Friday 7 February
    Completed Match between Richmond and Carlton
    Saturday 8 February
    Completed Match between GWS Giants and Gold Coast Suns
    Saturday 8 February
    Completed Match between Melbourne and Kangaroos
    Saturday 8 February
    Completed Match between Brisbane Lions and Adelaide Crows
    Sunday 9 February
    Completed Match between Collingwood and West Coast Eagles
    Sunday 9 February
    Completed Match between St Kilda and Western Bulldogs
    Sunday 9 February
    Completed Match between Fremantle and Geelong Cats
    Friday 14 February
    Completed Match between Western Bulldogs and Melbourne
    Saturday 15 February
    Completed Match between Kangaroos and GWS Giants
    Saturday 15 February
    Completed Match between Gold Coast Suns and Richmond
    Saturday 15 February
    Completed Match between West Coast Eagles and Fremantle
    Sunday 16 February
    Completed Match between Geelong Cats and Brisbane Lions
    Sunday 16 February
    Completed Match between Carlton and Collingwood
    Sunday 16 February
    Completed Match between Adelaide Crows and St Kilda
    Friday 21 February
    Completed Match between St Kilda and Melbourne
    Saturday 22 February
    Completed Match between Western Bulldogs and Carlton
    Saturday 22 February
    Completed Match between Gold Coast Suns and Brisbane Lions
    Saturday 22 February
    Completed Match between Fremantle and Collingwood
    Sunday 23 February
    Completed Match between GWS Giants and West Coast Eagles
    Sunday 23 February
    Completed Match between Richmond and Kangaroos
    Sunday 23 February
    Completed Match between Geelong Cats and Adelaide Crows
    Friday 28 February
    Completed Match between Collingwood and Melbourne
    Saturday 29 February
    Completed Match between Richmond and Geelong Cats
    Saturday 29 February
    Completed Match between Kangaroos and Gold Coast Suns
    Saturday 29 February
    Completed Match between West Coast Eagles and Western Bulldogs
    Sunday 1 March
    Completed Match between Adelaide Crows and Carlton
    Sunday 1 March
    Completed Match between St Kilda and Fremantle
    Sunday 1 March
    Completed Match between Brisbane Lions and GWS Giants
    Friday 6 March
    Completed Match between Gold Coast Suns and Geelong Cats
    Saturday 7 March
    Completed Match between Kangaroos and Adelaide Crows
    Saturday 7 March
    Completed Match between GWS Giants and Richmond
    Saturday 7 March
    Completed Match between Carlton and St Kilda
    Sunday 8 March
    Completed Match between Collingwood and Western Bulldogs
    Sunday 8 March
    Completed Match between Melbourne and West Coast Eagles
    Sunday 8 March
    Completed Match between Fremantle and Brisbane Lions
    Friday 13 March
    Completed Match between Geelong Cats and Kangaroos
    Saturday 14 March
    Completed Match between Brisbane Lions and Collingwood
    Saturday 14 March
    Completed Match between St Kilda and Richmond
    Saturday 14 March
    Completed Match between Melbourne and Carlton
    Sunday 15 March
    Completed Match between Western Bulldogs and Fremantle
    Sunday 15 March
    Completed Match between Adelaide Crows and GWS Giants
    Sunday 15 March
    Completed Match between West Coast Eagles and Gold Coast Suns
    Saturday 21 March
    Completed Match between Kangaroos and Collingwood
    Saturday 21 March
    Completed Match between GWS Giants and Melbourne
    Saturday 21 March
    Completed Match between Fremantle and Gold Coast Suns
    Sunday 22 March
    Completed Match between Carlton and Brisbane Lions

Round 3 Saturday 22 February

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    Rivalry writes a new chapter as Suns, Lions play thrilling QClash draw

    THE FIRST ever AFL Women's QClash has ended in a draw after a frantic final quarter comeback by Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium on Saturday afternoon. 

    Brisbane led by 15 points at half-time but failed to kick a goal after the break, as the Suns finished full of running to level the scores at 4.4 (28) apiece when the final siren sounded.

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    Kalinda Howarth was the star of the show for Gold Coast, kicking three of her team's goals, including the final one to level the scores with four minutes remaining. 

    AFLW Match Highlights: Gold Coast v Brisbane

    06:16 Feb 22. 2020. 7:15 PM

    The Suns and the Lions clash in Round 3 of the ALFW

    Howarth, who was in the room when the Suns' successfully bid for its license to enter the league, took a mark from a Jamie Stanton pass and calmly slotted the goal from a tight angle.

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    The ball was camped inside Brisbane's defensive 50 for most of the final quarter (Gold Coast had a 12-1 inside 50 advantage) as they finished with all the momentum.

    Conway's first-class finish excites teammates

    00:32 Feb 22. 2020. 6:03 PM

    Brisbane's Sophie Conway stands clear of the contest and finishes a great team play

    The Lions can largely thank Kate Lutkins (22 disposals and 12 marks) for sharing the points as she repelled attack after attack in the second half.

    She was awarded the QClash Medal for best player afield.

    Emily Bates (24 touches) was one of the catalysts that propelled the Lions to their early lead, while birthday girl Rheanne Lugg kicked the game's first two goals and Nat Grider was also rock solid in defence.

    Lugg's age not a factor as she slots the first in the inaugural QClash

    00:29 Feb 22. 2020. 5:37 PM

    Rheanne Lugg kicks the first goal in the first QClash on her birthday

     

    Stanton (15 disposals) continued her good form, while Jade Prejelj blanketed last week's Rising Star nominee Jesse Wardlaw with an exceptional performance.

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    The result leaves Brisbane unbeaten with two wins and a draw, while Gold Coast now has a win and draw from the first three rounds.

    Gold Coast forward Kalinda Howarth celebrates a QClash goal. Picture: AFL Photos

    The hero
    Kate Lutkins is one of – if not the – most under-rated players in the competition and again showed her class against the Suns. Lutkins, a 2018 All Australian, stood tall under an avalanche of inside 50s in the second half. She took 12 marks, most of them intercepts, along with 22 disposals to help Brisbane halve the contest.

    Kate Lutkins was a very worthy winner of the first QClash Medal. Picture: AFL Photos

    Knocked down, but not out
    Both teams lost a crucial player early in the final term, but it seems as though neither will miss any time despite not returning to the field. Gold Coast co-captain Leah Kaslar copped an accidental hip from Emily Bates, while Lion Sophie Conway hit her head hard on the ground moments later. Both left the field and, after being assessed, were cleared to return, but ran out of time to get back on the field.

    The moment
    It might be forgotten in the washup, but Brisbane can thank Lily Postlethwaite for sharing the points. Early in the final quarter with her team leading by eight points, Postlethwaite saved a sure-fire goal when she threw her body at the boot of Paige Parker to smother her kick from the top of the goalsquare. The Suns kicked a point from the scrimmage but Postlethwaite's desperation paid off in the end.

    One to watch
    It took three minutes of magic for Kalinda Howarth to show the AFLW world what she could do. A priority signing for the Suns, Howarth – who was delisted by Brisbane after one uncapped season – kicked two goals in quick succession in the second quarter as her team trailed by 19 points. One came from a set shot and moments later her second from a classy right-foot snap. Her calm set shot with four minutes remaining made it three for the day and prompted coach David Lake to call her "the Stevie J of women's football".

    Kalinda's signing proves priceless

    00:38 Feb 22. 2020. 7:19 PM

    Two second-quarter goals from Gold Coast's Kalinda Howarth prove invaluable for her young side

    Say what?
    "Jamie Stanton gave an impassioned plea (at half-time) to everybody to come to the level and realise we are in the uncomfortable here and we need to develop something. The best part was the response she was able to get from the group." – Gold Coast coach David Lake

    "I reckon it's got more rivalry than the men's. I think it's because the girls know each other. You know each other so well and obviously half the (Gold Coast) team played for us last year. I think from a rivalry stakes, the girls win for sure." – Brisbane stand-in coach Daniel Merrett. 

    What’s next?
    Brisbane will try to keep its unbeaten run going when it hosts Greater Western Sydney at Hickey Park next Sunday at 4.10pm (AEST). Gold Coast travels south to play North Melbourne at Arden Street next Saturday at 5.10pm (AEDT).

    The Gold Coast Suns after the first-ever QClash. Picture: AFL Photos

    GOLD COAST   0.0      2.0      3.1      4.4 (28)
    BRISBANE       2.0      4.3      4.4      4.4 (28)

    GOALS
    Gold Coast:
    Howarth 3, Perry
    Brisbane: Lugg 2, Wardlaw, Conway 

    BEST 
    Gold Coast:
    Howarth, Prejelj, Dunn, Hewett, Ahrens, Stanton
    Brisbane: Lutkins, Bates, Grider, Anderson, Dawes, Arnell

    INJURIES 
    Gold Coast:
    Kaslar (head)
    Brisbane: Conway (head) 

    Reports: Nil

    Crowd: 4223 at Metricon Stadium

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