Vote Now: Coates Hire Goal of the Year.

Vote Now: Coates Hire Goal of the Year. As Adelaide began preparations for the inaugural AFLW grand final, the league announced members of the winning team would receive a custom-made premiership ring. Marquee player Randall said it was extra incentive ahead of Saturday afternoon’s …

The Advertiser

Gold Coast Suns coach Rodney Eade applauds decision to move AFLW grand final to Metricon Stadium

GOLD Coast Suns coach Rodney Eade has applauded the decision to stage the inaugural AFLW grand final at Metricon Stadium. AFL BOSS FUMING OVER GABBA FINAL VERDICT. The league had intended to play this Saturday’s AFL Women’s grand final …

Gold Coast Bulletin

AFLW MRP: Crow cleared to play in Grand Final

ADELAIDE midfielder Dayna Cox is free to play in Saturday’s NAB AFL Women’s competition Grand Final after being offered a reprimand for striking Collingwood’s Alicia Eva. The AFLW Match Review Panel deemed the third-quarter incident as intentional …

AFLW Grand Final between Brisbane Lions and Adelaide to be played at Metricon Stadium

INCOMPETENCE or conspiracy was to blame for the Gabba turf not being ready to host Saturday’s AFL Women’s grand final, a furious AFL chief Gillon McLachlan declared on Monday. McLachlan lashed the unavailability of Brisbane’s showpiece stadium for …

Courier Mail

AFLW: Phillips a ‘freak of nature’

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 19: Erin Phillips of the Crows kicks the ball during the 2017 AFLW Round 07 match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Adelaide Crows at Olympic Park Oval on March 19, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by …

Adelaide Crows

Lions rip Gabba staff over AFLW grand final debacle

The Brisbane Lions have blasted their home stadium’s ground staff after the AFL was forced to relocate its inaugural women’s grand final to the Gold Coast owing to unsafe conditions at the Gabba. Two Adele concerts at the Gabba earlier this month

The Age

AFL savages decision to rule Gabba out for women’s final

A promising inaugural season of the AFL Women’s competition has descended into farce with the Brisbane Lions prevented from hosting the grand final because of the condition of the Gabba. Brisbane legends, players and staff members were in disbelief and …

The Australian

Adele fans’ trampling of Gabba pitch leads to AFLW grand final being moved

The singer Adele’s concert at the Gabba on 4 March is said to have caused damage to the turf, which is expected to take several weeks to recover. Photograph: Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options

The Guardian

AFLW season ends with staggering disappointment and finger pointing, writes Mark Robinson

THE GOODWILL built up over the past six weeks with women and footy and the public has ended with staggering disappointment and finger pointing. The AFL Women’s grand final, which was destined for the Gabba and the high-flying Lions, will now be …

Herald Sun

Gabba turfed as AFLW Grand Final heads to Metricon

METRICON Stadium will host Saturday’s NAB AFL Women’s decider between the Brisbane Lions and Adelaide after the Gabba was deemed unsafe to play on. The AFL confirmed the venue on Monday afternoon after hours of negotiations with the Gabba’s …

Editorial: Pool planning at the Gabba leaves us with an empty feeling

WHAT a shambles. Here we have an allegedly great southeast region that boasts five stadiums and six football teams from four different codes, yet the organisational skills are so patently lacking that we lose the opportunity to host a national grand

Courier Mail