State 18s coach Ben Dyer has urged AFL clubs to look past Darcy Jones’ size, believing he’s got some attributes that “set him apart from other kids”.
Powerful midfielder Elijah Hewett gave West Coast recruiters plenty of food for thought with a stunning performance in WA’s AFL National Under-18s Championship loss to Vic Metro at Ikon Park.
Vic Metro key forward Matt Jefferson has produced a quarter for the ages as an Elijah Hewett-inspired Western Australia went down by 27 points in their AFL National Under-18s Championship opener at Ikon Park.
From serving lunch to eating with West Coast captains Shannon Hurn and Luke Shuey, life has moved pretty fast for Elijah Hewett.
WA young gun Elijah Hewett faces a draft defining showdown with Vic Metro’s Will Ashcroft this weekend in a head-to-head battle with the potential to shape West Coast’s draft strategy.
Vic Metro coach Jason Davenport sees a lot of Rising Star favourite Nick Daicos in Will Ashcroft.
From amateur football to the AFLW in the space of nine games, it’s been one heck of a year for Fremantle draftee Megan Kauffman.
While lightly built, Tara Stribley can run opponents ragged, putting her decision-making to good use in space.
A train-on at Fremantle over the summer, Mikayla Western thought her involvement with the Dockers was over once round one rolled around. Will an AFLW cameo be enough to convince a club to list her for good?
Ashleigh Gomes Gomes has been a revelation both on and off the field for East Fremantle this season. But with both Fremantle and West Coast flush with midfielders, can they find room for her?
One of the hard-luck stories of last season, Britton has returned this season with a point to prove.
When a primary school teacher told Emily Elkington that football wasn’t a career path for females, her first instinct was to prove her wrong. Can she seek revenge at the AFLW draft?
Competitive, skilful and not afraid to take the game on, Madeleine Scanlon has earnt herself plenty of AFLW admirers.
Bella Mann has added more strings to her bow this season, improving her endurance and performing on a more consistent basis. But will it be enough to take the next step?
Abbygail Bushby is a natural accumulator who boasts speed and agility and looks certain to continue Swan Districts exceptional record of talent development.
Lauren Wakfer was on track to be one of the first three players picked and a handy inclusion for West Coast after Parris Laurie’s shock retirement. But how will an ACL tear impact her draft hopes?
If the AFLW clubs had a national draft pool to select from, experts say Ella Roberts would be taken in the first three picks, maybe even at the coveted number one selection. Luckily that’s not the case.
Claremont speedster Mikayla Western has shelved plans for a move up north and nominated for Wednesday’s AFL Women’s draft in the hope of joining her younger brother Joel at Fremantle.
From Auskicker Of The Year to first-round draft fancy, WA young gun Jedd Busslinger’s childhood AFL dreams are now within reach.
WA coach Ben Dyer was pleased with his side’s bounce back against Subiaco Reserves in their final hit-out before taking on powerhouse Vic Metro in the AFL National Under-18s Championships on July 2.
Midfield duo Steely Green and Elijah Hewett have combined with hulking forward Corey Tregenza-Cashell to power WA’s under-18s to a 33-point win over Subiaco Reserves at Leederville Oval.
WA will field a talent-laden under-18s side in their second trial match against Subiaco at Leederville Oval on Saturday including five players with senior WAFL experience. WATCH THE GAME LIVE
WA are set to welcome back three of their highest-rated players for Saturday’s trial match against Subiaco reserves at Leederville Oval as preparations ramp up for the AFL National Under-18s Championships.
Swan Districts speedster Darcy Jones and a bottom-aged Fremantle Next Generation Academy tall caught the eye for WA under-18s in their first trial match against Claremont at Revo Fitness Stadium on Saturday.
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