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The AFLW CBA is signed: what happens now?

The new CBA is signed off, and an August season start has been confirmed, but a lot now needs to happen in a very short amount of time. So, AFLW fans, it's time to buckle in! Here's what happens now.

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PODCAST: What the AFLW pay rise means for players and professionalism

Join ESPN's footy team for some of the best AFL and AFLW analysis and insight on the ESPN Footy Podcast.

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FIJIANA DRUA WINS BREAKTHROUGH TITLE

Fijana Drua's success shows where Super W can go

It was fast, furious, exciting and close to the perfect grand final spectacle to underscore what's been the best Super W season yet, with Fijiana Drua's inclusion in the competition a resounding success after a captivating 32-26 win over the Waratahs.

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'A huge change': Fijiana's Super W title breaks cultural barriers

Kneeling, with arms wrapped around each other, every Fijiana Drua team member sang a Fijian victory hymn as they celebrated more than just a Super W title, but a breaking down of barriers, cultural norms and the elevation of women's rugby in Fiji.

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Top 20 moments from season 2022

Each AFLW season comes with a plethora of highlights and 2022 delivered that in spades. ESPN's Marnie Vinall takes a look back and ranks the top 20 moments.

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Welcome to the Adelaide Crows AFLW Dynasty

Adelaide and Melbourne both entered the 2022 decider with fairytale narratives of their own. But after four quarters of an intense Grand Final, one thing was for certain: the Adelaide Crows dynasty was officially declared.

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GRAND FINAL

Dumont stars as Melbourne Victory seal A-League Women title

Casey Dumont has overcome breathing difficulties, a nasty bang to the ribs and an onslaught from Sydney FC to seal a 2-1 A-League Women grand final win for Melbourne Victory.

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