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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 […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Sydney

IN arguably the easiest to predict AFLW Draft hand in the entire competition, Sydney will be first off the board both to select and to finish selecting in the Swans’ inaugural draft. The New South Wales side will hold the coveted top pick, having convinced a couple of top Victorian prospects to head north, and […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: GWS GIANTS

NO LONGER the only fish in the NSW/ACT pond, GWS GIANTS will face a new challenge in the upcoming 2022 AFL Women’s Draft. With the Sydney Swans being added to the AFL Women’s landscape, the GIANTS will now have to split the draft options in the NSW-ACT draft pool. The initial draft post-expansion will be […]

GWS posts Giant Development Championship win against rival

GREATER Western Sydney (GWS) has kicked off the Northern Academy portion of this year’s National Development Championships in style, defeating the Sydney Swans Academy by 67 points on Saturday afternoon. The Under 16 group capped off a successful double-header for the Giants’ next generation, with their Under 17s enjoying a 22-point victory, also over Sydney […]

Swans shine over GIANTS in AFLW Under 16s

TWO AFL Women’s Under 16 Championship clashes took place last week, with the up-and-coming talent in both NSW-ACT and South Australia taking to the field. For the Sydney Swans and GWS GIANTS Academy players, it was their first outing from two clashes, while for the South Australians, the 2006 and 2007-born talents wrapped up their […]

2022 AFLW Draft: Others to Watch – Allies

THE 2022 AFL Women’s Draft is next week and already Rookie Me Central has completed profiles on all those available AFLW Draft Combine invites. In separate articles this week, we will go state by state and look at some other contenders for the AFLW Draft outside those with the invites. Today we start with the […]

Up the Grades: WA prospects experience derby day

A COUPLE of West Australian draft prospects got a taste for derby day in the WAFL, as they took part in the league’s WA Day clashes on Monday. Steely Green and his South Fremantle Bulldogs came out on top over their Eastern rivals, while Jedd Busslinger‘s East Perth went down to the West. Green, a […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 AFL U18s – South Australia vs. NSW-ACT

NSW-ACT raided South Australia on Saturday morning, coming away with a 24-point win over the Croweaters in their state Under 18s trial match. In less than idea conditions at Thebarton Oval, the two sides managed only a goal apiece during the first half, but the Rams kicked seven goals to three after the main break […]

Up the Grades: Busslinger jets into senior debut

TOP 10 prospect Jedd Busslinger bustled his way into East Perth’s senior team on the weekend, proving undeniable after putting together an outstanding start to his WAFL Colts season. The AFL Academy member returned from those duties on Saturday as the Royals beat West Coast’s reserves by 78 points at Leederville Oval. The tall and […]

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