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Clarke happy with win from “great contest”

ADELAIDE coach Matthew Clarke said he was just happy to come away with the four points after an ultra-struggle against Geelong at Unley Oval. In a match that effectively decided a double chance, the Crows got up in a nail-biter, 4.6 (30) to 4.4 (28). “I thought it was a great contest, I thought there […]

Mayo’s own forging her own path in AFLW

CROW Niamh Kelly has had quite the sporting career to date, which started on sporting fields far away from the city of churches. Kelly is one of the many Irish stars currently plying their trade in the AFLW, so her sporting journey began on the Gaelic fields of her home county Mayo. “I’ve grown up […]

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 […]

Preview | AFLW Round 5b: Second half of monster weekend

THE second half of another monster weekend of AFL Women’s action sees four more fascinating match ups for Round 5. As we hit the halfway point of the home and away portion of the season, the fixtures may ultimately give fans a good indication of where teams sit.

Adelaide Crows over Pies after “tense” battle

DESPITE dominating the inside 50 count 36-15, Adelaide had plenty of “tense” moments during the Crows’ win over Collingwood by five points at Victoria Park yesterday. Crows coach Matthew Clarke said there were definitely some nervous moments with the Pies drawing with a kick late in the game, before a Stephanie Chiocci snap missed to […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 4 Talking Points – Nail biters and undefeated records come to an end

SUNDAY’S action in the AFLW saw many of the top teams in action. After a strong start from their opponents, Adelaide and Brisbane ran over the top of Collingwood and Melbourne respectively, while Richmond hung on for a narrow win over Essendon.

Clarke not resting on his laurels

DESPITE being in one of the most envied positions in the AFLW as the two time premiership coach of the reigning premiers, Adelaide coach Matthew Clarke is certainly not resting on his laurels coming into the new season. Although they are the hunted again this season, Clarke noted how “every season is a new adventure” […]

Season 7 AFLW preview: Adelaide

REIGNING premiers Adelaide Crows are first up in our 2022 AFL Women’s team previews, which will rollout one by one in the lead-up to Season 7. The Crows are coming off a memorable Grand Final victory over Melbourne to claim their third flag, and though they have lost some experience, remain one of the teams […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Adelaide, Brisbane, Carlton

LATER this month the AFL Women’s Season 7 will kick off and there is plenty to get excited about. While preseasons are underway and coaches are trying to work out a Round 1 lineup, we delved into what each of the sides could look like next season. Over a six-part series, we will examine three […]

How far can the Eagles soar in AFLW S7?

IT IS fair to say that the 2022 AFL Women’s season did not go to plan for the West Coast Eagles. The struggling side only managed the one win from 10 games, and while they were not predicted to push for finals, no doubt would have loved to have been competitive in more games. So […]

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