A brash North Melbourne has shown a real inclination to take over from Hawthorn, committing to invest in the game further in Tasmania.
AFLW coach Scott Gowans said the club is here to stay to build a pathway in the state.
While North Melbourne has extended its AFL presence annually from staging two Hobart games in 2012 to three in 2015 before four from 2019, it started fixturing an AFLW match each year since last year in not only Hobart but also Launceston.
The club that had signed up to deals for home games in Western Sydney, Canberra and Gold Coast before finally settling on Tasmania has also been handed access to the state's best talent over Hawthorn as part of its next generation academy zone.
"It's something we have put a fair lot of work into," Gowans said with nine Tasmanians currently on the Kangaroos' AFLW list.
"I'm coming back down again on Wednesday, for instance, and I just love it.
"I think it's really pleasing when you can see from a coaching perspective all the development and then when you go to a community camp you see how many girls are kicking the footballs.
"It's just really pleasing to be honest. As a coach, all you wanted to do is teach them."
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The Kangaroos displayed their wares on Saturday in an 18-point win over the Giants.
Gowans is keen to build a fortress during their share of home games in Tasmania.
Hawthorn did once hold a brilliant 19-game AFL winning streak at UTAS Stadium.
Despite this home ground advantage when the Hawks initially moved two games a year to Launceston in 2001, the Garlick Report, released in 2016, recommended one of the clubs host up to eight games a season, which the AFL advised the Kangaroos should take up the mantle.
Gowans felt there is something special that has united the club playing in the state.
"With Hobart too, it's 3-0 for us in Tassie - the boys have a similar philosophy," he said.
"But there's a big difference between getting in their own cars to drive to a ground to when they fly down, stay in the same hotel, eat dinner together, eat breakfast together and come to the game to play.
"It's just a different feeling, but I love it."
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