Tait Mackrill on the AFLW benchmark rising, the Giants’ midfield depth and persistence

It’s been a tumultuous year, to say the least. Australia heralded the new year with half the country on fire, and as we began to find some normalcy—normalcy for many meaning heading to the footy on the weekend and dissecting the games during the week—everything suddenly stopped. We’ve heard from many perspectives: AFLW players who …

Feature Interview: Kate Shierlaw on the St Kilda captaincy, Peta Searle and a team of role players

If you’ve read The Roundup at all this year, you’ll be aware of my adoration of what Peta Searle and her Saints have done in their debut season. A key part of that season was the way they built their list, bringing together players getting a second chance, accomplished VFLW performers and talented draftees. One …