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Dees grind out win to reach second decider in 2022

MELBOURNE is through to its second Grand Final of 2022, after defeating North Melbourne 5.3 (33) to 2.4 (16), winning by a double-digit margin for the first time ever against the Kangaroos. It was a tough, physical battle from the opening bounce, and the intensity was fitting to be associated with a final and also […]

Roos defy inside 50 avalanche to advance

NORTH Melbourne has somehow defied the odds to scrape past Geelong in a low-scoring tussle despite having less than half the Cats’ inside 50s during the Roos’ two-point victory at GMHBA Stadium yesterday. The Cats controlled the majority of the contest, but could not get meaningful shots on goal early, then when they did, they […]

Player thoughts: Eight AFLW clubs prepare for finals

AHEAD of the first weekend of an expanded AFLW finals series getting underway tonight, we caught up with some of the players competing in this weekend’s matches and got their thoughts on the weekend’s matches. ADELAIDE vs MELBOURNE Tonight kicks off the finals series with a qualifying final at Ikon Park between Melbourne and Adelaide. […]

Crocker praises teams’ defensive pressure

NORTH Melbourne AFLW Coach Darren Crocker knew the importance of his side’s victory against the Sydney Swans with four rounds left in the regular season, noting his side’s defensive pressure was key to getting the win. “It was an important game for us,” Crocker said. “Sydney are obviously at a different stage of their development […]

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.

AFLW practice match wraps: Clubs have final preseason hitouts

ALL 18 AFL Women’s clubs had one last preseason hitout ahead of Season 7 at the end of August. Many of the favourites got up with a number of close games keeping fans interested as players got their first chances in their new colours. St Kilda 2.4 (16) lost to Brisbane 6.6 (42) By Alyce […]

2022 AFLW early look: North 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 North Melbourne, a team that scraped into the last finals spot, but were not far off the minor premiership either, and ranked in […]

TSL Women’s weekend wrap: Semi-finals – Glenorchy win thriller to face Launceston in final

GLENORCHY booked its spot in the Tasmanian State League (TSL) Women’s Grand Final with a thrilling four-point victory over Clarence. The tight second and third semi-final lived up to the hype, whilst minor premiers Launceston got the job done in the other semi-final, defeating fourth placed North Launceston by 43 points. It was a seesawing […]

TSL Women’s Semi-finals preview: Blues and Magpies host do-or-die matches

THERE is no turning back for any of the four Tasmanian State League (TSL) Women’s sides when the four finalists battle it out in two do-or-die semi-finals. Last year’s runners-up Launceston host the fourth placed North Launceston at Windsor Park, before the classic contest between big improvers Glenorchy and reigning premiers Clarence. The Magpies have […]

TSL Women’s Round 11 wrap: Blues secure minor premiership with penultimate round win

LAUNCESTON has secured top spot in the Tasmanian State League (TSL) Women’s competition with a crucial win over Clarence in both sides’ final matches of the regular season. In the other of two matches played, North Launceston sentenced Tigers to the wooden spoon handed the Tigers an eighth loss and see the Bombers lock up […]

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