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2024 CTL Girls Team of the Week: Round 9

REIGNING premiers Oakleigh Chargers enjoyed a strong win over Geelong Falcons and earned a league-high five players in our Coates Talent League Girls Team of the Week for Round 9. The Chargers had one more than Gippsland Power (four), with Dandenong Stingrays and Tasmania Devils not far behind (three apiece). Our Round 9 Team of […]

2024 Coates Talent League Girls: Round 9 wrap

A FIVE-game turnaround after Round 8 wrapped up two days earlier was scheduled for Round 9, including a second match in four days for the Northern Territory Academy.

PREVIEW | 2024 CTLG Round 9 – Saturday

A QUICK turnaround between the finish of Round 8 and start of Round 9 sees a standalone Coates Talent League Girls Saturday match take place in Ballarat between two country sides, GWV Rebels and Dandenong Stingrays. FORM: GWV Rebels have been a little up and down of late, suffering their second defeat to Geelong Falcons […]

PREVIEW | 2024 CTLG Round 8 – Saturday

A RETURN of the Sydney Swans Academy opens Round 8 of the Coates Talent League Girls, while one of Murray Bushrangers or Calder Cannons will register their first win when they face off in Wangaratta. Four games take place tomorrow for the competition and we preview each one. FORM: Dandenong Stingrays have had some up […]

PREVIEW | 2024 CTLG Round 7 – Sunday

FIVE games take place across Victoria and Tasmania in a huge Sunday of action after a quiet one-game fixture today. Both Queensland Academies travel to Victoria, while a couple of country teams face off in a metropolitan venue. FORM: Calder Cannons are yet to get on the board, but they have been close the last […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 Coates Talent League Girls – Round 6

A MASSIVE seven games took place across Round 6 of the Coates Talent League Girls, and we took note of some of the players who caught the eye around the grounds. All notes are the opinion of the individual author.

Q&A: Zoe Besanko (Dandenong Stingrays)

DANDENONG Stingrays skipper Zoe Besanko has enjoyed quite the rise since switching from the netball court to the footy field. A member of the AFLW Academy and key player in the Stingrays’ ruck-forward division, Besanko was named as captain for the club ahead of the 2024 season. We spoke to the talented tall and leader […]

PREVIEW | 2024 CTLG Round 5 – Sunday

AFTER the New South Wales Academies played today, the Queensland Academies are set for tomorrow, with both playing away matches for the first time this season. The Suns take on the Dandenong Stingrays as the Lions face the Eastern Ranges, while two other contests take place in Werribee and Ballarat. FORM: Since going down to […]

PREVIEW | 2024 CTLG Round 4 – Saturday

GOLD Coast Suns Academy enter the Coates Talent League Girls competition this weekend with a massive clash against reigning premiers Oakleigh Chargers, while the Swans Academy take on grand finalists Eastern Ranges, and it is an all-country clash out at Shepley Oval tomorrow. FORM: The Suns play their first game of the 2024 Coates Talent […]

Scouting Notes: 2024 Coates Talent League Girls – Round 3

SEVEN matches played out in Round 3 of the Coates Talent League Girls competition, with the NSW/ACT Academies coming to the party. We cast our eye across each of the games and took note of some of the players with a focus on those in Victorian hubs or others that shone. As always, notes are […]

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