Showing posts for: Eric Benning
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Subiaco back on top with fifth flag in eight seasons

SUBIACO has won its fifth flag in eight seasons, and its 16th West Australian Football League (WAFL) flag overall, by defeating South Fremantle at Optus Stadium on Saturday. The Bulldogs were looking to level the Lions on state league flags, and were eyeing off back-to-back titles following their win last year. Though much like two […]

A dozen AFL Draft Combine invitees hopefuls in action

A DOZEN AFL Draft Combine invitees will run around in respective West Australian Football League (WAFL) and South Australian National Football League (SANFL) Grand Finals, with four of the five games featuring at least one combine invitee. Both the WAFL Colts (six) and SANFL Reserves (four) have multiple players with a top-end talent representative in […]

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

WESTERN Australia scraped home by five points against South Australia in Saturday’s AFL Grand Final curtain-raiser, providing a chance for either state’s Under 19 squads to shine on the big stage. Claremont swingman Jacob Van Rooyen was the hosts’ saviour with his last-gasp goal, but there were plenty of strong performers throughout the day. We […]

PREVIEW | West meets South once more for curtain-raiser showcase

DRAFT watchers and recruiters alike will be treated to another Under 19 National Championships spectacle this weekend, with South Australia and Western Australia going head-to-head in Saturday’s AFL grand final curtain raiser. Having already met once this year, the two sides will look much different this time around with a bunch of changes set to […]

South and West Australia set for changes galore in grand final curtain raiser

DRAFT watchers and recruiters alike will be treated to another Under 19 National Championships spectacle this weekend, with South Australia and Western Australia going head-to-head in Saturday’s AFL grand final curtain raiser. Having already met once this year, the two sides will look much different this time around with a bunch of changes set to […]

1 2 3