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SEASON GUIDE | 2023 Coates Talent League

THE 2023 Coates Talent League season is set to get underway tomorrow, with eight games filling out a bumper opening round. Along with the 13 full-time regions, five northern academies will take part throughout the year, meaning plenty of fresh and familiar faces are set to take centre stage. We run you through all you […]

Final Siren Podcast: Episode 151 – Coates Talent League preview

WITH the dawn of a new Coates Talent League season comes the return of the Final Siren Podcast. In episode 151, and the first instalment for 2023, the team reconvenes to break down how each full-time region may fare this year, and all the players to watch. Host Peter Williams is joined by Rookie Me […]

Preview | VFLW 2023 Round 1: New season, so many new elements

IT is once again the dawn of a new season in the VFL Women’s competition. The third of the women’s state leagues to get underway this year, it is arguably the most important year for the competition in at least the last few years for a number of reasons. Firstly, the AFLW Overage Draft set […]

Dragons to have contested approach

REIGNING premiers Sandringham Dragons are prepared to get their hands dirty ahead of Round 1 of the newly named Coates Talent League season, as the side prepares for another strong season in the premier Under 18s competition. The Dragons boasted three picks inside the Top 10 last season with Will Ashcroft (Brisbane), Cameron Mackenzie (Hawthorn) […]

“Spark has been lit” for hungry Tigers

CLAREMONT is ready and raring to defend its WAFL Women’s premiership when the 2023 season kicks off this weekend. A ground change from the club’s home deck of Revo Fitness Stadium on Saturday to Pentanet Stadium on Sunday due to ongoing renovations with lights at the Claremont venue, has not dampened the spirits of the […]

“Full circle moment” for Edwards as Bays set for 2023

YELLOW and black are colours that suit new Glenelg coach Lexia Edwards, with the former Yeronga South Brisbane mentor returning to the Bay where she played 15 games from 2018-19. Heading up to Queensland for a stint with the Devils where she would ultimately end up coaching, Edwards returned to Adelaide to go back to […]

Consistency the key for Redlegs

NEW Norwood coach Brad Snell has identified four quarter consistency as the key for Norwood to bounce back into the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s finals series. The Redlegs missed the post-season series for the first time in women’s club history, which Snell puts down to lapses in performance from quarter to quarter. […]

Sturt keep it “simple”; focus on finals

STURT has no intentions of being a one-hit wonder when it comes to premiership contention in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Women’s competition. The 2022 season bolters had a remarkable year, winning five games on the trot to start the season, and then finish with a wet sail to reach the decider. Though […]

Dawes earmarks 2023 as “learning” year for West

DESPITE winning both trial games and having the belief that the his side can compete for a finals spot, new West Adelaide coach Bruce Dawes admitted this season was as much about “learning” as anything else. The Bloods knocked off eventual premiers North Adelaide in Round 1 last year, before injuries and retirements took their […]

2022/23 NTFL Women’s season begins tomorrow

A NEW season of the Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Women’s Premier League season kicks off tomorrow with the 2022/23 edition starting on the first day of October. The major change to the league is the inclusion of Tiwi Bombers for the first time, teaming up with Tracy Village in a partnership to form a […]

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