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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 | […]

Midfield madness: 2024’s on-ball bonanza

“When you’re looking at the next draft out it’s a bit like Christmas time.” “They’re all wrapped up, they look fantastic under the tree because you’ve concentrated on what their key attributes are, but you haven’t focussed in a lot on their character, their work ethic, and how good they are at improving their deficiencies. […]

PREVIEW | 2023 AFL U18s: Western Australia vs. Vic Country

WESTERN Australia hosts Vic Country in what is poised to be a closely contested AFL Under 18 National Championships clash at the WACA tonight. Top pick contender Harley Reid will audition in the home town of West Coast, with his travelling side keen to get on the board in this year’s carnival. >> SCROLL to […]

Gun Tassie mids pose draft query

THE ENTRANCE of a Tasmanian team to the AFL by 2027 is set to impact the draft and recruiting space to no end in the coming years, perhaps even as soon as this year. Adding an extra layer of intrigue is the emergence of strong native prospects, who can potentially now represent their state at […]

2023 Vic Country Under 18 squad announced

VIC COUNTRY has today announced its 31-player squad to take part in the 2023 AFL Under 18 National Championships. The Victorian outfit is set to open its campaign on Sunday morning with a clash against South Australia at IKON Park. >> SCROLL to see the full squad Dandenong Stingrays has the largest contingency of all six […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 Victorian Under 18 trials

VICTORIA’S best and brightest Under 18 footballers locked horns in a pair of trial games on Saturday, which will go a long way to deciding the Vic Country and Metro representative squads. We highlighted some of the top performers from either clash in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. >> Scouting Notes: 2023 Victorian Under […]

Scouting Notes: 2023 Talent League – Round 4

A FULL set of fixtures meant there were plenty of notable performances in Round 4 of the 2023 Coates Talent League season. We highlighted some of the top performers and prospects across all nine games in the latest edition of Scouting Notes. >> Round 4 Recap: Snapshot | Player of the Week | Team of […]

Snapshot: 2023 Coates Talent League – Round 4

THE COATES Talent League fixture was full in Round 4, with the maximum nine games played as all 18 participating sides took the field across a packed weekend. Four games were decided by over 50 points, and one got ugly in what was a diverse set of matches. Catch up on the action in a […]

Preview | 2023 Coates Talent League – Round 4

ALL 18 Coates Talent League teams will be in action during Round 4, building a stacked fixture of nine games across two days. From a triple-header in Bendigo to the Northern Territory’s first outing for the year, there is plenty to look forward to in the footballing pathway. We preview all the action.

Preview | 2023 Coates Talent League – Round 3

A GOOD Friday of Coates Talent League football awaits, but not before Round 3 gets underway tonight with a pair of fixtures. Another bumper few days of action sees all 13 full-time regions take the field, while the Giants Academy also turn out to make it a seven-game round. We preview each matchup.

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