AFLW competition set to remain at 14 teams despite push for expansion
The AFL Women’s competition is set to remain stable at 14 teams for the near future.
Only Hawthorn, Essendon, Sydney and Port Adelaide aren’t associated with the AFLW competition, with the last round of expansion coming before the 2020 season.
The most recent expansion clubs have struggled to be competitive in the competition, with many questioning the depth across the women’s football pool in order to keep the standard of the competition strong.
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Despite public pushes by both Victorian clubs, in particular Jeff Kennett at Hawthorn, the AFLW competition committee have reportedly settled on keeping the status quo for next season.
“The AFLW competition committee met yesterday in what was a crucial sit down to map out where the league goes from here, what it looks like and when it’s actually going to be held,” SEN’s Sam Edmund said …
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