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Team of the Week: 2023 Talent League – Round 1

THE COATES Talent League boys season got underway on the weekend, with a bumper eight games stretched evenly across Saturday and Sunday. It made it tough to squeeze the raft of top performances into the Round 1 Team of the Week, though there is plenty of quality in the squad of 24. Gippsland Power (five […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 Coates Talent League Girls – Round 2

PLAYERS are hitting their stride in the Coates Talent League, and there were many impressive performances across Round 2. In the four games this past weekend, both Sydney-based academies notched wins, as did the GWV Rebels and Dandenong Stingrays for the first time this season. We highlight some of the top performers in our Scouting […]

2023 Talent League Girls Player Of The Week: Round 2

SYDNEY Swans Academy has made quite the start to the 2023 Coates Talent League season, with the girls’ side claiming back-to-back wins. After defeating reigning grand finalists in Round 1, the Swans knocked off Murray Bushrangers in Round 2, running out a massive 12-goal winner. Leading from the front in that huge 72-point victory was […]

2023 Coates Talent League Player of the Week: Round 1

SYDNEY Swans Academy standout Indhi Kirk is our Coates Talent League Player of the Week for Round 1, after a polished performance in his side’s 28-point win over the Western Jets on Saturday. The 18-year-old was overlooked for the draft last year, but looked much improved in his first over-age outing. The son of 241-game […]

Snapshot: 2023 Coates Talent League – Round 1

IT was an ideal weekend for home sides in the Coates Talent League, which kicked off with a bumper eight-game opening round on Saturday. All eight hosts joined the winners list in Round 1 as the Northern Academies jetted south to take on Victorian counterparts. We recap all the action in a snapshot.

SEASON GUIDE | 2023 Coates Talent League

THE 2023 Coates Talent League season is set to get underway tomorrow, with eight games filling out a bumper opening round. Along with the 13 full-time regions, five northern academies will take part throughout the year, meaning plenty of fresh and familiar faces are set to take centre stage. We run you through all you […]

2023 Coates Talent League R1 preview: Tasmania Devils vs. GIANTS Academy

A NEW name, and a new era of elite female footballing pathways begins tomorrow on the eastern seaboard, with Round 1 of the Coates Talent League kicking off for season 2023. Previously NAB League, the Coates Talent League begins with a four-game round, and welcomes the NSW-ACT academies into the fold. Each week we will […]

Scouting notes – 2023 AFLW U18s: GIANTS Academy vs. Swans Academy

IN the first of the AFLW Under 18 clashes between representative sides, the two NSW/ACT Academies went head to head at Gunghalin. The GWS GIANTS Academy proved too good for the Swans, racing out to a big lead and eventually securing the 16-point win, 40-24. In today’s edition of Scouting notes, we took a look […]

Morris enjoying “awesome” footy journey

SYDNEY Swans Academy member Olivia Morris has enjoyed quite the rise in her football journey over the last few years. Heading into her draft year, Morris is looking forward to adding plenty more experiences, after getting a taste for what it takes to compete with the best. The top-age AFL Women’s draft prospect represented the […]

Lawrence to give draft “one more go” in new-look role

AFTER being overlooked at the end of his top-age campaign last year, Giants Academy product Luke Lawrence is preparing to give the AFL Draft “one more go” in 2023. The 18-year-old comes with a plan and expects to put his name forward for draft contention thanks to a revised role, devised by academy coach Tadhg […]

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