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Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U19 National Championships: South Australia vs. Western Australia

WESTERN Australia completed a clean three-game sweep of South Australia this past weekend, cementing its dominance over this year’s makeshift Under 19 National Championships. In the Black Swans’ hard fought 10-point victory, there were plenty of prospects out to press their draft credentials during the final underage game of the year. We detail the performances […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U17 National Championships – South Australia vs. Western Australia

WESTERN Australia notched another win over South Australia in this year’s makeshift Under 17 National Championships, defeating the hosts by 13 points at Thebarton Oval on Sunday afternoon. In what was a curtain raiser for the Under 19 showcase, there was plenty of talent on show in a strong indicator of what to expect from […]

Sheldrick seals West Australian sweep in suspenseful scrap

WESTERN Australia has completed a clean sweep of its AFL Under 19 Championships series against South Australia, defeating the Croweaters by 10 points in game three at Thebarton Oval. The Sandgropers led at every break but were forced to fight from behind in red time during the second half, making for a hard-earned victory. It […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U19 National Championships: South Australia vs. Allies

SOUTH Australia opened its account in the 2021 AFL Under 19 National Championships, defeating a makeshift Allies squad by 92 points at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. The Croweaters dominated from the second term onwards, with the Allies made up of a few NSW-ACT prospects, along with a mix of Northern Territory products and local Under […]

South Australia Under 19s dominate patched-up Allies to run out 92-point winners

SOUTH Australia is on the board at the 2021 AFL Under 19 Championships, destroying a makeshift Allies side by 92 points at Adelaide Oval this morning. Aside form a purple patch in the second term where the Allies booted back-to-back goals to draw within 15 points, the Croweaters piled on a ridiculous 14.8 to 2.3 […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 South Australia U17 Futures (Game 2)

A WEEK removed from the dramatic finish game one produced, South Australia’s Under 17 Futures squads again went head-to-head on Thursday night. With a few key changes to either side, Team Yellow came out victorious this time around with a 22-point defeat of their Blue counterparts. Some of the state’s best Under 17s will top-up […]

AFL U19s Player Focus: Matthew Johnson (Western Australia)

SUBIACO midfielder Matthew Johnson is rising in stocks once again after being named best afield in Western Australia’s thrilling Under 19 championships win over South Australia. With a wealth of starting midfielders unavailable, the 192cm talent stepped up in state colours to contribute 21 disposals, five clearances, and the match-winning goal assist. Having featured across […]

Podcast Explainer | Western Australia vs. South Australia AFL U19s recap (Game 2)

THE AFL Under 19 National Championships continued on Saturday, as Western Australia again defeated their Southern counterparts in a thrilling grand final curtain raiser event. Post-match, the Final Siren podcast team assembled to recap all the key talking points in the next pocket podcast edition. Listen as host Peter Williams is joined by guest analyst […]

AFL U19s Player Focus: Blayne O’Loughlin (South Australia)

SPEEDY North Adelaide rebounder Blayne O’Loughlin was adjudged his state’s best player in Saturday’s AFL Under 19 championships clash against Western Australia, providing plenty of dash and drive out of defence. The North Adelaide product is one on the radar of Adelaide fans, having come through the Crows’ Next Generation Academy (NGA) and thus being […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U19 National Championships – Western Australia vs. South Australia

WESTERN Australia scraped home by five points against South Australia in Saturday’s AFL Grand Final curtain-raiser, providing a chance for either state’s Under 19 squads to shine on the big stage. Claremont swingman Jacob Van Rooyen was the hosts’ saviour with his last-gasp goal, but there were plenty of strong performers throughout the day. We […]

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