Northern NSW AFLW Watch- Finals Week 2 Preview

The Sydney Swans will face the Adelaide Crows in a blockbuster semi-final at Norwood Oval on Saturday, 18 November.

Sydney recorded a historic 17-point victory over the Gold Coast SUNS to earn their first finals win in NAB AFLW history, which also coincides with a four-game winning streak. 

After an emotional victory over the Gold Coast Suns last week, AFLW Assistant Coach Tanya Hetherington says the side will be once again ready to embrace the opportunity as it looks to continue it’s momentum heading into it’s Semi Final clash with Adelaide.

Adelaide has been a consistent high performing team since the inception of the AFLW. And the Swans respect them enormously, but they are excited about the challenge that awaits.

The Swans are confident that if they continue to build their game like they have shown over the last few weeks then they can compete with any side.

Scott Gowans (Senior Coach) and Alice Mitchell of the Swans hug after the final whistle of the 2023 AFLW First Elimination Finals Photo: Dylan Burns/AFL Photos

Sydney Swans AFLW coach Scott Gowans has confirmed one change for our semi-final against Adelaide, with Montana Beruldsen making a welcome return from injury.

Gowans insists he wants his side to embrace their momentum as they face the Adelaide juggernaut. 

“(This week) has been all about maintaining momentum and taking the game on.

“We want to be able to take the opportunity we have got, which is terrific one.

“We’ve got nothing to lose, we feel no pressure on us.”

Gunnedah Bulldogs’, Alice Mitchell will start the game in her usual halfback position and will look to push forward and create opportunity on goal for the Swans.

Alice Mitchell of the Swans in action during the 2023 AFLW Round 3 match against the Brisbane Lions Photo: Russell Freeman/AFL Photos

All 2023 NAB AFLW Finals matches will be broadcast live nationally on the Seven Network and Fox Footy and streamed live on Kayo. Matches will also be streamed live via and the AFLW Official App.