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After half time, the Pies swooped the Dogs to remain undefeated

  • Sunday, March 07 2021 @ 03:55 pm ACDT
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After a tight opening half, Collingwood came out and stamped their authority on the match in the third quarter with four goals to run out 36-point winners over the Western Bulldogs at Victoria Park on Sunday afternoon. 

A four-game winning streak came to an end for the Dogs, after the Pies swooped with seven second quarter goals. 

With the win the Pies have now won six in a row, as they reclaimed their spot as ladder leaders with the 7.9 (51) to 2.3 (15) victory at their spiritual home. 

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The Pies sent a message to the rest of the competition this afternoon that the premiership cup is there's for the taking after they steamrolled the Dogs in the second half.

The Dogs were left shellshocked and did not have any answers to stop the dominant performance from the Pies.


Round 5 AFLW Wrap Up:

  • Sunday, February 28 2021 @ 08:45 pm ACDT
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Round five was the first ever Indigenous round in the AFLW and it did not disappoint. 

Collingwood are the only undefeated side and continued to show why they are a real premiership threat this season. 

Richmond finally broke through with a history breaking first AFLW win. 

The match of the round was the last game between two winless sides, the West Coast Eagles and the Gold Coast Suns with it going down to the wire. 

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A frenetic end results in Eagles first win of the season

  • Sunday, February 28 2021 @ 06:04 pm ACDT
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It was anyone's game in the dying minutes of the match, as the West Coast Eagles recorded their maiden victory this season by a point over Gold Coast Suns on Sunday at Mineral Resources Park. 

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For the Eagles, it is their second victory in its AFLW history and it is their highest ever AFLW score. 

The Eagles' Mikayla Bowen announced herself to the rest of the competition with her 21 disposals (67 percent efficiency), three tackles and a goal.

Nations Footy Cup this Sunday in Craigieburn

  • Friday, February 26 2021 @ 06:23 pm ACDT
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The Nations Footy Cup is a new community multicultural tournament being held this Sunday in Craigieburn (northern Melbourne).  A number of nations including Lebanon, NZ, Italy, Fiji, Malta and a World Team are represented in the men's comp and a World and Australian Team in the women's comp.  Players qualifying by either being born or having parents or grandparents born in that nation. Similar to how the Rugby League World Cup qualifying works.
This is intended to be a family friendly community event  with lots of activities for kids to enjoy or you can grab a bite at one of our food trucks!  Get along this Sunday.  
For more info go to www.facebook.com/nationsfootycup  

AFLW International Report - Round 4

  • Friday, February 26 2021 @ 06:50 am ACDT
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Round 4 saw three games without international players and three international players out with injury, but one exciting debut and another player back on the lists. 

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2021 VFLW International Player Preview

  • Thursday, February 25 2021 @ 04:08 pm ACDT
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Changes to the configuration of elite women’s football in Victoria will for the first time see a full talent pathway program with the NAB League Girls, VFLW and AFLW competitions being played at the same time.

Ahead of Round 1 of the 2020 VFLW season this weekend we take a look at the international players that have landed list spots of five clubs.  In an open border situation with no Covid-19 issues, we could have expected more international talent in the VFLW.  Players such as April Lewis, Clara Fitzpatrick, Erin McLaughlin, and Jess Blecher are just a few who were on VFLW lists in 2019 who are not back in Melbourne to play.




Round 4 AFLW Wrap Up

  • Sunday, February 21 2021 @ 07:00 pm ACDT
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After round four, only Fremantle and Collingwood remain undefeated. 

Collingwood showed the rest of the competition that they are a strong premiership threat after they made light work of North Melbourne. 

For the first time in Collingwood's AFLW history, they have had a 4-0 start to the season. 

The match of the round was the Brisbane Lions and the Adelaide Crows, the match went down to the wire and Erin Phillips at 35-years-old showed us why she is the best with four goals.

Phillips proved the diference in the match, as the Lions were unable to stop her impact in the contest. 

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An entertaining match and a match where the Crows were determined to show that they are still a force to be reckoned with after their reality check last week at the hands of the Dockers. 

Dogs hand the Dees first loss of the season

  • Sunday, February 21 2021 @ 04:22 pm ACDT
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Western Bulldogs recorded their third consecutive win with a 13-point victory over Melbourne at Whitten Oval on Sunday afternoon. 

It was the Demons first loss of 2021 season and the Bulldogs secured the Hampson-Hardeman Cup. 

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Dogs champion Ellie Blackburn capped off a terrific play slotting through a classy running goal at the start of the final quarter to secure the win over a flat Dees side. 

It was an uncharacteristic performance from the Dees and they would feel dissapointed about how their afternoon eventuated down at Footscray in the west of Melbourne. 

Up until the main break, Melbourne were their own worst enemy, as they had a lot of the ball inside 50 but they could not get reward for effort. 

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