Southern NSW

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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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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Sydney CPR World Record attempt

There have been plenty of large crowds at Allianz Stadium in Sydney for a range of sporting blockbusters, but on Take Heart Australia Day people are urged to flock to the ground for a different reason. On Monday November 30,

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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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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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Hopper tops Champion Data Draft pool

Leeton’s Jacob Hopper has been ranked the top Draft Prospect in this year’s crop by stats gurus Champion Data, with two NSW/ACT RAMS teammates joining the 18-year-old in the top ten. It was a RAMS quinella, with North Shore gun

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Stay at home: Dad’s advice pays off for Kennedy

Matthew Kennedy was still getting used to playing in the TAC Cup when the draft value index and new bidding system were finalised earlier this year. He figured he should read up on them, given they would have so much

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Is Jacob Hopper the next Adam Treloar?

When Adam Treloar was eventually traded to Collingwood during this year’s AFL exchange period, the GWS Giants knew they’d lost an inside bull and a future superstar of the game — if he wasn’t one already. This article originally appeared

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Fox Footy Phantom Draft – Top 25

With just over three weeks remaining until the 2015 NAB AFL National Draft, writers at FOX FOOTY have predicted their top 25 picks, with three NSW/ACT products in the top ten. PICK 1: CARLTON — JACOB WEITERING (Dandenong Stingrays) Class,

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NSW/ACT 2016 AFL fixture summary

There will again be two Sydney derbies in 2016, as the AFL announced its 2016 fixture, which also included an unprecedented competition-wide bye in the week before finals. In a repeat of 2014 the Sydney Swans will host GWS GIANTS

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