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PROFILED: Top Mid-Season Draft Prospects

A LIST of 24 players were nominated by AFL clubs to undergo medicals ahead of the 2024 Mid-Season Rookie Draft, featuring a range of talent from mature-age state leaguers, to those overlooked last year, and a couple of former AFL-listed players. We profiled each of them ahead of tonight’s intake. >> Need to Know: 2024 […]

All the ins: 2023 SANFL transfers

FAVOURITE sons returning and fresh faces adding excitement headline the long list of SANFL transfers ahead of season 2023. Club-by-club, we run through all the inclusions with an array of talent set to grace the state league from all corners of the country. CENTRAL DISTRICT A busy off-season for Centrals has seen 17 fresh faces […]

AFL Debut Watch – Round 8: Eagles trio headlines potential debutants

ROUND 8 of the AFL Premiership Season got underway last night, with Western Bulldogs youngster Callum Porter finally earning a shot at the bigtime in his side’s win over Gold Coast. There are a further six players in line to make their AFL debuts over the weekend, headlined by a trio of promising Eagles. We […]

TAC Cup preview: Geelong Falcons

AFTER a drought-breaking premiership last season the Geelong Falcons will have no intention of slowing down, putting together another impressive list on paper, with top-end talent and strong depth throughout the list. The Falcons had five players drafted in 2017, as Matthew Ling and Tom McCartin headed to Sydney, James Worpel landed at Hawthorn, Gryan […]

Geelong Falcons 2017 review

With the off-season now officially here for TAC Cup clubs, AFL Draft Central will go back and review what 2017 was like for each of the 12 clubs. We kick off the series with Bendigo Pioneers and will end with the Western Jets. Geelong Falcons Finished: 1st Wins: 18 Losses: 3 Percentage: 167 Points: 45 (Premiers) Players Drafted: (5) Matthew […]

Matt Balmer’s 2017 Final AFL Draft Power Rankings Part 2

EVERY month since May, Matt Balmer has ranked his players from the 2017 AFL Draft pool. With the November 24 National AFL Draft on this Friday, he counts down the players in his top 25, after revealing his 50-26 players last week.. You can find his 50-26 rankings here. Having seen just under 90 games […]

Matt Balmer’s 2017 AFL Draft October Power Rankings

IN an AFL Draft Central feature, AFL Draft analyst Matt Balmer will rank and update his Power Rankings every month throughout 2017.  You can read Matt Balmer‘s September edition of his Power Rankings here: The season is just about over for the 2017 NAB AFL Draft prospects after a long year, with some players pushing themselves through just […]

2017 AFL Draft Combine: Day 3 results

AGILE tall Aiden Bonar and exciting West Australian Kyron Hayden were among the top performers on day three of the 2017 National AFL Draft Combine. Players were subjected to a busy day of testing, with the jumps, sprints and agility events held in the morning. The inaugural Yo-Yo test was run in the afternoon, before […]

TAC Cup Grand Final preview: Geelong Falcons vs. Sandringham Dragons

AFTER 18 rounds and two weeks of finals, the two top TAC Cup sides have emerged with reigning premier Sandringham Dragons taking on top four regular Geelong Falcons. The Dragons finished fourth overall and defeated Murray Bushrangers in the elimination final before toppling Oakleigh Chargers in the preliminary final. Geelong defeated Gippsland Power in the […]

2017 NAB AFL All-Star squads revealed

THE COUNTRY’S top teenage talent will again be on display in the two NAB AFL All Stars games in AFL Grand Final weeks. Over 50 of the brightest prospects have been split into two evenly matched teams, with the AFL today releasing the squads for the Under 18 and Under 17 All Stars games. Unlike […]

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