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Scouting Notes: 2023 SANFL Under 18s Grand Final

SOUTH Adelaide has taken out the 2023 SANFL Under 18s premiership after defeating Sturt by two points in a thrilling decider at Adelaide Oval. Minor premiers this year, the Panthers came in off a week off but were pushed all the way by a gallant Sturt outfit who nearly snatched the flag from fourth. In […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 SANFL U18s – Preliminary Final

STURT won through to this year’s SANFL Under 18s Grand Final after comfortably accounting for Central District on Saturday. The Double Blues kept Centrals to a mere goal in each quarter, leading at every break to triumph by 45 points, 11.9 (75) to 4.6 (30) at X Convenience Oval. After finishing the home-and-away season in […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 SANFL U18s – Finals Week One

SOUTH Adelaide booked its Grand Final ticket and Sturt progressed to week two as the 2023 SANFL Under 18s postseason got underway over the weekend. We took note of some of the top prospects from both games, focussing in on the draft combine invitees, state representatives, and bottom-aged talent. >> Up the Grades: Eagles unleash […]

SANFL Player Focus: Kade Herbert (Eagles)

WOODVILLE-WEST Torrens midfielder Kade Herbert rounded out his stint at senior level this year with another promising performance on Saturday, albeit in a heartbreaking loss after the siren. Playing his fifth League game, Herbert didn’t shy away from the fierce contest with 20 disposals and a goal. The 2024-eligible draft prospect may yet feature in […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 18 – Glenelg vs. Sturt

STURT went down by three points to Glenelg in a thrilling SANFL Under 18s clash on Saturday, but beat the Bays to fourth spot by percentage in the final home-and-away round. The Double Blues scraped into finals by 0.2 per cent, ending Glenelg’s premiership defence in the process. Both sides took on a different complexion […]

Up the Grades: Bottom-agers blooded in VFL

A PAIR of bottom-agers tied to Northern Academies were unleashed unto the VFL over the weekend, as Gold Coast’s Leonardo Lombard and GWS’ Josaia Delana made their state league debuts. Both acclimated well, notching 11 and 12 disposals respectively. Lombard’s Suns thrashed Carlton out of a Wildcard Round spot on percentage, winning to the tune […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 16 – Eagles vs. Sturt

WOODVILLE-WEST Torrens has strengthened its standing atop the SANFL Under 18s ladder after holding on to beat Sturt by nine points on Tuesday night. The Eagles burst out of the gates with five goals to one in the opening quarter and held on in the face of Sturt’s repeat challenges. In the end, the 12.4 […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 15 – South Adelaide vs. Central District

SOUTH Adelaide took out a crucial top five clash in the SANFL Under 18s competition, defeating Central District by 33 points on Sunday. The Panthers have now drawn level with the Bulldogs, as both sides jostle for ascendancy in the race for finals. Only three rounds remain before the postseason. With the Under 16 and […]

Weekend preview: State pride on the line

STATE pride is on the line this weekend, but for one West Australian representative, the stakes are even higher. AFL Mid-Season Draft fancy Jack Buller will not only don the Black Duck against South Australia in the annual State Game, but also trial for his spot in the big leagues. The 199cm Claremont forward last […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 7 – Sturt vs. Eagles

A 10-goal rampage in the second half has seen Woodville-West Torrens secure its third consecutive SANFL Under 18s victory, downing Sturt by 73 points on Saturday. Conditions were hardly ideal at Wigan Oval, but the Eagles peppered the sticks and eventually broke through after half time, kicking away to an emphatic 17.14 (116) to 6.7 […]

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