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SANFL Player Focus – Jakob Ryan (Glenelg)

GLENELG defender Jakob Ryan has been one of the stronger South Australian performers at representative level this year, and earned a SANFL Reserves berth on Saturday after a terrific start to his Under 18s campaign. Lauded for his booming kick and marking prowess, the powerful prospect certainly has desirable traits. The 17-year-old also debuted in […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: St Kilda

FINISHING 13th overall in the AFL Women’s and last among the Victorian sides, St Kilda unfortunately had to wait until the 16th pick in the 2022 AFLW Draft due to expansion sides. The Saints, who dearly missed the dominant young duo of Georgia Patrikios and Tyanna Smith last season, will look to try and build […]

WAFLW Draft Combine invitee notes: Grand Final

IN the final edition of the West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Draft Combine invite notes, we take a look at the sole remaining representative who played in the grand final. Along with Madeleine Scanlon (Claremont now Fremantle), there were also a number of future talents who caught the eye in the biggest game of […]

Champion effort for WA sees Sandgropers sink Country

AN outstanding performance from Malakai Champion has helped Western Australia to its first win of the 2022 AFL Under 16 Championships, defeating Vic Country by 16 points at Metricon Stadium today. Champion, along with a host of willing teammates were not afraid to get their hands dirty in the wet and windy conditions on the […]

Five-goal third term helps Metro topple SA

A FIVE-GOAL third term to Vic Metro has seen the ‘Big V’ remain undefeated in the 2022 AFL Under 16 Championships, downing fellow unbeaten side South Australia in a nail-biting three-point result. The Croweaters had the chance to win the game after the siren, with Kade Herbert marking 40m out, but his set shot drifted […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 AFL U16s – NT Thunder vs. Swans Academy

SYDNEY Swans Academy proved too strong for Northern Territory in a battle of the Round 1 AFL Under 16 Championship losing sides. The Swans started strong with the first three goals of the game, then inaccuracy struck and the red and whites missed a number of gettable chances including some posters. Northern Territory kept at […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 AFL U16s – Suns Academy vs. GIANTS Academy

GOLD Coast Suns Academy have bounced back from their Q-Clash loss to the Brisbane Lions Academy to post a two-point victory over GWS GIANTS Academy at Metricon Stadium. Despite inaccurate scores, the game was played in typical football conditions, without rain but heavily overcast and featuring some wind. Though the GIANTS gave it a red-hot […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 12 – West Adelaide vs. Sturt

UPON the return of representative stars to club level, Sturt bounced back onto the winners list with an even six-goal win over West Adelaide on Saturday afternoon. The Double Blues slotted nine of their 12 goals at one end of the ground, while restricting the Bloods to five behinds at the other in our Match […]

2022 AFLW Draft team review: Gold Coast

THERE were no real surprises when it came to AFL Women’s Draft night for the Gold Coast, who picked up the three players that were expected pre-draft, and then passed for an experienced selection with the fourth pick. The Suns showed great improvement under new coach Cam Joyce in season 2022, and will be looking […]

Tigers roar to stun undefeated Sharks in decider

A STUNNING four consecutive goals through the middle two quarters of the 2022 West Australian Football League (WAFL) Women’s Grand Final helped Claremont strike at the perfect time to end East Fremantle in the game that mattered most. In a heartbreaking result for the blue and whites, East Fremantle found out the hard way that […]

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