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UQ goes back-to-back in overtime classic

THE University of Queensland (UQ) has created history in the Queensland Australian Football League Women’s (QAFLW), with the Red Lionesses winning back-to-back premierships after defeating Southport 5.1 (31) to 3.6 (24) in an overtime classic. Red Lionesses’ co captain Marnie McGorm had a final game to remember, as did Laura Ernst who was playing in […]

Season 7 AFLW preview: Brisbane

DESPITE losing their star defender Kate Lutkins to an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) at the start of the season, Brisbane showcased its depth by still not only being competitive but finishing third overall on the AFL Women’s ladder for the 2022 season. Midfielder Emily Bates took out the league best and fairest, and the club […]

Season 7 AFLW preview: Adelaide

REIGNING premiers Adelaide Crows are first up in our 2022 AFL Women’s team previews, which will rollout one by one in the lead-up to Season 7. The Crows are coming off a memorable Grand Final victory over Melbourne to claim their third flag, and though they have lost some experience, remain one of the teams […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Full list

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 had a crack […]

2022 AFLW 10 under 10 to watch: Full list

OVER the past two weeks, Rookie Me Central named 10 AFL Women’s players who have played under 10 games to watch in the upcoming Season 7. Though it might be easy to name first or second year players who just have not completed the full 10 games yet, the list is designed for those who […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Sydney, West Coast, Western Bulldogs

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 […]

PREVIEW | 2022 QAFLW Grand Final

THIS s it. The final Sunday of the Queensland Australian Football League Women’s (QAFLW) season. The Big Dance. Whatever you want to call it, the 2022 QAFLW Grand Final is upon us, with the University of Queensland Red Lionesses and the Southport Sharks set to do battle to decide who will lift the premiership trophy […]

Potential Best 21s – AFLW Season 7: Port Adelaide, Richmond, St Kilda

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 […]

Combatant’s journey to the 2022 QAFLW Grand Final

IT IS just about the end of another QAFL Women’s season, and for both the University of Queensland (UQ) and the Southport Sharks, there is one match left to see who will be the queens of the land in the Sunshine State. Both teams have certainly faced their challenges in 2022, from weather interruptions in […]

2022 AFLW 10 under 10 to watch: Maggie MacLachlan

IN a unique series for the lead-up to the 2022 AFL Women’s Season 7, Rookie Me Central will look at 10 players to watch this year who have played under 10 games. Whilst it would be easy to pick those who finished high in last year’s Rising Star, or top picks this year, we have […]

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