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PODCAST: Will 2018 be a 'superdraft'?

Cal Twomey and Nat Edwards look at the early No.1 pick fancies

5:00pm  Apr 17, 2018

Shorter Trade Period looms in AFL overhaul

Clubs sounded out over eight-day exchange, two-day draft

4:28pm  Apr 17, 2018

Draft class of 2017 in a rush to debut

Blue's first game means top-10 picks will set a new benchmark

1:13pm  Apr 13, 2018

Talent gurus rate the best Academy prospects

Top draft talent on show as year two of the Academy series begins

7:00am  Apr 12, 2018

AFL's tall order sees prospects fast-tracked

Twenty potential draftees gather for week-long camp

12:54pm  Apr 10, 2018

Draft revisionism: The problem with talls

Drafting a key-position player early is becoming a risk

6:32pm  Apr 9, 2018

Sons to carry on famous fathers' rivalry

Bulldog, Bomber's legends grow through next generation of footy families

10:00am  Apr 8, 2018

Three No.1 pick fancies shine against VFL Roos

Leading draft prospects impress for Academy in strong win

1:47pm  Apr 7, 2018

Son of Australian sport champs hot property

Son of basketball legend and tennis champion set to join AFL ranks

3:45pm  Apr 6, 2018

'Boot banger' becomes a No.1 draft prospect

AFL Academy star shapes as the best midfielder in the 2018 pool

7:00am  Apr 5, 2018

Pies could benefit from Next Gen Academy

Exciting defensive duo eligible to join Collingwood at this year's draft

3:19pm  Mar 27, 2018

Confirmed debutants: Who's locked in for R1?

UPDATE: Cat added to debutant draftees and recycled players

2:30pm  Mar 22, 2018

Mid-season trade is new committee's priority

AFL announces new 10-15 person team to head up competitions

2:41pm  Mar 21, 2018

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Talent gurus rate the best Academy prospects

Top draft talent on show as year two of the Academy series begins

7:00am Apr 12, 2018

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Eight-goal Dragon in the No.1 conversation

Tall draft prospect looks to continue form after big day out

7:05am Apr 6, 2018

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'Boot banger' becomes a No.1 draft prospect

AFL Academy star shapes as the best midfielder in the 2018 pool

7:00am Apr 5, 2018

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US on hold as AFL revamps draft strategy

AFL to put US Draft Combine aside in favour of Irish program

12:37pm Mar 21, 2018

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AFL considers boost for states' U18 talent

League looks at restructuring talent pathway, including Academy program

10:48am Mar 2, 2018

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Pair poised to ease Tassie's long draft drought

Tasmanian draftee hopefuls set to put the Apple Isle back on the map

8:00pm Feb 19, 2018

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Academy US tour diary: Moving on to LA

Vic Metro's Max King takes us along on the American tour

7:08am Jan 25, 2018

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Superdraft or superhyped? Early view on 2018

Callum Twomey's look at the next draft pool after their US tour

7:32am Jan 24, 2018

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'It was surreal': Next-gen Pie's fan boy moment

Draft hopeful lives the dream after training with his idol Scott Pendlebury

3:01pm Jan 20, 2018

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Academy US tour diary: Vic Metro star's update

Young forward Max King writes about his experiences in Florida

11:12am Jan 20, 2018