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Callum Mills named Round 16 NAB AFL Rising Star

Callum Mills from the Sydney Swans is the Round 16 NAB AFL Rising Star nominee. The 19-year-old was one of the Swans’ best in the 38-point win over the Geelong Cats at Simonds Stadium last Friday night. Mills kicked his

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Callum Mills: “Eat, sleep, train…and loving it”

Callum Mills has quickly and effortlessly taken to life as an AFL footballer, embracing the repetitious and strenuous workload after only two months as a Sydney Swan. This article originally appeared on the Sydney Swans website. By Sydney Swans Media   Mills,

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Uncategorised

Fab five NSW/ACT players rookie listed

After eight NSW/ACT players were taken in Tuesday’s National Draft, a further five local products have been added in today’s rookie Draft. Kyle Galloway and Sam Murray went to the Sydney Swans, GWS GIANTS committed to Daniel Lloyd, Wagga’s Jock

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NSW/ACT’s Draft delight

Talented quartet Callum Mills, Jacob Hopper, Matt Kennedy and Harrison Himmelberg have produced New South Wales’ best ever result at the AFL national draft in Adelaide after they were all picked in the first round and within the first 16

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, Community, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS, Western Sydney

Record four top 20 AFL Draft picks for NSW/ACT

Eight NSW/ACT products were drafted, including an unprecedented four players in the top 20 selections, at Tuesday’s NAB AFL National Draft in Adelaide. The AFL National Draft began in 1986, and until this year NSW/ACT has had just 13 players in

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS, Western Sydney

NSW/ACT Draft Update

For the first time in its history, the national draft has descended upon Adelaide and the City of Churches – along with the best young football talent in the country – is buzzing with excitement. NSW/ACT has had just five

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, AFL Riverina Front Page, Community, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS, Western Sydney

Mills keen to resume Heeney hostilities

Training sessions at the Sydney Swans’ academy last year were unmissable. Not only were the top-two draft prospects — Isaac Heeney and Callum Mills — on display, they were testing themselves against each other. And not holding back. This article

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Posted in Coaching news, Community, Featured News, Northern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS

Meet the NSW/ACT Academy Draft prospects

A number of northern academy kids should become high picks at next week’s draft, as the AFL’s live bidding system is used for the first time. The four northern clubs will need to come up with enough draft ‘points’ to

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, AFL Riverina Front Page, Central West, Coaching news, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS

Mills determined to overcome injuries

Highly rated inside midfielder Callum Mills has had to sit on the sidelines more than he would like as injuries have plagued his 2015 season. The Sydney Swans Academy star has been held up by injuries for the majority of

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Sydney Harbour, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS

A complete guide to the AFL bidding system

Have you struggled through many sleepless nights trying to work out how the AFL’s new bidding system works? Don’t worry: your questions, concerns and ‘what ifs’ are all answered here. By Emma Quayle This article originally appeared on The Age

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Under 18 RAMS