Latest Women's Football News

AFLW: Attacking Demons on forward march

More potent attack the key to Melbourne's quest for three straight

7:00am  Feb 23, 2017

Small steps for Giants

Draw with Dockers shows GWS on right track, says coach

12:05pm  Feb 22, 2017

Blue's season over

Defender suffers torn ACL, will miss the rest of the AFLW comp

11:34am  Feb 22, 2017

Good news for star Crow

Adelaide's AFLW marquee player could line up this weekend

12:58pm  Feb 21, 2017

Two Rising Stars named in AFLW draw

Giants-Dockers draw also produces stalemate with two nominees

9:00am  Feb 21, 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.