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U17: Potential Roo father-son stars for Metro

Versatile youngster impresses in win over Vic Country

4:46pm  Aug 16, 2017

Dees with eye on Lever as they head to draft

Demons recruiter Jason Taylor says off-season holds exciting choices

5:42pm  Aug 15, 2017

All Stars to bring together best youngsters

Two All Star games to showcase best talent from next two draft pools

9:58am  Aug 15, 2017

Former Demon on verge of AFL lifeline

Ex-Melbourne youngster invited to test at State Combine

5:24pm  Aug 8, 2017

Giants see deep talent pool at this year's draft

GWS has no early picks but expect good young talent to be available late

5:41pm  Aug 1, 2017

Road to the Draft: What's the latest with Josh Kelly?

PODCAST: Giants recruiting boss chats about their list and targets

4:25pm  Aug 1, 2017

Top draft prospect set for knee surgery

Small meniscus tear ends South Australian Fogarty's season

3:38pm  Jul 27, 2017

Footy set to win over cricket in latest battle

Will Sutherland chose cricket, but this young star is set to pick footy

11:57am  Jul 27, 2017

Lions monitoring father-son prospect

Recruiting boss says speedy mid has trained with the club

2:53pm  Jul 26, 2017

Father-son Magpie among Combine invitees

Son of Gavin Brown one of 83 invitees to NAB AFL Draft Combine

11:00am  Jul 26, 2017

Lions eye six in the mix for No.1 pick

No clear standout in 2017, says Lions recruiting boss

5:18pm  Jul 25, 2017

Riding the wave all the way to the draft

He loves surfing, but Luke Davies-Uniacke's focus is now on footy

7:00am  Jul 20, 2017

Who makes the calls on your club's recruits?

Callum Twomey looks at who calls the list shots at AFL clubs

11:43am  Jul 19, 2017

The NAB AFL Academy aims to prepare the country's best young players for the step up into senior AFL football.

Launched in 1997, the Academy provides elite young players with a NAB AFL Academy scholarship, as an opportunity to develop their football and personal skills in an accelerated AFL program over 12 months.

The level one squad of 25 players is selected following the NAB AFL Under-16 Championships, and the level two squad includes the best 35 under-18 players in the country. These players are eligible for the upcoming NAB AFL Draft.

In 2015 there were 203 graduates of the NAB AFL Academy on AFL lists, including nine of the then-captains.


Tall prospects head latest Academy additions

Key position prospects headline the latest inclusions in the AFL Academy

9:50am Nov 5, 2016


Luke Power named new AFL Academy coach

Former Lion, Giant takes over top talent job from Brenton Sanderson

1:00pm Oct 27, 2016


Gun multicultural prospects join Academy

Four spots open up as search for diverse talent continues

11:00am Sep 11, 2016


Kiwi kids' bid to impress club scouts

Combine gives New Zealand's under-age players a chance to impress

3:13pm Apr 20, 2016


Kids strut their stuff against Cats' VFL side

Academy's finest show plenty in loss to Geelong's VFL team

5:37pm Apr 9, 2016


Will Brodie stars as Academy kids show plenty

AFL Academy's best players make a statement on their draft claims

7:32pm Apr 1, 2016


Draft stars on show

Watch the AFL Academy face Werribee live from the MCG

2:02pm Apr 1, 2016


Academy US tour wrap

Draft hopefuls from all corners come together in the land of the free

12:00pm Jan 28, 2016

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Jy's US diary: part three

The Academy players hit the track, and then hit Disneyland

8:06pm Jan 26, 2016


Irish trio impressing AFL club recruiters

Irish draft hopefuls aim to catch eye of AFL clubs on Academy's US tour

8:28pm Jan 25, 2016