SANDRINGHAM Dragons were only a kick away from winning back-to-back TAC Cup titles last year, and with plenty of top talent in 2018 – they will be looking to make it three consecutive Grand Final berths.
Andrew Brayshaw, Nathan Murphy and Hamish Brayshaw are among twenty-one draftees from the 2017 National Draft who will be competing in the AFL's newest competition, AFLX, in Adelaide on Thursday night.
The team at AFL Draft Central have launched their first ever draft pool. They've provided an in-depth analysis and profile on all the 2017 National Combine invitees. Closer to the draft they will also be providing pocket profiles on all State Combine invitees.
Defender Geordie Nagle was crowned the Sandringham Dragons best-and-fairest player on Saturday night after polling 36 votes across the season, with midfielders Quintin Montanaro and Will Walker rounding out the top three with 34 and 31 votes, respectively.
#AFLWDraft Watch: TAC Cup media take a look at Sandringham Dragons forward/midfielder Georgia Ricardo and how she has advanced her NAB AFL Women's Draft prospects quicker than she was expecting in 2017.
Former Dragon and last year's number 1 draft pick Andrew McGrath has been crowned the NAB AFL Rising star ahead of Hawthorn's Ryan Burton (41 votes) and Port Adelaide's Sam Powell-Pepper (35 votes). McGrath, who finished on 51 votes, played 20 games for Essendon in his first AFL season level averaging 20 disposals.
Congratulations to Jack Mahoney and Fischer McAsey who have been named in the level one 2017-18 NAB AFL Academy squad with Andrew Courtney named in the development list.
Click HERE to read the full press release from AFL Victoria.
2017 Afl all australian team
GWS Giants midfielder Josh Kelly and Essendon midfielder Zach Merrett have been named in the Virgin All Australian team for the 2017 season. Josh Kelly was drafted from the Dragons in 2013 with the second overall selection whilst Zach Merrett was drafted to Essendon that same year with the 26th overall selection.
The Sandringham Dragons Football Club would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to everyone who contributed to, and assisted with, the organisation and successful running of the Dragon's annual Reverse Raffle event on Saturday night.
Click HERE to read the full article and see the full list of winners from the night.
Josh Kennedy plays game 200
Former Dragon and current Sydney captain Josh Kennedy will play AFL game 200 against the Hawthorn Football Club on Friday night. The 29-year-old was drafted to the Hawks as a father/son pick in 2006 before being traded to the Swans in 2010. Kennedy was a member of Sydney's 2012 premiership team. Kennedy is a three-time All Australian and three-time Bob Skilton medalist.
six dragons invited to nab afl national draft combine
Congratulations to Andrew Brayshaw, Charlie Constable, Hayden McLean, Nathan Murphy, Angus Styles and Will Walker who have been invited to testing at the NAB AFL Draft Combine to be in October this year.
Congratulations to Olivia Vesely and Georgia Ricardo who have been named in the NAB AFL Women's Under 18 All Australian squad. The squad will play a curtain-raiser to the NAB AFL Women’s State of Origin match during the AFL ‘Celebration of Football’ between the end of round 23 and the first week of the AFL finals
Congratulations to Ex Dragons and #2 pick Tim Tarranto who's taken out the Round 8 NAB Rising Star Nomination
Click HERE for more information on Tim's nomination.
NINE DRAGONS NAMED IN VIC METRO U18 TRAINING SQUAD
Nine Dragons have been named in the under-18 Vic Metro training for the upcoming NAB AFL Under 18 Championships to be held in June and July this year.
Andrew Brayshaw, Charlie Constable, Max King, Ben King, Hayden McLean, Quintin Montanaro, Isaac Morrisby, Angus Styles and Alfie Jarnestrom are in the initial 47-man squad which will be reduced in the lead up to the Championships.
Olivia Vesely wins inaugural tac cup girls best and fairest
Olivia Vesely made history on Thursday night to become the first ever Sandringham Dragons TAC Cup Girls best-and-fairest winner in front of over 50 family, friends and Dragons staff at Sandy by the Bay. Vesely capped off an outstanding debut season to win the award ahead of Eleanor Brown and Georgia Ricardo.
Click HERE to read the full report and other winners from the awards night
Andrew McGrath - Round 4 NAB Rising Star
Congratulations to ex Dragon and #1 Draft Pick Andy McGrath who's taken our the Round 4 NAB Rising Star Nomination
Click HERE for more information on Andy's nomination.
Girls ready to take their chance
Following on from the announcement of the TAC Cup Girls competition, media officer Kavisha Di Pietro spoke with Coach Leeann Gill and Captain Isabel Quintal on the leagues establishment