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2022 AFLW Draft team review: Sydney

ONE of the most highly talked about newcomers to the AFL Women’s for Season 7 was Sydney, with the Swans already topping the AFLW membership before a player had been signed. Those passionate supporters were rewarded at the 2022 AFLW Draft, when they managed to convince two top 10 Victorian prospects to nominate NSW-ACT. The […]

Swans shine over GIANTS in AFLW Under 16s

TWO AFL Women’s Under 16 Championship clashes took place last week, with the up-and-coming talent in both NSW-ACT and South Australia taking to the field. For the Sydney Swans and GWS GIANTS Academy players, it was their first outing from two clashes, while for the South Australians, the 2006 and 2007-born talents wrapped up their […]

Variety of experiences helping Mason succeed

HAVING being mentored by variety of coaches over the years, Sydney Swans and AFLW Academy representative Dakota Mason values the vast array of opinions. Along with her mother, Mason credits them all as inspirations on her journey, that has lead her from playing local football, to representing her state – NSW/ACT – and the Allies […]

Preview | AFLW U18s – Queensland vs. Allies

IN the space of a month, the 2022 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships have come and gone, with the final match of the carnival to take place tomorrow at Metricon 2. Kicking off from 2pm, the Sunshine State will look to go back-to-back with victories, having knocked off Vic Country last Friday after losing to […]

Scouting notes: NSW-ACT vs. Allies

IN effectively the trial game for the combined Allies squad, both NSW-ACT and the Tasmania and Northern Territory Allied teams faced off at Blacktown yesterday. In the end it was the latter who emerged victorious, with plenty of standout players looking to take their case ahead of the remaining 2022 AFLW Under 18 Championships. All […]

AFLW U18s Player Focus: Cynthia Hamilton (NSW-ACT)

ONE of the top performers at last year’s AFL Women’s Under 19 Championships, Cynthia Hamilton returns to the Under 18s edition as a top-ager. The NSW-ACT prospect stands at 170cm and won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award at the 2021 championships for the Allies. If her performance against the Tasmania and Northern Territory Allied […]

NSW/ACT rep Round 2 wrap: Wolves win nail-biter as Jayde dominates Jets

ONLY a handful of NSW-ACT Under 18s squad members ran around for their club sides in Round 2 of the AFL Sydney and AFL Canberra Premier Divisions. We recap how those who did step out, performed. AFL SYDNEY PREMIER DIVISION: ROUND 2 RESULTS Sydney University 13.3 (81) defeated Southern Power 1.1 (7)Pennant Hills Demons 4.7 […]

Fixtures & Results | 2022 Academy Series (Boys)

THE 2022 Northern Academy series got underway earlier in March, with the New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland-based talent pathways locking horns over two rounds thus far. It comes as all four Under 18 academies – representing the Brisbane Lions, Gold Coast Suns, Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Giants, and Sydney Swans – are again set […]

State leagues preview: Covid chaos again for VFL

ANOTHER round and yet another COVID-19 curveball has been thrown at the VFL with situations in NSW and now Victoria forcing changes to be made. Elsewhere, state leagues will play out as per normal under minimal restrictions. South Australia (SANFL): A couple of big clashes to look forward to this weekend with the undefeated Glenelg […]

State Leagues wrap: Youngsters press claims for senior call-ups

A BUNCH of up-and-coming talents pressed their claims for senior selection across the state leagues this past weekend, with finals time drawing closer in the top tier. The West Australian Football League (WAFL) made its return after a week away due to lockdown, while it was business as usual around the nation with just over […]

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