McCartin locked in until 2021

Emerging Swans forward Tom McCartin has committed to Sydney, signing a two-year contract extension. The 18-year-old, who was the youngest player in the AFL this year, will now remain a Swan until at least the end of 2021. The Swans recruited the Geelong Falcons product with pick 33 in last year’s draft. Standing at 192cm […]


AN “HONOURED” Lewis Taylor has thanked his father Simon for the crucial role he played in getting him to a position to claim the 2014 NAB AFL Rising Star. The 19-year-old Brisbane Lion polled 39 votes on Wednesday, one more than the Western Bulldogs’ Marcus Bontempelli, to win the Ron Evans medal.   Read more…

Taylor Rd 9 Rising Star

THE BRISBANE Lions have salvaged at least one positive from the wreckage of their 87-point loss to North Melbourne after Lewis Taylor received the round 9 NAB AFL Rising Star nomination. Taylor, in just his ninth AFL game, gathered 20 touches, took eight marks and laid three tackles in another encouraging display. After sliding down […]

Langdon named Rising Star

Tom Langdon from the Collingwood Football Club is the round seven AFL Rising Star nominee. Langdon, 19, was best on ground in the Magpies’ 34-point win against Carlton on Friday night. Fielded in his now familiar role across half back, Langdon demonstrated poise and composure belying his years, routinely foiling the Blues with his innate […]