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Talent League Girls Round 8 preview: Bendigo Pioneers vs Northern Territory Academy

NORTHERN Territory will join the two Queensland Academies once again in action for Round 8 of the Coates Talent League, with the Suns and Lions Academies back at home. The Thunder will travel to Craigieburn to face the Bendigo Pioneers in our featured preview, wile the metropolitan teams return in a massive eight-game card this […]

2023 Coates Talent League Girls: Round 7 wrap

QUEENSLAND’S two Northern Academy sides entered the Coates Talent League Girls competition and came away with the four points, while Gippsland Power also won their first game on the year. There were mostly one-sided results in Round 7, but plenty of individuals looked the goods in the respective games.

2023 Coates Talent League R2 preview: GWV Rebels vs. Bendigo Pioneers

ONE round is in the books and the 2023 Coates Talent League country teams return for the second week of action, welcoming Gippsland Power into the competition. Tasmania joins the metropolitan teams in having a bye for Round 2, while the two NSW/ACT Northern Academies return for a second week with the other Victorian country […]

CTL Girls Q&A: Lila Keck (Bendigo Pioneers)

BENDIGO Pioneers skipper Lila Keck is one of the stars of the upcoming Coates Talent League and we chatted to her at the Preseason Testing Day. Here is how our chat with the AFLW Academy member and Vic Country representative went down. RMC Q: How has preseason been, are you feeling fit and ready to […]

2023 Preseason Testing Top 10s – Coates Talent League Girls

ALL 12 Victorian Talent League Girls regions convened at Narrandjeri Stadium on Sunday to partake in their annual preseason testing event, under the eye of Rookie Me. Up to 35 Under 18 athletes from each squad underwent a range of physical tests; from vertical jumps, to sprints and endurance running. >> SCROLL for all top 10 results […]

Clark counts on “incredible” experiences to learn

TASMANIAN Georgia Clark is one of the more impressive key forward talents in the 2023 AFLW Draft pool and is primed for a big year as she hopes to reach the elite level. In the absence of injured teammate Brooke Barwick (knee), Clark will be the Devils’ sole AFLW Academy member in the Apple Isle’s […]

Well travelled talent getting a Kik’ out of footy

TASMANIA Devils top-age talent Tunisha Kikoak is no stranger to travel or adversity, sharing one of the more unique football journey stories leading up to her AFLW Draft year. The teenager’s father hails from a small Canadian town in Inuvik, her mother travelled the world, they settled on the Gold Coast and then moved to […]

Parker focuses on footy to chase draft dream

TASMANIAN key forward Bellah Parker has been no stranger to juggling multiple sporting codes over the years. It has been exciting, albeit challenging, for the 17-year-old to juggle one set of commitments with another. Though in 2023, Parker is all-in on football as she eyes off reaching the top level. Parker initially got into footy […]

Barwick’s busted knee unlocks coaching door

HEADLINING developments in the AFLW Draft space this week is the unfortunate news that Tasmanian midfielder Brooke Barwick has suffered a serious knee injury. The star top-ager ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee while playing a local touch footy match with friends, less than a month out from the start of the […]

Coates Talent League officially launched

AUSTRALIA’s premier AFL talent pathway has undergone its third rebrand, with the official launch of the Coates Talent League today. Set to enter its 32nd year in 2023, the competition started out as the Victorian State Football League (VSFL) in 1992, before perhaps being most famously known as the TAC Cup, and most recently the […]

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