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Around the Grounds: 2024 WAFL Colts – Round 11

A DRAMATIC weekend of WAFL Colts action saw two games decided by the final kick, with all three fixtures won by two goals or less. Subiaco’s Finley Henderson and Perth’s James Cameron were their sides’ heroes, handing East Fremantle and Peel Thunder crushing defeats at the death. >> SCROLL for the Round 11 results & ladder […]

Around the Grounds: 2024 SANFL U18s – Round 11

THE RACE for fourth spot is heating up in the SANFL Under 18s, though the ladder remains the same after Round 11. Fifth-placed Woodville-West Torrens failed to capitalise on North Adelaide’s loss, while South Adelaide continues to bridge the gap to the projected finalists. >> SCROLL for the Round 11 results & ladder A bumper […]

Around the Grounds: 2024 WAFL Colts – Round 9

WHILE the West Australian Under 18 side got its National Championships underway on Sunday, Round 9 of the WAFL Colts season was stretched across Saturday to Monday. Reigning premier Claremont continued its undefeated title defence as a handful of state squad members showed their wares. >> SCROLL for the Round 9 results & ladder In […]

SANFL U18s Player Focus: Tyler Welsh (Eagles)

SOUTH Australian representative, Tyler Welsh, backed up his strong second-half performance against the Allies, returning to SANFL U18s level with eight goals in Woodville West-Torrens’ 85-point win over Norwood. As the deepest forward for most of the contest, Welsh had a strong start kicking two goals in the first 12 minutes, but was worked out […]

Goannas outlast Bombers with strong final term

PARRAMATTA Goannas made it three consecutive wins in the AFL Sydney Women’s Premier Division with a hard-fought 16-point victory over fellow finals hopefuls, North Shore Bombers. The Goannas were down by five points at half-time but kicked the only three goals of the second half to come away with the 4.8 (32) to 2.4 (16) […]

Around the Grounds: 2024 SANFL U18s – Round 10

STATE stars returned in a big way to the SANFL Under 18s for Round 10, with the Croweaters’ skipper and spearhead starring in respective wins. Glenelg beat Central District in a top-of-the-table clash to move a game clear in first place, while Woodville-West Torrens bridged the gap to the top four. >> SCROLL for the […]

Around the Grounds: WAFL Colts – Round 8

WHILE the state Under 18 squad underwent its second and final trial, Round 8 of the WAFL Colts season saw four games stretched across a super Saturday of action. Undefeated reigning premier Claremont remains clear atop the ladder despite a bye, while an even trailing pack continues to jostle for spots. >> SCROLL for the […]

Around the Grounds: SANFL U18s – Round 9

THE SANFL Under 18s home-and-away season hit the halfway mark with a midweek round, as the state squad prepares for its National Championships opener on Sunday. A quartet of lopsided results were dished up in Round 9, with the lowest margin being 47 points. >> Scouting Notes: South Australia U18 vs. U20 Groups are beginning […]

State Game Player Focus: Jacob Blight (WA)

DESPITE his side suffering a 63-point thumping at the hands of South Australia, mid-season draft prospect Jacob Blight showed out in Sunday’s edition of the annual State Game. The 22-year-old defender was one of Western Australia’s bright sparks in a dull defeat. Blight has entered the radar of AFL clubs after a promising start to […]

Scouting Notes: WA U18s vs. WAFL U21 All-Stars

WESTERN Australia’s state Under 18 side has come up agonisingly short of an unlikely comeback victory in Saturday’s trial match against the WAFL Under 21 All-Stars. The Sandgropers’ elder counterparts were wasteful at Fremantle Oval, but held on to win by seven points in the face of a spirited late surge. With seven behinds being […]

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