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Saints tame Tigers to ascend to NTFL Grand Final

ST Mary’s will take on Waratah in the 2021/22 Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Men’s Premier League Grand Final on Saturday night, in a repeat of the semi-final clash between the pair. The Saints toppled Nightcliff in the preliminary final, overcoming the Tigers’ stranglehold on them in big games over the last two seasons, with […]

NTFL 2021/22: Nightcliff and St Mary’s battle for grand final spot

THE last two years’ Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) grand finalists will battle it out in this weekend’s preliminary final for the opportunity to reach the 2021/22 decider. Both Nightcliff and St Mary’s finished the season in the top two, but after the Saints fell to Waratah – then bounced back with a win against […]

Waratah through to NTFL decider, Saints survive

WARATAH is through to the 2021/22 Northern Territory Football League (NTFL) Men’s Premier League Grand Final after upsetting minor premiers Nightcliff last Saturday night. The Warriors were superb throughout the 10.8 (68) to 7.7 (49) win to book safe passage into the decider, as the Tigers now face St Mary’s in a grand final rematch […]

TAC Cup Scouting notes: Round 16

ROUND 16 of the TAC Cup was completed over the weekend – with all teams at full strength following the conclusion of school football. We had scouts watching all six games, read their notes below. Northern Knights vs. Western Jets (Michael Alvaro) Northern Knights: #2 Mitchell Andrews – Put on the long sleeves in the second […]

Weekend That Was – Round 10

A COMBINED 78 disposals, 16 marks, 12 clearances, 16 inside 50s and two goals to Geelong Falcons pair James Worpel and Cassidy Parish sunk the Bendigo Pioneers to bounce back from the Falcons’ only loss of the season. The Falcons proved too good for the Pioneers, who were missing a number of key players due […]

TAC Cup Scouting notes: Round 10

ROUND Ten of the TAC Cup was completed over the weekend and we had scouts watching four of the games. Round 10 is the start of the three week TAC Cup ‘Futures Rounds’ which will see teams play a minimum of 11 bottom-aged players. Read their scouting notes below: Eastern Ranges vs. Western Jets (Matt Balmer) Eastern […]

Under 18 Championships Preview: Vic Metro

VIC METRO enters the National Under 18 Championships as the short priced favourite to take out the title – but don’t be putting your house on it, with one unexpected result already taking place in the opening game of the carnival. After winning against the odds in 2016 – Metro will be fighting hard to go […]

Matt Balmer’s 2017 AFL Draft June Power Rankings

IN an AFL Draft Central feature, AFL Draft analyst Matt Balmer will rank and update his Power Rankings on the first Monday of every month. You can read Matt Balmer‘s May edition of his Power Rankings here: June is crunch time for AFL club recruiters. They will be analysing every move of the players in the National Under 18 […]

Weekend That Was – Round 8

A MATCH-WINNING goal from Harry Benson saved the Geelong Falcons from dropping their first game of the season in what could have been the upset of the season to date. The Falcons were playing bottom-of-the-table Calder Cannons in what was predicted to be anything but close. But to the Cannons’ credit they stood up and […]

U18 trial Vic Country/Vic Metro/Allies scouting notes

It was a cold and wet finish to a mostly sunny day at Ikon Park today – hosting Vic Country v Allies and Vic Metro v Allies final trial games in the lead up to the NAB AFL Under 18 Championships. Both Victorian teams were severely understrengthed with a majority of their ‘best 22’ being left […]

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