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2020 NAB AFL Women’s Draft Selections

The 2020 NAB AFL Women’s Draft was conducted last tonight in a virtual format with all AFLW clubs participating in the historic Draft remotely. 57 girls were selected by the 14 AFLW Clubs ahead of the 2021 NAB AFLW Season

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AFL Reaffirms Commitment to AFLW

AFL tells clubs AFLW player payments and football department soft caps will be maintained in 2021. The AFL has informed AFL Club presidents and CEOs that the AFL Commission ratified a recommendation by the Football Operations Department for no change

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Parker Named in AFLW 22Under22

The inaugural AFLW 22Under22 team, presented by The Diamond Guys, has been revealed with young gun Alyce Parker named in the midfield. 22Under22 is a fan-voted concept, run by the AFL Players’ Association, that recognises the best 22 players aged 22 and under for the entirety of

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2020 AFLW All-Australian Squad Announced

The AFL wishes to advise the AFL Women’s All-Australian selection panel has confirmed the 40-person squad that is in contention for selection for the 2020 AFL Women’s All-Australian Team. A final team of 21 players including a captain and vice-captain

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Resilient Steane ‘Made For The Job’

Originally published by gwsgiants.com.au If you look through the dictionary under the word resilience, Lisa Steane’s name should be there. The new GIANT was overlooked in three consecutive drafts until she was selected in 2019, a story which stays true

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Amanda Farrugia announces AFLW retirement

Originally published on gwsgiants.com.au Inaugural GIANTS AFL Women’s Captain Amanda Farrugia has retired, effective immediately, leaving an indelible mark on Western Sydney. Farrugia, 34, is a PE teacher from Parramatta who took up Australian Rules football in her 20s as

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Why Dunn the Sun is the epitome of perseverance | AFLW

Originally published by AFL Women’s. Hannah Dunn is the epitome of perseverance. The 28-year-old was overlooked in three NAB AFL Women’s Drafts and moved states twice in the past 12 months to chase her football dream. Incredibly, the Canberra native

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GIANTS to make AFLW history in 2020

The GWS GIANTS will host four AFL Women’s matches during the upcoming 2020 season, including the first ever AFL/AFLW double header at GIANTS stadium. Officially finding themselves in Conference A, the GIANTS join Adelaide, Brisbane, Geelong, North Melbourne and AFLW

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Capital gains: Record ACT draft haul amid bumper NSW crop

Originally published by AFL Women’s. A record six players from Canberra were selected in the NAB AFLW Draft, with a further 12 who have played footy in New South Wales also making their way onto AFLW lists. Belconnen midfielder Maggie

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AFLW Draft Review: Eighteen selected from AFL NSW/ACT

A plethora of AFL NSW/ACT’s most promising footballers have made their way onto AFLW lists with eighteen players associated with our programs selected in the 2019 NAB AFL Women’s Draft. Headlining the NSW/ACT draftees is Maggie Gorham, who made her way to

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