Tag Archives: AFLW

AFL suspends season and cancels AFLW amid coronavirus crisis | Sport

The 2020 AFL season has been postponed after just one round and the AFLW competition cancelled midway through the finals series, with no premiers crowned, following new measures introduced by federal and state governments to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Victoria, NSW, Western Australia and South Australia announced on Sunday a …

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Sportwatch: Sydney into W-League grand final, Pies win big in AFLW, NRL, Super Rugby, and more – as it happened | Sport

Jonathan Howcroft

8.29am GMT08:29 Jonathan Howcroft That’s all from me for today. Lots happened, quite how much of it will matter in the long run remains to be seen. All eyes now on the response to New Zealand’s travel restrictions and the impact they will have on domestic leagues. For more on …

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AFLW exploring link between player injuries and the menstrual cycle | Kirby Fenwick | Sport

When Erin Phillips went down in the third quarter of the 2019 AFLW grand final there was a collective gasp in the stadium. An uneasy silence settled over the crowd as she clutched her knee. It was an unfortunately familiar sight. One we’ve seen repeated across all four seasons of …

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AFLM name change debate shows again how men are considered ‘the norm’ | Kate Seear | Sport

“How long until AFL headquarters formally commits to renaming the men’s competition AFLM?” This was the question I put to Nicole Livingstone, the head of women’s football, and Steve Hocking, head of football operations at the AFL, on my ABC radio program, The Outer Sanctum, last weekend. Predictably, many condemned …

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