Fifty-nine players from AFL Victoria’s talent competitions were selected at the 2018 NAB AFL Draft and AFL Rookie Draft across Thursday and Friday, including Carlton’s no.1 AFL Draft pick Sam Walsh (Geelong Falcons).
EDFL umpire Don Cooke has been recognised for his unwavering contribution over a 50-year career in umpiring with the second annual Greg Sidebottom Memorial Umpire Coach of the Year award at the recent AFL Victoria Community Football Awards.
St. Patrick’s College stalwart Howard Clark has been acknowledged for his outstanding contribution to football, with the 2018 Allan Jeans Lifetime Achievement Award. Mark Koelmeyer reports.
While the curtain has closed on another football season, Australian Football continues to thrive in Melbourne’s south-east, with a host of football events set to come to the region this month.
In the lead-up to the 2018 NAB AFL Draft on Thursday November 22 (first round) and Friday November 23 (remainder of draft), AFL Victoria is profiling one of the top prospects from each of this year’s TAC Cup teams as well as some of the VFL’s best prospects. See the currently released stories here.
Victoria’s Australian Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coach of the Year recipients have been announced, following the 2018 AFL Victoria Community Football Awards gala dinner on Friday night.
A number of Victoria’s top community coaches, volunteers and umpires have been recognised for their outstanding work in season 2018 at the AFL Victoria Community Football Awards on Friday night.
Five Victorian schools have shared in a football prize pack valued at over $1,000 after been selected as the winner of the Footy Colours Day competition.
Ahead of the 2018 AFL Victoria Community Football Awards gala dinner tomorrow night, four terrific coaches remain in the running for Gerard FitzGerald Senior Coach of the Year. Mark Koelmeyer reports.
Four outstanding women remain in the running for the 2018 Peta Searle Female Coach of the Year award which will be presented at a gala dinner on Friday November 9. Mark Koelmeyer reports.