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AFLW: From scratchy kick to top prospect

Darcy Guttridge plays to a different timeline, writes Sarah Black

8:39am  Oct 16, 2017

AFLW: Allan 'thrives on pressure' in the ruck

Tall draft prospect turning heads at AFLW Draft Combine

11:01am  Oct 15, 2017

AFLW: Another K. Bartlett eyes big league

WA youngster's goal sense sets her apart, U18 coach says

10:00am  Oct 14, 2017

AFLW: 2017 draft order revealed

Dogs, Magpies, Freo with strong hands in top 10

4:04pm  Oct 13, 2017

AFLW: Buddy-like arc to Queensland gun's game

Kalinda Howarth loves doing the unexpected on the footy field

6:32am  Oct 13, 2017

NAB AFL Women’s Competition Awards

NAB AFL Women's Rising Star Award

To be eligible, the winner must be under the age of 21 at January 1 2017, and must not have been suspended by the AFL during the season.

Two players will be nominated after each round of the home-and-away season.

A panel comprising the following names will then vote to award the eventual winner.

  • Simon Lethlean
  • Mark Evans
  • Josh Vanderloo
  • Jennie Loughnan
  • Kevin Sheehan
  • Peta Searle
  • Darren Flanigan
  • Kelly Underwood
  • Ros Lanigan
  • Shelley Ware

2017 AFL Women's Best & Fairest Trophy

The officiating umpires will award votes on a 3,2,1 basis after each match as per the men’s competition, with votes to be counted as part of the AFL Women’s Awards Night at a date and venue still to be confirmed.

As per the men’s competition, any player suspended by the AFL during the season will be ineligible to receive the award.

2017 AFL Women’s Grand Final Best on Ground Award

To be presented to the player adjudged best-a-field in the NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final on Saturday March 25. Selected members of the media will vote on a 3,2,1 basis at the conclusion of the Grand Final.

2017 AFL Women's Leading Goalkicker Award

To be awarded to the player(s) with the highest number of goals during the home-and-away season, and presented at the AFL Women’s Awards Night (date to be confirmed).

2017 AFL Women's All Australian Team

The same panel that will adjudge the NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star Award will also vote on the composition of the AFL Women’s All-Australian Squad.

The panel will discuss selection on a weekly basis, with official meetings schedule after Rd 4 and again after Rd 7.