s teams have been split based on their jumper number at their club, and whether or not it is an even or odd number. From there, the best available […]

2022 AFLW Grand Final preview: Adelaide vs. Melbourne

AFTER another huge season of AFLW, just two teams remain in the elite women’s Australian football rules competition, with two-time premiers Adelaide hosting first-time grand finalist Melbourne in the 2022 decider. Both sides had a near-perfect record this season, winning nine out of their 10 regular season matches, with the Crows finishing on top with […]

AFLW GF underrated stars: Rajcic and Colvin

SATURDAY’S AFLW Grand Final will see Adelaide up against Melbourne. Two sides full of well known stars – Ebony Marinoff, Anne Hatchard and Erin Phillips up against Lauren Pearce, Daisy Pearce and Tayla Harris. Everyone talks about the well known stars that will be crucial to deciding who wins on Saturday, but there are still […]

2022 AFLW All Australian Squad revealed

THE AFLW All Australian squad has been revealed, with plenty of old and new faces in the squad. Unsurprisingly, top two sides Adelaide and Melbourne dominate the 40-player squad, with six Crows and seven Dees making the cut. Emma Kearney‘s run of making the squad every year continues, while Karen Paxman‘s streak has ended, with […]

Title contenders to clash in blockbuster AFLW round

NOW that the Covid catch-up chaos is behind the AFL Women’s, each team has caught up and clubs can get down to the nitty gritty of the back end of the season. There are plenty of enthralling games to look forward to, including two all top four clashes. Fremantle v AdelaideTomorrow at 12:10pm AWSTFremantle Oval […]

AFLW Round 3 to go ahead despite challenges

ANOTHER round of AFLW action is upon us, and COVID-19 protocols have again popped up, forcing another game to be cancelled. Once again there will only be six games this weekend, with the Western Bulldogs and Gold Coast Suns not able to field sides due to Covid forced isolations. The round does take on a […]

COVID-19 chaos and injuries cannot stop AFLW Round 2 action

TONIGHT sees the start of Round 2 of the AFL Women’s season, and this round’s fixture is a clear demonstration that COVID-19 is ever-present. With Covid wrecking havoc at several clubs, the fixture has had to be changed around a bit. Geelong is now playing Carlton and the Bulldogs and Lions will play each other […]

AFLW Saturday Talking Points: Title contenders get up

THERE was plenty to like about the AFL Women’s action on Saturday, with three games taking place across two states. North Melbourne battled at Arden Street to overcome a determined Geelong outfit by eight points, before Melbourne proved too good for the Western Bulldogs at Arden Street. In the last game, Fremantle reversed the result […]

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