Jess Vukic at Waverley Park after being signed by Hawthorn in the expansion pre-signing period. Picture: Hawthorn FC

The AFLW Expansion Pre-Signing Period has closed as of today, November 17 at 5pm AEDT.

Essendon, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide and the Sydney Swans were permitted to sign up to three players from their academy zone during the period.

The following players were signed during the period:

Amy Gaylor (Essendon)
Recruited from Calder Cannons
Community club: Strathmore
Height: 170cm

Hayley McLaughlin (Hawthorn)
Recruited from Eastern Ranges
Community club: Blackburn
Heigh: 164cm

Laura Stone (Hawthorn)
Recruited from Eastern Ranges
Community club: SBL Wolves
Heigh: 170cm

Jess Vukic (Hawthorn)
Recruited from the Eastern Ranges
Community club: Vermont
Height: 179cm

Molly Brooksby (Port Adelaide)
Recruited from Norwood
Community club: Golden Grove
Height: 172cm

Lauren Young (Port Adelaide)
Recruited from West Adelaide
Community club: Goodwood Saints
Height: 178cm

Shineah Goody (Port Adelaide)
Recruited from Woodville-West Torrens
Community Club: Henley
Height: 163cm

Holly Cooper (Sydney Swans)
Recruited from the Sydney Swans Academy
Community club: Manly Warringah Wolves and Cardiff Hawks
Height: 164cm

Key upcoming AFLW dates:

November 18-19 2023

  • Week Two of the NAB AFLW Finals series

November 25-26 2023

  • Week Three of the NAB AFLW Finals series

Monday, November 27 2023

  • 2023 W Awards

Sunday, December 3 2023

  • 2023 NAB AFLW Grand Final

Friday, December 1 2023

  • AFLW Draft Nominations Close

Thursday, December 7 2023

  • Trade Period Opens
  • Restricted Free Agency Period Opens
  • Delisted Free Agency Period (1) Opens

Wednesday, December 13 2023

  • Delisted Free Agency Period (1) Closes

Thursday, December 14 2023

  • Trade Period Closes (2pm AEDT)
  • Restricted Free Agency Period Closes

Friday, December 15 2023

  • Delisted Free Agency Period (2) Open

Saturday, December 16 2023

  • Delisted Free Agency Period (2) Closes

Sunday, December 17 2023

  • AFLW Draft Order confirmed

Monday, December 18 2023

  • 2023 AFLW Draft

Monday, February 5 2024

  • Supplemental Selection Period Open
  • Rookie Signing Period Open

Friday, March 1 2024

  • Supplemental Selection Period Closes
  • Rookie Signing Period Closes