women's sport

Go and watch! The must-see AFLW games of 2020

Go and watch! The must-see AFLW games of 2020

There are plenty of AFLW games worth rewatching to pass the time in isolation, but here are the best of them. 9 Apr 2020
‘It builds a great culture’: Kara Antonio on Fremantle’s undefeated season

‘It builds a great culture’: Kara Antonio on Fremantle’s undefeated season

As the AFLW season came to a close, Dockers Captain Kara Antonio took the time out of her day to speak about all things Fremantle and about her tips for getting through this isolation period. 9 Apr 2020
'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Geelong Cats

'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Geelong Cats

It wasn't a bad year for the Cats, but the real hope for Geelong lies with the young players who have been part of a long-term plan for sustainability. It should be an exciting season for them in 2021 as they reach the next stage in their development. 8 Apr 2020
Watch! Top 10 AFLW plays of 2020

Watch! Top 10 AFLW plays of 2020

The 2020 AFLW season, while shorter than anyone would have liked, nevertheless saw an exciting new brand of football played amongst the 14 teams. Hair-raising chases, spectacular goals and cringe-worthy tackles were present in every round. Here are the best of them. 7 Apr 2020
Saints liven up Linton street in their inaugural season

Saints liven up Linton street in their inaugural season

The Linton Street lights beamed for something magical this year, and it wasn’t just for training. Women filled the change rooms, their posters plastered next to their male counterparts. They created a new legacy, a new home for so many, proudly nestled into the walls of Moorabbin - RSEA Park, their home ground. 7 Apr 2020
High hopes for the future of AFLW

High hopes for the future of AFLW

Despite an unfortunately short season, there’s no doubt that the AFLW is increasing steadily in popularity, raising the bar for women’s sporting leagues and setting a strong precedent for inclusivity that will hopefully prevail for many years to come. 6 Apr 2020
'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Adelaide Crows

'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Adelaide Crows

A loss of key players saw the 2019 Premiers falter in the face of more experienced sides in the 2020 season. It remains to be seen whether the Crows will benefit from this year as a learning experience, or whether the short season signalled the waning of their older players' careers. 6 Apr 2020
Top 3 Underrated AFLW Players of 2020

Top 3 Underrated AFLW Players of 2020

So with the formalities well behind us for 2020 (though if things had panned out as planned, the best performing teams would now be preparing for the first week of finals – food for thought), many observers have tried their best to highlight and commemorate the moments, milestones and magic of the fourth hit-out for women’s footy at the highest level. 5 Apr 2020
AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 1 Maddy Prespakis

AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 1 Maddy Prespakis

Now that the season has come to an unfortunate early end, we can look back on the young stars that truly found their place on the field this season. At 21 and under, these athletes show extreme promise for the future of the AFLW and women’s sport. Here are our players of choice, ranked from 10 to 1. 5 Apr 2020
'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Western Bulldogs

'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Western Bulldogs

Having lost a number of their key players after 2019, this season was always going to be a tough one for the Dogs. All is not lost though, as their fans look towards a season that should see promising young players rise to the challenge with more experience under their belts. 4 Apr 2020
AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 2 Alyce Parker

AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 2 Alyce Parker

Now that the season has come to an unfortunate early end, we can look back on the young stars that truly found their place on the field this season. At 21 and under, these athletes show extreme promise for the future of the AFLW and women’s sport. Here are our players of choice, ranked from 10 to 1. 4 Apr 2020
AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 3 Isabel Huntington

AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 3 Isabel Huntington

Now that the season has come to an unfortunate early end, we can look back on the young stars that truly found their place on the field this season. At 21 and under, these athletes show extreme promise for the future of the AFLW and women’s sport. Here are our players of choice, ranked from 10 to 1. 3 Apr 2020
2020 All-Australian Squad: Who made the cut?

2020 All-Australian Squad: Who made the cut?

The long-awaited list of the 40 players who have been named in the 2020 All-Australian squad was finally announced today by the AFL. 3 Apr 2020
AFLW Expansions in Review

AFLW Expansions in Review

With four news sides entering the 2020 season, there’s no denying that they brought a new sense of competition, ferocity and hunger to the game. From spectacular goals, impressive team feats and doing the unthinkable, here’s how the four new sides fared in 2020. 2 Apr 2020
AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 4 Chloe Molloy

AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 4 Chloe Molloy

Now that the season has come to an unfortunate early end, we can look back on the young stars that truly found their place on the field this season. At 21 and under, these athletes show extreme promise for the future of the AFLW and women’s sport. Here are our players of choice, ranked from 10 to 1. 2 Apr 2020
'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: West Coast Eagles

'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: West Coast Eagles

The inaugural Eagles team left eager fans deflated after a season with few highlights - a disappointment that is curbed somewhat by the hope that a focus on player development will yield a stronger future. 1 Apr 2020
AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 5 Caitlin Greiser

AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 5 Caitlin Greiser

Now that the season has come to an unfortunate early end, we can look back on the young stars that truly found their place on the field this season. At 21 and under, these athletes show extreme promise for the future of the AFLW and women’s sport. Here are our players of choice, ranked from 10 to 1. 1 Apr 2020
AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 6 Monique Conti

AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 6 Monique Conti

Now that the season has come to an unfortunate early end, we can look back on the young stars that truly found their place on the field this season. At 21 and under, these athletes show extreme promise for the future of the AFLW and women’s sport. Here are our players of choice, ranked from 10 to 1. 31 Mar 2020
AFLW future unclear amidst financial insecurity

AFLW future unclear amidst financial insecurity

The AFL have secured a line of credit to cushion the blow of the delayed season, but it remains unclear how the AFLW will be affected by financial uncertainty in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 31 Mar 2020
'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Richmond Tigers

'By the Numbers' Team Assessment: Richmond Tigers

An early end to the season doesn’t mean we can’t assess the strengths and weaknesses of each AFLW team and their prospects for next year. The Tigers’ report card may be hard for avid fans to endure after a disappointing season, although there is always hope that they may find their feet next year. 30 Mar 2020
AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 7 Sabreena Duffy

AFLW Young Guns Countdown: No. 7 Sabreena Duffy

Now that the season has come to an unfortunate early end, we can look back on the young stars that truly found their place on the field this season. At 21 and under, these athletes show extreme promise for the future of the AFLW and women’s sport. Here are our players of choice, ranked from 10 to 1. 30 Mar 2020