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Tassie local Webberley set to lead Devils

THE Tasmanian Devils will have a new coach at the helm in the upcoming season, with Tasmanian native Jeromey Webberley announced as the side’s new head coach. Webberley has AFL experience as a player, and has been coaching the Clarence Roos in the Tasmanian State League (TSL) for the past six seasons. He will lead […]

Draft Central Power Rankings: October 2021

WITH National Championship fixtures coming forth in a flurry and state-based of combines to come, there is still plenty to play out with regards to the 2021 AFL Draft class. State league competitions have now officially wrapped up nationwide, leaving only one carnival clash left before 120 prospects turn their attention to the fitness testing, […]

2021 NAB League Awards: Morrish tied, Prespakis goes back-to-back

THE 2021 NAB League Awards were held in a virtual event on Thursday night; with teams of the year and best and fairest honours announced for the boys and girls competitions. While the female talent pool managed to crown a premier and has already been through the draft, the male cohort had its season scrapped […]

Kai’s the limit for talented Watts

FOR many young guns coming through the ranks in their football career, the journey contains big cities and luxury to support their career. For GWS Academy member Kai Watts, it’s a three-hour bus ride on the way to brutal fitness testing. This is a sacrifice he is willing to make in order to follow his […]

Rogers looks towards Gulden source of inspiration

THE Sydney Swans Academy has been a raging success for the New South Wales-based club, producing the likes of Isaac Heeney, Callum Mills, and most recently Errol Gulden and Braeden Campbell. It means the next generation of Swans stars never have to look far for inspiration, with the visual of their elders’ journeys serving as […]

Draft Central Power Rankings: September 2021

IT has been a long wait, but the Draft Central Power Rankings are back for another edition. The September update sees our list of top prospects stretched to 30 after a last-gasp National Championships fixture and some handy showings from rising stars amid the on-again, off-again nature of season 2021. While changes are scarce at […]

Driscoll’s unique traits stand out for a “big fella”

JACK Driscoll is one of many AFL Draft hopefuls who had their 2020 season derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and look to have had the last couple of months of 2021 also under a cloud of uncertainty. The 200cm ruck/forward has some unique traits that even he admits are different for a “big fella”, and […]

Anderson rides the wave of a long footballing journey

THERE are few junior footballers who have experienced a journey quite like that of Angus Anderson. The Sydney Swans Academy captain hails from Sawtell, a coastal town in northern New South Wales, but has ticked off a plethora of other destinations en route to earning a National Draft Combine invite this month. The six-hour drive […]

2021 AFL Draft Combine list released

THE list of 2021 AFL Draft Combine invitees was released on Monday, with 90 of the country’s brightest prospects selected to show their athletic wares next month. The list will be extended to 120, with 60 of that total allotment set to attend the National Combine on September 29-30 at Marvel Stadium. The remaining 60 […]

“Competitive” Voss looks for consistency

WATCH Patrick Voss once, and you will know exactly what he is about. The hard-at-it Oakleigh Chargers utility brings a physical, no nonsense kind of style to the field, sighting “competitiveness” as one of his strengths. With powerful fend-offs, bruising tackles and strong overhead marking, the 18-year-old has certainly lived up to that call in […]

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