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Analysis: Verity brings variety to new code and new team

AFTER a decorated career in Australian netball, Verity Simmons retired from the sport after the 2023 Suncorp Super Netball season. However her retirement from netball was not the end of her elite sporting career, with the announcement coming last week that she was going to be joining the West Coast Eagles in the AFLW as […]

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 […]

AFLW 2023 Finals Preview: Second Preliminary Final

TODAY’s second AFL Women’s Preliminary Final is between the two sides who fell at this point last season, but who will vanquish their demons and progress through to the grand final? Today at 3:05pmIkon Park How They Got Here North Melbourne come into today refreshed after a week off, while the Crows bounced back from […]

AFLW 2023 Finals Preview: First Semi Final

THIS weekend’s AFLW action begins tonight with a historic first ever encounter that has never had such high stakes attached to it. Today at 7:45pmNorwood Oval How They Got Here Adelaide finds itself in tonight’s semi-final after falling agonisingly short against Brisbane in last week’s qualifying final. Sydney on the other hand came flying out […]

2023 AFLW All Australian Squad revealed

THE much anticipated AFLW All Australian Squad of 42 has been revealed, with a bit of history being made for the AFLW. For the first time since the competition became 18 clubs, every single club has at least one player in the squad. Minor Premiers Adelaide has six players in the squad, while fellow top […]

AFLW 2023 Finals Preview: First Qualifying Final

IT is time. Time for the 2023 AFLW finals to begin, and it does not get much bigger than this with a qualifying final between two of the early pacesetters of the competition’s history. Today at 3:05pmNorwood Oval How They Got Here Adelaide finished the season top of the table after an almost perfect season, […]

Crow comeback decides epic Kangaroo clash

TOP four manoeuvres with just a couple of games remaining generally provide plenty of intrigue alone, but comments on North Melbourne’s reputation as ‘flat track bullies’ added extra spice to a clash with Adelaide in what could be considered a dress rehearsal for the 2023 AFLW Finals. In pleasant springtime conditions in front of 3,632 […]

AFLW 2023 Round 8 Preview: Saturday

TODAY is another Super Saturday worth of AFL Women’s action, as all four top teams battle each other among today’s calendar of clashes. 1:05pmWhitten Oval Recent Form The Western Bulldogs will be desperately hoping to turn their form around this afternoon and snag their first win of 2023. They tackle a Swans side who hit […]

Kelly’s ship back on course after big 18 months

ST Kilda’s Grace Kelly has been through a lot over the past two years, but things are back on track for the Irishwoman in her AFLW career. Originally recruited to West Coast, she moved to the Saints after Season 6 but was forced to sit the whole of Season 7 out due to injury. She […]

Crows continue undefeated streak over Bulldogs

FOLLOWING a competitive and fast tempo first half from both sides, the Adelaide Crows showed their class in the second half to defeat Western Bulldogs by 42 points at Norwood Oval, continuing their undefeated winning streak in the AFL Women’s. Despite both teams losing key players to serious injuries in the first half, both teams […]

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