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Round 5 AFLW Teams

Australia

 

Image Source: AFL Women's 

Round 5 teams have been released below

Brisbane vs Geelong, Saturday 2nd March 4:45pm at Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex

Brisbane Lions Squad

Position

Name

#

Name

#

Name

#

Backs

M.Dowrick

33

L.Kaslar - C

11

S.Campbell

20

Half Backs

S.Virgo

5

K.Lutkins

13

E.Bates

1

Centreline

 

 

B.Koenen

3

 

 

Half Forwards

E.Zielke 

8

J.Tawhiao-Wardlaw

30

L.Arnell

16

Forwards

J.Wuetschner

23

J.Keeffe

27

J.Zanchetta

7

Followers

S.Frederick-Traub

14

N.Exon

15

A.Anderson

18

Interchange

A.Clarke

21

G.Collingwood

28

M.Hunt 

6

 

K.McCarthy

9

J.Yorston

25

 

 

Emergencies

N.Grider

17

E.Pittman 

19

 

 

 

EMG4

EMG4_NO

 

 

 

In: - L.Kaslar

Out: - N.Grider (Omitted)

Geelong Squad

Position

Name

#

Name

#

Name

#

Backs

A.Teague

40

R.Goring

44

M.McMahon

24

Half Backs

M.Hickey

18

M.McDonald

11

D.Taylor

27

Centreline

 

 

R.Cranston

30

 

 

Half Forwards

D.Orr

2

K.Darby

8

S.Van De Heuvel

27

Forwards

M.Clifford

7

P.McWilliams

23

J.Ivey

5

Followers

E.Hoare

46

M.Keryk

16

O.Purcell

16

Interchange

R.Caris

1

R.Garing 

12

G.Clarke

17

 

J.Crockett-Grills

6

C.Blakeway

4

 

 

Emergencies

G.Rankin

10

M.Fogas

13

 

 

 

EMG4

EMG4_NO

 

In: - K.Darby, R.Caris

Out: - A.O'Connor (Suspension), M.Boyd (Suspension)

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Northern Territory Leading National Growth

Australia

The following article from the AFLNT (AFL Northern Territory) summarises the growth of the game in the NT. The high points are the increase is higher than the national average – driven heavily by women’s footy – and in an extraordinary piece of data, the participation of people in the Northern Territory playing the game is around one in every five people, making the Northern Territory the highest per capita playing state/territory in Australia – an amazing achievement.

The following article comes from the www.aflnt.com.au website. 

The growth of women’s football in remote Northern Territory communities has directly contributed to participation numbers in Australian Football recording an all-time high in the NT. 

Today, AFLNT released its 2018 participation data, and for the first time since the record-keeping began, the NT has tipped over the 48,000 mark.

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Round 4 AFLW Ladder

Australia

 

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Round 4 Rising Star Nominees - Ponter and Dargan

Australia

Adelaide Crows' Danielle Ponter and Collingwood's Sarah Dargan have been named the Rising Star Nominees in Round Four NAB AFL Women's.

Ponter has become the Crows first nomination for AFLW 3.0.

Image Source: AFC Media and Michael Dodge/Getty Images

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Waratah Warriors And Tiwi Bombers Enjoy Finals Wins

Australia
The two matches in the NTFL Premier League finals series on Saturday have again seen the agony and ecstasy of a season finished or a season on a roll. Waratah kept their flag hopes alive and the Tiwi Bombers continued to be the form team in the league. Last year’s grand finalists, the Darwin Buffaloes, had an early exit and end to their season whilst the Southern Districts Crocs lost but can fight another day.

The Nightcliff Tigers watched on and learned as the other teams battled before them.

The first match of the finals at TIO Stadium saw Waratah and Darwin battle for the second successive week. Last weekend it was jostling for finals positions – this weekend it was sudden death to the loser. Remarkably, the script was eerily similar. A tight first quarter was followed by a big Waratah second quarter. At half time, Waratah were five goals up, also similar to last week.
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King and Hope star in North's triumph win over the bold Dees

Australia

North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos triumphed to a four-point win over Melbourne at Casey Fields in the South East of Melbourne in the humid conditions. 

It was North's first real test of this years competition in what was one of the best AFLW matches skill and pressure wise.

Hope and King guided North to the tough victory.

Image Source: Kelly Defina/Getty Images

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Giants tough it out for first win of AFLW 3.0

Australia

The GWS Giants secured their first win of AFLW 3.0, as they narrowly defeated Collingwood by nine points in warm conditions at the Morwell Recreation Reserve.

It was the first ever AFLW match at Morwell.

Image Source: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

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Crows too classy for the Dockers in Darwin

Australia

The Adelaide Crows were unstoppable against the Fremantle Dockers at the TIO Stadium, as they demolished the Dockers by 41 points in steamy and hot conditions in Darwin.

Image Source: Michael Wilson

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Lions too powerful for Dogs

Australia

The Brisbane Lions outclassed the Western Bulldogs at the VU Whitten Oval, as they demolished them by 33 points in great conditions in Melbourne.

It just was not the Dogs night with their sloppy disposals and skills compared to the Lions that were cleaner in all facets of their game.

Image Source: Scott Barbour

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Cats pull of hard fought win over the Blues

Australia

The Geelong Cats pulled off a hard fought five point win over Carlton at the GMHBA Stadium in a fine day in Geelong.

It was a top of the table Conference B clash between the Cats and Blues and the contest lived up to it all match long. 

Rochelle Cranston led the way in the midfield with her pressure for the Cats. 

Image Source: Darrian Traynor

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