The 2017 season will be looked at in a mixed light. The nay-sayers will criticise the game for its low attendances and the fact that the crowds had free entry to watch matches but for those who followed the competition intently, they would have seen that women’s football has the potential to grow.
Adelaide – Entertainers and Inaugural Premiers
Adelaide won the inaugural AFLW Grand Final against Brisbane by six points in a tight contest but the Crows were worthy winners. Throughout the season, the Crows were a powerful attacking force capable of outscoring almost any opponent that faced them.
Erin Phillips was the star of the team, displaying great goal sense and also possessing the ability to link-up with her teammates in the forward 50.
The daughter of SANFL legend Greg Phillips …