Mary’s Wonder Women: Free Katie Brennan

This story was first written and published for The Roar.  This weekend the second season of the AFLW will come to an end when the Western Bulldogs play the Brisbane Lions in the grand final on Saturday afternoon. For the Western Bulldogs, with their win over the Melbourne Demons at the Whitten Oval last weekend […]

Mary’s Wonder Women: A Giant game for GWS

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  “There’s a big, big sound from the west of the town. It’s the sound of the mighty Giants” – and when it comes to AFLW, that big, big sound has never been louder. Tonight could be one of the most significant nights in Giants history, when […]

MEET YOUR NEW AFLW GIANTS: The locals

This article was written by Caitlin Arnold. They call her ‘Squid’ because her arms – and legs – bare a lot of ink, but new GWS GIANTS recruit Phoebe Monahan will be looking to make a new name for herself during her debut AFL Women’s season in 2018. As one of the six new GIANTS […]

MEET YOUR NEW GIANTS: The code-hoppers

This article was written by Caitlin Arnold.  One of many unique attributes of the AFL Women’s competition is the outstanding resolve and pressure it takes for some of the players to be dual-athletes. A feat nowhere to be seen in the men’s league, playing more than one sport at a national level – sometimes even […]

MEET YOUR NEW AFLW GIANTS: The interstaters

This article was written by Caitlin Arnold. There are few stand-alone team colours in the AFL or AFLW, which instantly trigger thoughts of one specific team. Yellow needs black, for instance, to conjure thoughts of Richmond. And red seeks white to ‘cheer cheer’ for the Sydney Swans. But there are a handful of famous hues […]