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What we learned in Round 2: This league loves a family affair

Round 2 of the AFLW season didn't quite go off without a hitch, but we did avoid the heartbreak of the opening round, witnessed the Suns snap a long losing streak, flag-fancies living up to the hype and two sisters locking horns for bragging rights.

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PODCAST: What's separating the contenders from the rest?

Join ESPN's Marissa Lordanic, Anna Harrington and Marnie Vinall for some of the best AFLW analysis and insight.

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ROUND TABLE

Round Table: Should there be 50m penalties in the women's league?

Our AFLW experts debate the burning questions, including whether the 50m penalty is suitable for the women's competition, what the ideal season kick off is, and which Round 2 contest bodes as the most intriguing.

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SEASON 2022 IS HERE!

ESPN's 2022 AFLW team-by-team season preview

We've already had a season delay and could be set for more disruptions. But one thing's for sure: it's shaping up to be an enthralling AFLW season - Marnie Vinall and Marissa Lordanic bring you a team-by-team preview.

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AFLW 2022 predictions: Dees primed for success

With less than one week to go until the season opener, it's time we look into our crystal balls and attempt to predict the AFLW season ahead. Who will win the premiership? What are our BIG calls of the year?

Will the Brisbane Lions be hunted or overlooked in 2022?

They're one of the most successful clubs in the AFLW's short history, yet, somehow, they're perennially given the underdog tag. It begs the question: Will the Lions finally be the hunted, or overlooked again in 2022?

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MUST-WATCH PLAYERS

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

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

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ESPN's Top 20 Must-Watch AFLW Players: 20-11

Who are the AFLW players we can't wait to watch this season? 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 those ranked 20-11.

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2022 FIXTURE

AFL 2022 fixture: Five must-watch games in the first five rounds

The AFL has released its fixture for the 2022 AFL season, with dates and times locked in up until Round 9. To whet your appetite for the upcoming season, we've looked at the fixture to bring you the five must-watch games from the first five rounds.

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