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Remember the names: 2023 AFL Under 18 MVPs

THE 2023 AFL Under 18 National Championships have concluded, with Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards handed out for each side and the Larke Medal also selected. We profile each of the winners, who joined esteemed company in earning their respective honours. >> Remember the names: 2023 AFL U16 MVPs LARKE MEDAL Ryley Sanders (Allies/Tasmania/Sandringham Dragons)Midfielder […]

Country crushes Metro in nine-goal run

NINE unanswered goals from Vic Country ensured it beat its Metro rivals in a stunning mid-match turnaround at the AFL Under 18 Championships today. To that point, Vic Metro looked to be the stronger side leading by as much as 18 points at one stage, before Country piled on the goals to leave the IKON […]

PREVIEW | 2023 AFL U18s: Vic Country vs. Vic Metro

A VICTORIAN derby rounds out this year’s AFL Under 18 National Championships, as Country takes on Metro at IKON Park tomorrow morning. Having been the title-deciding match last year, only bragging rights are on the line this time out after the Allies clinched the title last week. We preview the big clash. >> SCROLL to […]

2023 AFL Under 16 All Australian team announced

THE 2023 AFL Under 16 All Australia team has been announced, featuring 23 of the nation’s brightest prospects. Coached by title-winning mentor Andrew Sturgess, the squad is dominated by five of his Vic Metro champions, and a handful of Gold Coast Suns Academy members. >> How it happened: 2023 AFL U16 National Championships At the […]

PROFILED | The 2023 title-winning Allies squad

THE 2023 Allies squad is barely a week removed from officially stamping itself as the best group in the team’s relatively short history, having emphatically taken out this year’s AFL Under 18 National Championships title – undefeated, no less. Consisting of players from the Northern Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, and Tasmania, the Allies had […]

How it happened: 2023 AFL U16 National Championships

THE DUST has settled on this year’s AFL Under 16 National Development Championships, which highlighted the talent of Australian rules football’s next generation. We recap what went down across the carnival between two pools of 10 competing teams. >> Remember the Names: 2023 AFL U16 MVPs POOL A Champions: Vic MetroKevin Sheehan Medal: Dyson Sharp […]

Remember the names: 2023 AFL Under 16 MVPs

THE 2023 AFL Under 16 National Development Championships have wrapped, with Vic Metro and the Brisbane Lions Academy crowned champions of Pool A and B respectively. Each representative side crowned their Most Valuable Player (MVP), while a selection committee decided the overall MVPs for either pool. Get to know the future stars recognised for their […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 AFL U18s – Vic Country vs. Allies

THE ALLIES claimed their first ever AFL Under 18 National Championships title yesterday, after holding on to beat Vic Country by nine points at RSEA Park yesterday. With 16 National Academy members afield, there were plenty of prospects to highlight in the latest instalment of Scouting Notes. >> Match Report: Allies claim historic maiden title

Scouting Notes: 2023 AFL U18s – Vic Metro vs. WA

VIC METRO picked up its second win of this year’s AFL Under 18 National Championships yesterday, thumping Western Australia to the tune of 81 points at RSEA Park. Despite heavy rotation, there was a host of top-end talent afield for the victors highlighted in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. >> Match Report: Allies, Metro […]

Cream rises to the top as Allies claim maiden title

THE ALLIES have claimed their first-ever AFL Under 18 National Championships title after holding on to defeat Vic Country by nine points at RSEA Park today. Having previously only managed a maximum of one win in each carnival since 2016, the amalgamated side went undefeated in 2023. Though balanced across every third of the ground, […]

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