Hampson-Hardeman Cup

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Hampson-Hardeman Cup
Latest meeting18 February 2017
Next meetingTBA
Statistics
Meetings total5
All-time seriesMelbourne 4 wins
Western Bulldogs 1 wins
Largest victoryMelbourne – 46 points (29 June 2014)
Western Bulldogs – 39 points (3 September 2016)

Prior to the creation of the AFL Women's (AFLW), the AFL ran four years of exhibition matches between sides representing Melbourne and Western Bulldogs. The winner received the Hampson-Hardeman Cup. Named after women football pioneers Barb Hampson and Lisa Hardeman, who developed the first women's championships in 1998.[1]

The cup is currently held by the Melbourne Football Club.[2]

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2013
Sunday, 30 June Melbourne 8.5 (53) def. Western Bulldogs 3.3 (21) MCG (crowd: 7,500) Match report


2014
Sunday, 29 June Western Bulldogs 4.2 (26) def. by Melbourne 10.12 (72) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 24,953 (D/H)) Match report


2015
Sunday, 24 May Melbourne 4.13 (37) def. Western Bulldogs 4.5 (29) MCG (crowd: 29,381 (D/H)) Match report
Sunday, 16 August Western Bulldogs 5.6 (36) def. by Melbourne 6.4 (40) Etihad Stadium (crowd: 27,805 (D/H)) Match report


2016
Sunday, 6 March Melbourne 3.3 (21) def. by Western Bulldogs 6.5 (41) Highgate Recreational Reserve Match report
Saturday, 3 September Western Bulldogs 14.6 (90) def. Melbourne 7.9 (51) Whitten Oval (crowd: 6,365) Match report


2017
Saturday, 18 February (7:35 pm) Western Bulldogs 4.5 (29) def. by Melbourne 6.7 (43) VU Whitten Oval (crowd: 8,000) Report
  • Melbourne received the Hampson-Hardeman Cup
  • This was the first match between the two teams in the newly-formed AFLW


2018
Saturday, 17 March (7:10 pm) Western Bulldogs 5.3 (33) def. Melbourne 4.7 (31) VU Whitten Oval (crowd: 7,593) Report

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