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GWS GiantsGWS Giants Northern TerritoryNorthern Territory
Sydney SwansSydney Swans TasmaniaTasmania

U18 Championships MVPs

Team Player
Vic Metro Jack Higgins
South Australia Harrison Petty
Western Australia Aaron Naughton
Allies Brayden Crossley
Vic Country James Worpel


Team P W L F A % Pts
Swans Academy 5 5 0 456 296 154.1 20
Suns Academy 5 3 2 327 287 113.9 12
Giants Academy 5 3 2 401 356 112.6 12
Tasmania 5 2 3 388 342 113.5 8
Lions Academy 5 2 3 331 333 99.4 8
Northern Territory 5 0 5 248 537 46.2 0

U18 Academy Series MVPs

Team Player
Sydney Swans Jarrod Osborne
Gold Coast Suns Brodie Foster
GWS Giants Nicholas Shipley
Tasmania Hugh Dixon
Brisbane Lions Jack Payne
Northern Territory Matthew Green

2018 U18 Championships

Rd3 South Australia vs Western Australia Alberton Oval TBC Sun, Jun 3, 11am TBC
Rd1 Allies vs Vic Country Spotless Stadium Sat, Jun 9, 1:10pm
Western Australia vs Vic Metro Perth Stadium - TBC Sun, Jun 10, 11:30am TBC
BYE - South Australia 
Rd2 Allies vs Vic Metro Southport Sat, Jun 16, 11.00am
South Australia vs Vic Country Thebarton Oval Sun, Jun 17, 11am
BYE – Western Australia
Rd3 Vic Country vs Vic Metro MCG Sat, Jun 24, 12.00pm
BYE – Allies
Rd4 Allies vs South Australia GMHBA Stadium Fri, Jun 29, 2:10pm
Vic Country vs Western Australia GMHBA Stadium Fri, Jun 29, 4:40pm
BYE – Vic Metro
Rd5 Allies vs Western Australia Etihad Stadium Wed, July 4, 2.10pm
Vic Metro vs South Australia Etihad Stadium Wed, July 4, 4.40pm
BYE – Vic Country


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Nick Blakey, Tarryn Thomas among the early stars of U18 showcase

8:43pm  Apr 14, 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

Sons to carry on famous fathers' rivalry

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

10:00am  Apr 8, 2018

Eight-goal Dragon in the No.1 conversation

Tall draft prospect looks to continue form after big day out

7:05am  Apr 6, 2018

Lukosius shows why he could be No.1

Versatile South Australian prospect dominates trial game from back half

12:59pm  Mar 1, 2018

SA star could be 2018's No.1 draft pick

Rankine staying grounded after standout game for All Stars

6:26pm  Sep 29, 2017

Two sides to gun prospect's day of brilliance

South Australian dominates for both teams in under-17s All Stars match

4:18pm  Sep 29, 2017

U18 Video

2018 U18 Academy Series

Rd1 Gold Coast Suns vs Tasmania Blacktown International Sports Park Sat, Apr 14, 10am
Sydney Swans vs Brisbane Lions Blacktown International Sports Park Sat, Apr 14, 1:30pm
GWS Giants vs Northern Territory Blacktown International Sports Park Sat, Apr 14, 4pm
Rd2 Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants Blacktown International Sports Park Sat, Apr 21, 1pm TBC
Tasmania vs Northern Territory Shepley Oval, Dandenong Sun, Apr 22, 10am
Brisbane Lions vs Gold Coast Suns Southpine Sun, Apr 22, 9:30am
Rd3 Brisbane Lions vs Tasmania Broadbeach Sat, Apr 28, 10:30am
Gold Coast vs GWS Giants Broadbeach Sat, Apr 28, 1pm 
Northern Territory vs Sydney Swans Alice Springs Sat, Apr 28, 5pm
Rd4 Tasmania vs Sydney Swans Glenorchy KG5 Sat, May 5, 10:30am
Brisbane Lions vs GWS Giants Burpengary Sun, May 6, 10:30am
Northern Territory vs Gold Coast Suns Burpengary Sun, May 6, 1pm
Rd5 Sydney Swans vs Gold Coast Suns Blacktown International Sports Park Sat, May 12, 10am
Tasmania vs GWS Giants Kingston Sat, May 12, 10:30am
Northern Territory vs Brisbane Lions TIO Stadium Sat, May 12, 6pm