The Top Four: Who would've brought home the flag?
There has been wide debate and speculation surrounding the topic of who might've brought home the flag in the 2020 AFLW season. We can't do better than guess, but taking into account a seasonal analysis of each of the top teams, here is our rendition of what may have happened.
3 May 2020
Isolation brings Pies together
Isolation has produced some quality social media content, with hilarious team videos being one result of bored athletes trying to band together to kill time. Maddie Shevlin has taken the Pies' reins, taking it upon herself to coordinate a number of videos that have entertained their widespread fans.
30 Apr 2020
Prespakis makes history
An unorthodox but no less exciting ceremony saw an emotional Maddy Prespakis take out the most prestigious award in Australian football. The only teenager to have ever won the award across both the AFLW and AFL, Prespakis has carved out her place in Australian sporting history.
'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Fremantle Dockers
Freo announced themselves as an unstoppable force representing the west coast this year and seemed determined to bring home the club's first ever premiership cup. Hopefully the tragically short 2020 season will spur them on to play with the same power next year.
'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: North Melbourne Kangaroos
Many had them tipped as the premiership team in what would have been a cracking finals series displaying AFLW at a whole new level. Fans can hope that the Roos will be bring the same finesse and intensity to 2021 to see them bring the cup home.
School for Swans
The academy programs of the northern state clubs raise the old question at the heart of the AFL – do we want a national game, or to maintain a parochial passion?
Australia's most heated rivalries
Everyone loves a good rivalry. The fan fare, the passion, the love and the hatred is what makes sport for what it is. Luckily enough for sporting fans in Australia, living in a multi code dominated sporting sphere allows us to experience many derbies across the sporting calendar. Here are 10 of our favourite derbies in Aussie sport.
If you build it she can play…
Rarely does a result between Collingwood and Carlton fall into insignificance but that was the case last Friday night as women took to centre stage. Many football fans can now converse with their daughters, nieces, cousins or friends and legitimately speak about potentially playing football at the highest level; something before last night that wasn’t possible.
10 Best (and Worst) AFLW photos of 2020
From eery images of ferocious games in empty stadiums to flying tackles or spectacular marks, here are some of the best and worst photos from the 2020 AFLW season.
10 Best (and Worst) AFLW photos from Round 6
Whether the game is played in front of 36,000 people or an empty stadium, the AFLW athletes have proven that they'll be bringing the same intensity to the games for as long as they are allowed to play. Here are the photos that captured the best (and worst) moments from Round 6.
Phillips back for Crows
Erin Phillips four-goal haul has helped the Adelaide Crows to their first win of the season.
Goal and mark of the year nominations
These finalists are sure to give judges a headache as they determine the best goal and mark of the year from AFL season 2016.