Crunching the numbers: AFLW – Grand final

DESPITE the wet and difficult conditions in the grand final, both teams managed to have a good day in the stats department. In fact, 17 players ended up with double-figure disposals on the day. The Bulldogs triumphed in the end, but the Lions did not give up all day which shows in the numbers from […]

AFL Draft Central Team of the Year: AFLW

SEASON 2018 in the AFLW has seen consistent players back up their efforts in the inaugural AFLW season, such as Daisy Pearce and Chelsea Randall. It has also unearthed some brilliant young players, such as NAB Rising Star Chloe Molloy and Dogs gun, Libby Birch. The dominance of the Western Bulldogs in season 2018 was […]

Bulldogs dominate AFLW Awards

SOME of the league’s most aggressive football players rolled up to the AFLW Awards almost unrecognisable. Hair done, tanned and frocked up, the players were recognised following the conclusion of a memorable AFLW season. The Western Bulldogs were the big winners on the night, taking home plenty of awards after their inaugural AFLW premiership. AFLW […]

Stars to shine at AFLW Awards night

AFLW 2.0 saw a new crop of players rise to the surface and put on some wonderful displays. Meanwhile the superstars of last year’s inaugural competition got straight down to business and had consistent performances throughout this year’s season. The AFLW Awards comprise of eight categories, with some categories having predetermined results, such as the […]

Scouting notes: AFLW – Grand Final

THE AFLW grand final lived up to expectations, with a close encounter deciding who was to be crowned the 2018 AFLW Premiers. The Western Bulldogs prevailed in the wet, but Brisbane matched it up to them all game, going down by just six points. Former Calder Cannon, Monique Conti was the star of the day, […]

Fantastic Five: Memorable moments from the weekend

A PREMIERSHIP, forgotten hero and a young star shining bright were among the most memorable moments from the weekend. Here are five moments which are likely to be remembered from the football on and off the field, from the last few days. Western Bulldogs claim AFLW flag For a life-long lasting memory, it is hard […]


TAC Cup Girls

TAC Cup Girls previews: Round 6

AFTER a week of no TAC Cup Girls football, the players would undoubtedly be keen to get back into a huge round six. There are plenty of matches that could go either way, including the highly anticipated clash between two top sides in the Geelong Falcons and Eastern Ranges. Meanwhile, Bendigo and Oakleigh will both […]

Team Selection: TAC Cup Girls – Round 6

With the AFLW Academy games done and dusted, the TAC Cup Girls sides have plenty of players available for selection going into round six, making way for several changes to their line-ups. The Western Jets claimed a big scalp, knocking off the undefeated Eastern Ranges and will be hoping to bring that form into the […]

Story so far: TAC Cup Girls – Metro

THE Story so far continues on from the Country sides, with a review of the TAC Cup Girls Metro sides. There have been plenty of impressive players and team performances across the first five rounds, with one metro team sitting second on the ladder. If the first five rounds are anything to go by, the […]

Team of the Week: TAC Cup Girls Mid-Season Edition

GEELONG Falcons and Northern Knights dominate the extended AFL Draft Central TAC Cup Girls’ Mid-Season Team, emphasising their strong start to the season. The team of 24 players was selected based on the amount of times players were picked in our AFL Draft Central Team of the Week, with a total of 27 players selected […]

Story so far: TAC Cup Girls – Country

IN the mid-season break, AFL Draft Central takes a look at the 12 TAC Cup Girls sides and see how they have performed so far, and how they are shaping up in the final month of the season. We start with the six country teams and finish with the six metro teams to tell the […]

Podcast: TAC Cup Girls – Episode 6

A NEW year marks all-new content and in 2018, AFL Draft Central will be producing a weekly podcast through the TAC Cup Girls season. Hosted by women’s football editor, Julia Montesano, the podcast will be posted each Wednesday night and will review the previous round’s games and look ahead to the following weekend. For the sixth […]