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Scouting Notes: 2022 SANFL Under 17 Futures

SUNDAY marked another instalment of the annual SANFL Under 17 Futures showcase, with the next bunch of prospects battling it out on Adelaide Oval. It was Team Yellow who comfortably came up trumps, downing their Blue counterparts by 31 points on the back of a four-goal to nil third term. Though Under 16 and 18 […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 SANFL U18s Grand Final

GLENELG took out the 2022 SANFL Under 18 premiership on Friday night, downing North Adelaide by eight points at Adelaide Oval. The result capped off a sensational postseason run for the Bays, who won all three knockout finals by single-digit margins. We noted some of the top performers from either side, before taking a look […]

2022 Rookie Me Central SANFL U18 Team of the Year

THE 2022 Rookie Me Central SANFL Under 18 Team of the Year has been announced, with each of the eight clubs represented in the competition’s best 22. Sturt midfielder and South Australian state representative Nick Sadler has been named captain, with North Adelaide on-baller and club captain James White his deputy.   Players must have […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 SANFL U18s – Norwood vs. Glenelg

FOR the second straight week, Glenelg took out a thriller to advance deeper into the SANFL Under 18 finals series. Matched up against minor premier, Norwood in Saturday’s preliminary bout, the Bays made better of less scoring shots to run out 10.7 (67) to 8.13 (61) victors at Thebarton Oval. We noted some of the […]

Preview | Draft prospects set to shine with finals in full swing

THE NAB League and SANFL grades are set to decide their grand finalists this weekend, while the WAFL enters its postseason after 20 regular season rounds in a big few days for budding draft prospects around the nation. With just three games left to play in the NAB League, all four teams in contention will […]

Preview | NAB League finals roll into town

FINALS time has arrived in the NAB League, presenting ideal opportunities for budding AFL Draft prospects to shine on the big stage. After an extraordinary Wildcard Round which saw the bottom four sides advance, the flag race has been blown wide open. >> Final Siren Podcast: Wildcard Round recap & finals preview A pair of […]

NAB League Wildcards hunt finals fortune

FIVE games to fill out the top eight. That is the situation which faces NAB League regions ranked fourth through 13th this weekend, as Wildcard Round gets underway. A pair of double-headers at Mars Stadium is split by a standalone bout between Sandringham and Murray in Williamstown, making for a stacked couple of days. Greater […]

Marquee Matchups: Mattaes Phillipou vs. Harry Sheezel

THIS year’s National Championships have been the first full instalment since 2019, meaning the nation’s best Under 18 draft hopefuls have finally been able to test their mettle against each other once again. With that comes a number of mouthwatering contests between players vying for similar spots on draft boards, as their top-age campaigns turns […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 18 – North Adelaide vs. Sturt

STURT stamped its SANFL Under 18s finals ticket in Round 18 with a 28-point win over fellow finals-bound side, North Adelaide, making for our featured match this week. The Double Blues lead at every break, and their superior finishing in front of goal made things comfortable in the 14.6 (90) to 8.14 (62) result. We […]

2022 SANFL Under 18s: Round 18 wrap 

NORWOOD secured the SANFL Under 18s minor premiership, and Sturt sealed its top four status in a meaningful final home and away round. With finals set to get underway, the Redlegs, Double Blues, North Adelaide, and Glenelg will battle it out for flag supremacy. Before that pans out, catch up on all the Round 18 […]

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