Carnage at Wimbledon as Kerber, Sakkari fall
IT was a day of shock losses in the ladies singles at Wimbledon, with two of the contenders in the bottom half of the draw bowing out at the All-England club. The 2018 Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber suffered a straight sets loss to 24th seed Belgian Elise Mertens, meaning just one past Wimbledon winner is […] The post Carnage at Wimbledon as Kerber, Sakkari fall appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.Read more
2022 SSN Grand Final preview: Melbourne Vixens vs. West Coast Fever
THERE is only one match left in the 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season left. One match to determine who finishes the season with the ultimate prize. Despite all the drama that is happening in Australian netball at the moment, all of that will be swept aside for a few hours as the West Coast Fever […] The post 2022 SSN Grand Final preview: Melbourne Vixens vs. West Coast Fever appeared first on Netball Rookie Me Central.Read more
Vixens eye off second SSN title in three seasons
THE past few years have been one eventful rollercoaster of emotions for the Melbourne Vixens. After tasting the highest of highs with a flag in 2020, they experienced the lowest of lows in 2021, finishing wooden spooners. But, a mere 12 months later things are very different for the Vixens. They finished on top and […] The post Vixens eye off second SSN title in three seasons appeared first on Netball Rookie Me Central.Read more
SANFL Player Focus – Jakob Ryan (Glenelg)
GLENELG defender Jakob Ryan has been one of the stronger South Australian performers at representative level this year, and earned a SANFL Reserves berth on Saturday after a terrific start to his Under 18s campaign. Lauded for his booming kick and marking prowess, the powerful prospect certainly has desirable traits. The 17-year-old also debuted in […] The post SANFL Player Focus – Jakob Ryan (Glenelg) appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Your questions answered – July Power Rankings
ROOKIE Me Central dropped its July Power Rankings update on Monday, with plenty having changed since the year’s first instalment last month. Representative football and contrasting form in domestic or school football settings have made for some interesting moves, and plenty of subsequent questions. In a different format of follow-up, we compiled the most prominent […] The post Your questions answered – July Power Rankings appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2022 AFLW Draft team review: Sydney
ONE of the most highly talked about newcomers to the AFL Women’s for Season 7 was Sydney, with the Swans already topping the AFLW membership before a player had been signed. Those passionate supporters were rewarded at the 2022 AFLW Draft, when they managed to convince two top 10 Victorian prospects to nominate NSW-ACT. The […] The post 2022 AFLW Draft team review: Sydney appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Kyrgios contains Chilean, books first Slam semi
AUSTRALIAN firebrand Nick Kyrgios has reached his first Grand Slam semi-final after atoning for compatriot Alex de Minaur‘s loss to Cristian Garin, beating the Chilean in straight sets in the Wimbledon quarter finals. Kyrgios won 6-4 6-3 7-6 in two hours and 13 minutes to advance to the final four, setting up an enthralling clash […] The post Kyrgios contains Chilean, books first Slam semi appeared first on Tennis Rookie Me Central.
It’s the Final(s) Calculator! QAFLW Edition
IT is almost finals time in the QAFLW, so with a fortnight left in the season let us take a look and see what your side needs to do to make the 2022 finals. As things stand heading into the final fortnight of the season, although there are officially six teams that can make finals, […] The post It’s the Final(s) Calculator! QAFLW Edition appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
No one had to do things the hard way in the VNL
IN this week’s VNL match of the round, it was the Melbourne University Lightning who recorded a solid win over the Southern Saints, 66-49. It was Melbourne Uni who skipped away to a nice early lead. Their smooth passing from the likes of Jordan Cransberg and Kelsie Rainbow saw shooters Mikaela Vaughan and Claudia Mawson […] The post No one had to do things the hard way in the VNL appeared first on Netball Rookie Me Central.
2022 AFLW Draft team review: St Kilda
FINISHING 13th overall in the AFL Women’s and last among the Victorian sides, St Kilda unfortunately had to wait until the 16th pick in the 2022 AFLW Draft due to expansion sides. The Saints, who dearly missed the dominant young duo of Georgia Patrikios and Tyanna Smith last season, will look to try and build […] The post 2022 AFLW Draft team review: St Kilda appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
2022 SSN Season Review: Sunshine Coast Lightning
THE 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season has come to an end, so let us now take a look back at each team’s season in retrospect. Today’s team in review is the Sunshine Coast Lightning, who ultimately finished last in 2022. To say 2022 did not go to plan for the Sunshine Coast Lightning would be […] The post 2022 SSN Season Review: Sunshine Coast Lightning appeared first on Netball Rookie Me Central.
Scouting Notes: 2022 AFL U16s – Vic Country vs. Western Australia
WESTERN Australia got on the board at this year’s AFL Under 16 National Championships, after consigning Vic Country to its second loss in a 16-point win at Metricon Stadium. Despite less than ideal conditions, plenty of prospects brought the heat. We highlighted them in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. All notes are the opinion […] The post Scouting Notes: 2022 AFL U16s – Vic Country vs. Western Australia appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Caught the Eye: July 2022
REPRESENTATIVE season continues to roar on, with both Victorian sides notching wins at the Under 18 level this past weekend. In the latest edition of Caught the Eye, we highlight some of the top performers and outstanding prospects from either game. A GAME packed with plenty of momentum swings saw Vic Metro hold on to […] The post Caught the Eye: July 2022 appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.