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PREVIEW | VFLW Round 5 – Can expectations be defied?

THE third week of the Sydney teams present in the AFLW also brings the third all-Saturday extravaganza in a row, as all 14 teams are set to take the field tomorrow. Williamstown vs Western Bulldogs10amDSV Stadium Williamstown will be glad to be back at home this week and have the chance to use its unique […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Round 3 2024 – Bonanza in every sense of the word

ROUND 3 of the VFL Women’s is a true bonanza in every sense of the word. All the matches are taking place tomorrow, and there is an extra match with the start of GWS and Sydney’s brief involvement in the competition. North Melbourne vs Casey11amArden St Oval These two sides could not be having more […]

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 […]

Family ties: Rigoni the next Dee in line?

TALL utility Jemma Rigoni has all the athletic traits that raise eyebrows of recruiters, and is now in line to follow in the footsteps of her father, Guy. The top-age talent has been nominated by Melbourne to fall under the father-daughter rule and is join the club her dad played 107 games for between 1998-2005. […]

Skipper’s stellar showing leads Dees to another win

MELBOURNE cruised to its second win from as many games with a solid 77-point win over GWS on Sunday night, and one big key to the Dees’ success was none other than skipper Kate Hore. Taking on one of the more mentally and emotionally challenging tasks in AFLW – taking over as captain of the […]

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 […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Melbourne

IN a new approach to the AFL Women’s end of season reviews, Rookie Me Central casts both a glass half full and half empty lens over each side’s campaigns. Today’s team, the last in the series, is of course Melbourne, who broke through for its first AFLW Premiership in Season 7. GLASS HALF FULL They […]

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, […]

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 […]

Dees first into prelim after stellar comeback

MELBOURNE is the first team through to the Season 7 preliminary finals, after a 22-point win in the qualifying final. Things were looking very different at quarter time, with Adelaide having kicked the first three goals and looking like they were going to run away with the game. However, Melbourne clicked into gear in the […]

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