Giants ready for first ‘stand tall’ game

This article was first written for and published by the Roar. For the GWS Giants, their win against the West Coast Eagles in the AFLW last weekend may have been the best in their history. The margin of 28 points certainly suggests so. But after a disappointing loss to North Melbourne the week before, for […]

Happy, healthy Hatchard: A key to the Crows’ success

This article was first written and published for The Roar.  Coming into AFLW season four, the Adelaide Crows were the hunted. After winning their second title in just three years in 2019, the club had certainly proven themselves as one of the most dominant teams in the competition. However, after a couple of injuries sustained […]

10 things we learned from AFLW Round One

This story was first written by Kristy Williams. The fourth instalment of AFLW kicked off at Ikon Park in Carlton on Friday night, and the standard just gets better and better each year! It promises to be the most even season the league has seen, with a least eight sides having legitimate Premiership aspirations. There […]

AFLW Round 1: Carlton Blues v Richmond Tigers

This piece was written by Kristy Williams. An outstanding blue-collar performance from Carlton led to a comprehensive 34-point victory over league newcomers, Richmond, in the AFLW season opener at Ikon Park on Friday night. With a vocal crowd of 15,337 watching on, last year’s runners-up, the Blues, put on a contested ball clinic despite the […]

Alicia Eva on lessons learned from Amanda Farrugia

This article was first written for and published by the Roar.  hen Amanda Farrugia announced her retirement from the AFLW in November last year, it left many fans shocked. Farrugia, or ‘Fridge’ as she is more affectionately known, had become synonymous with the growth of women’s footy in New South Wales.

No loyalty in the AFLW? What sport are you watching?

This article was first written and published for The Roar. Two weeks ago the Adelaide Crows were crowned AFLW Premiers for 2019, defeating Carlton 10.3 (63) to 2.6 (18). There were many talking points from the game including the injury sustained by Crows co-captain Erin Phillips which saw her stretchered from the field in the […]

Tayla Harris: 1, trolls: 0

This week’s award for ‘television network that has consistently missed the mark’ goes to Channel Seven. Their week began with a Sunday Night exposé into NRL culture. Many would have tuned in interested in details about the most recent off-field scandals, however Sunday Night instead focused on claims made against former player Bodene Thompson.

What do you mean AFLW starts this weekend?

This article was first written for and published by The Roar.  Season three of AFLW commences this weekend, with an opening round fixture between the Geelong Cats and Collingwood. Two additional teams have joined the competition – North Melbourne and Geelong – expanding the total number of teams to ten. Plenty of fan favourites return, […]