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AFLW 4.0 Player Feature: Kate Flood

  • Wednesday, March 04 2020 @ 11:11 am ACDT
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Today's AFLW 4.0 feature is on Fremantle Dockers women's player Kate Flood.

Dockers are the only undefeated team in the competition and sit atop of the Conference B ladder.

Flood was signed as a 2019 rookie signing by the Dockers.

"It was sort of a dream moment that you don't really get, to say it was a dream of mine growing up would be a lie I suppose, but it was just absolutely amazing and an opportunity I guess I couldn't really turn it down," she said.

Flood is just so blessed and grateful that she gets to play in the AFLW.

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Round 4 AFLW Wrap Up:

  • Sunday, March 01 2020 @ 09:45 pm ACDT
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What an intriguing round of footy, round 4 was.

It started off with Melbourne and Collingwood playing off in the curtain raiser match before the State of Origin Bushfire relief match, North Melbourne playing their first ever AFLW match at Arden St, West Coast Eagles notching up their first ever AFLW victory, superstar Erin Phillips made her long awaited return from an ACL injury and Carlton upset the Crows in the Grand Final rematch.

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Blues get redemption in Grand Final rematch

  • Sunday, March 01 2020 @ 02:04 pm ACDT
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In an enthralling Grand Final rematch, the young Blues caused a boilover defeating the Crows by eight points at Hisense Stadium on Sunday afternoon, in front of 7,281 fans. 

The match saw the return of arguably the competitions best player in Erin Phillips from an ACL injury and also teammate Rhiannon Metcalfe made her return after an ACL injury as well.

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NTFL Finals – Week 1

  • Monday, February 24 2020 @ 04:06 pm ACDT
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St Mary’s and the Southern Districts Crocs were the big winners in the NTFL Premier League last weekend, with both advancing to the second weekend of the finals series in emphatic fashion.

Sadly, the Darwin Buffaloes had their season curtailed, losing their Elimination Final. The Tiwi Bombers lost their Qualifying Final, but live again into next weekend by virtue of their double chance for finishing the home and away season in third place.

Spurred on by a four-goal haul to former Blue and Demon, Jeff Garlett, the Crocs were too good for the Buffaloes. A four goal to none opening term set the scene, with the Crocs winning each quarter on their way to a 71-point win.

Round 3 AFLW Wrap Up:

  • Sunday, February 23 2020 @ 06:56 pm ACDT
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What a thrilling round of footy, round 3 was. 

From St Kilda winning for the first time in their women’s team history, to North Melbourne pulling off the biggest win of this AFLW season with 56-points and the Gold Coast Suns and Brisbane Lions playing out the fourth ever AFLW draw in history.

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History making women's QClash, as Suns and Lions play out an outstanding draw

  • Saturday, February 22 2020 @ 07:30 pm ACDT
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In the inaugural Queensland women’s clash, Lions and Suns played out the AFLW’s fourth ever draw at Metricon Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in front of 4,233 fans.

It was a great battle of AFLW football. 

Before the opening bounce Lions coach Craig Starcevich was a late out after falling ill and he was admitted to hospital on Friday morning, with the results still to be confirmed.

Daniel Merrett filled in as caretaker coach.

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AFLW 4.0 Player Previews: Sabreena Duffy

  • Friday, February 21 2020 @ 11:40 am ACDT
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Today's AFLW 4.0 feature is on Fremantle Dockers women's player Sabreena Duffy.

Dockers began their 2020 AFLW campaign off well with a 16-point victory over the Cats and then followed it up with a percentage boosting win of 45-points over crosstown rivals Eagles in the first ever AFLW Western RAC Derby.

Duffy was drafted to the club in 2018, with their second selection and no.17 pick overall. 

"I was pretty overwhelmed and was working for a couple of years to hopefully put my hand up to get drafted, so then I guess when I was drafted it was a bit surreal," she said.

"I had my whole family around me and it was just a dream come true, I cried a bit when my name was read out and it was just a dream come true and I was just really excited to get started."

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Round 2 AFLW Wrap Up:

  • Sunday, February 16 2020 @ 06:41 pm ACDT
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What a superb round 2 of AFLW it was.

Brisbane Lions, Collingwood and Fremantle all remain undefeated and are staking their claims as early premiership contenders.

History has been made with Collingwood starting their season off for the first time in their AFLW history with a 2-0 record and also defeated Carlton for the first time too.

For Collingwood, this has been a season of first's and they have become an AFLW force. 

Fancied premiership favourites at the start of the season, Adelaide and North Melbourne secured there first victories and they both did so in classy fashion. 

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Dockers smash Eagles in inaugural Western Derby

  • Saturday, February 15 2020 @ 09:07 pm ACDT
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Fremantle demolished West Coast Eagles winning emphatically by 45-points at Optus Stadium in the historic AFLW Western RAC Derby on Saturday night, in front of 35,185 fans.

Dockers remain undefeated with the resounding victory and have become one of the early premiership contenders. 

For the Dockers, star midfielder Kiara Bowers finished with 18 tackles, 13 disposals and 10 kicks and she was awarded with the best on ground medal in the first AFLW Derby.

From the first half, Kiara Bowers had 12 tackles and she set the tone in the opening term racking up 11 tackles.

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AFLW 4.0 Player Previews: Emily Bates

  • Friday, February 14 2020 @ 02:18 pm ACDT
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Today's AFLW 4.0 feature is on Brisbane Lion's women's player Emily Bates.

The Brisbane Lions started their 2020 AFLW campaign off on the right note defeating reigning premiers Adelaide Crows by 13-points.

Bates was influential in the Lions win, she accumulated 15 disposals, eight kicks, seven handballs, four tackles and three marks.

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