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PROFILED | Victorian talent hub bottom-agers

MUCH has already been made of the strong Northern Academy crop among next year’s projected draft pool, but there is inevitably a batch of Victorian talent primed to make its mark. As we continue to profile the top bottom-agers for 2024, get to know some of Victoria’s best and brightest. >> Future is now: 2024 […]

2023 AFLW Draft nominations: Full list

ALMOST 570 players nominated for the 2023 AFL Women’s Draft on December 18, with two thirds of nominees opting nationally, and only Victoria (103) having more than 25 state-based nominees. Nominations closed on December 1, with confirmed AFLW delistings after the date not included in the nominations. Collingwood already signed Irishwoman Muireann Atkinson from the […]

2023 AFLW Draft State-by-State analysis: Victoria

VICTORIA has the largest array of AFL Women’s clubs so it comes as no surprise that the most state nominations hail in the south east state. A total of 103 players nominated Victoria, making up just under 20 per cent of the total nominees in the 2023 AFLW Draft. Given the sheer weight of nominees, […]

Scouting notes: 2023 AFLW U18s – Queensland vs. Vic Country

QUEENSLAND got on the board in the 2023 AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships, defeating Vic Country in a competitive match at Brighton Homes Arena on Sunday. As always we took note of some of the top performers from the day in our Scouting notes. All notes are the opinion of the individual author.

Vics overcome fast-finishing Sandgropers to take title

VICTORIA completed the double at the School Sport Australia 15 and Under Championships in Ballarat over the weekend as the Vic Navy boys defeated Western Australia to take out the title. Going undefeated throughout the tournament, Vic Navy followed up the girls’ victory with one of their own, having to hold off a fast-finishing Western […]

VFL & VFLW Round 1 fixtures revealed

THE AFL has released Round 1 fixtures for the 2023 VFL and VFLW seasons, set to both get underway on the weekend of March 24-26. Aligning with Round 2 of the AFL Premiership season, the opening weekend of state league action will see both competition’s premiers unfurl their flags. >> SCROLL to see the full […]

2023 NAB League coaching changes

NAB LEAGUE regions in Victoria and Tasmania have all but completed their coaching appointments for 2023, after it was announced that roles would again been split between girls and boys teams. The move comes as part of the AFL’s commitment to boosting resources in the girls’ talent pathway, with all regions now having dedicated full-time […]

2023 VFL season dates confirmed

THE 2023 Victorian Football League (VFL) season is taking shape, with key dates confirmed for next year’s schedule. The campaign is set to get underway on the weekend of March 25-26, aligning with Round 2 of the AFL Premiership season. All 21 teams which featured in 2022 will return, playing out a 22-round regular season […]

NAB League Boys Finals: Race to the top three

JUST a month remains in the 2022 NAB League Boys season, with four rounds of action left, and teams vying for the best possible spot in the finals. For those unfamiliar with the NAB League Boys season, there are 16 rounds of action, followed by a Wildcard Round to determine the last makeup of the […]

Swans break Metro’s duck

WESTERN Australia has outlasted an inaccurate Vic Metro outfit to give itself a chance at taking out the 2022 AFL Under 16 Championships, winning by 16 points at Thebarton Oval today. After the Sandgropers lost to South Australia in the opening round, they toppled both Victorian teams, and will lift the trophy aloft if the […]

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