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<b>VFL</b>: Practice match Saturday

VFL News - 6 hours 52 min ago
North Melbourne's VFL team will take on Coburg in a practice match this Saturday at Arden Street. While the full squads are still to be announced, the Roos' lineup is set to have a strong AFL flavour once again, with the club boasting strong availability across the board. Hundreds of fans turned out for ...

Injuries, good form earn rookie pair their debuts for Collingwood

VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 23:56
Daniel Wells and Alex Fasolo will play in a VFL practice match after overcoming injuries. James Aish (calf) is another who could not be considered and Tyson Goldsack will miss the year after wrecking his knee in a practice match. Elliott, who played 17 games last year after missing the entire 2016 ...

Injury Update: Pies well placed

VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 18:07
Only a handful of Collingwood's senior playing list will be unavailable for selection at AFL or VFL level as the club prepares for the opening round of the ... The AFL side begins its campaign with a match against Hawthorn on Saturday night, while the VFL Magpies will meet Box Hill in a practice match on ...


VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 17:02
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The selection battle

VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 16:26
Every available player has been given the opportunity to prove themselves to the Match Committee throughout the pre-season, either in the JLT Community Series or in last weekend's VFL practice match. “With the JLT Series and the nature of the shorter competition, we have so many guys fit and ...

South Croydon adds to its playing stocks for a tilt at back-to-back Eastern Football League flags

VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 15:41
The VFL pair of Jayden Cass (Richmond) and Liam Cox (Box Hill) will also both be available full-time. McCormick could also have a plethora of state league players at his disposal after the demise of the development league, with the Box Hill quintet of Anthony Brolic, Nick Evans, Chris Jones, Brayden ...

Bucks confirms Saturday&#39;s debutants

VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 15:30
Veteran Daniel Wells and forward Alex Fasolo will line up in Friday's VFL practice match with Box Hill, but Jordan De Goey (hamstring) and Levi Greenwood ... However, he said Fasolo – who played in a VFL intraclub earlier this month after December shoulder surgery – had a "little bit of work to do".

Frankston Park renamed SkyBus Stadium in lucrative sponsorship for Frankston Dolphins

VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 15:07
Frankston is preparing for a comeback season to the VFL after spending 2017 on the sidelines owing to financial difficulties that shunted it into administration. Buckenara said he believed the ground sponsorship was as lucrative as any in the league. SkyBus operates services to and from Tullamarine ...

Dangerfield firming for opening round start

VFL News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 12:30
Lloyd said forward Stewart Crameri felt he needed more game time in the VFL before making himself available for selection at AFL level, but added he was confident he would be ready to go in the coming weeks. While he won't play against the Demons, fellow newcomer Lachie Fogarty could be a ...

Geelong won&#39;t pick Patrick Dangerfield if he is not fully fit

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 23:56
Nakia Cockatoo also impressed the Cats in a VFL practice match after a restricted past few weeks due to a minor hamstring problem. In three-quarters of game time, he showed no signs of the injury that cost him 12 games last season and also ruled him out of Geelong's two practice matches. Another ...

Geelong Cats 2018: Patrick Dangerfield firming for Round 1 clash with Melbourne

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 20:33
The 19-year-old appears to be in a battle with Cory Gregson for a spot in the starting 22, however with both small forwards did their chances no harm on Friday night during a VFL practice match against Werribee. Lloyd said AFL-listed players George Horlin-Smith, Jordan Cunico, Esava Ratugolea and ...

New Cats recruit to miss round one

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 17:11
He did play for Geelong's VFL side on Friday night, and will look to regain some much needed form and match fitness there before stepping into the ... got a level of confidence around his overall condition – it's just match practice he's missed,” Cats coach Chris Scott said during Geelong's VFL hit-out.

&#39;We&#39;re well and truly behind him&#39;

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 15:30
Draftee Jaidyn Stephenson and ex-Sydney rookie Sam Murray are among those in contention to debut against the Hawks, while those lacking match conditioning after limited pre-seasons including Jamie Elliott (ankle), Daniel Wells (Achillies) and possibly Alex Fasolo have Friday's VFL practice hit-out ...

Ahern settles back in

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 15:30
Paul Ahern took another big step in his return from a knee injury on Saturday, impressing the coaches in a defensive role during a VFL practice match. Drafted in 2014, Ahern is yet to play an AFL game following two knee re-constructions, but after a patient recovery process his luck is beginning to turn.

Hawks expand their wings into netball

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 14:33
“We are more than just a football club at Hawthorn and this partnership is a fantastic opportunity to venture into a new community sporting code and display our commitment and investment into women's sport, in addition to what we are already doing in football with our VFL and VFLW side,” Reeves said.

New Cat concedes he&#39;ll miss round one

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 13:37
GEELONG recruit Stewart Crameri has conceded he's left his run too late for his AFL return in the Cats' season opener on Sunday. Having played his first competitive game of the pre-season in Friday's VFL practice match, the former Bomber and Bulldog said he would need more time as he overcomes a ...

Demons in doubt: Light duties for key pair

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 11:18
The nine Demons who played in the VFL practice match for Casey against Box Hill on Saturday (Dom Tyson, James Harmes, Jeff Garlett, Neville Jetta, Sam Weideman, Dean Kent, Sam Frost, Joel Smith and Tim Smith) all jogged laps as part of their programs. Tyson, Garlett, Jetta and Harmes are all in ...

Geelong <b>VFL</b>: Too many talls for Cats&#39; season-opener against Werribee

VFL News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 11:00
“Without predicting the future with AFL selection, in the VFL we're going to be tall at times,” he said. “That could be our strength but also our weakness as well, but kicking it long to our advantage to our talls and getting our smalls to the front and square hopefully helps us lock it in our forward half or kick ...

Hawthorn partners with Bingo Industries

VFL News - Sun, 18/03/2018 - 08:56
Hawthorn are proud to announce Bingo Industries has joined the club as a valued partner of the men's team and co-major sponsor of the VFL women's team. Bingo is a leading recycling and waste management company providing end-to-end waste solutions, including waste collection, processing, ...

VFLW: Geelong Cats have eyes fixed on 2019 AFLW debut

VFL News - Sat, 17/03/2018 - 23:56
“Last year was an unknown,” he said. “This year the whole competition will be revamped with five new teams coming in. There'll be a lot of change with players now that there are AFL-aligned VFL teams, so there will be a lot of movement between clubs. “The whole competition will almost be brand new.