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How much do AFLW players get paid?

How much do AFLW players get paid?

With the AFLW fixture finally revealed and 98% of the AFLPA agreeing to "landmark" CBA negotiations, it's time to have a good look at just how big a pie is up for grabs... 29 Oct 2019
AFLW 2019/20 fixture revealed!

AFLW 2019/20 fixture revealed!

After months of drawn out negotiations and the haunting feeling that next season might never get here, the AFLW have finally released their first fixtures for the 2019/20 season. 29 Oct 2019
Millie Makes History: AFLW Father-Daughter goes Geelong's way

Millie Makes History: AFLW Father-Daughter goes Geelong's way

“I just want to have a crack…” 23 Oct 2019
Fighting their own union: The emerging split in AFLW

Fighting their own union: The emerging split in AFLW

It's fast-approaching D-Day in the AFLW CBA dispute that threatens to boil-over into a public relations disaster for the AFL, only weeks after a record-breaking Grand Final. 4 Oct 2019
Return of a Legend: Gum nominates for AFLW draft

Return of a Legend: Gum nominates for AFLW draft

Former All-Australian, AFLPA MVP and Greater Western Sydney legend, Courtney Gum, is coming back to the big-time. 27 Sep 2019
Every moment matters in the AFL Grand Final

Every moment matters in the AFL Grand Final

Grand final day at the MCG. One of those days every footy fan grew up dreaming of; 100,000 people filled with hope. Blood, sweat and tears has gone into this day … and that’s just the fans! 26 Sep 2019
'It's so humbling': Tayla Harris leads surge in AFLW interest

'It's so humbling': Tayla Harris leads surge in AFLW interest

Tayla Harris has led a record-breaking year for the AFLW in terms of public interest, becoming the most searched player in the competition. 26 Sep 2019
Code battles continue! Wallaroo joins West Coast Eagles

Code battles continue! Wallaroo joins West Coast Eagles

The battle of the codes continues! Wallaroo Mhicca Carter has switched codes to join the West Coast Eagles for the upcoming AFLW season. 6 Sep 2019
Why women's sport still suffers battle of the codes

Why women's sport still suffers battle of the codes

For all the life Australia breathes into women's sport and the inspirational stories we hear every day, there's one depressing account that's still a far too often occurrence. 5 Sep 2019
The busiest woman in AFLW: Pies' Fowler soaring on and off field

The busiest woman in AFLW: Pies' Fowler soaring on and off field

Rugby sevens player, Queensland paramedic, AFLW for Collingwood, working for Rugby Victoria, ambassador for the Fight Cancer Foundation Footy Colours Day...there aren't many days on the couch for the AFLW's busiest ruckwoman. 4 Sep 2019
The time for female footy umpires is nigh

The time for female footy umpires is nigh

Now that the AFLW is in full flight, will we continue to see female umpires breaking ground in the AFL? 28 Aug 2019
Team of the Year winner didn't know award existed

Team of the Year winner didn't know award existed

Brand new Tigers' recruit Alice Edmonds is a reigning VFLW Team of the Year entrant...but she didn't even know such a thing existed until she was called on stage. 23 Aug 2019
Patience of a Saint: McCarthy's journey from heart-stopping surgery to St Kilda glory

Patience of a Saint: McCarthy's journey from heart-stopping surgery to St Kilda glory

If you scratch beneath the surface, so many of the AFLW contenders this season have amazing backstories. But you'd be hard-pressed to find one more inspiring than Kate McCarthy's. 12 Aug 2019
The most beautiful in the world...

The most beautiful in the world...

Optus Stadium has been named the most beautiful sports facility in the world in the Prix Versailles 2019 international architecture awards. 19 Jul 2019
Majak cover story: sport’s power to inspire change

Majak cover story: sport’s power to inspire change

Robert Drane’s incredible feature in the August 2019 edition of Inside Sport isn’t just a feel-good story about increasing numbers of players of Sudanese heritage popping up in Australian rules. 12 Jul 2019
Gabba a go for Lions

Gabba a go for Lions

After three AFLW seasons including two Grand Final appearances, the Brisbane Lions will finally play of the Gabba. 12 Jul 2019
Lions sign Queensland NPLW striker

Lions sign Queensland NPLW striker

Brisbane Lions have signed NPL Women's Queensland forward Greta Bodey ahead of the 2020 AFLW season. 4 Jul 2019
Stephenson: It was incredibly naive...

Stephenson: It was incredibly naive...

Collingwood youngster Jaidyn Stephenson has accepted the blame for the betting scandal which as seen him banned for 10 games, with another 12 games suspended, and fined $20,000. 19 Jun 2019
Magpie cops ban for betting scandal

Magpie cops ban for betting scandal

The AFL today suspended Collingwood’s Jaidyn Stephenson for 22 matches, with 12 matches to be suspended, and fined him $20,000 for betting on AFL matches. 19 Jun 2019
Groves leaves Bulldogs

Groves leaves Bulldogs

Premiership coach Paul Groves has resigned as head coach at the Western Bulldogs. 17 Jun 2019
Facebook to show AFL, AFLW, NRLW and NRL

Facebook to show AFL, AFLW, NRLW and NRL

Facebook is set to expand sports broadcasting in Australia in a new deal for it to show men's and women's AFL and NRL highlights. 13 Jun 2019