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AFLW

ROUND 5

Eagles claim first win in AFLW thriller

West Coast have broken through for their first win of the AFLW season, posting a pulsating one-point victory over Gold Coast in front of 1119 fans at Mineral Resources Park.

Magpies tame Demons, go top of AFLW ladder

Collingwood have stamped themselves as AFLW premiership favourites after disposing of a wayward Melbourne by 35 points.

Crows crush St Kilda in AFLW

Star turns from Ebony Marinoff and Erin Phillips have propelled Adelaide to a crushing 53-point AFLW win over St Kilda at Norwood Oval.

AFL

PRE-SEASON

Daniher, Fyfe looked primed after first hit-outs

The 2021 AFL season is just around the corner, stay up to date with all the results, injury news and insights from a jam-packed pre-season.

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AFL

MUST-WATCH PLAYERS

ESPN's Top 20 Must-Watch Players: 10-1

Who are the players we can't wait to watch this year? Whether they be established stars, guns returning from injury, traded players or top draftees, we've compiled a list of our 20 must-watch players. Here, we unveil the top 10.

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AFL

TASMANIA VS. THE AFL

Re-post: Inside Tasmania's push for an AFL team

In late 2019, ESPN travelled to Tasmania to speak to to key figures as the state's AFL push appeared to be gathering pace. A lot has changed since then, but this is the story of what was happening behind the scenes.

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AFLW

ROUND 4

Dees' AFLW win streak ends in Dogs upset

Melbourne found out the hard way that possession is only nine-tenths of the law as they slumped to their first loss of the AFLW season in a 13-point defeat to the Western Bulldogs.

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Gaelic gun Staunton stars, GWS beat Eagles

A dominant performance from Irish forward Cora Staunton has helped GWS defeat West Coast by 20 points in western Sydney, extending the visitors' winless AFLW season.

Phillips sparks Crows' AFLW win over Lions

Adelaide star Erin Phillips has led the Crows to a 12-point AFLW win against Brisbane on a scorching Sunday afternoon.

AFLW

ROUND 4

Magpies beat North to extend AFLW win streak

Collingwood have registered four straight AFLW wins for the first time, underlining their premiership credentials with an impressive 20-point triumph over North Melbourne.

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Blues edge out Tigers in AFLW thriller

Carlton have survived a huge fright at Princes Park to beat winless Richmond by five points in a rollercoaster AFLW clash.

Bowers stars as Dockers thrash AFLW Suns

Fremantle forward Roxy Roux has kicked a goal-of-the-year contender in her team's Kiara Bowers-inspired 49-point AFLW win over Gold Coast at Fremantle Oval.

AFL

ST KILDA INJURY WOES

Broken leg confirmed for important Saints defender

St Kilda have copped their second major injury in as many days with the Saints confirming Ben Paton will miss the season after a horror training incident.

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Foot stress blow for key Saints tall

St Kilda have suffered a significant blow with ruckman Rowan Marshall set to miss the start of the AFL season after scans revealed a foot stress injury.

AFL

AFL hit with $23-million loss during 2020

The AFL has recorded a loss of almost $23 million in 2020 but has avoided "financial armageddon" which some experts feared could bankrupt the league during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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