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Too much or too little? AFL to review Academy, father-son draft discount

The League has told clubs there could be changes to the discount offered to clubs who match bids for tied prospects

1:31pm  Sep 18, 2019

LISTEN: How will the Giants handle an early bid on top prospect?

GWS recruiting manager Adrian Caruso gives a rundown on his club's plans for the off-season

11:28am  Sep 17, 2019

Exciting Dogs' NGA prospect enhances top-five hopes in 2020

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan kicked four goals to propel the Oakleigh Chargers into the NAB League Grand Final

1:20pm  Sep 16, 2019

Top 2020 prospect stars in Sydney footy factory's latest flag

Errol Gulden adds to his glittering junior resume with a BOG performance in UNSW-Eastern Suburbs' GF victory

10:20pm  Sep 15, 2019

Indicative draft order: Eagles get minor boost in Kelly pursuit

Check out the indicative draft order after the second week of the finals, and all of your club's picks

11:34am  Sep 15, 2019

Why Freo could be set for a draft bonanza this year

Fremantle could be set for a bonanza at this year's NAB AFL Draft

12:45pm  Sep 15, 2019

Draft prospect buoyed by recruiters despite untimely knee reco

Brodie Kemp went down with a knee injury in July playing for school side Geelong Grammar

11:52am  Sep 13, 2019

Dockers demand Saints' pick No.5 as part of any Hill deal

Fremantle has made it clear to St Kilda that its pick five will need to be involved in a deal for star midfielder Bradley Hill

3:56pm  Sep 12, 2019

Will VFL history repeat with 14 straight years of draft success?

Jake Riccardi is acutely aware of the significance of winning the Fothergill-Round-Mitchell Medal

12:11pm  Sep 12, 2019

LISTEN: AFL skipper reaches out to Vic Country hero after knee reco

Top prospect Brodie Kemp experienced footy's highs and lows in the space of two weeks

5:10pm  Sep 11, 2019

Indicative draft order: Dons and Dogs locked in, Giants' double win

The draft picks for Essendon, the Western Bulldogs and the clubs who hold picks tied to those two clubs have been locked in

7:30am  Sep 11, 2019

TWOMEY: Will the 2020 draft be the most compromised in history?

Father-sons and academy players dominate under 17s All Stars selections

10:47am  Sep 7, 2019

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Power move: AFL Academy coach set to join Blues

Brisbane great and current NAB AFL Academy coach Luke Power looks headed for a coaching role at Carlton

3:04pm Sep 2, 2019

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Why the complaints about the northern Academy gems have been absent

Just five off to NAB AFL Draft Combine, six to a state Combine and two others are going to the Rookie Me Combine

4:44pm Aug 9, 2019

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Cal Twomey's 2019 Phantom Form Guide: August update

AFL.com.au's draft guru ranks the best young footy talent in the land

7:14am Aug 8, 2019

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Cal Twomey's 2019 Phantom Form Guide: Post U18 Champs

AFL.com.au's draft guru ranks the young talent in the wake of the U18 Champs

6:50am Jul 5, 2019

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Suns break through to clinch AFL Academy Series

Gold Coast had a number of standout performers as it won its first Academy Series

9:13am May 7, 2019

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Best U18 players set to strut their stuff LIVE at the MCG

NAB AFL Australian under-18 team taking on the Casey Demons at the MCG

10:00am Apr 20, 2019

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A tale of two Isaacs: Giants chief's academy optimism

GWS CEO Dave Matthews confident review won't bring more limits on northern academies

9:15am Apr 3, 2019

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Cal Twomey's Phantom Form Guide: November update

AFL.com.au's draft guru gives his final edition before the prospects learn their fate

5:36pm Nov 16, 2018

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No.1 contender Rowell heads 2019 Academy intake

Star bottom-age midfielder among 150 top prospects in revamped Academy

2:50pm Oct 26, 2018

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Cal Twomey's Phantom Form Guide: October

AFL.com.au's draft guru's latest update after the Draft Combine

8:00am Oct 14, 2018