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North Melbourne under AFL investigation

VFL News - Sun, 11/02/2018 - 15:52
The Kangaroos have informed the AFL the club organised for three draft prospects to train with the club's VFL team — breaching the AFL's complex list lodgement and eligibility rules. The AFL is yet to announce what action it will consider taking against the Roos. It comes after Collingwood was hit with a ...

North Melbourne is under investigation by the AFL after owning up to breaking draft rules

VFL News - Sat, 10/02/2018 - 20:45
On Friday the Kangaroos self-reported for having three draft prospects illegally train with the club's VFL team in the lead-up to the national and rookie drafts. The Sunday ... Collingwood was fined $20,000 last month for having Flynn Appleby train with its VFL team last November. The Magpies then used ...

EXCLUSIVE: Roos self-report over rules breach

VFL News - Sat, 10/02/2018 - 14:54
Appleby tested at the Rookie Me Combine in October, then trained with Collingwood's VFL squad for three weeks in November leading up to the drafts. AFL.com.au can reveal that North Melbourne had three ineligible footballers under the same rule – 5.9(b)(ii) in the official AFL rules handbook – training ...

Sheahan, Huntly earn spots on Essendon&#39;s <b>VFL</b> list

VFL News - Sat, 10/02/2018 - 12:52
OPPORTUNITY: Strathfieldsaye premiership player Jamieson Sheahan has earned a spot on Essendon's VFL list of 24 for this year. Picture: GLENN ... Strathfieldsaye's Sheahan and Castlemaine's Huntly join South Bendigo's Kieran Strachan, who was on the Bombers' VFL list last year. “Both boys ...

Noble Park suffered an exodus of star players but is busy rebuilding with young talent

VFL News - Fri, 09/02/2018 - 17:56
The Bulls have signed a string of players from VFL ranks. But the bulk of them remain on VFL lists and will play at Noble Park only when not picked in the state league. Noble may not see a lot of Richmond's Jake Aarts, Port Melbourne's Anthony Anastasio and Frankston pair Yilber “Bella'' Zijai and ...

Revealed: Mystery Pie at centre of $20K fine

VFL News - Fri, 09/02/2018 - 15:41
ROOKIE-listed Magpie Flynn Appleby was the footballer at the centre of an AFL probe that saw Collingwood whacked with a big fine last week. The Magpies failed to notify the AFL that Appleby was training at their sister VFL club ahead of last year's drafts, but he would have been ineligible regardless.

Ex-AFL player Liam Sumner heads list of recruits for VAFA Tigers

VFL News - Fri, 09/02/2018 - 11:22
The Tigers have also landed Sandringham VFL small forward Nathan Smith, who crossed from Hampton Rovers; two other Zebras in James Sziller and Robert Iudica; and former SANFL onballer Steve Tahana, who is on Collingwood's VFL list and played at Eastern league power Vermont last year.

AFLW&#39;s Dal Pos feels pinch of playing more

VFL News - Fri, 09/02/2018 - 03:41
Dal Pos is one of the code's pioneers, who has played in the VFL and the fledgling national women's competition. She concedes she made a slow start to the AFLW season. "It's been a long, long two years," said Dal Pos, who will play against Carlton in Sydney on Friday evening. "We've had VFL ...

AFLW&#39;s Dal Pos feels pinch of playing more

VFL News - Fri, 09/02/2018 - 03:41
It took only one round of the new AFLW season for the impact of the growing demands on the players to hit home for Greater Western Sydney star Jess Dal Pos. The Giants' 2017 best and fairest winner and outstanding midfielder tallied just a meagre four possessions in an underwhelming start to 2018 ...

<b>VFL</b>: Right at Holmes

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:18
One of the VFL's most promising young talents, Nash Holmes says that the opportunity to join North Melbourne's VFL side in its first year was one that was too good to pass up. A gun midfielder, he impressed many onlookers in his two seasons with Essendon's VFL side, and was touted as a potential ...

Luckless Saint &#39;in really good shape&#39;: Richo

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 19:37
After his first two seasons at Collingwood were all but wiped out by hamstring injuries, Freeman moved to St Kilda ahead of the 2016 season and was able to play eight games in the VFL and VFL development league. The No.10 pick in the 2013 NAB AFL Draft then put together an extended block of VFL ...

Brisbane Lions star Mitch Robinson on Tasmania&#39;s footy crisis

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:22
We had a team in the VFL, the Tassie Devils, which gave us all a chance to play on AFL-listed players, in front of AFL coaches and scouts. We had the Under 18 National Championships to showcase our talent against the best juniors in the country and the Tassie Mariners played in two or three TAC ...

Chelsea Mitchell, daughter of Barry and sister of Tom, signs with Hawthorn&#39;s <b>VFL</b> Women&#39;s team

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:22
Chelsea Mitchell, the sister of Hawthorn best-and-fairest Tom, has recently signed with the Hawks' VFL Women's team, continuing the famous football family's dynasty. EXTRAORDINARY MOVE TO FIX AFLW · AFLW PRIDE GAME 'COULD CHANGE LIVES'. The 19-year-old midfielder has been playing ...

Eleven Eastern Football League players to line up with <b>VFL</b> side Coburg in 2018

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 13:37
Best and fairest runner-up Ryan Exon (Blackburn) has also recommitted to the Lions, while Connor Byrne (Balwyn) and Sam Lowson (East Ringwood) will be looking to build on their first seasons in the VFL. Alex Mioni (Norwood) and Jack Sandric (East Ringwood) will also be pushing for senior ...

<b>VFL</b>: February 7 Training

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:59
With North's 24-man VFL squad finalised, the leadership group in place and their season opener just 66 days away, it's all systems go for coach David Loader and his newly-assembled squad. The team battled the intense Melbourne heat during Wednesday night's training session, as the group ...

VTCA North-West A1: Pascoe Vale Hadfield opener Josh Trembearth hammers double hundred ...

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:03
“He couldn't mix Premier Cricket and VFL footy together.” Wallace conceded the Round 10 defeat had left the Panthers relying on other results to remain a chance of earning a finals berth. Pascoe Vale Hadfield sits sixth on the ladder with matches against Footscray United and Kingsville to come, 17.85 ...

Carlton AFL player Ciaran Sheehan signs on at EDFL club Avondale Heights, joining Dennis ...

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:18
Nathan Byrne (Mangoplah CUE) and former Werribee VFL duo Luke McLeod (Warrnambool) and Jake Edwards (Portland) have also crossed to the Heights, but McDonald conceded “bit of the unknown” surrounded the club's other recruits. Ex-North Melbourne player McDonald has committed to steer ...

Aish graduates from school of hard knocks

VFL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:41
DESPITE initial concerns over an innocuous blow to the head during the VFL finals that resulted in concussion, Collingwood's James Aish has resumed training with a full bill of health. Aish says he has recovered completely from three head knocks last season – one in round nine, when he fractured his ...

Tasmania talent priority as football firestorm threatens to erupt

VFL News - Wed, 07/02/2018 - 18:30
Under an arrangement announced late last year, North Melbourne will select players from the TSL to play in their VFL team in 2018 and is looking to foster talent through its next generation academy. The Kangaroos are likely to select a player from the TSL early in the VFL season but there remains real ...

Cat signing a big win for Werribee Tigers

VFL News - Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:33
Werribee Football Club has bolstered its big man stocks with the signing of former Geelong VFL player Jack Berry. Berry, 22, is the second ruckman with VFL experience to sign with the Tigers in the new year, following former North Ballarat Rooster Nick Nott. Berry, who stands at 198 centimetres, spent ...

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