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Nanscawen claims Lambert-Pearce Medal, Dean the latest Fothergill-Round-Mitchell Medallist

ESSENDON captain Georgia Nanscawen is the toast of the VFLW tonight, after winning the Lambert-Pearce Medal as the Best and Fairest of the VFLW for 2021. She finished on 17 votes, three votes clear of Collingwood skipper Caitlin Bunker, who finished second. Hawthorn’s Tamara Luke finished third on 11 votes, and there was a four […]

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 […]

30 added to 2021 AFL Draft Combine list

30 PLAYERS were added to the 2021 AFL Draft Combine list yesterday, taking the total invitees up to 120 after last month’s announcement of the initial 90. AFL clubs lodged the expanded list of prospects, who will participate in fitness testing events among their respective states. >> SCROLL to see the list of additions South […]

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 […]

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 […]

NAB League set for revamped finals structure

THE AFL announced on Thursday the NAB League is set for a shake-up to its finals structure, with 13 full-time regions split into country and metro conferences. A three-week finals series will commence next weekend (August 28/29) for five country-based programs – Bendigo Pioneers, Geelong Falcons, Gippsland Power, Greater Western Victoria (GWV) Rebels and Murray […]

PREVIEW | Country clashes continue in NAB League

THE 2021 NAB League home-and-away rounds draw to a close on Saturday, with another two all-country clashes making up the extent of this weekend’s fixtures. A recent shake-up in the competition’s finals structure sees the 13 full-time teams split into conferences, and the country placings will now be finalised ahead of a three-week post-season. Dandenong […]

State leagues preview: Seasons on the line in finals-shaping weekend

THERE will be potentially huge finals ramifications around the state leagues this weekend, as each regular season inches closer to closing. Tasmania hosts its final home-and-away round, while the shape of Western Australia’s top five remains up in the air with three weeks to play, and South Australia’s chasing pack puts it all on the […]

Pioneers poised well amid “rollercoaster” season

THE 2021 NAB League season has been “a little bit of a rollercoaster” for the Bendigo Pioneers, according to head coach Danny O’Bree, but the country region is buoyant about the opportunities being afforded to its brightest prospects. Whether it be at local level, in the VFL, or Vic Country squads, the Pios have been […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 NAB League Boys – Round 16

THE NAB League made its latest return on Sunday, with two games pitting four country regions agains each other. The Geelong Falcons and Gippsland Power picked up wins against higher-ranked adversaries, with rising prospects of all different age-groups impressive. We take a look at some of the top performers from each side in our opinion-based […]

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