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W-League Season Wrap: Melbourne City go unbeaten, future Matildas step up

Bushfires, star imports, emerging talents and global pandemics: Samantha Lewis recaps a W-League season that will live long in the memory.

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9/10 captain Catley leads Melbourne City to W-League glory

Steph Catley's goal, plus some fine saves from Lydia Williams, saw Melbourne City climb back to the summit of Australian women's football.

Latsko, Polias 8/10 as Sydney FC edged out

Melbourne City secured the W-League Championship with a 1-0 win over Sydney FC, and Sydney more than held their own against the premiers.

AFLW

SEMIFINALS

Brutal Dockers crush Suns in AFLW semi

The Dockers have booked a preliminary final berth against Melbourne after crushing Gold Coast at Fremantle Oval on Saturday.

Demons snatch remarkable AFLW win over GWS

Lily Mithen was the hero for the Demons, who came from behind to defeat the GWS Giants to advance to the AFLW preliminary finals.

Kangaroos survive huge AFLW finals scare

Premiership favourites North Melbourne have held on for a tense two-point win over Collingwood to advance to the AFLW preliminary finals.

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    For Super Netball imports Mwai Kumwenda and Jhaneile Fowler, leaving their family and community to travel half-way around the world was a sacrifice they had to make if they were to play in the biggest netball competition in the world.

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    espnW weekly highlights the best of our stories around women in sport, and a range of insights on athletes' nutrition and lifestyle.

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