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Suns shine in AFLW Under 16 Q-Clashes

GOLD Coast Suns Academy have taken out the two Q-Clash matches at the Under 16 Championships defeating Brisbane Lions Academy comfortably in both games. The two games – played at Maroochydore and Bond University over the past week, resulted in a total scoreline of 17.24 (126) to 8.13 (61). In perfect conditions up on the […]

Bottom-age key forwards shine as Walter, Davies dominate

WITH the Allies AFL Under 18 Championships campaign done and dusted, there were plenty of Queensland representatives who headed back to their state league clubs last weekend. Playing out Round 17 of the Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL), there were some massively one-sided results, which included wins of 86 and 65 points, while the others […]

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

GOLD Coast Suns Academy finished second overall in Division 2 of the 2022 AFL Under 16 Championships, thanks to a massive 106-point thrashing of Northern Territory Thunder on Saturday at TIO Stadium. After a tight start where the Thunder kept touch thanks to three goals to four – trailing by just three points at the […]

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 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 […]

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

THE BRISBANE Lions Academy has beaten its Gold Coast counterpart by nine points in Wednesday’s Under 16 Q-Clash at Metricon Stadium (Oval 2). In what was the opening game of either side’s 2022 National Development Championship, the young Lions streamed ahead with five goals to one in the opening half and held firm in the […]

2022 AFLW Draft: Others to Watch – Queensland

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. Next up is Queensland, with […]

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 […]

2022 AFLW Draft preview: Gold Coast

UNDER new coach Cameron Joyce, the Gold Coast Suns started to show life in the AFL Women’s after a disappointing season the year before. With a bunch of young talents joining some experienced heads, the Suns even looked like making finals at one stage, before fading off the pace and finishing 10 points adrift of […]

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 […]

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