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2021 South Australian Combine wrap

SOUTH Australia’s top AFL Draft prospect tested their athletic capabilities at the 2021 state-based National Draft Combine on Saturday. Of the 29 players at the event, 21 tested, with top talents Arlo Draper and Nasiah Wanganeen-Milera joining the likes of Hugh Jackson and Lewis Rayson on the sidelines. The athletes competed over six different tests, […]

Family-oriented Fejo flourishes with move South

FOR Ronald Fejo Jnr, it would have been easy to stay comfortable living among family and playing football at home in Darwin. But in late-2020, he packed up moved to South Australia with hopes of turning his dream of playing AFL football into reality. Linking with West Adelaide with help from his manager, Fejo landed […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U19 National Championships: South Australia vs. Western Australia

WESTERN Australia completed a clean three-game sweep of South Australia this past weekend, cementing its dominance over this year’s makeshift Under 19 National Championships. In the Black Swans’ hard fought 10-point victory, there were plenty of prospects out to press their draft credentials during the final underage game of the year. We detail the performances […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U17 National Championships – South Australia vs. Western Australia

WESTERN Australia notched another win over South Australia in this year’s makeshift Under 17 National Championships, defeating the hosts by 13 points at Thebarton Oval on Sunday afternoon. In what was a curtain raiser for the Under 19 showcase, there was plenty of talent on show in a strong indicator of what to expect from […]

The Southern Districts faced off against the Darwin Buffettes on Sunday.
NTFLW Premier League Round 2 wrap: Rested Buffettes open season with a bang

ROUND two has concluded for the Northern Territory Women’s (NTFLW) Premier League, with some teams returning to their high-scoring ways, while others were tested by their worthy opponents. Following an opening round chock full of massive scores, round two saw a pair of tense contests that were decided by less than 20 points, while two […]

Sheldrick seals West Australian sweep in suspenseful scrap

WESTERN Australia has completed a clean sweep of its AFL Under 19 Championships series against South Australia, defeating the Croweaters by 10 points in game three at Thebarton Oval. The Sandgropers led at every break but were forced to fight from behind in red time during the second half, making for a hard-earned victory. It […]

2021 WAFL Colts MOTR: Grand Final – Claremont vs. Swan Districts

SWAN Districts claimed the 2021 WAFL Colts premiership on Saturday afternoon, besting Claremont 12.14 (86) to 12.6 (78) in a free-flowing decider at Optus Stadium. It was the minor premiers’ fourth meeting with their closest rival for the season, and produced another margin under 10 points in what was a thrilling end to the Colts […]

Suns adapting to challenging COVID-19 lockdown times

BORDER closures and lockdowns preventing community sport is something that has become familiar across the country, in particular the eastern seaboard of Australia the past 18 months. But unlike in the majority of situations where everyone within a specific team is impacted, the Gold Coast Suns Academy have been uniquely impacted, given their region stretches […]

Eagles soar to 2021 SANFL premiership

WOODVILLE-WEST Torrens has risen to the challenge and gone back-to-back, defeating Glenelg by 67 points in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Grand Final yesterday. In what was a jaw-dropping performance from midway through the first term, the Eagles booted 14 of the last 16 goals to run away with the 15.9 (99) to […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U19 National Championships: South Australia vs. Allies

SOUTH Australia opened its account in the 2021 AFL Under 19 National Championships, defeating a makeshift Allies squad by 92 points at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. The Croweaters dominated from the second term onwards, with the Allies made up of a few NSW-ACT prospects, along with a mix of Northern Territory products and local Under […]

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