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Axed Tiger next in line to take the punt

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 19:26
Lennon featured in the Richmond's VFL team's Grand Final loss to Port Melbourne, with the forward missing a shot at goal from outside 50 after the ...

Collingwood add defender with famous cousin, Flynn Appleby, via AFL rookie draft

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 18:50
The Western Bulldogs selected former Carlton rookie Billy Gowers after he spent a year with the Footscray VFL team and Hawthorn rewarded ...

Collingwood add defender with famous cousin, Flynn Appleby, via AFL rookie draft

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 18:41
Living with drafted Docker Lloyd Meek and Ballarat Rebels captain Callan Wellings and working at the Ballarat Yacht Club, Appleby impressed as a defender during 2017 and has trained with Collingwood's VFL team in the past three weeks. A standout junior at Cohuna he also returned to play one ...

Rookies that fit the mould

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 18:41
Derek Hine says: “Brody's a player who has been a really consistent performer at VFL level for a long period of time. His performances, particularly ...

North adds speed demon

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 18:07
“We were able to get a good look at Tom recently when he trained here at Arden Street with our VFL squad. “His mix of speed and endurance was very ...

Welcome to Collingwood: Brody Mihocek

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 17:56
The 25-year-old has spent time in the VFL with Werribee and Port Melbourne and played an integral role in the Borough's Grand Final victory over ...

Welcome to Collingwood: Flynn Appleby

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 17:45
Appleby's VFL call-up in 2017 came in round 17. The opponent that day? Collingwood. The 18-year-old had 15 disposals, but was unable to help his ...

Northern Blues best and fairest Cam O'Shea rewarded with spot on Carlton's list in pre-season draft

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 17:45
O'Shea was named in the VFL team of the year, featured in the state game and won Northern Blues' best-and-fairest with a record votes tally. Invited to ...

Rookie pick 4: Thomas Murphy

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 17:28
Whta to expect: The 19-year-old midfielder is an elite kick, known for his power and speed. Murphy has been training with the Roos' VFL team over the ...

Draft wrap: Cats hand delisted Bulldog a lifeline

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 17:08
Carlton was the only club to participate in the Pre-Season Draft, selecting former Port Adelaide defender and Northern Blues' VFL club champion Cam ...

Blues reward O'Shea

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 17:00
New Blue | Cam O'Shea Watch VFL Highlights from Cam O'Shea, Carlton's selection from the NAB AFL Pre-Season Draft.

Live: AFL preseason and rookie drafts

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 14:33
Former Port Adelaide defender Cam O'Shea has been training with Carlton after playing with the club's VFL affiliate this year. The running defender won Northern Blues' best-and-fairest after an impressive season. Former Fremantle rookie Haiden Schloithe is also hoping for a second chance as a ...

Tristan Xerri gets to North Melbourne

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 12:41
“It gave me confidence being able to perform at VFL level and showed the recruiters what I can do. “It's maybe what got me over the line, so that was ...

Former AFL player Will Hams urges people to talk about men's mental health after tragedy

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 12:07
Hams spent this season at the Box Hill Hawks in the VFL. He never spoke publicly about his personal tragedy while playing for Essendon, but felt the time had now come. “It's something that my family and I are still struggling with, but in many respects it has made us look at our own mental health,” Hams ...

Former AFL player Will Hams urges people to talk about men's mental health after tragedy

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 11:56
Hams spent this season at the Box Hill Hawks in the VFL. He never spoke publicly about his personal tragedy while playing for Essendon, but felt the ...

Oakleigh Chargers defender Ed Richards recruited to Western Bulldogs with pick No.16

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 09:52
Western Bulldogs recruit Ed Richards became the fourth generation from the Pannam/Richards bloodlines to reach the VFL/AFL ranks, capping a ...

The rise and rise of Casey Demon Bayley Fritsch

Sun, 26/11/2017 - 07:34
Making it four draftees in 12 months, Bayley Fritsch made the rise that was expected of him when the Demons claimed him with selection 31 in last Friday night's AFL national draft in Sydney. It followed his 42-goal season and receipt of the Fothergill Round Medal as the VFL's most promising player (all ...

Melbourne recruit Charlie Spargo has drawn comparisons with AFL legend Brent Harvey

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 14:00
Bayley Fritsch, a 20-year-old goalkicker from VFL affiliate Casey Demons, might one day be the Jack Watts replacement. Charlie Spargo was taken by Melbourne in the national draft. Picture: Aaron Francis. “Fritsch is a good story for the club and Casey,” Taylor said. “We have tracked him for three years ...

Draft pick 73 - Sam Switkowski

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 23:56
A bout of glandular fever and a hamstring injury interrupted Switkowski's 2017 but he still managed to kick 19 goals in 12 games while becoming arguably the best pressure forward in the VFL. The forward's speed and intent is relentless and he consistently creates turnovers in the forward half with his ...

Hamish and Andy: Brayshaw bros head west

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 23:33
But Hamish had no guarantees after being overlooked last year and splitting his time between the Sandringham Dragons as an overage player and the Sandringham Zebras in the VFL in 2017. When West Coast called out the tough midfielder's name at pick No.68, his mother Deborah and father Mark ...

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