Loved watching Riddell play. She is definatley a player. Has great pace, desire and skills to be up there with the best of them.Having watched the North game and bits of the other games.....it's quite clear the skill level still isn't great.
Even early on a lot of the girls were trying to get meterage with their disposal. You're not gonna see the team transition the ball from one side of the ground to the other. You're not gonna see a chain of handballs/15-20m passes up the ground to break the oppositions wall.
I think the way to go is to put all your eggs in one basket......have the best players in the team rotate through the midfield.ie - you put Ashmore back in the middle, use Gillepse Jones as a midfielder instead being used as a utility player, I'd put Gibson in there too....aggressive, big physical presence. Add Kearny, Bruton, Garner & Riddell and you have a very strong midfield.
The brand would still look ugly but I think you'd win more ball have more inside 50's. You kick 4-5 goals in these games and you're a good chance of winning.
On that note, am really concerned the AFLW Q-Clash on 22/2 could steal a lot of attention from the Fury-Wilder rematch the next day.By people, they mean ‘people who were alive within 50km of the field’.