VFL News

Ryan Garthwaite predicts another huge year for Dustin Martin

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 17:56
“It would be amazing to come up and play,” Garthwaite said. “I know the ground (Norm Minns Oval) inside out. “If I'm not picked, I'll be playing a VFL practice match.” Garthwaite had an interrupted start to his first pre-season at Richmond, battling with a groin complaint, but was one of the Tigers' best VFL ...

<b>VFL</b>: Set for big stage

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 16:15
North Melbourne's VFL side will play two games at Etihad Stadium, one at the MCG and one at GMHBA Stadium (Geelong) as curtain-raisers to the Roos' AFL team in 2018. The VFL team, coached by David Loader, will take on the AFL Academy in a practice match ahead of the Round 3 clash against ...

Lions beefing up

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 13:03
As the 2018 season approaches Seymour continues to bolster its list with Alex Johnston and Aiden Adams joining from the VFL's Werribee Football Club, along with a string of former Lions recently signing up. Johnston, 20, is originally from Bathurst, NSW, and was on a GWS scholarship for four years ...

<b>VFL</b>: Opportunity knocks

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 14:33
After missing out on the 2017 AFL Draft, Quentin Montanaro is hoping that the North Melbourne VFL team can be his route into the big time. Recruited from the Sandringham Dragons TAC Cup team, Montanaro said the opportunity to join a VFL program like the North's was too good an opportunity to turn ...

GDFL: Bannockburn best-and-fairest Jack Brauman leaves to join Bell Park, Werribee

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 12:07
JACK Brauman has spoken of the “very tough” decision to leave Bannockburn and join the GFL in a bid to enhance his VFL prospects. The reigning Tigers' best-and-fairest winner has landed at Bell Park at the preference of Werribee after his place on its VFL list was confirmed this month. “The Werribee ...

Wolfsburg coach Schmidt resigns after five months

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 05:45
Sporting director Olaf Rebbe added: "Martin Schmidt wanted to leave the way open for a new coach so that VfL could make sure of retaining top flight status as soon as possible." "We would like to have achieved that with him but we couldn't dissuade him from his decision," he added. "I have to admit his ...

Wolfsburg coach Schmidt resigns after five months

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 05:45
BERLIN, Feb 19 (Reuters) - VfL Wolfsburg coach Martin Schmidt resigned on Monday after five months and 22 games in charge and only four days before a key Bundesliga relegation battle against Mainz 05.

A look at the most dominant eras in <b>VFL</b>/AFL history

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 02:49
I loved looking down the list of VFL – as it was still known in the 1980s – premiers and runners-up since 1897. Yes, the first VFL season was way back in 1897. The trusty Miller's Guide revealed that Essendon won that first one. I would continue down the list. “Collingwood won four flags in a row from ...

Ready to fire: Firey Tom Pridgeon to join Imperials&#39; strong brigade of midfielders

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 20:27
Pridgeon, 25, played VFL Reserves football with Sandringham before senior games with the now-defunct Bendigo Gold and Frankston then spending time in the Bendigo Football League. Imperials playing co-coach Brad Hards, who has been joined by former assistant coach Adam Hartlett in the top ...

Jordan De Goey&#39;s heavy penalty for drink driving might be exactly what he needs, Mark Robinson ...

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 15:43
Train with the VFL side for a month. Jordan De Goey trained with Collingwood's VFL side on Monday night. Picture: Tony Gough. Yet, the penalty that arguably hurts a player most is banning him from playing games. The Pies baulked at that one. They announced De Goey was suspended indefinitely.

Jordan De Goey&#39;s heavy penalty for drink driving might be exactly what he needs, Mark Robinson ...

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 15:39
De Goey is stupid but he's also a talent and the Magpies need all the talent on the park in the opening weeks of the season. Jordan De Goey has been suspended indefinitely. Picture: Wayne Ludbey. At this point, why would Collingwood suspend him for six weeks? It's too aggressive to label ...

De Goey admits problem, bans himself indefinitely

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 14:25
Jordan De Goey admitted to his Collingwood teammates that he had behavioural problem before imposing a drinking ban on himself and suggesting an indefinite suspension from senior selection. The 21-year-old began training with the club's VFL team on Monday night and he will also be eligible to ...

Originally published as &#39;Shattered&#39; De Goey trains with Pies&#39; <b>VFL</b> side

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 14:24
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De Goey suspended indefinitely, banished to <b>VFL</b>

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 14:11
Jordan will be required to undertake employment away from the club for a period of not less than four weeks. During this time he will train in the evenings with the Collingwood VFL squad. - Jordan will take on a meaningful role with a charitable organisation, a position that will be monitored by the club.

North youth excites

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 11:22
With a new format and some new faces in action, it can be hard to analyse Friday night's AFLX performance, but VFL coach David Loader couldn't have been more pleased. Loader took the reins alongside Brad Scott for the inaugural tournament, and says the opportunity to blood some new faces was ...

AFL legend Alastair Lynch fears for Tassie footy

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 06:18
“You've got such a passionate region that has been supporting AFL footy pretty much since it started over a century ago, it's sad to think it's got to this state.” Lynch said the Tassie Mariners becoming a full-time member of the under-18 TAC Cup or a Tasmanian VFL team could be the answer to providing ...

This Facebook Page Collates A Bunch Of Great Old School Footy Videos

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 15:41
Everyone remembers the footy of their youth through rose-coloured glasses, when the shorts were small, the hits were big, the defending questionable and the goals plentiful. One Facebook page — VFL AFL 20th Century History Photos Videos Memories — has taken to documenting the best memories ...

Could Sam Lloyd be the key to Richmond&#39;s premiership defence?

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 02:11
He was also awarded the Norm Goss Medal for best afield in a losing VFL grand final. Typically considered a useful small forward, and known by many for his after the siren heroics against Sydney, Lloyd developed into a ball winner last season. Looking to build on this ability, he recently confirmed that ...

Lochlan Dhurrkay leaves Northern Territory home to pursue football career

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 23:56
It is what he hopes will take his football to a new level, and while it is hurting him deeply being away from his family, he has come to Geelong's VFL team with their blessing and unconditional support. “It's pretty hard leaving my family and my wife and kids back home, but I just continue on. I'm following ...

<b>VFL</b>: Bringing experience

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 17:11
After spending the past three years playing at Rochester in the Goulburn Valley league, Steve Stroobants is excited to join North's VFL squad, and is looking forward to imparting some wisdom on his younger teammates. “The move's been great,” Stroobants told North Media. “I'm really looking forward to ...

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