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AFLW Preliminary Finals Teams

Australia

Preliminary finals teams have been released below

Carlton Vs Fremantle, Saturday 23rd March 2:45pm at Ikon Park

Carlton Squad

Position

Name

#

Name

#

Name

#

Backs

J.Van Dyk

36

K.Harrington

9

N.Stevens

21

Half Backs

C.Dalton

15

C.Wilson

20

G.Pound

6

Centreline

 

 

B.Davey - C

1

 

 

Half Forwards

L.Brazzale

12

B.Moody

16

T.Lucas-Rodd

18

Forwards

D.Vescio

3

T.Harris 

7

B.Walker 

14

Followers

A.Downie

30

M.Prespakis 

4

S.Hosking 

10

Interchange

G.Gee

19

J.Edwards

25

K.Loynes

2

 

A.Mullane

8

J.Hosking 

11

 

 

 

R.Hicks 24 N.Plane  32  

In: - J.Edwards

Out: - A.McKay (Omitted) 

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Pies Allen and Giants Zreika rising star nominations in Round Seven

Australia

The Round Seven NAB AFL Women's Rising Star Nominees are Collingwood's Jordyn Allen, 18 and the GWS Giants Haneen Zreika.

Allen has been vital in the Magpies backline all season and over the weekend on Sunday against the Lions she collected 10 disposals and six marks in her team's first breakthrough win of the season at Victoria Park.

The Magpies selected Allen at pick number 5 in the 2018 NAB AFL Women's Draft.

Allen made her debut in Round One this season and has played every game in her first season at the Magpies.

Allen played for the Dandenong Stingrays and Casey Demons as a defender.

Image Source: Matt King/Getty Images & Collingwood FC

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Nightcliff Breaks 54 Year Premiership Drought

Australia
For the first time since 1965, the Nightcliff Tigers have help aloft the NTFL Premier League premiership cup after downing the Southern Districts Crocs at TIO Stadium on Saturday night. The result breaks the longest premiership drought in the Premier League and is the club’s fourth flag adding to their triumphs in 1956/57, 1960/61 and their previous most recent in 1964/65.

(Picture Credit: www.hot100fm.com.au )

Since their wooden spoon in the 2010/11 season, the Tigers have been in a build to a flag, initially backing youth to build a future and more recently recruiting star players from recent years, Cameron Ilett (St Mary’s) and Phillip Wills (Darwin), winners of the past two Nichols Medals, to give the youth an experienced and highly talented leadership team.

The blending paid dividends on Saturday night when emotional scenes broke out all over TIO Stadium, and across Darwin, as the Tigers reigned supreme.
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Blues hold off a fast finishing Dogs to win

Australia

Carlton came away with the win just by three points over a fearless Western Bulldogs at the Whitten Oval on a fine sunny day in Melbourne.

The match was slow moving with both teams just going through their paces until the fourth quarter when the Dogs came hard at the Blues with five goals.

It was the annual AFLW Pride Game between the two teams and they both wore commemorative pride guernsey’s.

Next week the Blues will host the Fremantle Dockers in the preliminary finals at Ikon Park. 

It marks the first time the Blues will play in the AFLW finals. 

Image Source: Michael Wilson

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Pies finally break through with their first win in 2019

Australia

Collingwood secured their first win of AFLW 3.0 by a goal over Brisbane Lions at Victoria Park on a fine sunny day in Melbourne.

This win meant a lot to the Magpies, as they broke their 364 day winless drought. 

At the start of the match there was a minute of silence for the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. 

The youthful Magpies caused headaches for the Lions who were eyeing off a finals spot in Conference B.

In the second half, the Lions had their chances at goal but they will rue the missed opportunities at goal.

The Magpies game plan was short kicking, they had better build up, ball movement and defensive pressure was electrifying all day.

This Magpies win means that the Lions will miss out on playing finals next week and the Cats have made the finals in their inaugural AFLW season.

Image Source: Michael Dodge

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"Kick it to Snake in the pocket!"

AustraliaThe title of this story is actually very close to the real title of a book "Long Bombs To Snake", which was a collection of sport stories from The Footy Almanac. Funny how the title very nearly came to life in Adelaide yesterday when a venomous Brown Snake entered the field during a pre-season trial match between North Adelaide and South Adelaide.

The irony here is that last season North Adelaide was involved in a high profile "19th" player on field incident during the SANFL finals. There is NO suggestion that the snake involved was aligned to either club.

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Dockers A-GAME cruises them to victory

Australia

The Fremantle Dockers were all class as they notched up a solid 27-point win over a strong North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos at the Fremantle Oval in a splendid day in Fremantle.

This win by the Dockers means that the Dockers will feature in the Conference A finals next week and North have just missed out after a remarkable inaugural AFLW season.

The Dockers will hope the injuries for two of their major stars Sabreena Duffy and Dana Hooker will not be too significant so they will play next week in the finals. 

It was the pressure and ball movement of the Dockers that was first class all match.

North matched it with the Dockers all match, but they could not make the most of it when they had the ball inside their forward half of the ground.

At the start of the match there was a minute of silence for the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Also the players wore black armbands, as a show of respect for the New Zealand tragedy.

Image Source: Daniel Carson

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Crows put the Dees to the sword and lock up finals spot

Australia

Adelaide Crows put on a demolition job of Melbourne by 61 points at the Casey Fields on a sunny day in Melbourne. 

The Crows were ruthless and tough, whereas the Dees struggled to play their brand of football all day.

This win means the Crows will definitely be in the Conference A finals and the Dees will miss out again on a AFLW finals series for the third consecutive year. 

The Dees recorded the lowest ever AFLW score.

Marijana Rajcic was solid in defense for the Crows for the entire match.

Harriet Cordner was the shining light for the Dees with 19 disposals.

Crows were well and truly on their game plan for the whole match at Casey, the Dees could not wrestle back the momentum.

At start of the match there was a minute of silence for Christchurch, New Zealand for yesterday’s terrorist attacks.

The win was set up with the Crows impressive first half, as they kept the Dees scoreless and all their players were working hard for each other.

Image Source: Michael Wilson

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Giants spoil the Cats hopes of making the finals

Australia

The GWS Giants pulled off a comprehensive win by 30 points over the Geelong Cats at the UNSW Canberra Oval in a fine cool night. 

This win by the Giants has spoilt the Cats chances of making the finals in AFLW 3.0 and the Blues will take part in the Preliminary Finals next week.

At the start of the match there was a minute silence for the lives lost in the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand today.

A highlight of a dark day in our world came when the first Muslim women's player to ever play AFLW Haneen Zreika notched up her first ever AFLW goal in the first quarter. 

Image Source: Matt King 

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Round 7 AFLW Teams

Australia

Round 7 teams have been released below

GWS Giants Vs Geelong, Friday 15th March 7:15pm at UNSW Canberra Oval

GWS Giants Squad

Position

Name

#

Name

#

Name

#

Backs

P.Randall

21

E.Brush

10

A.Farrugia - C

18

Half Backs

P.Monahan

28

T.Hetherington

9

N.Barr

8

Centreline

 

 

R.Beeson

6

 

 

Half Forwards

Y.Bonner

27

J.Dal Pos

7

E.Bennetts

22

Forwards

D.Gisu

30

C.Staunton

13

C.Bernardi

4

Followers

E.McKinnon

23

A.Parker 

3

A.Eva

2

Interchange

L.Stephenson

12

H.Zreika

24

L.Whiteley

15

 

C.Gum

26

B.Perry

19

 

 
Emergencies T.Mackrill 32 M.Collier  14    

In: - P.Monahan, D.Gisu, H.Zreika

Out: - J.Hicks (Injured), J.Barclay (Injured), I.Nielsen (Omitted) 

Geelong Cats Squad

Position

Name

#

Name

#

Name

#

Backs

C.Blakeway

4

R.Goring

44

M.McMahon

24

Half Backs

M.Hickey - C

18

M.McDonald

11

D.Taylor

27

Centreline

 

 

R.Cranston

30

 

 

Half Forwards

J.Ivey

5

M.Boyd

26

S.Van De Heuvel

27

Forwards

K.Darby

8

P.McWilliams

23

D.Orr

2

Followers

E.Hoare

46

R.Garing

12

O.Purcell

16

Interchange

A.O'Connor

14

M.Clifford

7

H.Burchell

3

 

J.Crockett-Grills

6

M.Keryk

45

 

 

Emergencies

M.Fogas

13

G.Clarke

17

 

 
 

 

 

 

In: - S.Van De Heuvel, A.O'Connor, H.Burchell

Out: - R.Caris (Omitted), G.Rankin (Omitted), G.Clarke (Omitted)

Melbourne vs Adelaide Crows, Saturday 16th March 4:45pm at Casey Fields 

Melbourne Squad

 

Position

Name

#

Name

#

Name

#

Backs

M.Downie

2

H.Cordner

21

K.Smith

13

Half Backs

S.Lampard

8

C.Phillips

35

C.Emonson

11

Centreline

 

 

E.O'Dea 

5

 

 

Half Forwards

M.Gay

3

K.Hore

10

S.Scott - C

12

Forwards

E.Zanker

29

T.Cunningham 

1

A.Newman

16

Followers

L.Pearce

15

L.Mithen

14

K.Paxman

4

Interchange

B.Jakobsson

7

T.Hanks

28

M.Guerin

22

 

A.Kemp

36

S.Heath

30

 

 

Emergencies

J.Hickey

31

B.Patterson

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

In: - A.Kemp

Out: - B.Patterson

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