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STATEWIDE SUPER WOMEN'S ROUND 1
16/02/2017 10:50:40 AM



Round 1 is here for the Inaugural Statewide Super Women's League and it is history in the making when the Redlegs Women take on North Adelaide in the first ever match of  SANFL Women's Football here at Coopers Stadium. 

The Norwood Football Club is an inaugural member of the SANFL Statewide Super Women’s League. The Clubs spread of allocated players come from Mount Barker FC, Mount Lofty FC, Adelaide Uni FC, Modbury FC, Morphettville Park FC, Greenacers FC, Pt Adelaide FC, Christies Beach FC and Salisbury FC. As well as five representatives from the Adelaide Crows Women’s who are aligned with Norwood. 

Senior Coach Steve Symonds has a great group of women from many different sporting backgrounds including members of the W-League soccer, Swimming, Netball and of course the SAWFL. 

We are excited to watch the women as they make history for our great Club ably lead by Captain Rebekka McMahon and Vice Captains Leah Cutting and Whitney Benson. 

The night will be a double header with Norwood taking on North Adelaide at 6pm followed by Glenelg and West Adelaide at 8:10pm. Entry is FREE for adults and children alike. 


LEAGUE
LUCY
NORTHCOTT
NICOLE
COLLIE
KRISTI
HARVEY
RUTH
WALLACE
SOPHIE
LI
NIKKI
GORE

REBEKKA
McMAHON (C)

CASSIE
TSOUMBOURIS
WHITNEY
BENSON
MARIJANA
RAJCIC
DEMI
SONNEMAN
GEORGIA
TAYLOR
TARA
ROBERTSON

SANFL STATEWIDE SUPER WOMEN'S
ROUND 1

NORWOOD vs NORTH ADELAIDE
FRIDAY 17TH, FEB
6:00PM
COOPERS STADIUM
               
RUCKS
LEAH CUTTING
ELLEN MAPLE
NICOLA BURNS

INTERCHANGE
CHERIE BAMFORD
MICHELLE REID
STACEY HUDDLETON
TESS MAPLE
EMERGENCY
PHOEBE ROWBERRY
NICOLE TUCKER






With the SANFL Statewide Super Women’s League kicking off on Friday Feburary 17, Zac Milbank caught up with Football Operations Manager Tom Hurley to produce a last minute guide to the inaugural competition.

Q – What is the competition’s official name? 

A – The SANFL Statewide Super Women’s League

Q – Which clubs are involved in the SANFL Statewide Super Women’s League?

A – Glenelg, North Adelaide, Norwood and West Adelaide

Q – How many players will be on each list?

A – A maximum of 35 which includes up to 3-4 Adelaide Crows development players. There are also 4-5 Adelaide Crows AFL-listed players assigned to each Club.

Q – What was the process in forming each team’s list?

A – First priority was given to an even distribution of talent among the four teams, followed by the geographical location of the player’s residence.

Q – Who are the captains?

A – Cassie Hartley (Glenelg), Jess Edwards (North Adelaide), Rebekka McMahon (Norwood), Louella McCarthy and Kirsty Degabriele (West Adelaide)

Q – Who are the coaches?

A – Narelle Smith (Glenelg), Matt Slade (North Adelaide), Steve Symonds (Norwood), Brooke Copeland (West Adelaide)

Q – When and where will the games be played?

A – The minor round matches will be played in double-header format from Friday February 17 until Saturday March 25 at Coopers Stadium and City Mazda Stadium.  The Grand Final will be played at Peter Motley Oval on Saturday April 1 from 4.30pm

Q – Will the matches be available to watch online?

A – Yes, all of the matches will be live streamed via the SANFL website with live statistics also available

Q – Will there be different rules?

A – Yes, teams will field 20 players for each game with only 16 on the field, four on the interchange. The last possession out-of-bounds rule will be in place however there will also be no cap on rotations, given the likelihood of warm conditions. Quarters will be 20 minutes in length with no time-on while Size 4 footballs will be used.

Q – Will players be subject to the SANFL’s Incident Review Panel?

A- Yes, but like Under-18 level no fines will be issued as penalties.

Q – Will there be similar awards to the men’s competition?

A – Yes, players will compete for a premiership cup and be awarded premiership medallions should they be successful on Grand Final day. A best-and-fairest award similar to the Magarey Medal and a Rising Star type trophy will also be presented at the conclusion of the minor round.

Q – Is there a Heat Policy in place?

A – Yes, for matches with a forecast temperature of 32C or more, SANFL has the potential to reduce the length of quarters, lengthen breaks at quarter-time and half-time and ensure shade is available for access during each change. In extreme conditions, an extended interchange bench may be allowed.

Q – What does it cost to attend the matches?

A – All matches, including the Grand Final, are free entry.



What you need to know about Coopers Stadium

As many will be attending Coopers Stadium, Norwood Oval for the first time we want to make sure your visit is an enjoyable one.

Gates:
For the SANFL Women’s League Gate 1, off of the Parade (see map below) will be available for Entry. If crowd permits, Gate 4 (RSL) will also be utilised as an entry point.

Both Gate 1 and Gate 4 (RSL) will be available for exiting the ground after from half time of the second match.

Gates will be open from 5pm with the first match between Norwood and North Adelaide commencing at 6pm.

Car parking:
Car parking is fairly limited at the oval itself, with the main car park reserved for players and officials on match days.

On street parking is available in the surrounding streets, but we would ask that you respect the home owners by not parking across any driveways.

Food and Drink outlets:
We will have our full range of Stadium food and beverages available for the Women’s League available at the southern (Parade) end of the ground.

Due to the summer time slot we will also have Pimm’s available from the Coopers Hill Bar for those wishing to enjoy the warm weather and great football.

ATM Facility:
All food, Drink and Merchandise outlets have eftpos and pay wave facilities, but we do not have cash out facilities within the grounds.

The nearest such out let is at the BP across the Parade from Coopers Stadium.

Disabled Parking / Viewing:
There are two disabled car parks available in the Coopers Stadium car park, off of Woods St along with three on Woods St in front of the RSL Hall.

There are two designated disabled viewing areas in front of the Western Stand with wheelchair access from all main gates. 

Seating:
For the Women's League matches the Southern Stand will be free for all those in attendance. 
The Western Stand (Members) is also available for all those in attendance. We ask anyone wishing to sit in the Stand that if a member asks to sit in their seat that this please be respected. 






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