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Flag hero happy being on the selection fringe at Eagles

LIVING on the edge has made West Coast premiership defender Will Schofield a more consistent player.

The 30-year-old has played 22 AFL games in two seasons, also playing 15 games for WAFL club East Perth in that time.

AFLX Draft: Date, rules and broadcast details revealed

THE FOUR AFLX teams will be unveiled on Wednesday February 6, with the captains taking part in a draft that will be broadcast nationally.

The teams are Rampage (captain Jack Riewoldt, vice-captain Patrick Cripps), Bolts (captain Patrick Dangerfield, vice-captain Luke Hodge), Flyers (captain Nat Fyfe, vice-captain Marcus Bontempelli) and an all-Indigenous Deadly side (captain Eddie Betts, vice-captain Shaun Burgoyne).

AFLW: Fast facts: Erin Phillips

Name: Erin Phillips

Nickname: Flippa

Playing number: 13

Position: Centre half-forward/midfield

Greatest footy moment: AFLW 2017 Grand Final Premiers

Dream job: Working with animals

If you didn’t play AFLW, what would you be doing: Coaching basketball

AFLW: Fast facts: Chelsea Randall

Name: Chelsea Randall

Playing number: 26

Nickname: Randy, Rambo, Randall

Position: Defender

Previous club: Swan Districts FC

Greatest footy moment: Winning the Inaugural 2017 AFLW Premiership

Gallery: Gym, January 25

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Four new Life Members

New co-captain Rory Sloane has had a memorable start to 2019, adding Crows Life Member to his long list of career accolades.

The 28-year-old was one of four to receive Life Membership at the Club’s Corporate Season Launch on Thursday night.

Mothers join Academy

For the first time in the Club’s history, Adelaide welcomed mothers to its Crows AcademiesFather Son and Daughter program on Thursday morning.

AFLW star Erin Phillips brought her two-year-old twins Blake and Brooklyn to West Lakes to join a host of famous Club names at the program’s first event of 2019.

AFLW: New Crows impress

The newest additions to the Crows AFLW side stepped up in Adelaide’s 20-point win over Fremantle in Saturday night’s trial match at TIO Stadium.

Chloe Scheer, 19, impressed in her first hit out in the tricolours, opening Adelaide’s account just minutes into the first quarter and backing it up with her second in the third term.

Is age just a number? How your club’s veterans are tracking

Electric small forward Eddie Betts has shaken off the hamstring issues that disrupted his season last year. The oldest player on the Crows' list at 32, hasn't missed a beat during his 15th pre-season.