2023 VNL | Round 10 preview: Second act commences
TONIGHT sees the beginning of the second half of the 2023 Victorian Netball League season. Although there is still so much to play for in the VNL, with so much happening in the Suncorp Super Netball competition at the moment, VNL players should start thinking about trying to impress ahead of next season. In terms […] The post 2023 VNL | Round 10 preview: Second act commences appeared first on Netball Rookie Me Central.
Hawthorne’s heroics leads Lakeside home
LAKESIDE Lightning got back on the winners’ list with a seriously convincing win over the South West Slammers in Round 8 of the NBL1 West Women’s competition over the weekend, courtesy of a big outing from Laci Hawthorne. The Lightning kicked off the round’s action, but fell to the Magic for their fourth consecutive loss […] The post Hawthorne’s heroics leads Lakeside home appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.
2023 Coates Talent League Girls Team of the Week: Round 7
A WHOPPING 13 players made their debut in our Rookie Me Central Coates Talent League Girls Team of the Week for Round 7 as the Northern Academy teams came to town. A very different looking squad saw an even spread across the league, with Geelong Falcons (five players) and Gold Coast Suns Academy (four) leading […] The post 2023 Coates Talent League Girls Team of the Week: Round 7 appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Scouting Notes: 2023 Talent League – Round 7
THE COATES Talent League returned with a bumper seven-game round stretched from Friday to Sunday, rounding out the Northern Academies’ stint in the competition. With a mixed bag of results, there are a few surprise packets highlighted in our Round 7 Scouting Notes. > > CTL Round 7: Snapshot | POTW | TOTW The post Scouting Notes: 2023 Talent League – Round 7 appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Talent League wrap: Northern Academies
THE END of Round 7 means all five Northern Academies have completed their Coates Talent League stints for 2023. Four AFL-aligned programs – Brisbane, Gold Coast, GWS, and Sydney – participated alongside the Northern Territory Academy, making for an 18-team competition ladder. With each five-game spell (three for the NT) now over, it is time […] The post Talent League wrap: Northern Academies appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
VFL Player Focus: Nate Caddy (Carlton)
NORTHERN Knights forward Nate Caddy became the latest Coates Talent League gun to make his VFL debut this year, linking with Carlton’s reserves on Sunday. In an ironic turn of fate, the spring-heeled marking phenom turned out for the side he last played against, while representing the AFL Academy. Caddy will be familiar with the […] The post VFL Player Focus: Nate Caddy (Carlton) appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Scouting Notes: 2023 Talent League Girls – Round 7
THE Coates Talent League Girls action returned in Round 7 as the Queensland Northern Academies, along with Northern Territory played their first games. Gippsland Power also picked up their first win over the season in what was ultimately a one-sided round of results. We took note of some of the top performers from their respective […] The post Scouting Notes: 2023 Talent League Girls – Round 7 appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Ellis’ extra opportunity produces growth
AUSSIES continued to hit the court in the NCAAW during the 2022/23 season, with the number growing on a yearly basis and that trend rolling on over the past 12 months. Although some have to bide their time on the bench for their first couple of years, they often reward coaches whenever they are given […] The post Ellis’ extra opportunity produces growth appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.
Grand final bound Mystics bump out Tactix
THE Mainland Tactix were overcome in an extra time thriller and just fell short of their finals campaign with the Northern Mystics coming out victorious with a three goal win. A 64 – 61 victory for the Mystics solidified their place in their home grand final against either the Central Pulse or Tactix who face […] The post Grand final bound Mystics bump out Tactix appeared first on Netball Rookie Me Central.
2023 Coates Talent League Girls: Round 7 wrap
QUEENSLAND’S two Northern Academy sides entered the Coates Talent League Girls competition and came away with the four points, while Gippsland Power also won their first game on the year. There were mostly one-sided results in Round 7, but plenty of individuals looked the goods in the respective games. The post 2023 Coates Talent League Girls: Round 7 wrap appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
Gorillas grab fourth heading into Round 7 bye
WILSTON Grange has continued its rebound season with great success, collecting its third victory of the QAFL Women’s season after holding on against a fast-finishing Maroochydore by seven points. The Round 6 match looked to be all on the Gorillas’ terms early, holding the Roos goalless for three quarters, but conceded the final two majors […] The post Gorillas grab fourth heading into Round 7 bye appeared first on Aussie Rules Rookie Me Central.
NBA Draft Team Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers
THE NBA Draft is just around the corner, in what shapes as one of the most anticipated selection nights in recent memory, thanks to a talented crop of up and comers set to have their dreams realised. With that in mind, Rookie Me Central will be previewing each side ahead of draft night on June […] The post NBA Draft Team Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers appeared first on Basketball Rookie Me Central.