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2022 AFLW Season Preview: Melbourne

THE 2022 AFL Women’s season is almost upon us, so it is time to take a look at each of the competing teams and see where they sit as we head into another season. Today we will take a look at Melbourne, who came agonisingly close to a first Grand Final appearance in 2021. This […]

2022 AFLW practice match wraps

OVER the weekend, 10 of the 14 AFLW clubs hit the field in official practise matches, putting the last final touches on their preparation ahead of the new season starting in a matter of weeks. Rookie Me Central takes a look at what happened around the country. Brisbane vs Gold Coast On Friday night Brisbane […]

2022 AFLW early look: Melbourne

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 Melbourne, a side that despite being young and losing a lot of experience over the previous off-season, were able to match it with […]

2021 VFLW Round 12 preview: Finals on the line for several sides

THREE rounds remain and some results could ultimately determine finals spots, with last chances in play for a couple of teams, and a top against bottom clash featuring this weekend in the Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s competition. ESSENDON vs. NORTH MELBOURNE Saturday, May 22 @ 10:00am Windy Hill Potential top pick Georgie Prespakis has […]

2021 VFLW Round 11 wrap: Dogs keep finals hope alive as Cats leave run home late

THE Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s Round 11 saw plenty of tight results including a draw between the bottom two sides, and the Western Bulldogs kept their finals hopes alive. SOUTHERN SAINTS 2.0 | 2.0 | 4.3 | 5.5 (35) GEELONG CATS 0.2 | 1.10 | 1.10 | 6.10 (46) GOALS: Southern Saints: G. De […]

2021 VFLW Round 11 preview: Teams stack up for final month of action

THERE are plenty of NAB League Girls debutants and AFL Women’s players who will run out for the respective teams this round of VFL Women’s (VFLW), in what could make or break some teams’ finals campaigns. SOUTHERN SAINTS vs. GEELONG Saturday, May 15 @ 10:00am Trevor Barker Oval Opening up the round is a genuine […]

2021 VFLW Round 10 preview: Pride on the line in more ways than one for huge round of action

THE Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s Pride Round kicks off in a Super Saturday stretching from the mid-morning to a game under lights, with plenty on the line and a number of virtual elimination finals or finals tuneups. HAWTHORN vs. DAREBIN Saturday, May 8 @ 10:00am Box Hill City Oval Opening the round is a […]

2021 VFLW Round 9 wrap: Contenders solidify the top six

EACH of the current top six Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s sides earned wins in Round 9, as the ladder positions grow increasingly rigid. Among the victors, Essendon, Geelong, and Collingwood all flexed their muscle to come away over 50 points to the good, hitting top form with finals time now just over a month […]

2021 VFLW Round 9 preview: Youngsters set for debut as AFLW talent filters back

SEVERAL NAB League Girls players make their Victorian Football League (VFL) Women’s debuts in Round 9, as more AFL Women’s talents filter back to the state league competition. ESSENDON vs. CARLTON Saturday, May 1 @ 11:00am Windy Hill In the opening game of the round, Essendon and Carlton clash at Windy Hill in a weekend […]

AFL Women’s Sunday wrap: Adelaide lock down St Kilda to claim one-sided victory

ADELAIDE has moved into fourth position on the AFLW ladder with a 53-point drubbing of St Kilda at Norwood Oval on Sunday afternoon. In what was arguably the Crows’ most complete team performance of the season to date, they had contributors all across the ground and dominated the inside 50s (47-8), contested possessions (110-80) and […]

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