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Classic Contests: Coffield winner sees Knights sink the Stingrays

Featured Image: Robert Prezioso/AFL Media/Getty Images CLASSIC CONTEST IF you are missing footy like we are, then let us somewhat salvage that with a look back in our series of Classic Contests. In today’s contest we look at another clash between the NAB League rivals to complete our full series, and today’s battle is between the […]

Classic Contests: Gippsland Power survives two-point thriller as three future stars debut

IF you are missing footy like we are, then let us somewhat salvage that with a look back in a new series of Classic Contests. In today’s contest, we travel back in time to a thrilling clash at Frankston where three future AFL talents made their debuts in Gippsland Power’s two-point win over Dandenong Stingrays […]

NAB League Boys team review: Dandenong Stingrays

AS the NAB League season finals approach, we take a look at the sides that are no longer in contention for the title, checking out their draft prospects, Best and Fairest (BnF) chances, 2020 Draft Crop and a final word on their season. The next side we look at is the Dandenong Stingrays. Position: 8th […]

Stingrays set out to make own history: Black

IT might have been the proverbial “monkey off the back”, but the focus from the Dandenong Stingrays’ playing group for Saturday’s TAC Cup Grand Final was purely centred around the present, rather than the past. Stingrays coach Craig Black said everyone knew of the club’s grand final heartache – five grand finals all ending in […]

Keeping Tabs: Standout players from Round 22

ANOTHER impressive debutant joined the list of first year players who adapted to the level, while a mature-aged star just continues to exceed expectations. Tim Kelly Every week this guy turns up and proceeds to tear it up. Can you honestly believe it is his first year in the AFL system? In the Cats demolition […]

Mounting a case: Shelley Heath hopes to follow in fellow Stingrays draftees’ footsteps

WHEN girls football returned to the Mornington Peninsula, Mount Martha’s Shelley Heath took up the love she had for the sport when she was a child. Since then, the running half-back/wing has been an important part of the Dandenong Stingrays line-up since coming into the team with its inception in the TAC Cup Girls last […]

TAC Cup preview: Dandenong Stingrays

DANDENONG Stingrays are one of the strongest sides coming into season 2018. Last year they had six players drafted, including three in the first round with Luke Davies-Uniacke (North Melbourne), Hunter Clark (St Kilda) and Aiden Bonar (GWS) all selected – two of which will play their first AFL games this weekend. Others that were […]

Dandenong Stingrays 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. Dandenong Stingrays Finished: 4th Wins: 13 Losses: 7 Percentage: 115 Points: 48 (eliminated in preliminary […]

TAC Cup Scouting notes: Round 14

ROUND Fourteen of the TAC Cup was completed over the weekend and with school football returning after the July school holidays, some teams were missing players from their best 22. We had scouts watching two of the games – read their notes below. Western Jets vs. Sandringham Dragons (Brandon Hutchinson) Western Jets: #11 Zak Butters […]

Victorian cricketer headlines 2017 AFL Draft Combine invites

VICTORIAN Under 19 cricketer Nathan Murphy headlines the 83 players invited to take part in the 2017 AFL Draft Combine. Murphy has recently turned his focus to football, with the Brighton Grammar student booting 19 goals in the Victorian APS school boy competition as one of the more impressive medium talls in the competition. Murphy […]

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