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APS premiership favourites Haileybury down Carey in top two clash

It was a cold but crisp and clear day when venturing to Bulleen to watch the highly-anticipated top of the table clash between Carey Grammar and Haileybury College. Weaving through luxury European cars and poodle-crosses, lured by the smell of many a charity snag, it clear that the anticipation surrounding the contest had caused a […]

Victorian school football update June edition

WE ARE at the midterm break into the APS and AGSV school boy Victorian football competitions and Matt Balmer delves deeper into which prospects have performed well in the school season. The old saying that “If you’re good enough, recruiters will find you, no matter where you play” rings true in the Victoria school football competition […]

Tough decision looms for Will Sutherland

DUAL-SPORTS athlete Will Sutherland continues to raise eyebrows playing up forward for Scotch College in the APS school football competition this season. Sutherland will have a tough choice on his hands selecting whether to pursue an attempt to be drafted in the AFL or whether to pick cricket, where he is set to be offered […]

Victorian school football update May edition

WE ARE a month into the APS and AGSV school boy Victorian football competitions and Matt Balmer delves deeper into which prospects have started well in the school season. The old saying that “If you’re good enough, recruiters will find you, no matter where you play” rings true in the Victoria school football competition where players […]

SANFL Round 5 draft prospects update

Round 5 for the SANFL continued and also saw the commencement of the Messenger Shield – the Div 1 Schools Competition 2017. There was plenty of South Australian draft talent on show at League, Reserves, U18 Level and School Footy level. We take a look at who the top performers were across the grades: League: […]

Scouting notes: AGSV v APS schoolboy match

The APS made it six-in-a-row with a come from behind victory over the AGSV out at Marcellin College on Saturday. Both sides were missing a raft of players, where you could almost put together a 22 between the two schools of the notable absentees. The APS themselves even had a very late out, with Haileybury’s Jack […]

APS: modern footy’s greatest nursery?

  In the first week of June, two schools – Scotch College and Melbourne Grammar met amidst the shipping containers at Edwin Flack Oval in Port Melbourne for the 158th running of the oldest rivalry in football, the Cordner-Eggleston Cup. In a hard fought and close battle, it was the boys from Hawthorn who prevailed, […]

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