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2023 AFLW Trade Period Tracker

THE AFLW Trade Period 2023 is set to take place between December 7-14, and check out all the trades that happen when they happen right here. December 14 Sydney locks away two young stars Sydney have announced two re-signings, with Brenna Tarrant signing on for two more seasons and best and fairest winner Laura Gardiner […]

Season 8 AFLW preview: Melbourne

REIGNING premiers Melbourne basked in long-awaited premiership glory last season after having a series of so close, yet so far attempts at the AFL Women’s flag. The Demons defeated Brisbbane at Brighton Homes Arena in somewhat of an upset, going one better than their loss to Adelaide the season prior. Fast forward eight months, and […]

Top 5s: Season 7 AFLW Club B&F results

SEASON 7 of the AFL Women’s came to a close last month, but now all the 18 clubs have awarded their best and fairests. We take a look at the top five results from across the league and see who won the top gongs at each club. ADELAIDE 1st: Anne Hatchard (343 votes) 2nd: Ebony […]

Grateful Dees pair reflect on it all

AFTER Melbourne finally broke through for their inaugural flag yesterday, it was hard to wipe the smiles of the faces of it’s captain Daisy Pearce and coach Mick Stinear. Pearce said that although it had not fully sunk in yet, her overwhelming emotion was pride. “It’s taken a bit of time to sink in actually, […]

Mithen as motivated as ever to take out title

IN what must have at least a little element of déjà vu, Lily Mithen and her Melbourne teammates find themselves in yet another Grand Final, barely seven months after the heartbreak of that April afternoon in Adelaide against the Crows. There is certainly a number of feelings that Mithen is feeling ahead of playing in […]

Dees boss delighted after Dee-lightful display

AFTER his side won through to a second successive Preliminary Final, it was hard to wipe the smile off the face of Melbourne coach Mick Stinear. Reflecting on the game, Stinear said that it was “really pleasing in the end”. “I think the first quarter, Adelaide are a really strong side, they brought their best […]

Preview | AFLW Round 9: Penultimate round takes place

THERE are plenty of massive matches in Round 9 of the AFL Women’s as the penultimate round takes place. With teams fighting for both top four and top eight spots, there is much on the line across the majority of the nine matches.

AFLW Season 7: Round 8 Talking Points – Small margins, for the most part

SATURDAY’S action in the AFL Women’s was for the most part a tight affair, with three matches separated by single figure margins, but one team certainly did not follow the formula. North Melbourne survived a tussle against a spirited Port Adelaide side, Essendon fought hard to deny Sydney their first win, while an inaccurate Geelong […]

Preview | AFLW Round 8: Double chances up for grabs

SOME crucial matches confront teams battling it out for both the double chance and top eight, with must-win contests afoot in Round 8 of the AFL Women’s. With some teams heading into the matches close to full strength, while others remain missing key individuals, it will be fascinating to see just who takes their chances […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 6 Talking Points – Favourites win, but some easier than others

SUNDAY’S action in the AFLW saw largely expected results with all the favourites winning, but they did not all do it as easily as their final winning margins may suggest. Melbourne was pushed by Fremantle but still got a comfortable win, while Brisbane and North Melbourne easily took care of Essendon and Sydney respectively.

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