AFL News

North Sees Double

North Sees Double

The North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos have secured highly-regarded Tasmanian twins Chloe and Libby Haines at the NAB AFL Women’s Draft. 23 Nov 2018
Historic CBA for AFLW

Historic CBA for AFLW

Today the first Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for female footballers has been announced. 15 Nov 2018
Hutchins Heads Up Talent Identification

Hutchins Heads Up Talent Identification

120 girls registered for VFLW club Hawthorn’s second ever talent identification day. They came from as far as Western Australia and even the U.S. to try their luck at catching the eye of Hawks recruiters. 14 Nov 2018
Fox Sports betatest standalone streaming service

Fox Sports betatest standalone streaming service

Fox Sports have taken the wraps off their all new Kayo sports streaming service – and it looks like everything fans have asked for and more. 8 Nov 2018
Giants swoop for Sheridan

Giants swoop for Sheridan

The GWS Giants have snapped up former Fremantle midfielder Tommy Sheridan as a delisted free agent. 1 Nov 2018
AFL release 2019 fixture schedule

AFL release 2019 fixture schedule

The AFL today released the fixture for the 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. 1 Nov 2018
New role as Pies get serious on women's sport

New role as Pies get serious on women's sport

Jane Woodlands-Thompson has been named Collingwood's newly created General Manager of Women’s Sport. 30 Oct 2018
Kangaroos say hello Hobart

Kangaroos say hello Hobart

North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos will call Hobart their spiritual home for the 2019 AFLW season. 26 Oct 2018
Just 99 days to go! AFLW fixtures revealed

Just 99 days to go! AFLW fixtures revealed

Newly-minted AFLW teams the Geelong Cats and the North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos will both host home games in the opening round of the 2019 NAB AFL Women’s Competition. 26 Oct 2018
Rookie Lynch is final signing

Rookie Lynch is final signing

North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos have finalised their list ahead of the 2019 season, with cross-code rookie Beth Lynch the final signing. 25 Oct 2018
AFLW's paths to success

AFLW's paths to success

New generation of AFLW draftees shows the importance of talent pathways for girls 23 Oct 2018
Cats invest in youth for new AFLW team

Cats invest in youth for new AFLW team

AFLW debutants Geelong Cats have chosen three top-line players in their top 10 draft picks in Nina Morrison, Sophie Van De Heuvel and Rebecca Webster. 23 Oct 2018
There are differing standards for athletes in sport

There are differing standards for athletes in sport

Associate Professor Kate Seear says there are some really quirky issues surrounding drugs in sport and the subsequent testing of athletes by WADA and ASADA. 23 Oct 2018
Cyclist Dr Bridie O'Donnell advocates for sports women everywhere

Cyclist Dr Bridie O'Donnell advocates for sports women everywhere

Former Australian time-trial champion and women’s sport advocate Dr Bridie O’Donnell says even though headway has been made, there’s still a long way to go before sports women have equity in Australia. 18 Oct 2018
Lavell and Webb to Coach at Freo

Lavell and Webb to Coach at Freo

Fremantle have added two coaches with AFLW experience to their ranks with the signing of Amy Lavell and Lisa Webb as assistant coaches for the 2019 NAB AFL Women’s season. 14 Oct 2018
Fowler and Alexander elevated to AFLW

Fowler and Alexander elevated to AFLW

Collingwood’s Erica Fowler and Sophie Alexander have been rewarded for their impressive VFLW campaigns, earning a spot on Collingwood’s 2019 AFLW list. 14 Oct 2018
The kids are alright – and making sure everyone has boots

The kids are alright – and making sure everyone has boots

The Footy Almanac have shared another extract from their latest publication in line with some of the recent commentary surrounding AFLW. 4 Oct 2018
McCormick to juggle AFLW and W-League

McCormick to juggle AFLW and W-League

Jenna McCormick will continue juggling both W-League and AFLW after signing with the Brisbane Roar. 3 Oct 2018
Hope Stands Tall

Hope Stands Tall

On Friday, Mo Hope did what so many women and others from marginalised subject positions have wanted to do at so many points in their lives: stand up and walk away. 30 Sep 2018
Giants Sign Rookies

Giants Sign Rookies

The Giants have signed Gaelic Football star Yvonne Bonner and former GIANTS Netballer Taylah Davies as rookie signings for the 2019 AFL Women’s season. 29 Sep 2018
Crows Sign Irish Recruit

Crows Sign Irish Recruit

Adelaide's squad list has hit 23 and the Crows have secured their first international women’s player with Irish recruit Ailish Considine signing on as a rookie for the 2019 season. 29 Sep 2018