The Best Coaches Are…

Wesley Hull reflects on coaching and coaches, describing the way he has crossed paths with some of the greats (Cerutty, Hafey, Sheedy) while explaining that as a coach he has never stopped searching and learning. [Super piece – Ed]

The #1 Draft Pick Fallacy

With the National Draft not far away, Wesley Hull presents a history of No. 1 draft picks. [Lots of reminders here – Ed]

The Little Engine That Could

Wesley Hull covers the story of the Gordonvale Bombers – a team of 10-12 year old primary school girls who changed the course of their school’s sporting history in one glorious year of commitment, courage, talent and determination. They have firmly placed Gordonvale State School on the AFL map, and much more beyond. [An amazing feat by the Gordonvale girls – MNQ]

Euro Cup 2017: From Big Things, Little Things Grow

Russia Czars have won their first game of Australian Rules Football at a Euro Cup ever. Wesley Hull captures the significance of the moment for Russia and football in Europe.

The danger of believing what you read

Wesley Hull looks at the AFL dynasties that have been successful since 1987 and whether the competition has evened out with the introduction of more interstate teams. This comes after Grant Thomas declared that the team with the worst list just won the AFL Premiership.

Something Special This Way Comes

Wesley Hull reports in from Far North Queensland as the Gordonvale State School girls are taking all before them

Umpiring Into The Future

Wesley Hull speaks to David Rodan and Stephen Nicholls about The National Male Kickstart & All Nations Championships which is giving aspiring young umpires an opportunity to be involved in footy.

Western Australia Dominate Kickstart and All Nations Championships

Wesley Hull provides us with a review of the recent National AFL Male Kickstart & All Nations Championships. Again, the boys from the west dominate in this showcase of some of the country’s best indigenous and multicultural talent.

Resilience – A Story of Sydney Swans Legend Michael O’Loughlin

Wesley Hull was there as Michael O’Loughlin imparted a really important message to the boys at the 2017 National AFL Male Kickstart and All Nations Championships

Coaching The Coaches – Mark Williams

Wesley Hull looks at the work premiership winning coach Mark Williams is doing at the 2017 National AFL Male Kickstart & All Nations Championships.

Inside The Bunker – Coaching Victoria’s Kickstart Indigenous Team

Wesley Hull is right across the breadth of coaching firepower at the disposal of the Victorian Kickstart Indigenous team.

2017 National AFL Male Kickstart and All Nations Championships – Day One

The best under 15s in each state took part in the 2017 National AFL Male Kickstart or All Nations teams. Wesley Hull had the day covered.

Almanac Footy: A Life Before Foxtel and Friends

“The world was a simpler place and enjoyment didn’t have to cost money. I could spend hours amusing myself with footy.”

2017 National Male Diversity Championships in Blacktown

The National Diversity Championships kicks off this weekend in Sydney, comprising both the Kickstart Championship for indigenous U15 players and the All Nations Championship for multicultural heritage players. Wesley Hull will be at the event all week, reporting on many facets of this event with progress updates, interviews and informative articles.

Cairns downs Townsville for AFL Masters’ title (An insider’s story)

Wesley Hull had a big day of footy in Cardwell, Far North Queensland. He played in two matches and here writes about the big finals of the AFL Masters Over 35s (and Over 45s) season: Cairns Stingers versus Townsville Sharks. [Well played, Wesley – Ed].

Footy, footy everywhere: what are your options this summer?

Footy’s over in Australia but it’s well and truly alive around the world. Wesley Hull gives us some options and reminds us of the excellent worldfootynews website.

The Premiership Cycle

Wesley Hulls analyses the premiers and the grand finalists over the past 20 years.

Grand Final 2016: A Premiership In Perspective – Swans v Dogs

Wesley Hull compares the worlds surrounding the most recent flags for both the Sydney Swans and Western Bulldogs

The Meanings Of National Youth Carnivals

Wesley Hall on the meaning of National Youth Championships.

What Are AFL Recruiters Looking For?

Wesley Hall on what AFL recruiters are looking for when trying to find the next AFL star, after listening to two recruiters talk at the recent Diversity Championships.