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AFL Draft Diary: Jack Allen

AS the nation waits in anticipation for COVID-19 restrictions to be eased, young draft hopefuls hope that they will be able to return to competitive action in the second half of 2020 and playing the game that comes naturally to them. Following the excellent AFL Draft Diary by Swan Districts midfielder Zane Trew last month […]

Open Schools Cup Grand Final – Henley High School vs. Prince Alfred College

UNDERDOG Prince Alfred College (PAC) exacted revenge for last year’s loss, overcoming Henley High School by eight points in the Open Schools Cup Grand Final on Tuesday night. PAC upped their physicality and pressure game after a scoreless opening term to lead at every other break, chipping away to the 7.7 (49) to 5.11 (41) […]

Ballarat Grammar reclaims Senior Girls Division 1 shield

BALLARAT Grammar have turned back the clock and reversed the result from 12 months prior as their Senior Girls took out the Division 1 Herald Sun Shield in a wet and windy decider at RAMS Arena. Ballarat defeated Hallam Senior College by 47 points and won every quarter, booting two goals in three of the […]

Scouting Notes: Herald Sun Shield – St Bede’s vs. St Patrick’s Ballarat

ST Bede’s College Mentone got the better of eight-time champions St Patrick’s Ballarat in the Herald Sun Shield grand final on Wednesday, and there was plenty of NAB League talent afield. We take a look at how some of the Sandringham Dragons and Greater Western Victoria (GWV) Rebels-listed players fared in the entertaining game. St […]

Scouting notes: APS vs. AGSV

ON the weekend, Associated Public Schools (APS) defeated Associated Grammar Schools of Victoria (AGSV) for the ninth consecutive time in their annual clash between the prominent school football competitions. In what was a close encounter, James Goller was there at the ground to note down some of the prominent performers. APS: #10 Will James The […]

Scouting notes: HSS Division 1 Senior Girls Grand Final

HALLAM Secondary College defeated reigning premiers, Ballarat Grammar by 14 points on Wednesday in the Herald Sun Shield (HSS) Division 1 Senior Girls Grand Final, in what was a great performance by the underdogs. Hallam has now abolished that underdog title, having now won three premierships and being the most successful school in the competition, […]

Victorian school football update August edition

WE ARE at the end of the season in the APS and AGSV Victorian school boy football competition and Matt Balmer delves deeper into which prospects have stood out in the last few rounds after the school holidays. The annual APS v AGSV game was held on Saturday, with the APS running out 38-point winners. […]

Scouting notes: Herald Sun Shield Grand Final

ST BERNARD’S College have won the Herald Sun Shield, with a 16-point victory over St Patrick’s College at Simonds Stadium on Wednesday. In appalling first half conditions, both teams could only muster a goal each – with the wet conditions making for a sloppy first half. The sun came out in the second half and […]

Scouting notes: APS v AGSV schoolboy match

The APS made it seven-in-a-row with 38-point victory over the AGSV out at Carey Grammar on Saturday. The annual Victorian school boys representative game has seen players such as Jayden Hunt (2013), Brayden Sier (2015) and Oliver Hanrahan (2016) push their names into consideration to be drafted – with Hunt and Hanrahan bypassing the Under […]

Scouting notes: AGSV Grand Final

MARCELLIN College made it three premierships in a row with a 26-point victory over Ivanhoe Grammar in front of about 5,000 spectators at Marcellin on Friday afternoon. Matt Balmer’s scouting notes: Marcellin: #2 Bailey Griffiths – The high level basketballer used his body well in the ruck contests winning majority of the hitouts for the […]

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