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VFLW Player Focus: Sam Johnson (Casey)

CASEY Demons captain Samantha Johnson is the pivotal part of a side that is charging towards another finals berth in the VFL Women’s. She had another great game on the weekend, as her side comprehensively beat Port Melbourne by 56 points. Her efforts in that match are our Player Focus for the round. Final stats […]

WAFLW Player Focus: Georgie Cleaver (East Fremantle)

WESTERN Australia’s sole bottom-age AFLW Academy member, Georgie Cleaver is a high ceiling tall with plenty of exciting traits to make her a highly-touted prospect coming into her top-age year next year. The East Fremantle forward-ruck splits her time between football and netball at the national level, having only been able to play one AFLW […]

2022 State Game Player Focus: Josh Carmichael (SANFL)

SOUTH Australia took home the Haydn Bunton Cup on Sunday afternoon, raiding Optus Stadium to defeat Western Australia by four points in a tense edition of the annual state game. With the AFL mid-season draft fast approaching, there were plenty of mature-age prospects who boosted their chances of a top flight call-up. Among them was […]

WAFL Player Focus: Steely Green (South Fremantle)

EVERYONE loves a bolter, and West Australian Steely Green is a draft prospect putting his name up for that title early in the piece. Having earned the opportunity to undertake a senior preseason, the 18-year-old slotted straight into South Fremantle’s League side and has not looked out of place in his three games thus far. […]

SANFL Player Focus: Jaiden Magor (South Adelaide)

POWERFUL inside ball winners are often some of the best watches for neutral fans, and South Adelaide prospect Jaiden Magor is trending as one of them. The midfielder-forward has started his top-age campaign strongly in the Panthers’ Under 18s side, and produced season-high numbers in his latest outing on Saturday. Despite his side going down […]

VFLW Player Focus: Ellie Cleland (Williamstown)

RECRUITED out of Melbourne’s Eastern Football Netball League, Williamstown’s Ellie Cleland is only new to the VFLW competition this year, However, not even a full season into her VFLW career she already looks like she belongs at this level. Final Stats vs Carlton Goals: 1Disposals: 14Marks: 2Tackles: 3Clearances: 1 Cleland is one of those players […]

2022 SANFLW Player Focus: Lana Schwerdt

PIECING together an incredibly consistent season, Lana Schwerdt has improved her draft stocks exponentially in 2022. The Norwood onballer has a nice balance of offensive and defensive traits, and since a quiet first couple of games to the season, has been incredibly reliable through the midfield. In her last eight games, Schwerdt has averaged 21.5 […]

WAFL Player Focus: Elijah Hewett (Swan Districts)

THE FABLED speed-endurance mix is something many modern day midfielders aspire to enhance, and it is a trait Swan Districts talent Elijah Hewett weaponises. Three games into his WAFL League career, the solidly built ball winner has carried on from the bottom-age form which had him poised as Western Australia’s top draft prospect this year. […]

VFLW Player Focus: Elizabeth McGrath (North Melbourne)

NORTH MELBOURNE’s ruck Elizabeth McGrath has had a great season in the VFLW, and has been one of the shining lights for the Roos in what has been at times a tough season for them. Her efforts last weekend against Carlton are the subject of this week’s Player Focus. Final Stats vs Carlton: Disposals: 18Kicks: […]

NAB League Player Focus: Zane Duursma (Gippsland Power)

THE ‘Z’ in the Duursma family alphabet, Zane Duursma is the latest of the clan making his way through the elite talent pathway. Having cut his teeth across a range of roles in 2021, the Gippsland Power product projects enormous upside with his range of skills and athletic base. He broke into the Power’s Under […]

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