Conway check in gives insight into the Lions’ Den
SPEAKING to the media from Brisbane Lions HQ yesterday, speedy Lion Sophie Conway gave those in attendance an insight into where things are at in the Lions camp ahead of Saturday’s AFL Women’s Grand Final. On the notion that making the Grand Final again is becoming a “habit” for the Lions, Conway said the aim […] The post Conway check in gives insight into the Lions’ Den appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2023 AFL Draft Review: Port Adelaide
COMING into the 2023 AFL Draft with the most slender hand of any club, Port Adelaide made the most of its stock to come away with a quartet of versatile prospects. The forward half was a priority this time around after targeting rucks and tall defenders at the trade table. We recap the Power’s draft […] The post 2023 AFL Draft Review: Port Adelaide appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2024 Victorian talent hubs announced
SUMMER training squads for Victoria Country and Metro have been announced, with 45 players selected between the two hubs. Respectively, they will convene in January and February, taking part in two high performance training camps as players also prepare for the Coates Talent League season. > > SCROLL to see the squads All players, born in […] The post 2024 Victorian talent hubs announced appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Wolfpack surge past Colarado with statement win
IN the battle of two undefeated division one women’s basketball teams, it was North Carolina State who was the last one standing of the pair, defeating Colorado by 18 points in the NCAAW on the weekend. A 22-6 opening term set up the memorable 78-60 victory. The win moved North Carolina State to a 7-0 […] The post Wolfpack surge past Colarado with statement win appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.
Erika from Eire living the dream halfway round the world
THINGS have changed pretty dramatically in life in the last 12 months for Roo Erika O’Shea, going from a young Gaelic football star in Cork to a fully fledged AFLW player on the verge of her first grand final. O’Shea said that coming across to Australia as a 19-year-old was not easy, but the Kangaroos […] The post Erika from Eire living the dream halfway round the world appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Brisbane’s Heat silences Sydney Thunder’s season
BRISBANE Heat have survived the WBBL09 Eliminator and move on to tonight’s Challenger after they defeated the Sydney Thunder by 44 runs last night. Brisbane batted first and made a very competitive 8/169, before it restricted the Thunder to only 9/125. Much of the Heat’s total and drive came from the opening partnership, where Grace […]
2023 AFL Draft Review: North Melbourne
WITH five first round selections, North Melbourne opted for a variety of prospects on a busy opening night of the 2023 AFL Draft. The rebuilding Roos will hope they’ve accelerated the development of their young list with a bumper crop of developable youngsters to scatter across each line of the field. > > UPDATED: Every Pick […] The post 2023 AFL Draft Review: North Melbourne appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2023 AFL Draft Review: Melbourne
MELBOURNE came into the AFL Draft with clear targets in mind, making use of two first round picks after the club’s pursuit of pick one fell short. One draftee’s outside run and class blends nicely with another’s grunt and effort work, making for a handy haul in the national intake. We recap the Dees’ efforts. […] The post 2023 AFL Draft Review: Melbourne appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Modest Mon reflects on it all
RICHMOND star Monique Conti made plenty of history last night, becoming the first Tiger to win the AFLW Best and Fairest and become the highest voted winner of the award in the process. However, humble as ever, she said with a laugh that “it doesn’t sound true”. “It’s pretty cool. I never thought I’d be […] The post Modest Mon reflects on it all appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Townsville road warriors continue run
UNBEATEN on the road, reigning WNBL champions Townsville Fire made it back-to-back victories down in south west Australia, defeating Adelaide Lightning and Perth Lynx in Round 4. The Fire knocked off the Lightning by 23 points (74-51) on Thursday night, before downing Perth Lynx by 16 (92-76) on Saturday evening. Townsville currently sits second on […] The post Townsville road warriors continue run appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.
PREVIEW | WBBL09 Finals
AFTER an exciting home and away portion of the WBBL season, the teams left in the running has halved and it is time for the finals. Four teams, three matches, to determine one overall champion. That is all that stands between now and the end of the season. The four teams left are the Adelaide […]
Conti finally crowned League’s best after stellar season
AFTER being the bridesmaid last season, Richmond star Monique Conti has finally been crowned the best in the league, winning the 2023 AFLW Best and Fairest Award. She won with 23 votes, which was seven votes ahead of a group of players in second spot, which included the likes of Amy McDonald, Chloe Molloy, Ash […] The post Conti finally crowned League’s best after stellar season appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.