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2021-22 AFLW early look: Fremantle

IN an early look at the upcoming AFL Women’s 2022 season, Draft Central checks out each of the 14 clubs over the next three weeks ahead of preseason commencing. Next up is Fremantle, a team that after going undefeated in 2020 was unlucky not to be rewarded with a chance to win a premiership, however […]

2021 AFLW Draft club review: Fremantle

NOW the AFL Women’s Draft is done and dusted, Draft Central will review each club’s draft hand, and provide supporters with all the content they need to know about the latest additions to their AFL Women’s programs. We continue the club-by-club reviews with Fremantle. #17 Amy Franklin (TALL Utility) 04/02/2003 | 177cm Claremont / Western […]

2021 AFLW Draft: Club-by-club wrap

THE 2021 AFL Women’s Draft saw 59 players enter the top flight on Tuesday night, with a mix of the nation’s most promising youth, undeniable state league guns, and some recycled elite level talent making up the selections. We recap the hauls from all 14 clubs, and there still may be more to come yet […]

2021 AFLW Draft: Every club’s selection

THE 2021 AFL Women’s Draft saw 59 players enter the elite level; from the fresh faces out of elite junior pathways, to state league guns who finally get their chance, and even a few mature-agers who have earned second chances in the top flight. There were plenty of surprises throughout the eight rounds of selections, […]

2021 AFLW Draft preview: GWS – Western Bulldogs

TODAY is the day. The 2021 AFL Women’s Draft takes place tonight and the 14 clubs are preparing to welcome a host of new players into the elite system. Draft Central has split its club-by-club draft previews into two parts, starting with the first seven clubs of Adelaide to Gold Coast which was in yesterday’s […]

Draft Central AFLW Draft Power Rankings – Nationwide: July 2021

AFTER releasing the Draft Central AFLW Draft Power Rankings – Victorian Pool last month, we have gone one step further to include the entire nation. Not only will the Power Rankings feature the Victorians from last month, but the top stars from across the country to give an indication of where they might be rated […]

PODCAST EXPLAINER | 2021 AFLW Phantom Draft

IN a Final Siren Podcast and Draft Central first, the team ran a “live” Phantom Draft for the upcoming AFL Women’s Draft. Assuming the role of the 14 list managers/recruiters, Peter Williams, Michael Alvaro and Declan Reeve selected pick-by-pick each of the clubs through to the end of the draft, and named others in contention. […]

WAFLW preview – Round 15: Final round takes place

AFTER an interrupted 2020 season, the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s competition had a relatively unscathed year, with only a round missed and previously a brief lockdown in preseason stopping them from having a complete run at it. Now the teams are suiting up for the final regular season round, with the four finalists […]

Ones to Watch: AFLW Draft eligible surprise packets

EVERY year players produce some out-of-the-box games, but occasionally, those performances stick and become the new norm, helping certain talents put their best foot forward towards the AFL Women’s Draft. In this special edition, we have highlighted 10 players to keep an eye on after piecing together some impressive 2021 seasons. Tahlita Buethke (South Adelaide/South […]

2021 WAFL Women’s Round 10 preview: Sides return after forced cancellation

AFTER Round 9 matches were unable to go ahead due to the state lockdown, the Round 10 teams – which saw the return of the State Academy talents and more AFL Women’s players – were largely left the same with a few odd movements. Up first is Peel Thunder taking on East Fremantle with the […]

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