Bendigo goal umpire John Varker is ready for the biggest game of his life to date.
IN BRIEF: Hayley Trevean selected to make AFLW debut with Carlton on Sunday.
KIERAN ILES Elise Strachan has become the latest Bendigo Thunder player to join the AFL Women's league.
KIERAN ILES Bendigo Thunder has a new on-field leadership team.
IN BRIEF: Her side was beaten, but Bendigo's Emma Grant had a moment to savour in AFLW on Saturday.
It was a watershed moment for football on Friday night, and Bendigo was front and centre.
Luke West Four Bendigo Thunder draftees will play in Friday's night's historic AFLW opening match.
Luke West Bendigo's Emma Grant has impressed for Collingwood in its first AFLW practice match.
Luke West Bendigo's Emma Grant is ready and raring for the start of the AFLW season with Collingwood next month.