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Season 8 AFLW preview: Geelong

GEELONG was a side that never looked out of the contest, with the Cats having some incredible defensive efforts in Season 7, then finding the secret to scoring after the first month. In the end, the Cats narrowly missed out on a top four spot, and then were bounced by North Melbourne in the elimination […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Geelong

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. The team under the microscope today is Geelong, who showed marked improvement in Season 7 to finish just outside the top four. GLASS HALF FULL The […]

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. […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 6 Talking Points – This season just keeps on giving

THERE were some huge results across Round 6 of the AFL Women’s on Saturday, as the top eight sides gained separation on the rest, and just four points separating those teams. GWS bounced back from last week in the perfect way with a win over Carlton, while Geelong resigned the Bulldogs to their second straight […]

Cats’ strong start key to record win

AFTER back-to-back losses the past fortnight, Geelong got its season back on track in a big way, dominating St Kilda en route to the Cats’ highest score and largest win. Geelong won 11.5 (71) to 3.3 (21) off the back of a dominant 40-1 half-time score, and leading by as much as 45 points early […]

AFLW Season 7: Round 5 Talking Points – Statements made

THE first day of Round 5 in the AFL Women’s saw Fremantle finally break through for its first win of the season with a Western Derby win over West Coast, while Geelong was dominant in a record-breaking thumping of St Kilda.

Preview | AFLW – Round 4: Huge Sunday of action planned

SIX different matches over two days, six different states. That is what is on offer for AFL Women’s fans in Round 4 of Season 7 this weekend, and that is only Friday-Saturday. A couple of massive matches with premiership-contending sides, the Dreamtime rivals and all to play for on a fascinating Sunday round out the […]

2022 AFLW: Round 1 Talking Points – A few crucial wins to kickstart the season

THE first Sunday of the season saw a couple of teams register confidence-boosting wins first up. The Western Bulldogs accounted for the Giants in an arm wrestle, the Brisbane Lions made a statement against Fremantle, and Geelong pinched one at the death against Richmond. By Alyce Collett In an entertaining opening clash to begin the […]

Season 7 AFLW preview: Geelong

LAST season can only be described as a disappointing one for Geelong. Despite not getting the wins on the board early in the season, they were showing a lot of promise and looked like a much better side compared to where they were in 2021. Unfortunately for the Cats they faded and only managed two […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Hawthorn, Melbourne, North Melbourne

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 […]

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