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Top-agers taking charge at the Falcons

TIES between Geelong’s footballing pathways and the elite level have arguably never been stronger, especially after four of the Cats’ six total draftees in 2022 were taken out of the local Falcons program. In 2023, the next generation of Falcons are looking to take a path well traveled by en route to the AFL. Coach […]

2022 AFL Draft Review: Geelong

GEELONG came into the 2022 AFL Draft fresh off a flag and fruitful trade period, wielding pick seven and committing to a couple of club-tied talents. In the end, there was a true local feel about the six fresh faces to land at the Cattery. We recap and review the Cats’ haul, analysing what each […]

Chargers produce most 2022 AFL draftees

OAKLEIGH Chargers have produced the most draftees for the 2022 AFL Draft with a total of 10 players landing on AFL lists this week. The Chargers finished ahead of Sandringham Dragons (seven players) and Gippsland Power (five), while West Adelaide and Tasmania Devils (four each) recorded the most AFL draftees outside of Victorian clubs. Three […]

2022 AFL Drafts: Team-by-team selections

AFTER the two nights of the 2022 AFL National Draft, the Pre-Season and Rookie Drafts, there are officially 90 new players on AFL lists, with 31 rookies joining the never previously listed 58 National Draftees. We list all your team’s selections below, not including those who have been re-listed or were rookied from another AFL […]

Pick-by-Pick: 2022 AFL Rookie Draft

A SHALLOW draft has been rounded out by today’s rookie intake, with 12 of the 27 selections made being re-listings, and three other players given a lifeline having been discarded by other AFL clubs. Among the fresh faces, four were taken from state leagues, while the remaining eight draftees were of the more conventional draft […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League – Round 12

WITH school football and representative byes for most NAB Leaguers, a bunch of regions regained important talent for Round 13. There were a bunch of AFL Draft prospects out to impress ahead of another week of recess, and we highlighted some of them in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. All notes are the opinion […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 Victorian Under 18 trials

VIC METRO did the double in this year’s version of the Under 18 trial games, downing Vic Country in both exhibitions at Avalon Airport Oval on Sunday. More importantly, the games served as one final audition for Victorian players to stake their claims for representative honours, before the National Championships get underway next week. We […]

2022 NAB League Boys Team of the Week: Round 8

THREE NAB League regions lay claim to four representatives in our Round 8 Team of the Week, which proved a tough one to pick as the competition got back in the swing of full-time action. Check out who made the full 24-man squad, and three emergency spots below. PLAYER OF THE WEEK: The only player […]

Scouting Notes: 2022 NAB League – Round 8

WITH AFL Academy stars returning to the fold and usual programming resuming, Round 8 of the 2022 NAB League saw a bunch of fresh and familiar faces put up impressive displays. Across the six games, we highlighted some of the top performers in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. All notes are the opinion of […]