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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 […]

South Australia’s reaps rewards of long-term development focus

IN the space of four years, South Australia went from battlers to a juggernaut in the female footballing pathway. It is almost incredible to think that in the 2018 AFLW Under 18 Championships, the Croweaters had to combine with Northern Territory to form the Central Allies, and even then, were smashed by the Eastern Allies […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Port Adelaide

ANOTHER expansion side into the competition, Port Adelaide has gone about assembling its inaugural AFL Women’s perfectly to be a danger side from day one. Picking up a handful of stars and some readymade state league talents, the Power have the first four picks, and seven of the first eight in the South Australian pool. […]

2022 AFLW Draft: Others to Watch – South Australia

THE 2022 AFL Women’s Draft is next week and already Rookie Me Central has completed profiles on all those available AFLW Draft Combine invites. In separate articles this week, we will go state by state and look at some other contenders for the AFLW Draft outside those with the invites. Next up in the series […]

AFLW Expansion Period 2022 Wrap

THE final ever AFLW Expansion pre-signing period has come and gone, so let us take a look at who has been pre listed by each of the final four expansion teams ahead of the Trade Period and the Draft, as well as the indicative draft order as things stand at the moment. The Draft order […]

2022 SANFLW Awards night preview

TONIGHT marks the South Australian National Football League Women’s (SANFLW) night of nights, with the best and brightest stars from the top state league across the country rewarded for their efforts throughout the 2022 season. From the league best and fairest to the SANFLW Team of the Year, there will be plenty of outstanding contributions […]

2022 Rookie Me Central SANFLW Team of the Year

MINOR premiers North Adelaide have set the benchmark for the 2022 Rookie Me Central South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s Team of the Year. The Roosters were first team to qualify for the 2022 SANFL Women’s Grand Final on the weekend, and their season showed why they are the team to beat, recording five […]

State-by-State AFLW Draft Watch: May

ON Monday night, Rookie Me Central released its second 2022 AFL Women’s Draft Power Rankings for the year. It featured 30 detailed profiles, with 10 additional names included. Though there were 40 players named there, with expansion here, there will be an additional 120-plus players making their way on AFL Women’s lists for 2023 (or […]

2022 SANFLW Player Focus: Lana Schwerdt

PIECING together an incredibly consistent season, Lana Schwerdt has improved her draft stocks exponentially in 2022. The Norwood onballer has a nice balance of offensive and defensive traits, and since a quiet first couple of games to the season, has been incredibly reliable through the midfield. In her last eight games, Schwerdt has averaged 21.5 […]

SANFLW Round 12 wrap: Panthers book finals spot

SOUTH Adelaide booked its 2022 South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s finals spot with a virtual elimination final win over Norwood on Saturday. The Panthers and Redlegs were fighting for fourth spot, and the visitors came away with the 25-point win at Cooper Stadium, as Sturt‘s win over Central District ensured it earned a […]

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