Emerging Athlete Report #9

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

It was Preliminary finals week in Queensland Football, with Palm Beach Currumbin’s, Max Spencer, taking on Morningside. Unfortunately they weren’t able to recover from a poor first quarter losing to Morningside by 19 points and being knocked out of the 2020 QAFL Season.

Meanwhile it was a different story for Broadbeach’s Ryan Gilmore, Aiden Fyfe and Kwaby Boakye as they proved too strong for Sherwood winning by 43 points and booking themselves a spot in the QAFL Grand Final.

In the QAFL Colts, Tom Hofert proved to be too big and strong for Wilston Grange kicking 3 goals. However, it was Ryan Pickering who earned best on ground honours in Broadbeach’s 4 point win against Wilston Grange. They will head into next weekends Grand Final against Palm Beach Currumbin.

While Ryan Hebron’s North Shore Bombers had the week off, Jake Bartholomaeus and Sydney University took on UNSW Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs in a Qualifying Final. Jake was named in his side’s best players but it wasn’t enough as they lost by 2 points. A double chance has kept them alive, with a do or die clash next weekend.

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Ryan Pickering in the Ruck for Broadbeach Cats

Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #8

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

In the final fixtured game of the year, Frank Anderson has helped Swan Districts claim a 31 point victory, where he had 25 disposals and 5 tackles playing through their midfield. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the case for Peel Thunder and James Sturrock as they went down in their final game of the year. Sturrock collected 12 disposals and 4 tackles for Peel.  

It was Elimination Finals this week in the QAFL and Max Spencer ensured Palm Beach progressed to a Preliminary Final adding 3 goals in their 45 point win. They will now take on Morningside for a spot in the Grand Final.

In the QAFL Colts, Ryan Pickering was named in Broadbeach’s best players guiding them to a 20 point win. Tom Hofert also kicked a goal for the side, helping them progress to a preliminary final against Wilston Grange next week.

Coolangatta’s Corey Joyce was named in his side’s best players as they went down in a Preliminary Final against Victoria Point.

North Shore Bombers Ryan Hebron and Sydney University’s Jake Bartholomaeus went head to head this weekend with North Shore Bombers coming out on top. Ryan kicked 2 goals for the game and has finished the season equal first in the competition’s goal kicking. Jake was also named in his sides best players. Both Jake and Ryan will move onto finals next week.

Maddie Hinchliffe’s Brisbane North Cougars have proved too strong for the Ipswich Jets on the weekend, winning by 3 points. The two teams were both undefeated heading into this round, making it an intense top of the table clash! With this weeks win, Maddie’s side is sitting on top of the Hart Sapphire Series ladder.

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Frank Anderson tackling opposition player

Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #7

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

Frank Anderson has helped Swan Districts win their second game of the year by 27 points. Anderson collected 24 disposals, 8 tackles and 5 inside 50’s as they proved too strong for Perth.

It was the final fixture game for the QAFL this weekend, with Kwaby Boakye being named best on ground in Broadbeach’s 50 point victory over Morningside. Palm Beach’s Max Spencer went up forward in the last game of the year and proved to be the answer for his side kicking 5.4 and being named his sides best player as they defeated Mt Gravatt by 48 points. Max Pescud kicked 2 goals and was named in the best players for Surfers, while Rhys Nicholls was named in Labrador’s best for a second straight week.

Meanwhile in the QAFL Colts, Tom Hofert and Ryan Pickering proved to be too strong working as a ruck combination together with Tom being named in his sides best players and Ryan kicking a goal.

We wish all our QAFL Clients playing in finals next week the best of luck on their journey to the big dance!

In Sydney, Ryan Hebron kicked 3 goals for North Shore Bombers as they won their 8th straight game. Jake Bartholomaeus was named in Sydney University’s best players and kicked a goal as they also won their 8th straight game, setting up a top of the table clash next week against North Shore Bombers in the final fixture game of the season.

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Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #6

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

Swan Districts Midfielder Frank Anderson had a strong performance in his side’s 35 point loss to East Fremantle collecting 18 disposals and 9 tackles. The loss over the weekend diminishes their finals chances this year, with now just 2 games left for the fixture season. 

In Queensland, Aiden Fyfe  was named best on ground in Broadbeach’s big win over Wilston Grange. Playing off half-back and through the wing, Fyfe was able to help his side rebound the football from their back half. Ryan Gilmore was able to add 2 goals to Broadbeach’s tally and Kwaby Boakye was also named in their best players. Rhys Nicholls provided plenty of run and carry from Labrador’s defensive end but unfortunately wasn’t enough as the side lost by 26 points to Maroochydore.

Ryan Hebron has continued his strong form kicking 4 goals for the North Shore Bombers in their 41 point win, taking his season total to 22 goals from 7 games. Jake Bartholomaeus has been named Best on Ground for the 4th time this year in just his 5th game for Sydney University, they proved too strong for their opponents on the weekend winning by 70 points.

It was Brisbane North Cougars proving too strong again in the Hart Sapphire Series, with Maddie Hinchliffe assisting her side to victory playing through mid-court.

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Frank Anderson Swan District WAFL

Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #5

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

Peel Thunder (James Sturrock) and Swan Districts (Frank Anderson) took on each other over the weekend, seeing Anderson’s Swan Districts come out on top. James Sturrock impressed for Peel with 21 disposals, 3 marks and 2 inside 50’s.

Rhys Nicholls was named in Labrador’s best players as he returned back to his local club after two strong performances for the Suns Academy. Ryan Gilmore kicked a goal and was named in Broadbeach’s best players as they maintained their undefeated record. RDK Sports’ latest client signing, Max Pescud starred for Surfers Paradise kicking 6.4 as he helped his side get over the line by 3 points.

Courtney Daniec has continued her strong and impressive season being named in Aspley’s best players for a 10th straight game.

In Sydney, it was Ryan Hebron who kicked 4 goals for the North Shore Bombers as they went on to win by 58 points keeping them at the top of the ladder.

For a second straight week, Maddie Hinchliffe’s Brisbane North Cougars have been victorious in the Netball Queensland Hart Sapphire Series as they defeated Bond University Bull Sharks 60-39.

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Maddison Hinchliffe Brisbane North Cougars

Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #4

By Flynn Loft

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

The Gold Coast Suns Academy have once again defeated the Brisbane Lions by 7 points, claiming the series 2-0. Both Rhys Nicholls & Aiden Fyfe led from the front again for the Suns Academy being named in their sides best players. A big congratulations to all boys who have featured in the series, who now will return to their QAFL clubs.

Swan Districts Midfielder Frank Anderson has returned after the bye collecting 17 disposals and 5 tackles in his sides 20 point defeat to South Fremantle, while Peel Thunder’s James Sturrock had 14 possessions in his sides loss to Subiaco.

A top of the table clash in the QAFL over the weekend with Palm Beach Currumbin taking on Broadbeach. Max Spencer was judged best on ground by his coaches as they narrowly lost by 1 point to Broadbeach at Salk Oval. Meanwhile, Daniel Charlesworth was named in Surfers Paradise Demons best players in their loss to Mt Gravatt.

North Shore Bombers once again proved to strong for their opposition winning by 41 points, Ryan Hebron was named in his sides best players with 2 goals and now sits in equal 3rd for goals kicked in the competition.

In the Hart Sapphire Series, Maddie Hinchliffe’s Brisbane North Cougars have defeated the Carina Leagues Club Tigers 60-34. Playing through the mid-court Maddie was able to dominate the game and provide her side with key opportunities to win the game. 

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Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #3

By Flynn Loft

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

7th of August - 9th of August

Over the weekend we saw a return to the U18 Academy Series with Gold Coast defeating Brisbane by 53 points. Aiden Fyfe made the most of the first quarter hitting the scoreboard early and continued his dominance throughout the remainder of the game. Rhys Nicholls’ run-and-carry during the game proved to be productive for the Suns, rebounding it from their back half. Ryan Pickering and Tom Hofert both shared the ruck duties for the Suns Academy and had great performances. 

Broadbeach’s Kwaby Boakye was named in the side’s best players, as they were able to defeat the reigning premiers over the weekend. Boakye’s dashing speed and foot skills proved pivotal to breaking lines and entering their forward half. Meanwhile, Coolangatta’s Corey Joyce has continued his strong form being named best on ground in their sides victory, putting them into 2nd spot on the ladder.

Sydney University remains undefeated with Jake Bartholomaeus now making it three straight best on ground performances. Whilst Ryan Hebron’s North Shore Bombers are also undefeated winning by 25 goals, Ryan was able to chip in with 4 of his own.

There was also a return to the Queensland Basketball League over the weekend. We can’t wait to see our very own Maddie Hinchliffe back in action this weekend for the Hart Sapphire Series, playing for the Brisbane North Cougars.

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Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #2

By Flynn Loft

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

31st of July - 2nd of August
In the WAFL, Frank Anderson (23 disposals, 3 tackles and 5 free kicks for) has been named in Swan Districts best players, as they lost to WAFL Reigning premiers Subiaco by 39 points.
 
Round 3 of AFL Sydney’s Premier Division has seen Sydney University (32.26 218) defeating UTS Australia (1.8 14), with Jake Bartholomaeus making it a back-to-back best on ground performance and adding 4 goals to their tally. Meanwhile in other scores around the league, Ryan Hebron’s North Shore Bombers, went on to win by 127 points, with Ryan kicking 3 goals.
 
Heading north in the QAFLW, Courtney Daniec has once again been named in Aspley’s best players despite being defeated by Yeronga South Brisbane. In the QAFL Colts competition, Ryan Pickering kicked a goal for Broadbeach who were defeated by 11 points. Whilst for Coolangatta Men’s Seniors, Corey Joyce has returned to his junior club and helped his side pull off a remarkable last half, where the side kicked 13 goals to 1 to defeat Tweed Coast. 
 
We are looking forward to seeing the Northern Academies back in action this weekend with Ryan Pickering, Tom Hofert, Rhys Nicholls and Aidan Fyfe all set to return for the Gold Coast Suns Academy.

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Emerging Athlete Weekly Wrap #1

By Flynn Loft

Each week, we want to put a spotlight on our emerging athletes that participate in state league and local competitions across Australia. We are so proud to support clients from a wide range of sports and competitions, so let’s take a moment to highlight just a few who had stellar performances over the weekend!

Highlights

In just his second WAFL game for Swan Districts FC, Frank Anderson continues to show AFL Recruiting Staff why he is a making a case to be the leading Mature Age prospect with 19 disposals, 6 tackles and 5 inside 50’s in their game against Claremont. 20 year old James Sturrock was Peel Thunder’s second highest disposal winner over the weekend with 20 disposals, but unfortunately wasn’t enough as East Fremantle defeated them by 42 points.

In AFL Sydney news, The 2019 NEAFL MVP Jake Bartholomaeus has returned to Sydney University in Round 2 of the Sydney Premier Division with a Best on Ground performance, taking down St George Dragons by 26 points. Meanwhile Ryan Hebron added 2 goals to the North Shore Bombers as they claimed victory against the Inner West Magpies by a staggering 111 points.

In QAFL news, Broadbeach claimed their second straight victory over the weekend by 62 points, with Ryan Gilmore adding 3 goals to their total. Whilst at the other end of the Coast, it was Max Spencer who has returned to his junior club Palm Beach, being named in their best players as they defeated Wilston Grange by 75 points.

Meanwhile in the QAFLW, Courtney Daniec has continued her strong start to the season by being named in the best players for a 6th straight time, despite going down to University of Queensland.

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