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Hamish and Andy: Brayshaw bros become rivals

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 23:02
"I watched Angus and Hamish play last year in the VFL and I felt like one of those chameleon lizards with an eye going each way. "I can't imagine what I will be like if they're both playing in a Derby. It's another dimension." Andy's bolt to No.2 has given him bragging rights as the highest picked player in ...

Calder Cannons hopeful of successful rookie draft with five players in mix for selection

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 22:15
Johnston referenced Sam Mitchell's journey to the AFL through the VFL when discussing Bernacki's chances. “He's got the attitude and some of the contested ball (and) attack on the ball stuff that will hold him in good stead whatever level he plays,” he said. Cannons talent manager Ian Kyte said the club ...

Noah Balta joins reigning AFL premier Richmond with pick 25 in AFL National Draft

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 21:52
Potentially a successor for Jack Riewoldt in attack or capable of complementing Rance, Dylan Grimes and Astbury in defence, Balta is likely to develop in Richmond's VFL team next year. “I reckon it's a great pick up from Richmond,” former Calder coach Andrew Johnston said. “His versatility, he can play ...

More watts for Dees: Sparky taken at No.31

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 21:07
MELBOURNE has used the draft pick it received for Jack Watts on a 20-year-old third forward from its VFL affiliate Casey, a player who stamped himself as one of the most existing mature-age prospects outside the AFL this season. The Demons selected Bayley Fritsch with the pick No.31 they received ...

North adds midfield depth

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 20:47
North Melbourne has taken a significant step towards addressing its shortage of midfield run and class with its first pick in Friday night's NAB AFL Draft, ...

Dream still alive on AFL Draft day

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 06:52
The 21-year-old defender won his side's best and fairest award and made the VFL Team of the Year. But after being overlooked in the 2015 draft, ...

Is the AFL hijacking women's football?

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 02:22
For what was then the premier league of women's football, the contrasts between the playing conditions were extreme. It felt haphazard, and really it seemed to have little oversight by any governing body. Compared to the VFL itself, it felt like a distant cousin. But with the success of the AFLW this season, ...

Canberra Demons captain Jordan Harper hoping for third time lucky at AFL Draft

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 17:56
"I've been training with their VFL team and I'll be playing there next year if nothing happens with the draft," Harper said. "It's fantastic being around the league environment and it will be pretty fun to run around with those AFL guys every week. "It's a high standard and that elite environment is where I want ...

Canberra Demons captain Jordan Harper hoping for third time lucky at AFL Draft

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 17:56
Harper has put a contingency plan in place if it proves third time unlucky and has moved to Victoria to join North Melbourne's VFL side. "I've been training with their VFL team and I'll be playing there next year if nothing happens with the draft," Harper said. "It's fantastic being around the league ...

AFL draft 2017 lifelines: Players training with AFL clubs and hoping to be signed

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:18
The AFL confirmed the list of potential pick-ups training for a contract on Thursday, with SANFL duo Lachlan Murphy and Joseph Sinor, as well as VFL ...

Premiership a fitting finale for Port Melbourne favourite | photos | The Standard

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 12:07
Dwyer, 31, returned to Port Melbourne that season after a three-year stint at AFL powerhouse Collingwood. But injury limited him to the last three matches after he “ripped three tendons off” in his hamstring. He recovered to play 21 games in his final VFL campaign. “Even last pre-season it was a still a bit ...

Williamstown tall Tim Currie signs on with Northern Football League club Eltham

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 11:56
After playing 22 TAC Cup games with Northern Knights, Currie embarked on a six-year VFL career, playing 30 matches (29 Development League, one ...

Strathmore signings to help push for higher Essendon District Football League honours

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 11:45
STRATHMORE has signalled its intent to climb into Essendon District Football League flag contention with the signing of a prolific VFL skipper.

Port Melbourne champion Sam Dwyer calls time on his <b>VFL</b> career

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:26
He won two reserve grade best and fairests at Port Melbourne and the VFL's A Todd Medal for the Development League. Frustration accompanied the ...

Oakleigh Chargers hoping Noah Answerth is selected in AFL draft after a season ruined by injury

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 10:03
Wooller's grandfather Fred captained the Cats to their 1963 flag and booted 225 goals from 132 VFL games. Geelong has three second-round ...

NFL champion Daniel Keenan returns to Hurstbridge after decorated Montmorency career

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 09:41
Meanwhile, Montmorency has added Coburg VFL vice-captain Peter McEvoy and on-baller Luke Bunker to its list as aligned players for 2018.

Plans lodged for Arden St upgrade

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 08:33
A scoreboard and interchange benches will also be installed around the ground, along with improved lighting so the Roos' AFLW and VFL teams can ...

Coaching structure finalised

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 08:22
In an expanded structure, the Blues welcome Brent Stanton and Jason Davenport to the full-time development coaching roles of VFL midfield and ...

Roos lodge plans for massive Arden St upgrade

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 20:45
A scoreboard and interchange benches will also be installed around the ground, along with improved lighting so the Roos' AFLW and VFL teams can train at night. North recently lodged its redevelopment plans with the Melbourne City Council and is hoping the council will consider them at one of its ...

AFL draft 2017: The nine players who&#39;ve been in contention for Pick 1 over past 12 months

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 17:00
In the AFL academy's annual games against VFL opposition, Dandenong's Luke Davies-Uniacke announced himself as a genuine Pick 1 contender. After missing the first game for the Academy through injury, Davies-Uniacke produced a stellar midfield performance against the Northern Blues at Etihad ...

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