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AFLW Fantasy Weekly Wrap – Round 9 2022

Ben looks back at the top scores and best rookies of the round.

The penultimate round of the AFLW season included some absolute blowouts but hopefully you fared better than Fremantle.

There’s just one round and three trades left so fingers crossed your team’s got plenty of the following names.

Fantasy pig of the week

After eight weeks, we finally have a non-mid winning this award!

🏁 Ruby Schleicher (DEF) piled on 31 touches, 10 marks and 5 tackles for a massive 128 points.

She’s dropped $6,600 so far this season after only averaging 61 but repaid the faith to the coaches who’ve held strong.

The rest of the top 10 were:

2. 🦘 Ashleigh Riddell (MID) – 117

3. ⚓️ Hayley Miller (MID) – 109

=4. 😈 Daisy Pearce (FWD) – 102

=4. 🦅 Emma Swanson (DEF) – 102

6. 🐯 Sarah Hosking (MID) – 100

7. 😇 Tilly Lucas-Rodd (MID) – 98

8. 😈 Lily Mithen (MID) – 91

=9. 🐯 Monique Conti (MID) – 88

=9. 🔵 Gabriella Pound (DEF) – 88

Rookies of the round

Players who started the year at $20,300 or less are eligible for the AFLW Fantasy Rookie of the Year medal and the top five scorers will be awarded votes each round.

⚓️ Dana East (MID) hasn’t polled votes since scoring 65 back in Round 2 but she made up for it by notching up a 76 on Saturday.

She’s now in tied fifth in the medal tally after notching up 18 touches and 7 tackles.

But enough about East, check out West: after polling four votes, she’s now got a big lead up in first.

The remaining votes go to:

4. 🟠 Annalyse Lister (DEF) – 66

4. 😈 Eliza West (MID) – 66

2. 🔵 Jess Good (RUCK) – 65

2. 🐶 Isabella Grant (MID) – 65

Leaderboard: 😈 Eliza West (15) 🐱 Georgie Prespakis (11), ☀️ Tara Bohanna (11), ☀️ Charlie Rowbottom (10),  🦘 Brooke Brown (7), 🐯 Meagan Kiely (7), 🔵 Keeley Sherar (7), ⚓️ Dana East (7).

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Ben's a Swannies supporter whose love of fantasy footy far exceeds his skill. He coaches the Beaufort Beaus and is on the hunt for a hat. Is a fifth year breakout on the cards? Follow on Twitter: @BeaufortBeaus.

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