Collingwood and Port Melbourne will meet in the 2023 rebel VFLW Grand Final at ETU Stadium this Sunday, July 30.

Sunday, July 30
2023 rebel VFLW Final
Collingwood (1st) vs. Port Melbourne (2nd)
ETU Stadium
12:10pm AEST

Entry to the 2023 rebel VFLW Grand Final is free. Spectators are advised dogs are not permitted into ETU Stadium.

The AFL is pleased to confirm the 2023 rebel VFLW Grand Final will be broadcast live on the Seven Network in Victoria, and nationally on 7plus, with a stream also available at and the AFL Live Official App. Coverage will begin from 12:00pm.

Collingwood claimed the minor premiership by finishing the home-and-away season in first spot on the ladder and advanced to the 2023 rebel VFLW Grand Final by defeating Port Melbourne in the qualifying final and Essendon in the second semi final.

Port Melbourne finished the regular season in second position and took the longer route to the premiership decider following its defeat to the Magpies in the opening week of the finals.

The Borough secured their first rebel VFLW finals victory with a one-point triumph over Carlton in the first semi final, before defeating reigning premier Essendon by 30 points in the preliminary final.

Collingwood last won the rebel VFLW flag in 2019, having also reached the Grand Final in 2021 before the season was abandoned. Port Melbourne will be making its first rebel VFLW Grand Final appearance.

AFL Head of State League Competitions Jennie Loughnan said she was looking forward to capping off a great season with the 2023 rebel VFLW Grand Final at ETU Stadium.

“We have experienced a truly outstanding rebel VFLW season and it is fitting the top two teams on the ladder from the home-and-away season will feature in the biggest game of the year,” Loughnan said.

“As the state’s premier women’s football league, the rebel VFLW competition has showcased the state’s best football talent throughout the season and this will be highlighted on Sunday in the 2023 rebel VFLW Grand Final.

“Both Collingwood and Port Melbourne are deserving grand finalists. Making it through to the premiership decider is a great achievement and one I’m sure the clubs and their supporters are very proud of.

“On behalf of the AFL, I would like to thank all clubs, players, umpires, venues and our broadcast and commercial partners for their tremendous support of the rebel VFLW in 2023 and wish Collingwood and Port Melbourne the best of luck for the Grand Final.

rebel has again been a proud supporter of the VFLW in 2023, bringing together an iconic Australian brand and leading sports retailer with the premier women’s community football league in Victoria.

rebel GM eCommerce & Marketing Rosemary Martin said: “rebel is truly the ‘Home of Football’ in Australia. With over 159 stores nationally, rebel has a deep connection with communities all over Australia, which extends into every level of football.

“rebel is proud to be the naming rights partner of the rebel VFLW competition and we wish both Collingwood and Port Melbourne the best of luck in their pursuit of the premiership”.

As an added bonus, the 2023 rebel VFLW premiers will be gifted with a $5,000 rebel store credit to help celebrate their win.

The 2023 rebel VFLW home and away season featured 12 teams competing across a 14-round fixture.

The top-six teams on the ladder at the conclusion of the home and away season qualified for the 2023 rebel VFLW Finals Series, with the finals series played across four weeks

Selected teams for the 2023 rebel VFLW Grand Final teams will be announced on Friday, July 28.

The Lisa Hardeman Medal will be awarded to the best player on the ground.

2023 rebel VFLW Finals Series Structure

(Please click here for 2023 rebel VFLW Finals Series explainer)

Week One – Qualifying and Elimination Finals
Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9
Qualifying Final: Collingwood (1st) 7.6 (48) def Port Melbourne (2nd) 3.4 (22)
First Elimination Final: Williamstown (3rd) 2.6 (18) def by Carlton (6th) 3.4 (22)
Second Elimination Final: Box Hill Hawks (4th) 3.3 (21) def by Essendon (5th) 4.7 (31)

Week Two – Semi Finals
Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16
First Semi Final: Port Melbourne (2nd) 5.7 (37) def Carlton (6th) 5.6 (36)
Second Semi Final: Collingwood (1st) 3.4 (22) def Essendon (5th) 2.6 (18)

Week Three – Preliminary Final
Sunday, July 23
Preliminary Final: Essendon (5th) 1.5 (11) def by Port Melbourne (2nd) 6.5 (41)

Week Four – Grand Final
Sunday, July 30
Grand Final: Collingwood (1st) vs. Port Melbourne (2nd)
(ETU Stadium, 12:10pm)