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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 […]

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 […]

Collingwood leads the 2021 bid-matching dance with early movement

COLLINGWOOD has been busy in the early part of trade period, securing the opening deal and later shaking hands with Geelong for Nathan Kreuger. Much of the Magpies’ mobilisation comes down to matching a bid for father-son candidate Nick Daicos, who some believe is the leading prospect in this year’s draft. North Melbourne lays claim […]

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 […]

AFL U19s Player Focus: Matthew Johnson (Western Australia)

SUBIACO midfielder Matthew Johnson is rising in stocks once again after being named best afield in Western Australia’s thrilling Under 19 championships win over South Australia. With a wealth of starting midfielders unavailable, the 192cm talent stepped up in state colours to contribute 21 disposals, five clearances, and the match-winning goal assist. Having featured across […]

Indicative Draft Order: State of play ahead of trade period

WITH the 2021 AFL Premiership season run and done, attention will now turn to trade period ahead of November’s draft. Last week’s grand final saw the final two clubs confirm the indicative draft order ahead of said period, with plenty of picks set to swap hands as clubs look to make moves ahead of what […]

2021 WAFL Colts MOTR: Preliminary Final – Swan Districts vs. East Fremantle

MINOR premier Swan Districts advanced through to this year’s WAFL Colts Grand Final on Sunday morning, holding on to defeat East Fremantle by two points. Star forward Jack Williams pulled the Sharks back to within the final margin with 30 seconds left on the clock, but his side ran out of time in what was […]

Pocket Podcast | Western Australia vs. South Australia AFL U19s recap (Game 2)

THE AFL Under 19 National Championships continued on Saturday, as Western Australia again defeated their Southern counterparts in a thrilling grand final curtain raiser event. Post-match, the Final Siren podcast team assembled to recap all the key talking points in the next pocket podcast edition. Listen, as host Peter Williams is joined by guest analyst […]

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