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VFL Player Focus: Nate Caddy (Carlton)

NORTHERN Knights forward Nate Caddy became the latest Coates Talent League gun to make his VFL debut this year, linking with Carlton’s reserves on Sunday. In an ironic turn of fate, the spring-heeled marking phenom turned out for the side he last played against, while representing the AFL Academy. Caddy will be familiar with the […]

Up the Grades: Reid ramps up VFL form

LEADING AFL Draft prospect Harley Reid backed up his VFL debut with an even better outing in game two, despite his side suffering another tight loss. The powerful utility collected 21 disposals and eight marks while laying nine tackles as Carlton went down by four points to Brisbane in the opening Round 7 fixture. In […]

Weekend Preview: Academy prospects earn VFL call-ups

THERE are more Northern Academy prospects earning VFL debuts, while top pick fancy Harley Reid will once again turn out for Carlton today. Many AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft candidates are set to miss Round 7 due to the Young Guns game on Sunday, but there remain players to watch in the state leagues. Reid has […]

Up the grades: Hall passes League test

DEBUTANTS continue to emerge across state leagues around the country, while other juniors are quickly establishing themselves at senior level. One such player in the latter category is Peel Thunder prospect Clay Hall, who impressed in his second WAFL League outing on the weekend. The 18-year-old midfielder took little time to acclimate in the top […]

State leagues preview: VFL done, and final games loom for some

THE VFL has been officially cancelled but there is still plenty of footy happening in a big weekend across the country. The QAFL and TSL finals continue, while the WAFL and SANFL home-and-away seasons enter their final round. We’ll take you through all the key matches for this weekend. South Australia (SANFL): All five matches […]

State leagues preview: Seasons on the line in finals-shaping weekend

THERE will be potentially huge finals ramifications around the state leagues this weekend, as each regular season inches closer to closing. Tasmania hosts its final home-and-away round, while the shape of Western Australia’s top five remains up in the air with three weeks to play, and South Australia’s chasing pack puts it all on the […]

State leagues preview: Everything to play for with finals fast approaching

FINALS time is fast-approaching in state leagues around the nation, with two minor premiers already crowned and plenty to play for as sides scrap for ascendancy. The VFL remains on the back-burner but will advance swiftly into finals upon its imminent return, with less than a month left until fans are finally treated to post-season […]

State leagues wrap: Minor premiers crowned as regular seasons wind down

LOCKDOWN saw yet another round of VFL football postponed, but there was still plenty of state league action for football fans to enjoy around the nation. Minor premiers were officially crowned in South Australia and Tasmania as regular season fixtures wind down, while an established top five still has some shaking up to do over […]

Development always the key for whole club Cats

GEELONG fans have had quite the contrasting seasons when comparing the AFL Women’s 2021 campaign with its VFL Women’s counterpart. After winning just the one game – and that coming in the final round of the season against an equally winless Gold Coast Suns – the AFL Women’s side headed into the AFL Women’s Draft […]

Young Guns: 2021 VFL Round 16

A BUNCH of the nation’s most promising Under 19 prospects continues to filter through the Victorian Football League (VFL). Many have already made their state league debuts, with more to come as players get the opportunity to test themselves at senior level. We take a look at how the prominent 19th-year players performed as they […]

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