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Academy stars return, debutants roll out in NAB League

AFTER a month-long recess, the NAB League returns to full-time proceedings this weekend, while a bunch of AFL Academy guns make their way back to clubland around the nation. It all kicks off under Friday night lights, as Sandringham welcomes skipper Will Ashcroft and gun forward Harry Sheezel to the side, which boasts seven debutants […]

2022 NAB League Boys Team of the Week: Round 7

AFTER claiming the biggest win of a three-game weekend, the Calder Cannons boast a high of five representatives in our NAB League Team of the Week for Round 7. Four of the six regions in action contributed four players apiece, while Tasmania accounts for three members after a tight loss to Oakleigh. Check out who […]

2022 NAB League Boys snapshot: Round 7

ONLY three games were played across the latest weekend of NAB League action, but that didn’t stop Oakleigh and Tasmania from producing a thrilling contest as part of Sunday’s double-header at Trevor Barker Beach Oval. Catch up on all the results, key numbers, and big performances in our Round 7 snapshot.

2022 NAB League Boys Player of the Week: Round 7

EASTERN Ranges defender Lewis Hayes is our NAB League Player of the Week for Round 7. The raw and rangy tall had plenty to do in his side’s 24-point road win over the Sandringham Dragons on Sunday, proving incredibly dexterous and reliably resolute to finish with top numbers of 26 disposals, 11 marks, and nine […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League – Round 7

ROUND 7 of the NAB League hosted just three fixtures, with plenty of fresh and familiar faces thriving in the midst of greater opportunities across the six regions in action. There were a number of notable performers, and multiple age groups covered among them, of which we highlight in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League Round 6

A STANDALONE fixture made up Round 6 of the 2022 NAB League season, and it saw Tasmania down the Western Jets by 29 points at Windsor Park. On a day where the wind, and eventually rain, wreaked havoc, 17 of the 18 combined goals were kicked at one end of the ground as either side […]

Scouting Notes: Young Guns vs. Vic Country U18s

IN their second outing for 2022, the Young Guns defeated Vic Country’s by 30 points at Princes Park on Sunday. It was a scrappy affair, but the Under 23 side made it two from two against their makeshift Under 18 opponents, after downing Metro last week. We noted some of the top performers from either […]

Young Guns step out once more in Country challenge

THERE is not a large volume of junior pathways action around the country this weekend, though Victoria’s second Young Guns showcase headlines the upcoming fixtures. After dispatching of a makeshift Metro Under 18s side by 58 points last week, the over-age squad is now set to lock horns with a strong looking Country outfit at […]

“Fastest and fittest” Smith leads from the front

MENTORS are a key factor in all walks of life, and that is no different in the path towards Australian football’s top flight. For Melbourne Grammar School (MGS) 1st XVIII captain and Rookie Me Academy athlete Ethan Smith, inspiration has seldom been far away. Now, the well-travelled youngster is also providing exactly that to others. […]

2022 NAB League Boys Team of the Week: Round 5

TASMANIA dominates our Round 5 NAB League Team of the Week, with a handful of players selected in this week’s side. Fellow victors Gippsland and Murray contributed four players apiece, along with a quartet of Dandenong Stingrays after their heartbreaking loss to Geelong. Check out who made the full 24-man squad, and three emergency spots […]

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