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The Fish That Won’t Stop Swimming – Sam Fisher’s road to AFL redemption

In 2016, Sam Fisher fulfilled his childhood dream when he was selected in the AFL’s Rookie Draft by the Sydney Swans. But, after a year of playing and training alongside the likes of Callum Mills, Kieran Jack and Isaac Heeney,

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AFL NSW/ACT’s Top 10 Greatest Draft Gems

While a lot is made of the importance of early picks, clubs can score massive wins by finding gems late in the draft, and indeed the pre-season and rookie drafts. We take a look look at AFL NSW/ACT’s Top 10

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Friendship, family, and football – Inside the journey of AFL Draft prospect Angus Baker

ANGUS BAKER is preparing for one of the biggest days of his life as the 2019 AFL Draft approaches later this month. Surrounded by the people closest to him, Angus will watch the draft from his Dad’s home in Sydney

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These are the contenders for Pick Number One

Jarrod Brander

Originally published by Fox Footy. THESE are the contenders for Pick 1 — and whether they would suit ether, or both, of the two teams ‘vying’ for the wooden spoon. Plus the WAFL prospect and state combine invitee that destroyed

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All Stars to bring together best youngsters

Originally published by AFL.com.au THE COUNTRY’S leading draft hopefuls for this year and next will again converge in Grand Final week for two NAB AFL All Stars games. As was the case last year, which was the first time the

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Top prospect leads Allies to thrilling upset

Jarrod Brander

Originally published on AFL.com.au ALLIES forward Jarrod Brander produced his best performance of the NAB AFL Under-18 Championships, playing a commanding role up forward in his side’s upset three-point win over Vic Metro at Simonds Stadium on Wednesday. The thrilling

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Father-son prospect Blakey put on ice

Nick Blakey

Originally published by Fox Footy. Exciting 2018 draft prospect Nick Blakey has been put on ice, with the versatile utility set to miss the remainder of the 2017 season through injury. Blakey, the son of North Melbourne and Lions great John

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NEAFL stars eye AFL Draft

  Connor Owen-Auburn Age: 18 Position: Defender 2016 NEAFL Games: 14 (Giants) Western Sydney product Connor Owen-Auburn has been a member from the GIANTS Academy since he was 13. He has played 14 NEAFL games in the 2016 season, where

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Win tickets to the 2016 NAB AFL Draft in Sydney!

NAB AFL Draft

18 Teams. 1 Dream. Australia’s best young talent will assemble in Sydney in November, with the Harbour City named as the venue for the next two NAB AFL drafts. Fans will have the opportunity to win tickets to attend the

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GIANTS nominate Academy players

The GIANTS have nominated nine players from its Academy ahead of next month’s NAB AFL Draft. Yesterday’s nominations means the GIANTS can match any bids made for the nine players on Draft night. GIANTS Academy Player of the Year Harry

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