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AFLW: Three's company as Blues skipper steps forward

Brianna Davey to move forward this season as part of a potent forward structure

2:15pm Jan 17, 2019


AFLW: Cat hangs up the saddle to focus on footy

Maighan Fogas gave up doing trackwork for Darren Weir to focus on footy

6:45am Jan 17, 2019


AFLW: Top Dog gets a co-captain, Blues reveal leaders

The Western Bulldogs and Carlton have announced their leadership groups ahead of the season

5:47pm Jan 16, 2019


AFLW: 'General soreness' a rare pleasure for star Docker

Never has post-game pleasure been such a delight for Kiara Bowers

8:02am Jan 16, 2019


AFLW: Practice matches locked in for Saturday

All 10 AFLW teams in action across the country on Saturday

6:45am Jan 16, 2019


AFLW: There's no place like home for new Docker

Speed mid says she has grown as a result of stint at the Blues

7:35am Jan 15, 2019


AFLW: Greater expectations no concern for McConnell

Giants coach is embracing the change at the club

9:45am Jan 13, 2019


AFLW: Demon delighted by 'awesome' new-look defence

All Australian defender Meg Downie will be surrounded by several new faces this AFLW season

10:00am Jan 11, 2019


AFLW: Your club's state league gem for season 2019

Sarah Black names a player who is ready to have an immediate impact

6:45am Jan 11, 2019


AFLW: World Cup dream could see Crow miss season start

Adelaide's cross-code star pursues passion for both football and soccer

4:55pm Jan 10, 2019


AFLW: Different voice, but same style for Lions' new leader

New skipper Leah Kaslar says she'll share the leadership load with her predecessor

1:14pm Jan 9, 2019


AFLW: For Cats, good things come to those who wait

Geelong's delayed entry into the AFLW has been a blessing in disguise, says coach Paul Hood

6:45am Jan 9, 2019


AFLW: True Blue veteran shaping the club's future

Best and fairest winner Katie Loynes is relishing the chance to impart her wisdom to the next generation

6:45am Jan 7, 2019


AFLW: Pillaged Lions eager to make a statement in 2019

Brisbane coach Craig Starcevich believes his team is yet to earn the respect of the competition

10:20am Jan 5, 2019


AFLW: Premiership Dog opening doors for talented sportswomen

Lauren Spark is helping women from around the country, and the world, realise their AFLW dream

11:00am Jan 3, 2019


AFLW: Irish Ailish getting her kicks around the corner

Ireland's Ailish Considine is another in the vanguard of overseas women's players

8:00am Jan 1, 2019


AFLW: New Blue Van Dyk paints a promising picture

VFLW Rising Star and Carlton draftee says her past 12 months has been 'full on'

11:00am Dec 30, 2018


AFLW: Four hopefuls gain a unique insight to life at the Cats

Members of the NAB AFLW Academy have been training with AFLW teams to gain an insight into the top level

10:00am Dec 28, 2018


AFLW: Captain or not, Farrugia targets Giant improvement

Greater Western Sydney players will vote on their new skipper early in the new year

10:30am Dec 26, 2018


AFLW: Freo's 'Turbo' charges back into contention

After two years of injury, Kiara Bowers is finally ready to show her considerable wares

6:30am Dec 24, 2018


SANFL to feature first women's Showdowns in 2019

Draft hopefuls to feature in first SANFL Women's League Showdowns next June and July

11:15am Dec 23, 2018


AFLW: Injured Magpie 'forgot how to play footy'

An injury ahead of her AFLW debut forced Darcy Guttridge to take stock of her life

2:00pm Dec 22, 2018


AFLW: Academy prospects wrap up training camp

The next generation of future stars are about to wrap up their first training camp

12:18pm Dec 21, 2018


AFLW: Eagles development coach to lead new team

West Coast development coach Luke Dwyer will take the reins of its AFLW team, which enters the competition in 2020

5:11pm Dec 20, 2018


AFLW's 2020 explosion: Tigers in, four new teams, over 400 players

Gold Coast, Richmond, St Kilda and West Coast can start pre-listing players from mid-January

11:55pm Dec 19, 2018


AFLW: Giants to play five VFLW games in 2019

Winter games to provide a boost for NSW/ACT players' development, club says

3:43pm Dec 19, 2018


AFLW: Dees announce co-captains to replace Daisy

Midfielder Elise O'Dea and forward Shelley Scott will share the duties to replace Daisy Pearce

10:21am Dec 19, 2018


AFLW: Dockers take unusual step of playing AFLX game

Fremantle chooses hybrid game for high-intensity match simulation

11:34am Dec 18, 2018


AFLW: Famous name in Blues' No.5, Pies reveal leaders

Sarah Black wraps all the AFLW news from week four of pre-season

12:32pm Dec 17, 2018


AFLW: 'I banned myself from thinking about it'

Ex-Blue decides to avoid one thing before she got her AFLW lifeline

8:00am Dec 16, 2018


AFLW: Injured Magpies star becomes opposition analyst

Rising Star to plot rivals' downfall from the sidelines next year

4:44pm Dec 15, 2018

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AFLW: New deal 'massive' for women's sport, says star Crow

Erin Phillips says broadcast deal is setting AFLW in the right direction

3:45pm Dec 14, 2018


AFLW: 'Coach' Daisy gives new Dee a strength lesson

Maddy Gay is learning her midfield craft from the best in the business

9:15am Dec 14, 2018


AFLW: Former Demon becomes Cats' inaugural skipper

All Australian defender to lead Geelong's AFLW team in its debut season

7:03pm Dec 13, 2018


AFLW: Lions elect new leader for 2019 campaign

Brisbane defender Leah Kaslar has been appointed captain for next season

5:13pm Dec 13, 2018


AFLW: Every match in next four years to be live on TV

New broadcast deal to see Seven and Foxtel show every AFLW match line

2:45pm Dec 13, 2018


AFLW: Dog relief with scans clearing young gun of ACL tear

Isabel Huntington has escaped serious damage to her reconstructed right knee

6:55pm Dec 12, 2018


AFLW: Sweet relief for new Roo after career interruption

Ash Riddell's rapid rise stalled suddenly until the call she had been waiting for came

6:45am Dec 12, 2018


AFLW: Fears that former No.1 pick faces third knee reco

Top Bulldog talent suffers knee injury at training, may face another reconstruction

3:18pm Dec 11, 2018


AFLW: Pick one reaches critical phase in ACL return

Sarah Black sums up the third week of AFLW pre-season

2:47pm Dec 10, 2018


AFLW: Blackburn to step up in absence of departed stars

Ellie Blackburn has forecast more time in the midfield in 2019

12:23pm Dec 10, 2018


AFLW: Private Lutkins becomes a major footy star

Brisbane defender juggles footy commitments with a full-time role in the army

10:20am Dec 9, 2018


AFLW: Like brother, like sister for Bulldogs rookie

Basketball convert Tess Boyd has followed big brother Tom to the Whitten Oval

8:50pm Dec 7, 2018


Crows fast-track talks for a new home due to a full house

Adelaide's AFL, AFLW and baseball teams are making West Lakes very cosy

3:55pm Dec 6, 2018


AFLW: Samartzis appointed national female talent manager

AFL appoints well-regarded Geelong official Sophia Samartzis as national female talent manager

3:15pm Dec 6, 2018


AFLW: Bulked-up Lion relishing massive injury-free stint

Brisbane midfielder says her winter plan has paid off

11:41am Dec 6, 2018


AFLW: Blues hope to earn back rights to season opener

Blues CEO understands why AFL has chosen new clubs to kick off AFLW season

11:42am Dec 5, 2018


AFLW: Dockers set to roll out attacking style of footy

Kara Donnellan believes Freo's focus on sharpening their ball use will help bridge the gap to the best teams

6:45am Dec 5, 2018


Premiership Bulldog growing impatient with Docker drought

Defender 'very optimistic' about Fremantle's return to September action

8:12pm Dec 3, 2018


AFLW: Superstar Crow can't wait for new season to start

Erin Phillips is counting down the days until the start of the new AFLW season

6:00pm Dec 3, 2018


AFLW: New Crow shakes mental demons with help

Veteran speaks to psychologist after being dropped by Giants

6:45am Dec 3, 2018


AFLW: Demon digs into her knee reconstruction

Medical student Sarah Lampard knows all about knees - including her own

1:20pm Dec 1, 2018


AFLW: November pre-season news wrap

Teams are nearly three weeks into their training programs

3:52pm Nov 30, 2018


Can Roos win it? North talking big ahead of first AFLW season

Emma Kearney is confident the Kangaroos have assembled a list capable of challenging for the premiership

10:37am Nov 30, 2018


AFLW: Player safety takes centre stage at coaching forum

League's game development department to help introduce correct techniques

7:17pm Nov 29, 2018


AFLW: Blues' new running man a familiar face

Lifelong Carlton supporter Andy Maher was happy to oblige when asked if he'd be the team's runner next season

6:45am Nov 29, 2018


AFLW: 2019 pre-season injury update

Who's training the house down and who's still in rehab?

12:09pm Nov 27, 2018


AFLW: Loss burns, but GWS won't dwell on prelim final

Alicia Eva sees the 2018 season as an opportunity missed, but is now looking forward

6:00am Nov 26, 2018


AFLW: New Blue's 24-hours-a-day juggling act

Balancing work and footy commitments is tougher than most for new Blue Amelia Mullane

8:04am Nov 25, 2018


AFLW: Cats veteran goes back to school on first day of training

Richelle Cranston was counting down the days until Geelong's first official training session this week

3:46pm Nov 21, 2018


AFLW: Virgo's return from injury written in the stars

Key Lion back in the running after missing all of last AFLW season

7:00am Nov 20, 2018


Cats defender to juggle playing and AFLW coaching role

All Australian to take control of the defence in the Cats' inaugural women's side

2:19pm Nov 19, 2018


Magpie Brazill set for some dual-sport razzle dazzle

As an AFLW and netball Collingwood player, Ash Brazill is set to double up again this season

6:00am Nov 19, 2018


AFLW: New Roos hop into their first training session

It was all excitement at Arden St as North's AFLW team got together for its inaugural training session

3:17pm Nov 18, 2018


AFLW: 'Devastated' Pie won't be defined by kicking scandal

Sarah D'Arcy was suspended for kicking a Carlton opponent, but says she's learned from the traumatic experience

3:30pm Nov 17, 2018


AFLW: 'Mad scientist' inspiring Giants to new heights

Giants looking forward to another season with Alan McConnell in charge

10:00am Nov 17, 2018


AFLW: Why three letters are driving the Crows in 2019

New coach borrows line from the All Blacks in addressing his players

3:52pm Nov 16, 2018


On field or off, superstar Daisy is relishing her twin roles

She may be missing the season, but Daisy Pearce is still contributing with the Demons

10:12am Nov 16, 2018


AFLW: Premiers set to unleash twin towers on competition

Western Bulldogs return to pre-season training at Whitten Oval

7:54pm Nov 15, 2018


Catch-up time: The AFLW news you may have missed

Clubs finalise coaches, familiar face for Blues, 'Turbo' back in action

6:00pm Nov 15, 2018


AFLW: Player wages to rise, finals prizemoney introduced

The AFLPA and AFL have reached agreement on historic CBA for female footballers

5:12pm Nov 15, 2018


AFLW: Boxing Blue fighting for Australian title

Star forward's bid for middleweight crown won't get in way of pre-season

12:22pm Nov 15, 2018


AFLW: How the 'Cora effect' has boosted Irish numbers

The 2019 AFL Women's season will see five Irish players on club lists

4:00pm Nov 14, 2018


AFLW: 'Semi-retired' Docker ready to overcome setbacks

Versatile midfielder/forward keeping a close eye on her training loads

7:21am Nov 14, 2018


AFLW: Demons plan for 2019 without Daisy, other stars

AFL Women's teams will hit the track for the first time this week

2:50pm Nov 12, 2018


PODCAST: Catch up on an action-packed AFLW off-season

Join Sarah Black and Nat Edwards to catch up on everything from AFLW off-season

1:28pm Nov 12, 2018


AFLW: Father-daughters headline Academy squads

Four father-daughter draft prospects among 48 named to NAB AFLW Academy squads

4:16pm Nov 9, 2018


AFLW: 'My knee is brand new', says Blues recruit

Kirby Bentley says her knee has recovered and she is ready for pre-season

1:14pm Nov 9, 2018


AFLW: 11 rule tweaks in place for 2019 season

Women's comp to adopt majority of men's rule changes, plus three additional changes

4:33pm Nov 7, 2018


Catch-up time: The AFLW news you may have missed

Giants' coaching changes, cross-code star commits to AFLW, Tigers start to focus on their 2020 list

11:51am Nov 7, 2018


AFLW: Superstar recruit named Roos' inaugural captain

Superstar midfielder Emma Kearney has added another accolade to her collection after being named North Melbourne's first AFL Women’s captain

3:00pm Nov 2, 2018


AFLW: The players granted a second chance

Delisted players have been given a chance to relaunch their careers at the top level

7:17am Nov 1, 2018


AFLW: Southern Saints in seventh heaven after draft

St Kilda's VFL Women's team produces seven new AFLW players

2:44pm Oct 31, 2018


AFLW: Magpies appoint head of women's sport

Collingwood swoops on former netball premiership coach to lead its women's program

12:25pm Oct 30, 2018


AFLW: New Crow pays tribute to Maggie Varcoe

Adelaide draftee honoured to wear same number as former teammate

6:20pm Oct 29, 2018


Push to broadcast all AFLW matches, AFLX up in the air

The AFL is determined to have every AFLW game televised

3:02pm Oct 29, 2018


AFLW: Tigers fan now has 'a bit of black and white blood'

Collingwood draftee taken with pick No.11 in the NAB AFL Women’s Draft

8:25am Oct 28, 2018


AFLW fixture: Cats kick off new season

Blues-Pies scrapped from opener night with Geelong to host first game

12:56pm Oct 26, 2018


AFLW fixture: A club-by-club breakdown of who plays who

Check out who your club will be playing in season 2019 of the AFL Women's competition

12:10pm Oct 26, 2018


AFLW: All 10 club lists locked in for 2019

Fremantle becomes final team to complete squad

3:26pm Oct 25, 2018


AFLW: Hard work pays off for 'crazy Docker'

Freo fanatic can't wait to pull on the purple in her first AFLW season

6:48pm Oct 24, 2018


AFLW: Scheer willpower makes Chloe a Crow

A serious knee injury hasn't stopped 37th pick from achieving her dream

3:05pm Oct 24, 2018


AFLW: New Blue happy to be close to home

Outstanding junior footballer is keen to get into the pre-season

6:25pm Oct 23, 2018


AFLW Draft: Cats unveil top two picks

Geelong grabs talented local at No.1 ahead of entry into AFLW in 2019

2:44pm Oct 23, 2018


Recap: 2018 NAB AFLW Draft as it happened

Relive the action as 10 teams choose the next crop of talent

1:17pm Oct 23, 2018


AFLW Draft preview: All you need to know

How it works, your club's picks, who they should target and more

6:45am Oct 23, 2018


AFLW: What's so special about likely No.1 pick?

Geelong likely to go local and take Nina Morrison with top pick

7:27am Oct 22, 2018


AFLW: From Auskick to likely top-three pick

Madison Prespakis has been touted as a No.1 pick since she was 16

8:40am Oct 21, 2018


AFLW: Young gun's journey from farm to footy

Highly talented midfielder should be heading to the big smoke after draft

7:56am Oct 20, 2018


AFLW: The story behind Duffy's tattoos

The ink on draft prospect's arms carries special meaning

11:15am Oct 19, 2018


Rioli-Long lineage set to continue in AFLW

Niece of Bombers great and cousin of Hawks great set to be drafted

7:57am Oct 19, 2018


AFLW: Sweet revenge for Banshees at Euro Cup

Ireland and Denmark took the honours at this year's tournament

5:07pm Oct 18, 2018


AFLW: Cowan to head up the Coaching Academy

Former Dockers coach to act a mentor to six female coaches

11:21am Oct 18, 2018


AFLW: Final draft order locked in

Compensation for injured and unavailable players now included

12:09pm Oct 16, 2018


AFLW: Suns appoint head of women's football

Gold Coast prepares for 2020 entry into AFL Women's competition

12:02pm Oct 16, 2018


AFLW: Combine star looms as club captain

Tyla Hanks has all the qualities to star at the highest level

6:35am Oct 15, 2018


AFLW: Draft's superboot set to be a Lion

McKenzie Dowrick is among this draft crop's most versatile

9:10am Oct 13, 2018


AFLW: Depleted Pies sign duo under compo rules

Sophie Alexander and Erica Fowler have joined the Pies

4:30pm Oct 12, 2018


AFLW: Sacrifice pays off for South Australian

Nikki Gore has given up plenty in her journey to the AFLW

6:30am Oct 11, 2018


AFLW: Surgery sidelines key Magpies midfielder

Melissa Kuys suffered an Achilles injury in VFLW qualifying win

1:54pm Oct 10, 2018


AFLW: Dockers add former players to coaching panel

Fremantle and Adelaide lock in their coaches for 2019 AFLW season

1:15pm Oct 10, 2018


AFLW: Draft hopeful's quick rise to flag glory

Emerson Woods won a VFLW flag in just her third year of footy

7:30am Oct 9, 2018


AFLW: Groves-Little a one of a kind prospect

Potential AFLW player comes from a strange background

9:15am Oct 7, 2018


AFLW hopeful ready to emulate her Crows hero

Versatile Janet Baird models her game on Adelaide's Chelsea Randall

6:00am Oct 5, 2018


AFLW: Potential No.1 pick dominates Combine

Likely top pick and potential Cat finishes top five in six different tests

11:24am Oct 4, 2018


AFLW: Potential top pick nominates Geelong

Junior star says she wants to play for Cats in season 2019

1:47pm Oct 3, 2018


AFLW: Will the Roos land the Haines twins?

Tasmanian rising stars could find themselves at North next year

7:04am Oct 3, 2018


AFLW: Top talent to turn out for Combine

Who has been invited, and what tests are involved in the Combine?

12:17pm Oct 2, 2018


AFLW: Meet the newest 'cross-code rookies'

The newest AFLW players come from a variety of different sports

10:58am Oct 1, 2018


Mick and Mo in war of words over comments

Premiership coach and AFLW star face off over Malthouse comments

7:15pm Sep 27, 2018