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ESPN's 2022 AFLW All-Australian team

It's that time of year when we perform just about the most difficult task in football - settling on 21 players for our AFLW All-Australian team. Find out who made the cut.

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Round Table: Which team wins the flag and why?

Our AFLW experts tackle some of the burning questions ahead of the AFLW Grand Final and awards night including who takes out the big individual honours and who lifts the cup on Sunday.



Prelims Rewind: Two best teams through to Grand Final, but a star in doubt

This week's moments that mattered include the injury to Tayla Harris' shoulder which has us holding our breath, more Daisy Pearce magic, and the blueprint on how to stop the Crows (hint: stop the star midfielder!).

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WNBL Round Recap: Townsville keep rolling, Flames' tough start

In Round 3 we saw one team assert their dominance with a powerful win, another finally put their foot down and gain a maiden victory, but two sides remain winless.

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Melbourne overrun Capitals in WNBL victory

Seven players finished in double figures and Tiffany Mitchell tallied 21 points as Melbourne Boomers thrashed the Canberra Capitals by 35 points in round three of the WNBL.


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Round Table: What do Tigers, Pies need to take the next step next year?

Our AFLW experts tackle some of the burning questions ahead of preliminary final weekend, including what are the Crows chances of two flags in a calendar year, where to play the grand final, and plenty more.

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Isolation, embarrassment: Kate Gaze opens up on sudden WNBL exit

Suddenly placed on the WNBL free agency list, Kate Gaze eventually found herself without a team and her basketball career over. Unprepared for what came next after her playing career the 32-year-old is embarking on a new chapter and rediscovering herself.

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WNBL Round 3 preview: Battle of the undefeated

Three weeks in and things are opening up. With just two undefeated teams left, by the end of the round it could be none with the battle of the undefeated taking battle on Wednesday night while some teams will be determined find momentum and confidence.



WNBL round recap: Maley and Griffin running the show

Round 2 of the WNBL was highly entertaining. The Bendigo Spirit maintained their undefeated start to the season while the Adelaide Lightning are still searching for their first W.

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Boomers outlast Lightning in WNBL

Melbourne have ensured Adelaide remain winless through three games of the WNBL season after outlasting the Lightning, while the Bendigo Spirit went 3-0, and the Lynx notched up their first win of WNBL23.

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'It was crazy': Black Ferns' dramatic World Cup triumph had everything

It was the final World Cup 2021 deserved, with the Black Ferns and the Red Roses playing out an 11-try epic in front of a boisterous sold-out crowd at Eden Park, New Zealand doing what seemed impossible defeating England and claiming the World Cup.

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Thompson devastated after red card proves costly

Five years on from another extraordinary World Cup loss and the end of an incredible 30-match win streak, England coach Simon Middleton and captain Sarah Hunter were left to imagine what might have been.


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