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Scouting Notes: 2022 SANFL U18s – Norwood vs. Glenelg

FOR the second straight week, Glenelg took out a thriller to advance deeper into the SANFL Under 18 finals series. Matched up against minor premier, Norwood in Saturday’s preliminary bout, the Bays made better of less scoring shots to run out 10.7 (67) to 8.13 (61) victors at Thebarton Oval. We noted some of the […]

Preview | Draft prospects set to shine with finals in full swing

THE NAB League and SANFL grades are set to decide their grand finalists this weekend, while the WAFL enters its postseason after 20 regular season rounds in a big few days for budding draft prospects around the nation. With just three games left to play in the NAB League, all four teams in contention will […]

Preview | Draft prospects set to shake up finals races

THE RACE to finals is heating up in competitions around the nation, and budding AFL Draft prospects are set to have a major say in them. That factor is hardly more prevalent than in the NAB League, which enters its final home-and-away round before a Wildcard weekend, and an exciting postseason. A minor premier will […]

2022 SANFL Under 18s: Round 17 wrap 

THE SANFL Under 18 finals race is set to boil down to the final home-and-away weekend, after a trio of key results in Round 17. West Adelaide kept its top five hopes alive by knocking off the ladder leader, Norwood remains a chance of snatching the minor premiership, and Sturt will hope to hold on […]

Barnett back to Bloods as SANFL recommences

WEST Adelaide tall Harry Barnett will play his second League game for the Bloods this round upon resumption of the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) this weekend. With a statewide bye the previous weekend, all the South Australian AFL Draft hopefuls are back in action on the weekend, with Barnett returning to the top […]

Preview | Changes galore as South meets West

WESTERN Australia’s last roll of the dice comes on Sunday, as the Black Ducks continue their search for a win at this year’s Under 18 National Championships. Finally playing in front of a home crowd, it’s South Australia who comes to town as the two sides throw down at Optus Stadium, before the West Coast […]

Your questions answered – July Power Rankings

ROOKIE Me Central dropped its July Power Rankings update on Monday, with plenty having changed since the year’s first instalment last month. Representative football and contrasting form in domestic or school football settings have made for some interesting moves, and plenty of subsequent questions. In a different format of follow-up, we compiled the most prominent […]

SANFL U18s MOTR: Round 12 – West Adelaide vs. Sturt

UPON the return of representative stars to club level, Sturt bounced back onto the winners list with an even six-goal win over West Adelaide on Saturday afternoon. The Double Blues slotted nine of their 12 goals at one end of the ground, while restricting the Bloods to five behinds at the other in our Match […]

Preview | AFL U18 National Championships – South Australia vs. Allies

THE 2022 AFL Under 18 National Championships get underway on Sunday afternoon, as South Australia hosts the Allies at Thebarton Oval. It means representative season is in full swing, with the Under 16 carnival having kicked off just last week. >> EXTENDED SQUADS: South Australia U18s | Allies U18s While both regions are yet to […]

Preview | Ashcroft brothers link in stacked Sandy side

FOR the first time at NAB League level, the Ashcroft brothers – Will and Levi – will take the field together this weekend. While elder brother Will skippers the Sandringham side as a top-ager, Under 16 talent Levi makes his debut as 23rd man, after impressing for Vic Metro in last week’s National Development Championships […]

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