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West is best as scintillating Sandgropers storm SA

WESTERN Australia has pulled off the upset of the Under 18 National Championships to date, dismantling South Australia in a thumping victory at Alberton Oval today. The visitors were clinical inside 50, bookending the boilover with six goals in the first and fourth quarters to win 18.7 (115) to 6.12 (48). Not even a quarter […]

Your questions answered: June Power Rankings Q&A

ROOKIE Me Central’s first AFL Draft Power Rankings for 2024 were released on Wednesday night, and yielded a bunch of questions about the initial list of prospects. From the inevitable “where is…?” to the strengths of the draft and more, we answer all your questions about the June’s top 25. >> Top 25: June 2024 […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 AFL U18s – Vic Country vs. South Australia

VIC COUNTRY held off a late South Australian surge to win its opening Under 18 National Championships fixture at IKON Park. The result marked two Victorian wins in Sunday’s double-header, with every team having now made an appearance in the tournament. We noted some of the top performers. >> Match report: Vics beat all comers […]

Vics beat all comers in dour double-header

THE NATION’S brightest Under 18 prospects descended on IKON Park for a representative double-header on Sunday, with both Victorian sides coming away with wins. Metro downed the Allies by 16 points to kick off proceedings, before Country held off South Australia to salute by eight points. >> SCROLL for all the results, goals & bests […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 AFL U18s – South Australia vs. Allies

SOUTH Australia pipped the Allies in a 12-point win to kick off this year’s Under 18 National Championships on Sunday. Plenty of club-tied talent took to Thebarton Oval and starred for either side, with many of them featuring in a stacked instalment of Scouting Notes. >> Match Report: Croweaters win thriller to kick off championships

PREVIEW | 2024 AFL U18s: South Australia vs. Allies

THE 2024 AFL Under 18 National Championships are set to get underway on Sunday, as South Australia hosts the Allies at Thebarton Oval. A range of AFL Draft prospects are set to feature; from one mid-season hopeful, to a raft of club-tied talent and potential first round picks. Fresh off a historic undefeated run to […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 South Australia U18 vs. U20

SOUTH Australia’s Under 18 side has made it two wins from as many trial games in 2024, after defeating the state Under 20s in Saturday’s annual Youth Match at Thebarton Oval. The younger outfit trailed by two points at the opening two breaks but piled on seven goals in term three to take the ascendancy. […]

Scouting Notes: South Australia vs. Giants/Swans Academies

SOUTH Australia has overcome a combined GWS Giants and Sydney Swans Academy outfit to win by 10 points at Thebarton Oval on Sunday. In the first of two trial games, the Under 18 Croweaters led by a single point at the first and final breaks before holding firm to salute 10.11 (71) to 9.7 (61). […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 5 – Central District vs. South Adelaide

CENTRAL District flexed its muscles in the tall forward department, overpowering an inaccurate South Adelaide to run away 71-point winners. Spearheaded by bottom-age prospect Dyson Sharp, the Bulldogs were potent in transition and capitalised on uncontested leads inside forward 50. Both sides boasted some strong draft prospects who were able to impact across the ground. […]

SANFL U18s Player Focus: Charlie Nicholls (Central District)

CENTRAL District tall forward Charlie Nicholls was in fine form as his side picked up a third straight SANFL Under 18s win on Saturday. The Bulldogs conceded the first five goals of the match to West Adelaide, but hit back to take the lead and run out 13.9 (87) to 7.7 (49) victors. Nicholls was […]

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