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Media sweep - February week 1

Local papers, EDFL graduates in the big leagues & social media

LOCAL PAPERS "Leg up for O'Kearney" Tim Michell / Leader Keilor's Vic Metro under-16 captain Nicholas O'Kearney is one of five Calder Cannons selected for the Vic Metro under-18 academy. Moonee Valley's Peter Wright is also in the mix as is Keilor's Paul Ahern.  Opens external link in new windowRead here "Group points to change" Adem Saricaoglu / Star News Group EDFL general manager Marc Turri has joined a 10-person working group charged with assessing the merits of introducing a player points system for Victorian local football Opens external link in new windowRead here AFL MEDIA "Who is your club's most important player?" Forget Chris Judd or Marc Murphy, the staff writers at AFL.com argue that Pascoe Vale product Matthew Watson is actually Carlton's key piece for the 2014 season.  Opens external link in new windowRead here "Injury scare for young gun Dion Prestia" Michael Whiting The Greenvale junior suffered a minor calf tear in training which will limit his pre-season program Opens external link in new windowRead here "Blue continues support of gay rights at Midsumma" Callum Twomey Aberfeldie product Brock McLean says the AFL community is taking steps towards creating an environment where a gay footballer would be comfortable coming out Opens external link in new windowRead here  "Swan a Pie for life" Callum Twomey Westmeadows will have to wait at least three more years before Brownlow medallist Dane Swan can play at his junior club after the Pie favourite extinguished speculation about an early retirement and signed a contract extension Opens external link in new windowRead here Opens external link in new windowVideo here "Brandon broadens his potential" West Coburg junior Brandon Ellis speaks to Richmond's Roar Vision about how his pre-season is going Opens external link in new windowVideo here "Curtain call a long way off says O'Keefe" James Dampney Veteran Swan and Strathmore product Ryan O'Keefe is not phased at being the seventh-oldest player on an AFL list in 2014 Opens external link in new windowRead here

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