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23 in 2023: A look ahead to next year’s top prospects

WITH the 2022 AFL Draft now behind us, it is time for clubs and fans alike to turn their attention to the 2023 crop. Hailed as a potential super draft, next year’s prospects look like an exciting bunch with a typically strong top-end, and a good blend of smalls and talls. Without further ado, we […]

Chargers produce most 2022 AFL draftees

OAKLEIGH Chargers have produced the most draftees for the 2022 AFL Draft with a total of 10 players landing on AFL lists this week. The Chargers finished ahead of Sandringham Dragons (seven players) and Gippsland Power (five), while West Adelaide and Tasmania Devils (four each) recorded the most AFL draftees outside of Victorian clubs. Three […]

Simply the Betts: Five-goal haul hoists Pies into second

A FIVE-GOAL haul to former AFL star Eddie Betts on his birthday helped his Palmerston Magpies defeat Swan Districts in a 20-point Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) win on the weekend. Celebrating his 36th birthday on the day no less, Betts wound back the clock to kick almost half of the game’s goals to be […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Adelaide

IN a new approach to the AFL Women’s end of season reviews, Rookie Me Central casts both a glass half full and half empty lens over each side’s campaigns. Adelaide is the team put under the microscope today, after a season which saw the Crows fall one game short of the opportunity to defend their […]

2022 AFL Drafts: Team-by-team selections

AFTER the two nights of the 2022 AFL National Draft, the Pre-Season and Rookie Drafts, there are officially 90 new players on AFL lists, with 31 rookies joining the never previously listed 58 National Draftees. We list all your team’s selections below, not including those who have been re-listed or were rookied from another AFL […]

Top of the table clash does not stay tight for long

THE top of the table clash in the NTFL Women’s between PINT and Waratah last weekend started off as many would have suspected, but after quarter time it was a very different story. PINT put the foot down in the second and third term, dominating the territory battle while keeping their defence strong and not […]

Pick-by-Pick: 2022 AFL Rookie Draft

A SHALLOW draft has been rounded out by today’s rookie intake, with 12 of the 27 selections made being re-listings, and three other players given a lifeline having been discarded by other AFL clubs. Among the fresh faces, four were taken from state leagues, while the remaining eight draftees were of the more conventional draft […]

AFLW Season 7 Glass Half Full/Empty: Collingwood

IN a new approach to the AFL Women’s end of season reviews, Rookie Me Central casts both a glass half full and half empty lens over each side’s campaigns. Today’s team is Collingwood, who had their ups and downs on the way to a semi-final exit. GLASS HALF FULL Defence is the star of the […]

Up for grabs: Overlooked prospects vying for a rookie chance

AFTER two nights of selections, the 2022 AFL Draft is set to be rounded out by today’s Rookie intake. 59 players were picked up across the National Draft, but there are plenty of overlooked prospects hoping to hear their names called out on the third day of asking. We run you through 10 players who […]

2022 AFL Draft: Night Two – Bolters, talls & passes

NIGHT two of the 2022 AFL Draft saw 38 players added to AFL lists, capping off a national intake of just 59 picks overall. Across an even crop of players, there were plenty of surprise bolters, with a blend of tall talent and outside runners proving popular as clubs lodged their selections at at Marvel […]

2022 AFL Draft Pick-by-Pick: Night 2

THE 2022 AFL National Draft saw 59 players realise their dreams of playing at the elite level. The night featured a mixture of live trades, surprise selections and unlucky omissions. Those players overlooked still have a chance to be selected, with the Rookie Draft to take place tomorrow. The full list of players selected on […]

Tune In: RM Central’s AFL Draft night one recap, two preview

AFTER a largely predictable first round with a few surprises late, the Rookie Me Central draft team is back behind the mics to recap the opening night of draft action and preview a huge second night. Featuring an interview with Queensland State Talent Manager Mark Browning, viewers will get an insight into some of the […]

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