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PREVIEW | VFLW Round 11 – One month to go

THERE may only be a month of the VFLW season left, but the intrigue and excitement still has not let up. This is one match where the ladder positions and recent history do not match. The Bulldogs have been the better side this season overall, but have not beaten the Cats in their last four […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Round 1 – It all begins today

IT has been a long time coming, but finally the VFLW is back. Eight months after Port Melbourne famously claimed its first VFLW title, it is time to do it all again. There has been plenty of change across the league during the offseason, both within the on-field brigade and the off-field one. Across the […]

AFLW List Update: Edition 1 2023 Offseason

EVEN though the 2023 AFL Women’s season has not finished yet for four clubs, for others they have already started thinking ahead to 2024. If you have missed any of the list changes – both playing and coaching – that have happened since the end of the Home and Away portion of the season, please […]

Season 8 AFLW preview: Hawthorn

HAWTHORN took a little while, but eventually found its feet in Season 7 of the AFL Women’s coming from behind in Round 5 against Sydney at Punt Road to secure a nail-biting four-point win. From there, the Hawks went on to win three in a row – albeit against the other two bottom three sides, […]

Bulldogs break winless drought in VFLW

IT was certainly a very interesting weekend in the VFL Women’s, as a number of shock results certainly shook up the narrative being written about this season. It was an especially happy weekend for the Western Bulldogs, who earned their first win since Round 14 2021 with a 39 point win over North Melbourne. The […]

Surprises are abundant as players leave it all on the park

ACROSS the VFLW over the weekend as players pushed hard to impress ahead of this week’s draft, some teams dished out quite the surprise results. In the opening game of the round Geelong came from behind to pinch a narrow one point win over Carlton. Carlton should have won the clash, but will rue missed […]

Top of the table clash does not stay tight for long

THE top of the table clash in the NTFL Women’s between PINT and Waratah last weekend started off as many would have suspected, but after quarter time it was a very different story. PINT put the foot down in the second and third term, dominating the territory battle while keeping their defence strong and not […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Gold Coast

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 is Gold Coast, who just missed out on finals in Season 7. GLASS HALF FULL Scoring power Despite losing Sarah Perkins at the end […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Hawthorn

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. Next under the microscope is Hawthorn, who had a better debut season than many people expected. GLASS HALF FULL Bec Goddard Much like Scott Gowans at […]

AFLW Rising Star Player Focus: Lucy Wales (Hawthorn)

IN our new series of Player Focuses, we are taking a specific look at one of the Rising Star nominees each week, and their nominee worthy performances. This week’s focus is on Lucy Wales, who played a key part in getting Hawthorn to their third win in a row. AFLW Season 7: Round 7 – […]

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