It's the biggest episode of the year as a host of special guests from the Smithy's VFL and rebel VFLW join State of Play live from Crown Palladium.

Tune in as Smithy's VFL Grand Final coaches Josh Drummond and Michael Barlow join hosts Joe Pignataro and Lucy Watkin to preview Sunday's premiership decider at IKON Park.

Lambert-Pearce Medal winners Akayla Peterson, Jordan Mifsud and Charlotte Simpson also jump behind the mic to chat about their historic tie for this year's award.

As part of this week's edition of State of Play: VFL/W Podcast

0:30 - Joe and Lucy review the Smithy's VFL preliminary finals where Gold Coast Suns and Werribee advanced to the biggest game of the 2023 Smithy's VFL season. They also cast their eye over the 2023 rebel VFLW and Smithy's VFL Teams of the Year.

6:30 - Grand Final coaches Josh Drummond (Gold Coast Suns) and Michael Barlow (Werribee) discuss their respective team's journey to the 2023 Smithy's VFL Grand Final and discuss their preparation for the premiership decider.

16:15 - 2023 Lambert-Pearce Medal winners Charlotte Simpson, Akayla Peterson and Jordan Mifsud chat to Joe and Lucy directly following their historic tie for the rebel VFLW best and fairest.

31:45 - Joe and Lucy give their tips for the Smithy's VFL Grand Final.


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