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2023 AFL Draft | Ones to Watch: South Australia

ACROSS the AFL midseason, national and rookie drafts last year, a whopping 22 players were selected out of the SANFL, pitting South Australia as a successful producer of top level talent. Well ahead of the next intake and beyond, there is already more exciting talent emerging, of which we highlight as ones to watch. >> […]

2023 AFL Draft | Ones to Watch: Allies

SIX players were selected out of the Allied states and territories in last year’s National AFL Draft, and there is plenty more talent pushing through ahead of the 2023 intake. We highlight the top 10 prospects to watch out of the combined pool of NSW-ACT, Queensland, Tasmania, and the Northern Territory, with a focus on […]

AFL Draft | 2023 Vic Metro Boys hub

FOLLOWING suit from its Country counterpart, Vic Metro announced the 2023 boys and girls talent hubs on Wednesday. Top and bottom-aged footballers budding for next year’s draft have been included in the combined list of 41 names, with split 22 to 19 between the respective groups. We highlight some of the players to watch from […]

2023 Vic Metro talent hubs announced

THE TOP talents for next year’s Under 18 Vic Metro squad have been recognised through initial Talent Hubs, which will come together this weekend for their maiden training camps at The Hangar. The 19-player girls squad will convene on Friday and Saturday, while the 22-player boys squad meets on Saturday and Sunday. >> Vic Country […]

AFL Draft | 2023 Vic Country Boys hub

VIC COUNTRY officially announced its 2023 State Hub on Friday, with the 25 chosen athletes participating in a two-day camp over the weekend. We highlight a bunch of players to watch next year, as well as some names for the future. >> SCROLL to see the full hub list AFL ACADEMY MEMBERS Zane Duursma (Gippsland […]

2023 Vic Country Hubs released

VICTORIA’s top young Country stars have been named as part of the State Hub for both male and female junior football. Picking squads of 20 (girls) and 25 (boys), the hubs will form the early basis for Vic Country’s 2023 AFL and AFLW Under 18 Championships. The squads will come together from tonight as part […]

2023 AFL Academy squad announced

THE AFL has announced its National Academy intake for 2023, with the 30-player squad showcasing just why next year’s crop is tipped to produce somewhat of a super draft. Headlining the cohort is Harley Reid, the Bendigo Pioneers utility widely considered to be the class’ number one prospect. >> SCROLL to see the full AFL […]

2022 AFL Under 18 All-Australian Team announced

VIC METRO has dominated the 2022 AFL Under 18 All-Australian team which was announced today, with seven representatives from the title-winning state. Headlined by captain and potential number one pick Will Ashcroft, Metro had two more representatives than any other side in the 23-player team. Ashcroft was named captain of the side, having won the […]

Final Siren Podcast: Episode 148 – U18 National Championships & U17 Futures

THE FINAL Siren Podcast is back for another week, bringing you all the latest AFL Draft news and analysis around the nation. Once again, it not only comes in audio form, but also with video! Included in the YouTube edition are highlights from Thursday’s Under 18 National Championships decider. Host Peter Williams is joined by Rookie Me Central AFL […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 AFL Under 17 Futures

TEAM HOULI took out Saturday’s Under 17 Futures game, defeating Team Murphy by 28 points in the first instalment of the showcase since 2019. The next generation of AFL Draft prospects strutted their stuff on the MCG, proving a fitting curtain-raiser for the elite level’s final game of the year. We took notes on ALL […]

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