LISTEN: The turning point for Pies, Lions ahead of crunch clash

AROUND this time two years ago, Brisbane and Collingwood played in round seven in what was a turning point for both clubs.

The Pies eventually triumphed, recording their first and only win for the season.

It proved to be coach Wayne Siekman's last game, with the inaugural coach replaced by Steve Symonds.

If the Lions had won, they would have qualified for finals in Geelong's stead, but would surely had found the going incredibly tough against Adelaide in the prelim.

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Fast forward to the present day, and the teams are now first (Collingwood) and third (Brisbane) on the AFLW ladder, and poised to meet in a game which could have ramifications for the top two.

The transition of both clubs is discussed on this week's episode of Credit to the Girls.

Nat Edwards takes a look at the challenges involved for players when AFLW games are pushed to a Monday, while Sarah Black and Lucy Watkin cover off round six and look ahead to round seven's four blockbusters.

Plus, the contenders' road to the finals – which two of the top eight clubs will miss out? The crew provide their takes.

EPISODE GUIDE

1.00 – Collingwood remaining undefeated headlines our moment from round six
3.00 – Is Emma King the best ruck in the comp? Who are the other contenders?
6.12 – Adelaide's record watch
9.00 – Was a Carlton superstar 'soft dropped' or was a niggle the reason?
11.00 – The agenda: The run home and top six predictions
14.35 – Compare and contrast: where are the Suns and Cats at?
17.00 – Your round seven cheat sheet
21.45 – The under-the-radar Roos defender controlling ball movement
23.45 – How can the Dees top the Crows?
26.40 – The rise of Collingwood and Brisbane
29.20 – The difficulties of Monday AFLW footy

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