About this site

The Milestones and Misses website was set up in December 2015  to celebrate the achievements of sportspeople mainly in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) and Australian Rules Football (AFL and AFLW). The articles published on Milestones and Misses aim to enable readers to gain a greater appreciation of the sportsperson’s journey during their career, both the milestones they have achieved and the setbacks they have overcome.

Articles published on Milestones and Misses celebrate sportsmen and sportswomen achieving milestones including:

AFL

  • Reaching a games milestone of 100 AFL games or more. These feature articles comprehensively cover the player’s entire career from before they made their AFL debut up until their milestone game.
  • Receiving a league award including the Brownlow Medal, Coleman Medal, Rising Star Award or being selected in the All-Australian team.
  • Winning a club award such as the best and fairest.
  • Retired players being inducted into the AFL Australian Football Hall of Fame or an AFL club’s Hall of Fame.

A link to the AFL category on the Milestones and Misses website is below:

https://milestonesandmisses.com/category/afl/

WNBL

  • Achieving a games milestone of 100 WNBL games or more. These feature articles comprehensively cover the player’s entire basketball career.
  • Receiving a league award such as the MVP, Defensive Player of the Year Award or being selected in an All-WNBL team.

A link to the WNBL category on the Milestones and Misses website is below:

https://milestonesandmisses.com/category/wnbl/

AFLW

  • Receiving a league award such as the best and fairest, leading goalkicker, Rising Star Award or being selected in the All-Australian team.
  • Winning a club award such as the best and fairest.

A link to the AFLW category on the Milestones and Misses website is below:

https://milestonesandmisses.com/category/aflw/

Australian Opals

  • Representing Australia at a major championship (Olympic Games or World Cup). These feature articles on members of the Australian Opals cover their basketball career in the WNBL and/or in overseas leagues as well as their international career with the Australian Opals.

A link to the Australian Opals category on the Milestones and Misses website is below:

https://milestonesandmisses.com/category/australian-opals/