Post Tagged with: "MWFL"

PEI Island Demons logo by Domhnall Consulting

Building a team: Island Demons represent PEI in Maritime League

April 23, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

As the Prince Edward Island Demons prepare to be the fifth team in the history of the Maritime Women’s Football League, the feeling of teamwork has extended to all facets. Assembling a roster is only part of a much grander project, involving the establishment of both, an administrative structure andRead More

PEI Island Demons logo by Domhnall Consulting

Advent of PEI Island Demons brings with it strong leadership

April 11, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Island Demons co-founder Meagan Ferguson in action with the Lady Gladiators (Photo credit: Jason Quackenbush) With another season of MWFL football looming on the horizon, it heralds the beginning of an exciting new chapter. Marking an exciting first in its unfolding history, the league welcomes the province of Prince EdwardRead More

In action with the Capital Area Lady Gladiators (Image supplied by Caputo)

Ascension to MWFL All-Star status a point of pride for Kathleen Caputo

October 14, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Going from a comfort zone to a growing zone, Kathleen Caputo was one of the feel-good stories during an exciting 2017 campaign for the Capital Area Lady Gladiators. Representing the potential of the Maritime Women’s Football League (MWFL) to serve as a beacon for female sport in Canada’s Atlantic Region,Read More

Sara Gray a sensational star for competitive Capital Area Lady Gladiators

Sara Gray a sensational star for competitive Capital Area Lady Gladiators

September 3, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Among the star players on one of the MWFL’s signature franchises, Sara Gray combines heart, skill and leadership for a perpetually competitive Capital Area (Fredericton) Lady Gladiators squad. Having crafted a sensational run in five stellar seasons, Gray embodies what is great about Lady Glads football. Gaining MWFL All-Star nodsRead More

In action with the Lady Gladiators (Obtained from Facebook - Credit: Ann Eagles)

Tenth season competing in MWFL part of tremendous legacy for Tori Jewett

June 3, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

With the growing lore of female football, it brings with it an accompanied increase in opportunities to reach new milestones. A long-time competitor with the Capital Area (Fredericton) Lady Gladiators, Tori Jewett gained an exceptional landmark in 2017, gracing the gridiron for her tenth season. As the first female toRead More

DID YOU KNOW (33): Culminated careers, messy merger, and early ending

DID YOU KNOW (33): Culminated careers, messy merger, and early ending

May 21, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Longtime player, coach & media member retires Diving accident paralyzes Halifax Xplosion player Association amalgamation has Alberta football community on edgeRead More

Team New Brunswick among Robyn Richardson’s proud milestones

Team New Brunswick among Robyn Richardson’s proud milestones

October 22, 2016 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

One of the most influential and devoted women in the history of the Maritime Women’s Football League (MWFL), Robyn Richardson has assembled an exceptional body of work, one that simultaneously contributes towards an exceptional time of growth for women’s sport in Atlantic Canada. Gracious and articulate, Richardson has also servedRead More

2016 Friendship Bowl champions (Image obtained from Facebook)

Ten years of explosive action for MWFL football in Halifax

July 17, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

As the 2016 edition of gridiron action in the Maritime Women’s Football League (MWFL) brought with it the opportunity to continue making history and building on a strong gridiron legacy, there was also a significant milestone. Also representing a key season highlight was the fact that the only women’s tackleRead More

Ingraham represents fighting spirit of Xplosion

Ingraham represents fighting spirit of Xplosion

May 21, 2016 at 6:12 amby 0 comments

As the Halifax Xplosion celebrates their tenth anniversary season, there are many women whose efforts helped propel the club towards this important milestone. Among them is Sarah Ingraham, who captured the team’s Unsung Award in 2014 and followed it up with Defensive MVP in 2015. Like so many of herRead More

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Tradition continues for Xplosion with 2015 Pride Parade march

August 7, 2015 at 6:11 amby Comments are Disabled

In the aftermath of a third consecutive season, the extraordinary women of the MWFL’s Halifax Xplosion welcomed summer by proudly giving back to the community with their participation in the local Pride Parade. Quickly becoming a tradition among the celebrated women that don the Xplosion’s navy blue jersey, it representsRead More

Treasured milestone

Treasured milestone

July 12, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Second straight undefeated season special for Graves As a world-class competitor in female football, Trina Graves has experienced many milestones. One of the greatest ever to grace the gridiron in the Maritime Women’s Football League, she is among a remarkable group of women who represent the heartbeat of female footballRead More

Breakthrough season for Xplosion culminates with Friendship Bowl victory

Breakthrough season for Xplosion culminates with Friendship Bowl victory

July 8, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The feel-good story of the 2015 Maritime Women’s Football League season was the breakthrough of the Halifax Xplosion. Establishing franchise records for most wins and most points scored in one season, their dream season culminated with a dramatic Friendship Bowl victory over the Moncton Vipers. With three minutes remaining, theRead More

Saint John Storm celebrate 2015 MWFL championship (Image obtained from Facebook)

Storm post second consecutive undefeated season in Championship run

July 6, 2015 at 6:00 amby Comments are Disabled

In the battle for the Judy Upward Trophy, SupHer Bowl Xll resulted in the Saint John Storm posting their second consecutive undefeated season. Once again, their only obstacle in hoisting the Trophy was the Capital Area (Fredericton) Lady Gladiators, led by star players such as Alex Black and Kristin Chatterton.Read More

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National pioneer

June 27, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Brewer gridiron hero on both sides of the country Among a group of pioneers who helped contribute to the first decade of MWFL football, Jaclyn Brewer has spent the last two seasons across the country, competing with the Calgary Rage. Despite the adjustment to a new league and a teamRead More

Starting over

Starting over

June 26, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Return of Moncton Vipers makes MWFL whole in 2015 Heading into the 2015 Maritime Women’s Football League season, the return of the Moncton Vipers signaled strong momentum. After the team was unable to compete in 2014, it was a visceral loss for the league, altering its landscape. Akin to aRead More

Former Xplosion teammates Murphy (left) and Holly Arthur before game time with the Calgary Rage (Image obtained from Facebook)

Proud Maritime Rager

June 13, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Murphy part of proud Maritime contingent suiting up for Rage One of the most important aspects in female football is the sense of friendship and family that exists within teammates. Murphy’s time with the Halifax Xplosion was certainly no different. Although a new chapter in her life has brought herRead More

Making her debut with the Calgary Rage (Photo credit: Candice Ward Photography)

Determined gridiron gladiator

May 31, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Arthur brings prominent game to the Rage For the fans of the Maritime Women’s Football League who appreciated Holly Arthur’s teamwork and perseverance, an entire new league of fans shall be introduced to this graceful yet determined gridiron gladiator. Her efforts as one of the pioneers of modern female footballRead More

Arthur still showing her support for her former club, the MWFL’s Halifax Xplosion. Arthur would post this image on social media, stating, “Repping Xplosion Football all the way from Alberta. Missing you ladies! Xo” (Image supplied by Holly Arthur)

Westward journey

May 21, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

New WWCFL player Arthur still holds place in heart for MWFL Having relocated with her family from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Calgary, Alberta, it represented a significant life change for Holly Arthur. One of the leaders for the Hailfax Xplosion in the Maritime Women’s Football League, Arthur was dedicated toRead More

Twelve and strong

Twelve and strong

May 17, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Fillmore adds to her gridiron legacy with twelfth MWFL season Having played in the Maritime Women’s Football League since their inaugural campaign in 2004, Kara Fillmore’s storied gridiron career could be defined by one word; pioneer. With a football resume that boasts a series of remarkable accomplishments, Fillmore certainly isRead More

Explosive “Shot”

Explosive “Shot”

May 9, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Elite running back Chatterton ready for 2015 As one of the greatest running backs in the history of the Capital Area Lady Gladiators, Kristen “Shot” Chatterton is ready for even bigger things in 2015. Along with fellow teammate (and starting quarterback) Alex Black, the two have been part of MaritimeRead More

Women's World Football Games II (2015) Photo credit: Rebecca Gitlitz

Building momentum

April 4, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Second edition of Women’s World Football Games builds on momentum With the football hot spot of Tampa, Florida serving as the backdrop, women from over a dozen countries, including Canada, had the chance to grow as football players while making new friends. The second annual Women’s World Football Games wasRead More

Photo credit by Claude Emond

Gigantic approach

March 13, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Weaver brings gigantic approach to gridiron With over a proud decade of women’s football gracing its fields, the province of New Brunswick has made a remarkable statement about sporting equality. Through the efforts of many dedicated individuals, the sport has quickly become a way of life for so many ofRead More

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Preparation key ingredient for success

March 6, 2015 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Team New Brunswick squad making early preparations for 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship On the surface, it would appear that there is an abundance of time when looking towards the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championships. In reality, preparations are already under way by some to assess talent and prepare toRead More