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Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U17 National Championships – Queensland vs. Tasmania

QUEENSLAND and Tasmania locked horns in back-to-back representative fixtures on Friday, with either states’ brightest Under 17 and 19 prospects taking the field in Yeronga. In the bottom-age clash, Tasmania set an ominous tone for the day with its 14.12 (96) to 9.5 (59) victory on the road. We highlight some of the top performers […]

Scouting Notes: 2021 AFL U19 National Championships – Queensland vs. Tasmania

QUEENSLAND and Tasmania locked horns in back-to-back representative fixtures on Friday, with either states’ brightest Under 17 and 19 prospects taking the field in Yeronga. The home side came out narrow two-point victors in the Under 19 main event, controlling the match but forced to survive a late Tasmanian flurry to salute 9.8 (62) to […]

Tasmania proves too strong for Queensland in Under 17s triumph

THE team from Australia’s southernmost state flexed its muscle on their most northern counterparts, with a commanding 37-point victory over Queensland earlier today. On a lovely morning in Yeronga, the two sides faced off, with the best Under 17 talents of both states ready to impress spectators. In the end, Tasmania’s midfield was too dominant, […]

Ulverstone dominate scoreboard to book final decider spot with Glenorchy

ULVERSTONE has booked its spot in the Tasmanian Women’s Statewide Grand Final after getting the job done in an imposing performance against Launceston at Dial Park in Penguin on the weekend. The Robins controlled play for nearly the entirety of the match, having 15 scoring shots to six – including 11 to two by the […]

Up the Grades: Which youngsters cracked senior footy?

WITH finals time finally upon us in state leagues around the nation, there are plenty of budding AFL Draft prospects who are stepping up on the big stage. In a look Up the Grades, we highlight some of the National Combine invitees, state squad members, and academy products who plied their trade at senior level […]

State leagues wrap: Finals underway in Tassie, SANFL top five race goes down to the wire

FINALS action got underway in the Tasmanian State League (TSL) this past weekend, with one grand finalist already booked after a major upset. Meanwhile, the race for top five spots will go down to the wire in South Australia, and the best handful of West Australian sides are set to duke it out for ascendancy […]

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 […]

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 […]

State leagues preview: Everything to play for with finals fast approaching

FINALS time is fast-approaching in state leagues around the nation, with two minor premiers already crowned and plenty to play for as sides scrap for ascendancy. The VFL remains on the back-burner but will advance swiftly into finals upon its imminent return, with less than a month left until fans are finally treated to post-season […]

State leagues wrap: Minor premiers crowned as regular seasons wind down

LOCKDOWN saw yet another round of VFL football postponed, but there was still plenty of state league action for football fans to enjoy around the nation. Minor premiers were officially crowned in South Australia and Tasmania as regular season fixtures wind down, while an established top five still has some shaking up to do over […]

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