PLANS for the Barossa, Light & Gawler women’s (BLGW) football competition to move to a full-sized playing field may be put on ice, as the league struggles with recruitment numbers.
CENTRAL District will field a women’s side for the first time in the club’s history next season, and the original list of players has a large contingent from the local BLGW competition.
WOMEN’S football is booming in the Barossa, Light & Gawler region, and the BLGW competition is set to expand again in 2019.
ANGASTON women’s football coach Keith Ward became the first person to mentor the Central Zone Women’s SA Country Championship side this past fortnight.
I’M usually a critic of all levels of football – from the Barossa, Light & Gawler competition all the way to the AFL – but the way the BL&G and SANFL have grown women’s football has been sensational.
GAWLER Central footballer Lauren Smith made history on Sunday, as she was named the first-ever winner of the BLGW senior women’s Gawler RSL Medal as the best and fairest player for the season.
ANGASTON has taken out the inaugural BLGW senior women’s premiership by defeating Barossa District Blue by 15 points on Sunday.
ANGASTON and Barossa District Blue will contest for the inaugural BLGW senior women’s premiership after both sides won their respective semi-finals on Sunday.