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Young Guns go Country in final clash

THE 2023 Young Guns series wraps up on Sunday, as the over-age squad locks horns with Vic Country at Ikon Park. Getting underway at 2pm, the clash not only provides another chance for Victorian based mid-season draft candidates to shine, but also for fringe Vic Country hopefuls to trial for selection. NEED TO KNOW Who: […]

National Academy set for AFL curtain-raiser

THE AFL Academy will turn out for a second time in 2023 when they take on Carlton VFL at Marvel Stadium on Saturday. It comes after the elite Under 18 squad featured during Gather Round last month, going down by 13 points to Port Adelaide’s reserves. >> Scouting Notes: AFL Academy vs. Port Adelaide SANFL […]

Russo and Usher win AFLW U16s BnFs

WEST Australian Mia Russo and Queenslander Ava Usher have won their respective pool’s best and fairest awards as part of the AFL Women’s Under 16s Championships accolades. Russo was announced as her state’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) following the Sandgropers’ loss to South Australia, but was voted the best across the competition in an announcement […]

Scouting Notes: Young Guns vs. Vic Metro

THE ANNUAL Young Guns series kicked off on Sunday, with Vic Metro taking out game one to the tune of 20 points at Trevor Barker Beach Oval. In less than ideal conditions under foot, the Big V held a steady lead at every break against their elder opponents and ran out 13.14 (92) to 10.12 […]

Western Australia Under 18 squad announced

WESTERN Australia has announced its squad to take part in the 2023 AFL Under 18 National Championships, with 32 players selected for the initial list. Six train-ons have also been included, making for a much different look to the state’s 20-man summer training squad. >> SCROLL to see the full squad All nine WAFL clubs […]

SQUADS | Young Guns set for Metro test

THE ANNUAL Victorian Young Guns series is set to get underway on Sunday, with the over-age squad taking on Vic Metro. While the showcase fixtures are essentially additional trials for many Under 18 representative hopefuls, they more prevalently serve as auditions for AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft candidates to shine on the big stage. >> SCROLL […]

South Australia Under 20 squad announced

THE SANFL has today announced its Under 20 representative squad to take on South Australia’s Under 18 side on May 19. A 33-player collective will be cut down to 23 for game day at Thebarton Oval, with the squad first coming together on May 7 under the mentorship of Sturt Reserves coach, Chris Trapp. >> […]

On the Up: Victorian draft prospects boosting their stocks

VICTORIA’S top prospects have knocked over the opening month of Talent League football and are now past the trial stage, as representative honours begin to emerge over the horizon. After Country and Metro talent hubs were announced last year, there are plenty of players fighting their way into contention to don the Big V at […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 Victorian Under 18 trials

VICTORIA’S best and brightest Under 18 footballers locked horns in a pair of trial games on Saturday, which will go a long way to deciding the Vic Country and Metro representative squads. We highlighted some of the top performers from either clash in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. >> Scouting Notes: 2023 Victorian Under […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 Vic Country vs. Vic Metro U16 trials

VICTORIA’S top Under 16 prospects battled it out at Trevor Barker Oval today in a pair of trial games, with Vic Metro downing their Country counterparts in both fixtures. The trials will play a major role in deciding either side’s final squads for the AFL National Development Championships, starting in June. In what was essentially […]

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