AFL Barwon favourite Barry Orvis has been awarded the 2017 Allan Jeans Lifetime Achievement Award after almost 20 years of dedicated service to developing and coaching the next generation of AFL talent. Jake Morris reports.
AFL Victoria is pleased to announce the appointment of Ross Smith to the newly developed role of Regional Coaching Director to the Calder Cannons region.
Changkuoth Jiath has progressed through AFL Victoria’s All Nations multicultural player development program to become one of the Gippsland Power’s top draft prospects this year.
The Greater Western Victoria Rebels and AFL Victoria are pleased to announce Marc Greig in the newly created role of Regional Coaching Director for 2018.
Toby Wooller helped lead the Oakleigh Chargers to the TAC Cup minor premiership and a preliminary final this year not only as the club’s captain but also its primary target inside 50.
Twenty-four TAC Cup Girls players have been announced as part of the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Level One and Two Academy squads.
Halfway between Swan Hill and Mildura lies Natya, a town with just three families living there. They had a post office once, but it closed over 40 years ago, as Mitch Wynd writes.
A late entry into the TAC Cup system has seen Murray Bushrangers defender Ben Paton become one of the competition’s leading 19-year-old draft prospects.
Isabel Huntington became the second Sandringham Dragons player drafted at pick number one within a year, heading to the Western Bulldogs in the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft, as Mitch Wynd reports.
Ten players who were part of clubs in the inaugural TAC Cup Girls competition earlier this year were among 15 Victorian footballers selected at Wednesday’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft.