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Scouting Notes: 2024 Coates Talent League Girls – Round 6

A MASSIVE seven games took place across Round 6 of the Coates Talent League Girls, and we took note of some of the players who caught the eye around the grounds. All notes are the opinion of the individual author.

2024 WAFLW Player Focus: Megan Norbury (West Perth)

TOP-AGE winger Megan Norbury had a role change for a half on the weekend, with the traditional outside runner starting on-ball during West Perth’s clash against East Fremantle. Norbury worked well playing inside before moving to her more familiar outside position after the main break. Though the Falcons ultimately suffered a 17-point loss in the […]

2024 CTLG team review: Giants Academy

THE first of the Northern Academy teams to wrap up proceedings in the 2024 Coates Talent League Girls competition is the GWS Giants Academy who filled out its three games. We take a look at the results and some of the standouts throughout the stint with a number of them set for Allies representation at […]

Over-age Player Focus: Tunisha Kikoak (Tasmania Devils)

TASMANIAN tall Tunisha Kikoak is a unique AFLW Draft prospect in the way that she plays and covers a lot of bases. The over-age tall missed out on being selected in last year’s draft but returned to the Devils this year and has predominantly played through the ruck across her two Coates Talent League games […]

Scouting notes: 2024 SANFLW State Academy trial

SOUTH Australia’s back-to-back title-winning Under 18s squad is gearing up for another huge national carnival, and tuned up in an internal trial last Friday night. While the SANFLW was on a bye due to the league taking on the WAFLW in the State game, those Under 18s hoping to make the final 30-player squad for […]

Q&A: Zoe Besanko (Dandenong Stingrays)

DANDENONG Stingrays skipper Zoe Besanko has enjoyed quite the rise since switching from the netball court to the footy field. A member of the AFLW Academy and key player in the Stingrays’ ruck-forward division, Besanko was named as captain for the club ahead of the 2024 season. We spoke to the talented tall and leader […]

Scouting notes: 2024 WAFLW vs. SANFLW

IT was a fierce but entertaining contest, but in the end, the SANFL Women’s came away with a 16-point win over the WAFL Women’s at Optus Stadium on Saturday. Jess Bates and Zippy Fish won their respective sides’ MVPs, but they were not the only ones who impressed on the day. We took note of […]

PODCAST | Game Sense: Season 3, Episode 8

SATURDAY’S state game between the SANFL and WAFL Women’s sides is the focal point of this week’s Game Sense Podcast episode, while things continue to roll on in the Coates Talent League season. Tune in to hear host Michael Alvaro and AFLW Draft expert Peter Williams chat all things pathway football. EPISODE TIMESTAMPS Episode link: […]

State Academy notes: 2024 WAFLW – Round 9

WHILE either injury or resting meant there were less State Academy members in Round 9 of the WAFL Women’s, each of the four matches still featured a number of the extended state squad. We took note of how those players performed, with all notes the opinion of the individual writer.

Scouting Notes: 2024 Coates Talent League Girls – Round 4

A FULL compliment of Northern Academy sides filled out Round 4 of the Coates Talent League Girls competition with a range of top-age, bottom-age and Under 16s talents impressing across the seven matches. We highlighted some of the players who caught the eye, with the notes the opinion of the individual writer.

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