AFLW Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Blues come away with a mature opening win in Richmond’s valiant debut

In the opening game of the AFLW season, Carlton were too good for a gallant Richmond side making its debut. Sean Mortell reports.

AFLW Grand Final – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane: Bulldogs singing in the rain

‘Was this a demonstration of AFL omnipotence? In many ways, it has felt like the League has fought an impulse to rain on its own creation in this second season of being. Had it now summoned torrents after six weeks of Victorian drought? Was this the ultimate memo to bring the unruly women to heel?’

AFLW Grand Final – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions: Floating on Enthusiasm

Yvette Wroby lives to see a team she is a member of, win a GRAND FINAL!
‘Go the mighty Western Bulldogs women. Thank you AFLW season 2018 for another year of highlights.’

AFLW Round 6 – Carlton v Melbourne: Dominant Dees Keep Season on Track

Alyce Collett was happy to see her Dees dominate against the Blues on Saturday to secure second place on the AFLW ladder going into the final round, but the injury to marquee player Mel Hickey put a damper on the win as we now wait for scans on her knee.

AFLW Round 3 – Carlton v Brisbane: The Garfunkel

Jamie Simmons is being Jamie Simmons in his observation of Brisbane’s visit Down South. His Tayla has left him.

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: A Second Act With A Future

John Butler recounts Friday night’s AFLW Season Opener and despite a low-scoring and defensive match, he sees enormous potential for development in the years to come.

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: Here we go again

It was strange for Gillian Dite to transition back into football in February after being immersed in summer sports but she still made it to Princes Park on the Opening Night of AFLW to experience the excitement.

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: Unusual Crowds

The diverse crowd at Princes Park contributed significantly to Jack Banister’s match day experience at Friday night’s AFLW Season Opener.

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: Bobbleheads burst

The 2017 AFLW season opener between Carlton and Collingwood at IKON Park was a triumph in every sense of the word. Its 2018 sequel? Well…
Callum O’Connor with five talking points after a disappointing Round 1 clash.

Kate O’Halloran in The Guardian: ‘Opening night crowds a clear sign AFLW is here to stay’

Read Kate O’Halloran’s latest piece on AFLW Opening Night on The Guardian website. [Great article Kate – KS]

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: Ticketing 101

Kasey Symons is easily seduced by marketing (as her story suggests!) It’s why she got to the AFLW season-opener so early. This is the story of her night.

VFLW Round 10 – Darebin v Geelong: The Falcs versus the Wind versus the Cats versus the Clock

Jackie Lynch and the Big Kid (with Paul Jennings’ help) have the best seats in the VFLW house, as outrageous wind smashes Carlton. In tricky conditions, Daisy Pearce shows why she’s the best.

The Best Photo of the AFLW Season

At half time of the first AFL Women’s match between Carlton and Collingwood at IKON Park on February 3, AFL photographer Michael Willson captured the shot that depicts everything the new competition meant. Callum O’Connor explains.

AFLW Round 2 – Carlton v GWS: Giants fight until the end

Joseph Ryan has a personal connection to the Giants, and is now a Greater Western Sydney supporter. Despite their loss to the Blues, he sees some good signs

AFLW Round 1 – Carlton v Collingwood: This was no exhibition match

Kasey Symons was at Ikon Park on a very special night. As she points out, “This was no exhibition.” In a fiercely contested, physical game the Blues were the winners. As was footy, sport and life.