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Scouting notes: TAC Cup Preliminary Finals

The Sandringham Dragons will meet the Murray Bushrangers in the TAC Cup Grand Final next Sunday from 11.05am at Etihad Stadium. Sandringham Dragons 10.10 (70) defeated Geelong Falcons 7.6 (48) by 22-points. Matt Balmer’s scouting notes: Geelong Falcons: #6 Sam Simpson– Geelong could have a gem here. Simpson hasn’t had a lot talked about him, […]

Scouting notes: TAC Cup Semi-Finals

Sunday’s TAC Cup Semi-Final scouting notes: Sandringham Dragons 13.13 (91) defeated Dandenong Stingrays 4.6 (30) Matt Balmer’s scouting notes Dandenong Stingrays: #10 Myles Poholke– Spent a fair chunk of the first quarter on the bench, but found plenty of the ball post his time on the pine. He finished with 22 disposals and three clearances, […]

Scouting notes: Oakleigh v Calder

Matt Balmer’s scouting notes: Oakleigh Chargers 23.10 (148) defeated Calder 5.12 (42)  Oakleigh Chargers:  #2 Ed Phillips– A lively performer right throughout the day booting two goals and collecting 19 disposals. Phillips provided plenty of spark and was left largely unopposed throughout the contest able to run at will for the Chargers. Played mostly inside […]

2016 TAC Cup Finals preview

1st Dandenong Stingrays Dandenong Stingrays are arguably the most consistent team across the board, without a distinct strength, but very few weaknesses. They have talented players in the defence, through the middle and up forward, and work well as a cohesive unit, particularly at Shepley Oval. Their top prospect for this year’s draft is Josh […]

Final hurdle for finals-bound clubs

FIVE of the six TAC Cup games remaining in the home and away season will have bearing on the finals order. As it stands the four country teams will earn the double chance and the four metropolitan teams will face off in the elimination rounds. But, that can change with a couple of results, as […]

Weekend That Was – Round 16

NAILBITERS, fast starts and big individual performances featured in round 16 of the TAC Cup. In the first game of the round, Oakleigh Chargers pulled off a stunning upset over Sandringham Dragons. The Chargers booted the first eight goals, eventually running out winners by 55-points. The loss sees the Dragons slip outside the top four, with […]

Draft dream not over for state combine nominees

Following from last Monday’s announcement of the 80 players invited to the National Combine, 100 players from around the country have been nominated by clubs to attend the State Combine. 80 PLAYERS INVITED TO THE 2016 AFL DRAFT COMBINE Each state will run individual tests, with clubs sent the data to analyse before November’s draft. […]

Weekend That Was – Round 10

LAST weekend was a challenging one for TAC Cup clubs as they relied on the next tier of players to stand up with many omissions due to Under 18s Championships. On a wild and windy day, Geelong Falcons reasserted themselves against a reborn North Ballarat Rebels. The Falcons were top-of-the-table taking on a Rebels side […]