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The Women’s Game and Twitter Australia are partnering together for an exclusive event to discuss and inspire the next generation of women in sport. 11 Apr 2018
'AFL wouldn't have gone easy on Israel Folau'

'AFL wouldn't have gone easy on Israel Folau'

St Kilda legend Nathan Burke has said that the AFL wouldn't have gone as easy on Folau as Rugby Australia following the star's twitter comments. 11 Apr 2018
Port Adelaide midfielder accused of lewd bar incident

Port Adelaide midfielder accused of lewd bar incident

An Adelaide bar incident involving a Port Adelaide midfielder has once again brought AFL culture under fire. 10 Apr 2018
Kearney off to North Melbourne

Kearney off to North Melbourne

North Melbourne is set to sign 2018 Best and Fairest, Emma Kearney as their first AFLW player ahead of their introduction into the league next year 6 Apr 2018
AFL secures bumper Chinese broadcast deal

AFL secures bumper Chinese broadcast deal

The AFL has reached a landmark agreement to broadcast the competition on three free-to-air Chinese television networks. 5 Apr 2018
Watson: Hawks will make top-four thanks to Clarkson

Watson: Hawks will make top-four thanks to Clarkson

Tim Watson has labelled Alastair Clarkson an "absolute genius", saying the Hawks are still a top-four side due to his phenomenal coaching efforts alone. 3 Apr 2018
Season Wrap: Adelaide Crows already looking forward

Season Wrap: Adelaide Crows already looking forward

The Crows were relegated to fifth place in the final game of the 2018 season, a difficult pill to swallow for last season’s Premiers and not the end they were hoping for. 30 Mar 2018
Hardwick clashes with Tigers fan

Hardwick clashes with Tigers fan

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick clashed with an allegedly abusive Richmond fan following the Tigers' thumping by Adelaide. 30 Mar 2018
AFLW - Are We Heading for Conferences?

AFLW - Are We Heading for Conferences?

Season 2 of AFLW has only just wrapped up and tinkering talks continue. 28 Mar 2018
AFLW Season Wrap – Karen Lyons with Sam Lane and Angela Pippos

AFLW Season Wrap – Karen Lyons with Sam Lane and Angela Pippos

The Wheeler Centre played host to a thoroughly engaging evening of discussion on all things AFLW in 2018. 28 Mar 2018
AFL Players AFLW MVP Awards

AFL Players AFLW MVP Awards

Floor to ceiling glass framed a muted Port Phillip Bay outside, the waters in a rancorous mood. Inside, contrastingly calm and vibrant, the most impressive players of the AFLW stood congregated in small groups. 27 Mar 2018
Pearce: Looking for longer AFLW season

Pearce: Looking for longer AFLW season

After winning the AFLW Players’ Association Best Captain award, Melbourne’s Daisy Pearce told media of her hopes for yesterday's PA meeting. 27 Mar 2018
Demons Season Wrap: Foundations Built

Demons Season Wrap: Foundations Built

Melbourne defensive superstar Karen Paxman talks about the crushing end to the season and where to next for her and the club. 26 Mar 2018
Pies Season Wrap: Dejavu

Pies Season Wrap: Dejavu

Dejavu for Collingwood as they finish the season with 12 points, identical to their inaugural season. 26 Mar 2018
GWS Season Wrap: Hungry but Disappointed

GWS Season Wrap: Hungry but Disappointed

For the leader of the Greater Western Sydney Giants, season two of the AFLW has ultimately been one of disappointment. 25 Mar 2018
Freo Season Wrap: Not Close Enough

Freo Season Wrap: Not Close Enough

The end of the AFLW season comes far too quickly for players and spectators alike, but for some, like Fremantle’s retiring Amy Lavell, that’s it. It’s all over! 25 Mar 2018
AFLW Grand Final predictions

AFLW Grand Final predictions

After eight weeks, tomorrow is the day as the Western Bulldogs and Brisbane Lions face off against each other to be crowned the 2018 AFLW Premiership winners. 23 Mar 2018
It's a second chance for Lions

It's a second chance for Lions

Brisbane Lions player Emily Bates says there are lessons to be learnt from their loss in the regular season to the Western Bulldogs. 23 Mar 2018
Brennan saga not over yet

Brennan saga not over yet

The Western Bulldogs have confirmed captain Katie Brennan will take her case to the Australia Human Rights Commission. 23 Mar 2018
Brennan has suspension confirmed

Brennan has suspension confirmed

It has been confirmed that Western Bulldogs captain Katie Brennan has had her appeal dismissed and will not play in the 2018 AFLW Grand Final. 22 Mar 2018
Ashmore: Teammates turned foes

Ashmore: Teammates turned foes

Brisbane Lions midfielder Kaitlyn Ashmore, who also plays for Melbourne University in the VWFL, is looking forward to going up against her teammates in the Grand Final this Saturday. 22 Mar 2018