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2024 QAFL Women’s season preview

ONLY one more sleep remains until the 2024 QAFL Women’s season kicks off with plenty of young talent lining up in the senior competition this year. Littered with Suns Academy and Lions Academy members, all eight sides are back to square one and on equal pegging heading into the new year. ASPLEY HORNETS Last season: […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: Gippsland Power

GIPPSLAND Power will enter the new Coates Talent League season off a Round 1 bye, but are set to do so with plenty of vigour and a new-look squad boasting high potential. Head coach Rhett McLennan talked us through the season ahead and his region’s top prospects. PRESEASON “It’s been really good. There hasn’t been […]

PREVIEW | VFLW Round 1 – It all begins today

IT has been a long time coming, but finally the VFLW is back. Eight months after Port Melbourne famously claimed its first VFLW title, it is time to do it all again. There has been plenty of change across the league during the offseason, both within the on-field brigade and the off-field one. Across the […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: Western Jets

WESTERN Jets are aiming to be competitive in 2024, with the Metropolitan region set to help kick off this year’s Coates Talent League in Saturday morning’s season opener. Talent Lead Luke Williams was on hand during preseason to talk through the campaign ahead, and Western’s top prospects. PRESEASON “For the boys and the girls, this […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: Sandringham Dragons

WITH back-to-back premierships in tow, Sandringham Dragons are ominously poised for a Coates Talent League three-peat if their squad depth is anything to go by. Coach Rob Harding was on hand in preseason to take us through the season ahead, and his region’s top prospects. PRESEASON “It’s really exciting with this new group coming in. […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: Oakleigh Chargers

AFTER a whirlwind preseason in 2023, Oakleigh Chargers are heading into season 2024 a much more settled side. As always, a slew of top-end prospects are emerging and new head coach Ash Close chatted to Rookie Me Central about what to expect from each of them this year. PRESEASON “It’s been terrific. Obviously it’s a […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: Northern Knights

BOASTING a different list profile to last year, Northern Knights have plans to move the ball differently in 2024 – with serious speed. We chatted to Knights head coach Anthony Rocca about his side’s preseason, top prospects, and the year ahead. PRESEASON “We’ve only had one opposition at the moment and haven’t played the full […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: Murray Bushrangers

AFTER producing four first round draftees last year, Murray Bushrangers have five prospects in state talent hubs and plenty of miles under their belt in preseason. We spoke to head coach Mark Brown about the Bushies’ top talents for 2024, ahead of Round 1 of the Coates Talent League. PRESEASON “The squad looks good. We […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: GWV Rebels

GREATER Western Victoria (GWV) Rebels boast one of the Coates Talent League’s strongest squads in 2024. Despite likely missing a few of their top prospects to start the season, the Rebels are ready to hit the ground running after a program restructure, according to head coach David Loader. >> Preseason Q&A: Sam Lalor (GWV Rebels) […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Coates Talent League: Geelong Falcons

GEELONG Falcons battled to a preliminary final last year, and promise to be just as competitive in the upcoming Coates Talent League season. We spoke to head coach Paul Corrigan about the Falcons’ preseason, top prospects, and the campaign ahead. PRESEASON “We’ve been pretty happy with our off-season. We did about four or five weeks […]

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