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2021/22 NTFL Men’s Premier League Round 9 review: Waratah snatches top spot

WARATAH capitalised on losses to other premiership contenders, leapfrogging Nightcliff into top spot after the Tigers fell to Southern Districts in the Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Men’s Premier League. Wanderers also knocked off St Mary’s in a strange weekend of action, while Darwin Buffaloes finally notched up their second win of the season, defeating […]

2021/22 NTFL Men’s Premier League Round 4 wrap: Crocs find their bite as Tigers exact revenge

ROUND 4 of the Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) saw the undefeated ladder leaders lose in the second grand final rematch of the year, whilst up the other end of the table, Southern Districts grabbed their first victory with a dominant win over the struggling Tiwi Bombers. DARWIN BUFFAOES 2.1 | 5.4 | 6.4 | […]

Classic Contests: Stingrays hold off Dragons in top four battle

IF you are missing footy like we are, then let us somewhat salvage that with a look back in a new series of Classic Contests. In today’s contest we look at one of the would-have-been Round 5 clashes in the NAB League this year between the Dandenong Stingrays and Sandringham Dragons. In this edition, we […]

AFL Draft review: North Melbourne

VERSATILITY was the key for North Melbourne in the 2018 AFL Draft period, taking players who can slot into a variety of roles on the field. The Kangaroos also stayed close to home with their selections, picking up three players attached to the club. An early bid did not scare the Roos off at Pick […]

2018 National AFL Draft selections

THE 2018 National AFL Draft selections and club by club selections as they happen today will appear here: Round 1: 1 – Carlton – Sam Walsh (Geelong Falcons/Vic Country) 2 – Gold Coast – Jack Lukosius – (WWT Torrens/South Australia) 3 – Gold Coast – Izak Rankine (West Adelaide/South Australia) 4 – St Kilda – […]

AFL Draft preview: North Melbourne

MANY commentators and punters predicted North Melbourne to be in the bottom five of the AFL in 2018. However, the Roos defied these predictions, finishing ninth with 12 wins (one win away from the top eight). During the Trade Period, the Roos brought in a heap of talented players such as Aaron Hall, Jared Polec, […]

The run home: Sandringham Dragons

ANYTHING to do with statistical analysis on the Sandringham Dragons this season – or most seasons to this point of the year – is largely irrelevant. The majority of the Dragons list plays school football, making at times as many as 17 changes when it starts or stops, and up to nine or 10 changes […]

Eighty invited to National AFL Draft Combine

VIC Metro has dominated the nominations for the National AFL Draft Combine with more than one third of the invitees coming from Metro, and more than half from Victoria. South Australia’s title-winning side has the next most with 13, including mature-ager Shane McAdam. Sturt’s McAdam is one of two mature agers to be invited to the combine, […]

Mid-Season Review: 2018 APS season

AT the mid-point in the Associated Public Schools (APS) Australian Rules competition, we take a look at how each of the schools are going and some of the names who have stood out, both TAC Cup-listed players and non TAC Cup-listed players. For those schools in the Associated Grammar Schools (AGS), we will review them […]

Editors predict tight year for TAC Cup teams

AFTER a long off-season, the TAC Cup boys are ready to follow their female counterparts in kicking off their 2018 campaigns this weekend. In what is predicted to be a super year for draft talent, there is no shortage of future AFL stars across the 12 TAC Cup clubs and we are excited to bring […]

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