Talent news

Four-gen footy family: Young Dee to make history

Charlie Spargo

Originally published by AFL.com.au. WHEN Melbourne draftee Charlie Spargo makes his AFL debut, his family will achieve a League record. The former Murray Bushrangers pocket rocket, whom the Demons snared with pick No. 29 in the recent NAB AFL Draft,

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Local teens on tour in Fiji with Flying Boomerangs

Flying Boomerangs

On Saturday, AFL NSW/ACT Flying Boomerangs team members, Wesley Clark and David Whyman took off for Fiji as a part of the 2017 Rio Tinto AFL Flying Boomerangs Leadership Program. Now in its twelfth year, the Rio Tinto AFL Flying

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Big shift see Saints rookie spread his wings

Doulton Langlands

Originally published by AFL.com.au. It’s the highlights reel that should have St Kilda fans drooling. The Saints have been crying out for a speedy midfielder with brilliant foot skills and Doulton Langlands might be the man for the job. Picked up

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2018 Academy players to keep an eye on

Jack Hardman

Originally published on AFL.com.au. Many footy experts have described the 2018 NAB AFL Draft as a bumper crop, and four clubs will be hoping their academy programs can provide them with plenty of future stars. Among the list of potential

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Nicholas Shipley poised to create history with GWS Giants at AFL draft

Nicholas Shipley

Originally published by The Australian. Barring a significant selection shock, Campbelltown teenager Nicholas Shipley will create history on Friday. A member of Greater Western Sydney’s football academy, the 18-year-old is set to become the first homegrown talent to earn a

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Our 2016 NAB AFL Draftees – where are they now?

Will Setterfield

With only one-week to go until the 2017 NAB AFL Draft, the next crop of AFL NSW/ACT talent waits nervously to hear their name called by pick 110. In 2016, AFL NSW/ACT had a record breaking number of players drafted

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Register for free tickets to the 2017 NAB AFL Draft

NAB AFL Draft

This year’s NAB AFL Draft will return to Sydney on Friday, November 24. The Draft will be held in the Sydney Showgrounds precinct, the fourth venue change for the event in the past four years, having been staged on the Gold Coast

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Phase One GIANTS Academy squads announced

The GWS GIANTS Academy has announced their Phase One Pre-Season squads for the period of 14 November – 14 December 2018. With Academy bases placed across the region from Wagga Wagga, Canberra,Western Sydney, Albury, Tocumwal and Broken Hill, over 100

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Next generation show off their AFL Goodes

Adam Goodes Talent Camp

The fourth annual Adam Goodes Talent Program Camp took place over the weekend, welcoming 43 boys aged 12-15-years-old from across the region, for a weekend of cultural leadership and football development. The three day camp held at Sydney’s National Centre of

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Three locals selected for AFLW Academy

Alyce Parker

The AFL has announced the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Academy squads, which include three players from the New South Wales and ACT region. Thurgoona’s Alyce Parker and Woorinen’s Jordyn Jolliffe have both been selected in the Level Two squad following stellar

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