AFL News

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
Is this football or AFL?

Is this football or AFL?

Sport historian Ian Syson, argues that Australian Rules was inspired by soccer and that an image from the 1800s should be associated with the round ball game and not the rival code. 21 Sep 2018
More Tassie Talent

More Tassie Talent

Another Tasmanian will have a chance to play in the AFLW in 2019 with the North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos picking up cross-code rookie, Jessie Williams. 20 Sep 2018
Magpies lose their best and fairest

Magpies lose their best and fairest

Collingwood’s AFLW Best and Fairest winner Chloe Molloy will miss the 2019 season with a devastating injury to her foot. 20 Sep 2018
Family pride: Sophie Conway’s pack

Family pride: Sophie Conway’s pack

The Footy Almanac have shared an extract from their latest publication. 20 Sep 2018
Vescio picks up first best and fairest award

Vescio picks up first best and fairest award

Star forward Darcy Vescio has been named Carlton’s inaugural VFLW Best and Fairest winner after an outstanding season. 15 Sep 2018
Opinion: The AFL continue on with the tradition of men in power policing women's sport

Opinion: The AFL continue on with the tradition of men in power policing women's sport

According to the IOC charter everyone has a basic fundamental human right to participate in sport on a competitive basis no matter their race, age or gender. 14 Sep 2018
2019 AFLW player movement

2019 AFLW player movement

The third season of the AFLW is set to kick-off in 2019 and with Draft Day approaching quickly, The Women's Game is here to give the rundown of the teams. 13 Sep 2018
Emma Kearney: 'I'd hope for a washout because I was under so much pressure...'

Emma Kearney: 'I'd hope for a washout because I was under so much pressure...'

Emma Kearney has opened up about the tremendous strain that she was under while playing both football and cricket. 12 Sep 2018
AFLW overhaul will only make things worse...

AFLW overhaul will only make things worse...

The AFL's controversial move to make the AFLW a conference style competition has had an angry backlash. KATE O'HALLORAN gives her take on the row... 12 Sep 2018
Rhyce heads home...

Rhyce heads home...

North Melbourne's coaching stocks have received a boost with Rhyce Shaw joining the Kangaroos. 11 Sep 2018
How the pros use social media...

How the pros use social media...

Their season may be over after the weekend's crushing loss against cross city rivals Giants, but Sydney Swans have at least been kicking goals online this season. 10 Sep 2018
Mouncey withdraws AFLW Draft application

Mouncey withdraws AFLW Draft application

Aussie Rules and handballer Hannah Mouncey has decided to pull her application from this years AFLW Draft due to her treatment from the AFL. 10 Sep 2018
AFLW moves to conference system

AFLW moves to conference system

The 2019 AFL Women’s Competition will be played in a controversial new conference system, the AFL confirmed today. 7 Sep 2018
Nicole Livingstone: Reinvention

Nicole Livingstone: Reinvention

Nicole Livingstone added another notch to her belt in late 2017, becoming the AFLs Head of Women’s Football as well as managing the AFL Women’s competition. 7 Sep 2018
Rowe Picks Pies

Rowe Picks Pies

Irish Gaelic footballer Sarah Rowe will add another string to her bow as a rookie for Collingwood’s AFLW team in 2019. 6 Sep 2018
AFL's latest player shopping list

AFL's latest player shopping list

The AFL today updated the 2018 list of restricted and unrestricted free agent players to the 18 clubs across the competition. 4 Sep 2018
AFLW unveils new gender diversity policy

AFLW unveils new gender diversity policy

The AFL tonight revealed their new policy on introducing trans and non-binary players to the AFLW. 31 Aug 2018
Beams: I'm going nowhere!

Beams: I'm going nowhere!

Lions midfielder Dayne Beams has rejected any speculation on his playing future after today confirming his intention to see out his playing contract in Brisbane. 30 Aug 2018