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AFLW U18: Vic Country snares historic win

Country beats Metro for first time in round one of championships

4:20pm  Jun 19, 2017

Eight clubs submit bids for AFLW in 2019

Clubs jockey for entry to women's league in 2019, two choose to wait

6:36pm  Jun 16, 2017

Roos and Tasmania combine for AFLW bid

North Melbourne files joint AFLW bid with Tasmania

5:39pm  Jun 16, 2017

Vic Metro faces huge challenge

Changing of the guard tipped in Women's U18 Championships

3:30pm  Jun 16, 2017

Nine teams may want AFLW licence in 2019

Only one team willing to wait to enter women's competition

6:25pm  Jun 15, 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.