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Roos continue undefeated streak in second half comeback

AFTER being challenged in the first half by a red-hot Geelong, North Melbourne lifted in the second half to win by nine points at GMHBA Stadium and remain undefeated in the 2023 AFL Women’s season. Geelong had all the momentum in the first half with their ball use inside 50, kicking 3.2 to 0.3 and […]

Season 8 AFLW preview: North Melbourne

SEASON 7 was another season of ‘so close, yet so far’ for North Melbourne. Again they got so close to an elusive first Grand Final in making the Preliminary Final, but could not take that next step and make the big dance. But after a largely successful offseason in terms of list management, do they […]

Preview | VFLW 2023 Round 5: Nothing is for certain

IT is one month down in the VFL Women’s competition, and with 10 weeks left in the regular season nothing is for certain. In a rare Friday night clash, Port Melbourne play host to Box Hill under the lights in Port Melbourne. Box Hill come into this clash after having suffered its first loss of […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: North 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 is North Melbourne, who had their best ever result in a season, knocked out in the Preliminary Final. GLASS HALF FULL Best ever result […]

AFLW stalwarts ready to lock horns again

MELBOURNE’s Karen Paxman and North Melbourne’s Emma Kearney are two stalwarts of the competition, and have seen a lot in their time. They also face each other tomorrow afternoon, as their sides do battle for the second spot in the Season 7 Grand Final. Paxman said she and the Dees were expecting a tough contest […]

Roos’ “Best footy we’ve played”: Crocker

NORTH Melbourne coach Darren Crocker could not have been more pleased with his side’s performance against fellow AFL Women’s contender Collingwood, declaring it the “best footy” he has seen the Roos play during his time at the club. The Roos took it right up to the Magpies, weathered the early storm, then dominated the second […]

Preview | AFLW Round 5a: Derby opens early start

AN early start to Round 5 of the AFL Women’s – due to the men’s grand final on Saturday – sees six of the nine matches played before the weekend even hits. In a two-part round preview, we will take a look at the first five matches of the round – Thursday and Friday daylight […]

AFLW Debut season watch: Round 3 Season 7

THE AFLW Debut season focus is back for season 7, where we take a look at some of the better player performances from those who make their debut in this year. At Ikon Park on Friday night the Bulldogs overcame the Dockers, and young star Rylie Wilcox played a major role. In a Rising star […]

AFLW Debut season watch: Round 1 Season 7

THE AFLW Debut season focus is back for season 7, where we take a look at some of the better player performances from those who make their debut in season 7. With it being round one of a new season on the weekend, there certainly was not a shortage of new faces out on the […]

Roos complete total eclipse for three quarters

AFL WOMEN’S premiership contender North Melbourne flexed its muscles against Gold Coast Suns across the first three quarters to kick off the Roos’ season with a 26-point win. Though the victory looks impressive regardless, to three quarter time the Roos had booted 6.4 to 0.1, with the lowest score on record (two behinds) in with […]

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