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 1 Friday 7 February

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    Match report: Blues batter Tigers in blockbuster opener

    CARLTON has delivered Richmond a sobering welcome to the AFLW, thrashing the League's highly fancied newcomers in the 2020 season opener at Ikon Park on Friday night.

    Having struggled to capitalise on their complete authority over the contest early in the match, the Blues eventually put the Tigers to sword in the second half to claim a comfortable 6.12 (48) to 2.2 (14) victory.

    BLUES CRUISE TO TAME TIGERS Full match coverage and stats

    The 34-point win ensured Carlton quickly put to bed any remaining worries after last year's heavy Grand Final loss to Adelaide, with youngsters Madison Prespakis and Lucy McEvoy demonstrating why the Blues will again be a premiership threat this season.

    One of the competition's premier onballers, Prespakis had 21 disposals and a goal in a fantastic individual display. Meanwhile, the second pick in last year's NAB AFLW Draft, McEvoy won 12 disposals and took five marks playing mostly forward in her debut.

    AFLW Match Highlights: Richmond v Carlton

    05:14 Feb 7. 2020. 9:53 PM

    The Tigers and Blues clash in Round 1 of the AFLW

    Carlton's win came despite a wasteful opening half that would have frustrated coach Daniel Harford.

    The Blues had nine scoring shots yet converted just one goal as the Tigers held on desperately. All the while, they kept their opponents goalless at the other end.

    Carlton's co-captain, Katie Loynes, eventually slotted the season's opening goal late in the first quarter, but it didn't bring about a scoring spree. In fact, it created more tension as both teams searched for quality in front of goal.

    Loynes gets Blues on the board

    00:21 Feb 7. 2020. 9:01 PM

    Katie Loynes kicks Carlton's first AFLW goal for 2020

    Neither side could convert in a scrappy second term, with the Blues only managing to stretch their lead to 12 points by the main break – when double, if not triple that, might have been a more just margin.

    Eventually, the floodgates opened. Four unanswered Carlton goals in the third quarter created the type of buffer its control over the match warranted, effectively ending the match as a contest by the final change.

    Blues' small forwards pounce

    00:26 Feb 7. 2020. 9:02 PM

    Brooke Walker finishes some slick work by the Carlton forwards

    Richmond finally kicked its maiden AFLW goal through marquee recruit Sabrina Frederick midway through the final term, but by that point the damage had been done as Carlton ran away with a comprehensive victory.

    The moment
    It might not have been Richmond's night, but the crowd – which was in excess of 15,000 people – was brought to its feet when recruit Sabrina Frederick finally slotted the club's first ever AFLW goal. After a strong mark in transition, Frederick went back and slotted a calm set shot from 35m out. It was a moment to remember for the proud Tiger faithful.

    Tiger Time: Richmond's first AFLW goal

    00:44 Feb 7. 2020. 9:03 PM

    Sabrina Frederick etches her name into history as Richmond's first AFLW goalkicker

    The hero
    She won the NAB AFLW Rising Star last season, but bigger prizes might lie in wait for Madison Prespakis this year. The gun midfielder was the clear best on ground on Friday night, dominating in a brutal display out of the centre. Having copped a number of heavy hits early, Prespakis fought through the pain barrier to be the game's most influential player. She finished with 21 disposals, five tackles and a goal.

    Blink and you missed it
    Poor Andy. Carlton's high-profile runner, Andy Maher, endured a moment he'd rather forget midway through the third quarter. Jogging onto the field, Maher pinged his calf and was sent for immediate treatment on the sidelines from a team of Blues medics. Needless to say, he didn't return. Expect at least a month on the sidelines. 

    One to watch
    The ball didn't find its way to Richmond's forward line too often on Friday night, but when it did Courtney Wakefield was a constant presence. Able to take a strong mark above her head, Wakefield claimed seven grabs and also kicked a clever goal. Baulking around her opponent, she slotted on the run from 30m out to claim the team's second major for the night.

    Say what?
    "It would have been nice to have a real positive result on the scoreboard. We spoke about it after the game, but it was one of those nights when it was just a little bit bigger than footy. For the Richmond Football Club to have a women’s side run out for the first time, in their inaugural season, in front of so many yellow and black supporters tonight … it meant a lot to a lot of people."
    - Richmond coach Tom Hunter.

    "Jumping them wasn’t necessarily the idea, but you just want to start strong. Their physicality was phenomenal early doors, it was a real challenge to get through them. But pleasingly, we were able to get through that and put a few things on the scoreboard."
    - Carlton coach Daniel Harford.

    'BIGGER THAN FOOTY' Tigers, Blues fans flock to historic night

    What's next?
    Richmond heads to Queensland to meet fellow newcomers Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium on Saturday evening, while Carlton returns to its traditional home at Ikon Park to face old rivals Collingwood on Sunday afternoon.

    FULL FIXTURE Every round, every game

    RICHMOND     0.0    0.2     0.2     2.2     (14)
    CARLTON
             1.5    1.8     5.9    6.12     (48)

    GOALS
    Richmond: Frederick, Wakefield
    Carlton:
    Loynes, Vescio, Walker, Harris, Prespakis, Downie

    BEST
    Richmond: Conti, Makur Chuot, Bernardi, Monahan, Wakefield
    Carlton: Prespakis, McEvoy, Moody, Plane, Harris, Loynes, Gee

    INJURIES
    Richmond:
    Nil
    Carlton:
    Nil

    Reports: Nil 

    Crowd: 15,337 at Ikon Park

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