Caitlin Bunker and Nick Coughlan join Joe and Gemma in studio for this week's episode of State of Play.

There were plenty of big stories to come out of the opening round of the Smithy's VFL and rebel VFLW seasons, with some stunning individual performances and statement-making wins across both competitions.

This week's edition of State of Play: VFL/W Podcast includes:

1:05 - Weekend heroes from Round 1

5:10 - Port Melbourne premiership defender Maggie McKellar following her side's win away to Essendon.

8:00 - New Darebin Falcons co-captain Caitlin Bunker who discusses her move from Collingwood and settling into life as a Falcon.

19:00 - Werribee skipper Nick Coughlan on the back of his new-look side's big win over Geelong at the Cattery in his 100th VFL appearance.

26:30 - Weekend forecast


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