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2023 RMC Coates Talent League Team of the Year

THE 2023 Rookie Me Central Coates Talent League Team of the Year has been finalised, with the original squad of 48 cut down to 24. After weekly nominations throughout a 17-round regular season, the competition’s best, most dominant and consistent players were selected. >> Full Squad: 2023 RMC Coates Talent League TOTY Conversely to the […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 Coates Talent League – Wildcard Round

WITH finals on the line, plenty of top Coates Talent League prospects showed out to earn a spot in this week’s Scouting Notes. We highlighted a bunch of the top performers from each game, with a narrow focus on combine invitees, state representatives, and bottom-aged talent.

Scouting Notes: 2023 Talent League – Round 17

WITH chances to impress running out and ladder position on the line, a bunch of emerging AFL Draft prospects caught the eye in Round 17 of the Coates Talent League. In this edition of Scouting Notes, we took a narrow focus on the recent draft combine invitees and bottom-age talent on show. >> Combine Invitees: […]

Your questions answered: August Power Rankings Q&A

THE LATEST AFL Draft Power Rankings dropped on Monday, with a few shuffles being made among the list of 30. There were still plenty of unlucky players to miss out and subsequent questions to arise. We attempt to answer them in this Q&A. >> Top 30: August 2023 Power Rankings AUGUST POWER RANKINGS Q&A Q: […]

PREVIEW | 2023 Coates Talent League – Round 17

THE FINAL Coates Talent League home-and-away round gets underway on Friday night, as four sides jostle for the minor premiership. We preview all six games with a look at where each team stands, players to watch, and how it may all unfold before Wildcard Round.

Scouting Notes: 2023 Talent League – Round 16

THE penultimate Coates Talent League home-and-away weekend saw many regions return to relative full strength, as recent draft combine invitees sought to impress. We took note of some of the top prospects in Round 16, with a heavy focus on said combine invitees and bottom-aged talent. >> Talent League Round 16: POTW | TOTW | […]

Coates Talent League TOTW: Round 16

TASMANIA Devils dominate our Talent League Round 16 Team of the Week, with four representatives making the cut in our 24-player squad. After a month off, the Devils blew Calder away to the tune of 70 points in the biggest win of the weekend. See who else snuck into the penultimate team for this season. […]

Ones to Watch: 2023 AFL National Draft Combine

ATHLETICISM is becoming an increasingly pertinent trait at AFL level, and the way players move has always been a good measure of how they may fare in elite systems. Put simply, if you can’t keep up with the speed and intensity of the game or run it out strongly, you’ll be left behind. Though the […]

Up the Grades: Stevens bares claws in Cats return

TALENT pathway prospects were littered across the state leagues over the weekend, headlined by George Stevens‘ return to Geelong’s VFL side. The GWV Rebels product won a team-high 29 touches in the Cats’ heavy loss to Collingwood, thriving in wet conditions with his contested nous. Stevens has been a standout in the Talent League of […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 Coates Talent League – Round 15

NATIONAL Draft Combine invitees were out to impress in the Coates Talent League across Round 15. We noted some of the top draft prospects from all five fixtures, taking a narrow focus on representative squad members, bottom-agers, and club-tied talent. >> CTL Round 15: Snapshot | POTW | TOTW

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