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Skippers get nod for AFLW state of origin

Brennan, Chiocci join more big names for September showcase game

3:00pm  Aug 15, 2017

Who will join the AFLW? Decision time nears

Applicants set to learn fate during celebration of football week

5:59pm  Aug 14, 2017

AFLW may open up against Open tennis

Opening AFLW round may go head-to-head with Australian Open finals

8:09pm  Aug 10, 2017

Pies add veteran defender to AFLW coaching team

Lynden Dunn joins Collingwood's AFLW coaching panel

8:37am  Aug 5, 2017

Big names locked in for AFLW state of origin

Victoria to take on Allies in Etihad Stadium clash in September

5:29pm  Jul 25, 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.