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Scouting notes: South Australia vs. Western Australia

THE National Championships kicked off yesterday, with South Australia having an imposing 89-point win over Western Australia. Here are the scouting notes by Tom Wyman and David Chapman from that game. South Australia: #14 – Izak Rankine As usual Rankine was creative and dangerous, and with his five inside 50s helping to setup his teammates. […]

Scouting notes: TAC Cup – Round 8

TAC Cup action returned on the weekend, and while Murray Bushrangers and Oakleigh Chargers had the week off, we were at all five games and took notes on those from the extended Vic Metro and Vic Country squads, with a number of players trialled in various positions ahead of the National Under 18 Championships. Northern […]

Scouting notes: TAC Cup – Round 7

In a big round of TAC Cup footy there was plenty of action to soak up with key players starring across the ground for all the teams. However, it proved to be a big round for the forwards with the likes of Eastern Ranges forward, Jamieson Rossiter impressing with a bag of six and Bushrangers […]

Scouting notes: TAC Cup – Round 6

IN Round 6 we battled the rain up at Craigieburn, and visited Preston City Oval and MARS Stadium for this round’s scouting notes. Here are some of the extended Victorian squad players who stood out.   Northern Knights vs. Murray Bushrangers: By: Michael Alvaro Northern Knights:  #3 Braedyn Gillard The skipper was once again one […]

Scouting notes: Tasmania vs. Sydney Swans Academy

TASMANIA has claimed the Under 18 Academy Series title after a dominant first term against Sydney Swans Academy set the Mariners up for a 32-point win. Tasmania booted six goals to one in the opening term and proved too good for the Swans, holding on for victory. We were there to capture the action and […]

Scouting notes: Northern Territory vs. Sydney Swans Academy

IN the third round of the Under 18 Academy Series, we visited the Top End, where we witnessed the Sydney Swans Academy minus Nick Blakey, defeat the Northern Territory by 29 points. Here are some of the top players from the game in our scouting notes. NORTHERN TERRITORY       1.4       1.7       5.10     8.13 (61)SYDNEY SWANS […]

Scouting notes: TAC Cup – Round 5

IT was another big weekend of TAC Cup footy with some stunning last quarter fight-backs. As with last week, we narrowed our focused to those players named in the initial Vic Metro and Vic Country squads. We had scouts watching all six games this weekend and here are some of the notes below. — Sandringham […]

Scouting notes: TAC Cup – Round 4

AFTER a one-week hiatus due to the TAC Cup’s first development weekend of the season, the TAC Cup returned with some big individual bags of goals from the key forwards and a nail-biting draw between Gippsland Power and Northern Knights.  We had scouts watching four of the games this weekend, with a narrowed focus on […]

Scouting notes: Under 18 Academy Series – Round 1

IT was an entertaining first round of the Under 18 Academy Series, with the GWS GIANTS, Sydney Swans and Tasmania getting victories. We were at Blacktown to witness the triple header at Blacktown, with Tasmania defeating Gold Coast, the GIANTS defeating Northern Territory by 48 points, and the Swans getting up in a 49-point victory over […]

Scouting notes: Victorian trials

WET weather and blustery conditions played havoc at Ikon Park for the two Vic Country and Vic Metro Under 18 trial matches on Sunday. With the Level 2 AFL Academy players rested from the games, alongside some injured prospects, it gave some other boys a chance to put their hand up to make the final […]

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