Dylan Williams, Shannon Neale, Colby McKercher. Pictures: AFL Photos

STATE Leagues around the country are underway, and we'll bring you a wrap of all the action.

Check out how your team fared in the VFL, SANFL and WAFL this weekend.

State league affiliate: Adelaide (SANFL)
This weekend: No match

State league affiliate: Brisbane (VFL)
This weekend: Brisbane v Frankston at Brighton Homes Arena, Saturday June 22, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Brisbane's clash

A four-goal haul from tall forward Brandon Ryan has help Brisbane to a 50-point win over Frankston on Saturday.

The 26-year-old also took eight marks and had 13 touches in the big win, while young midfielder Harry Sharp was equally as influential up forward, finishing with three goals to go with his 22 touches, six marks and two clearances.


Henry Smith dominated in the ruck with a game-high 36 hitouts, six clearances and six marks, while Kalin Lane (14 touches, nine hitouts, three clearances) provided solid back-up.

Out of favour midfielder Deven Robertson pushed hard for another chance at the top level with a game-high 33 disposals, a game-high 10 clearances and five tackles, while fellow mid James Tunstill impressed with 10 clearances of his own to go with his 27 touches.

Tall defender Darragh Joyce was solid down back, finishing with 18 disposals and six marks, while James Madden (18 disposals, five marks) and Luke Beecken (15, six) were also solid in defence.

Mid-season draftee Darcy Craven kicked one goal from his 15 touches, first-year defender Zane Zakostelsky took eight marks and had 12 touches, and midfielder Reece Torrent collected six marks from 16 disposals.

Jaxon Prior (16 disposals), Will McLachlan (11 disposals, two goals) and Luke Lloyd (nine, five marks) were busy.

State league affiliate: Carlton (VFL)
This weekend: Carlton v Southport at Ikon Park, Saturday June 22, 12.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Carlton's clash

Ruckman Marc Pittonet dominated as Carlton fell to a 12-point loss to Southport on Saturday.

Pittonet had a huge game with 24 disposals, 21 hitouts, nine clearances and a goal.


Jaxon Binns was busy again with 25 touches and Caleb Marchbank had 19 disposals and eight marks.

Jack Carroll had a good game with 24 disposals and five clearances, while Billy Wilson was solid with his 14 touches.

Jesse Motlop kicked two goals from 13 touches, Ashton Moir also hit the scoreboard with one major from 10 disposals, while David Cuningham had 10 disposals, five clearances and a goal.

State league affiliate: Collingwood (VFL)
This weekend: No match

State league affiliate: Essendon (VFL)
This weekend: Gold Coast v Essendon at People First Stadium, Saturday June 22, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Essendon's clash

Ben Hobbs made his return from injury with a strong performance in Essendon's 18-point loss to Gold Coast on Saturday.

The midfielder, back from a calf injury, had 22 disposals, seven tackles and six clearances at People First Stadium.

The Bombers fielded a strong side, with Elijah Tsatas, Dylan Shiel and Will Setterfield also playing well.

Tsatas had 23 touches and six tackles, Shiel finished with 26, nine clearances and kicked a goal, and Setterfield had 23, nine tackles and seven clearances.

Tex Wanganeen (22 disposals) and ruckman Nick Bryan (11 disposals and 30 hitouts) were also solid.

Archie Roberts had 20 disposals and Lewis Hayes finished with 15.

State league affiliate: Peel Thunder (WAFL)
This weekend: West Perth v Peel Thunder at Pentanet Stadium, Saturday June 22, 2.30pm AWST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Peel Thunder's clash

A late goal to Fremantle recruit Pat Voss has given Peel Thunder a four-point win over West Perth on Saturday afternoon.

Voss' last-gasp match-winner was his fourth major of the day, with the 20-year-old impressing up forward with four marks and three tackles in addition to his bag of goals.


Liam Reidy dominated in the ruck with 50 hitouts, four clearances and eight tackles, while young forward Tom Emmett was busy with 10 tackles, five clearances, and a goal from his 18 disposals.

Out-of-favour tall Matt Taberner contributed one goal from his 12 touches, Ethan Stanley had 19 disposals and three clearances, while Cooper Simpson brought the pressure with eight tackles and 13 disposals.

Down back, Ethan Hughes (18 disposals, six marks) got plenty of the ball, and Josh Draper, who was omitted from the senior side this week, finished with nine touches and three marks.

Ollie Murphy (nine disposals), Will Brodie (five) and Jack Delean (five) were also in action.


State league affiliate: Geelong (VFL)
This weekend: Port Melbourne v Geelong at ETU Stadium, Sunday June 23, 2.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Geelong's clash

Geelong forward Shannon Neale looks primed for a recall to the senior side to replace the injured Tom Hawkins, with the 21-year-old having six shots on goal and eight marks in Geelong's nail-biting loss to Port Melbourne on Sunday.

Neale kicked 3.3 and had 18 disposals, while James Willis, Shaun Mannagh and Phoenix Foster (two each) also kicked multiple goals for the Cats.

Rucks Toby Conway and Rhys Stanley were both prominent as they both look to force their way back into the senior side. Conway impressed with 20 disposals, eight clearances and 37 hit outs, while Stanley kicked 1.2 and had 13 disposals to go with 15 hit outs in the ruck.


Midfielder Mitch Knevitt, who played eight senior games last year but has not had a touch at AFL level this season, had 24 disposals to go with 10 tackles and eight clearances - all game highs - as the Cats fell just two points short.

Mitch Hardie was also busy with 23 disposals and seven marks, while Ted Clohesy had 21 touches and eight tackles.

Brandan Parfitt had just the 13 touches and a goal, while top draftee Connor O'Sullivan had 15 disposals.

State league affiliate: Gold Coast (VFL)
This weekend: Gold Coast v Essendon at People First Stadium, Saturday June 22, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Gold Coast's clash

Gold Coast Academy product Ethan Read has put his hand up for a recall after a five-goal display in the Suns' 18-point win over Essendon on Saturday.

Read, who last played at the top level in round eight, finished with nine marks and six hitouts to go with his bag of goals.


Midfielder Brayden Fiorini responded to his omission from the senior side with an equal game-high 33 disposals, along with eight clearances, eight marks, six tackles and a goal in a best-on-ground showing.

Fellow omitted trio Ned Moyle (37 hitouts, eight clearances, one goal), Nick Holman (30 disposals, seven tackles) and Jed Walter (two goals, six marks) all impressed in the win.

Rory Atkins did his chances of a recall no harm at all, taking 10 marks to go with his equal game-high 33 touches, while untried forward William Rowlands finished with two goals, seven marks and 14 disposals.

Defenders Sean Lemmens (18 disposals, four marks, six tackles) and Connor Budarick (20 disposals, six marks) were prevalent, Darcy Macpherson (19 disposals, nine marks) was strong in the air, while midfielder Alex Davies kicked one goal and had four clearances to go with his 17 touches.

Young midfielder Jack Mahony (16 disposals, five marks), James Tsitas (17 disposals), Sandy Brock (nine, five marks), Oskar Faulkhead (16), Caleb Graham (11) and Lloyd Johnston (nine) were other Suns players in action.


State league affiliate: GWS Giants (VFL)
This weekend: Greater Western Sydney v Sydney at Blacktown ISP, Saturday June 22, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Greater Western Sydney's clash

Aaron Cadman responded to his axing from the senior side with an impressive display in Greater Western Sydney's 14-point win over Sydney on Saturday.

The No.1 pick in the 2022 draft had 18 disposals, six marks and kicked 2.3 for the Giants.


Returning from injury, Darcy Jones was busy with 15 disposals and a wasteful 2.5.

Lachlan Keeffe kicked two goals from his 17 touches, to go with 11 hitouts, while Joe Fonti had 21 touches and kicked a major.

Nathan Wardius (13 disposals and a goal), Conor Stone (19) and Phoenix Gothard (21 and a goal) also played well.

Isaac Cumming continued his comeback with 12 disposals, while Adam Kennedy had 16 touches on his return.  

State league affiliate: Box Hill Hawks (VFL)
This weekend: No match

State league affiliate: Casey Demons (VFL)
This weekend: Casey Demons v North Melbourne at Casey Fields, Sunday June 23, 2.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Casey's clash

Young forward Matthew Jefferson is pushing hard for a senior debut after another strong showing for Casey in its six-point loss to North Melbourne.

Jefferson was prolific with four goals and eight marks from 10 touches in the narrow loss.

NGA defender Andy Moniz-Wakefield had the ball on a string, finishing with 35 touches and four marks to be among the Demons' better players.


Bailey Laurie (19 disposals, six clearances, one goal) and Jack Billings (21 disposals, one clearance) responded in the best way possible to their omission from the top side, while developing ruckman Will Verrall impressed with 13 disposals ,16 hitouts and five clearances.

Recruits Tom Fullarton (11 disposals, three marks) and Shane McAdam (eight disposals) and mid-season draftee Luker Kentfield (three disposals) each kicked a goal.

Josh Schache had four touches on return from a foot injury, while young midfielder Oliver Sestan (six disposals and four tackles), father-son gun Taj Woewodin (seven, two clearances) and untried defender Jed Adams (five) were also in action.

State league affiliate: North Melbourne (VFL)
This weekend: Casey Demons v North Melbourne at Casey Fields, Sunday June 23, 2.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from North Melbourne's clash

Top draftee Colby McKercher is pushing hard for a senior recall after a foot issue, while Griffin Logue also returned from injury in North's tense six-point win over Casey on Sunday.

McKercher suffered a foot injury five weeks ago and showed no signs of any ill effects in his return, picking up 29 disposals from the backline, 22 of them kicks.

Versatile tall Logue, who has been sidelined since last season due to a serious knee injury, had seven marks and 14 disposals in his first game since last July.


Charlie Lazzaro led the way for the Roos with 31 disposals and eight clearances, while Jaidyn Stephenson responded to his axing from the senior side, taking 14 marks to go with 25 disposals.

Having come on as the sub in the third quarter of the AFL game on Saturday night, Dylan Stephens backed up with 24 disposals on Sunday, while Riley Hardeman was also busy with 21 touches and nine marks.

Hugh Greenwood had a game high 11 clearances to go with five tackles and 19 disposals, while top draftee Zane Duursma had 14 disposals and five tackles.

Robert Hansen Jr led the way up forward with four goals, while Tyler Sellers and Finnbar Maley kicked two each.

State league affiliate: Port Adelaide Magpies (SANFL)
This weekend: Norwood v Port Adelaide at Norwood Oval, Sunday June 23, 2.10pm ACST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Port Adelaide's clash

Dylan Williams has wasted no time in trying to win his senior spot back, having a team high 27 disposals in Port Adelaide's 83-point thrashing at the hands of Norwood on Sunday.

With Port hurting from its thumping AFL loss to Brisbane on Saturday, spots in the senior side are up for grabs for the club's trip to Melbourne next week to play St Kilda.


Williams, who was dropped from the AFL side this week, was well clear as Port's leading ball-winner against the Redlegs, while Francis Evans (21 disposals and three behinds), Tom Clurey (21 disposals, all of them kicks), Hugh Jackson (20 disposals and seven tackles) and Will Lorenz (20 disposals and two goals) were also busy.

Up forward, Tom Anastasopoulos kicked three goals to go with Lorenz's two, which were Port's only goals of the game.

Ruckman Dante Visentini had 35 hit outs to with with 13 touches and six clearances, while Lachie Jones had 15 possessions and nine tackles.

State league affiliate: Richmond (VFL)
This weekend: No match

State league affiliate: Sandringham (VFL)
This weekend: No match

State league affiliate: Sydney (VFL)
This weekend: Greater Western Sydney v Sydney at Blacktown ISP, Saturday June 22, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Sydney's clash

Corey Warner impressed as Sydney suffered a 14-point loss to Greater Western Sydney on Saturday.

Warner played a huge role with 23 disposals, nine clearances and three goals in the defeat.

Dropped from the senior side this week, Matt Roberts gathered 21 disposals and had four clearances.

Ruck duo Lachlan McAndrew (12 disposals, seven tackles and 19 hitouts) and William Green (14 disposals and 16 hitouts) were busy.

Robbie Fox had 15 touches and kicked a goal and Jacob Konstanty finished with 14 disposals and also booted a major.

Joel Hamling kicked another two goals from his 14 disposals, while Jaiden Magor had 16 touches.

State league affiliate: West Coast (WAFL)
This weekend: South Fremantle v West Coast at Fremantle Community Bank Oval, Saturday June 22, 1.10pm AWST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from West Coast's clash

Veteran Andrew Gaff put his hand up for a senior recall with a solid performance in the Eagles' 53-point loss to the Bulldogs.

Gaff, who was dropped this week after two consecutive games in the AFL, gathered 26 disposals, seven marks, four clearances and two tackles but West Coast's young side was no match for its opponents.

Zane Trew was his team's best ball-winner with 32, while Harry Edwards (16), Clay Hall (15) and Tyrell Dewar (15) were also industrious.

Archer Reid, Coen Livingstone, Harry Barnett and Jordyn Baker kicked a goal apiece.

Loch Rawlinson, Coby Burgiel and Callum Jamieson had 10 touches each.

State league affiliate: Footscray (VFL)
This weekend: No match