Australian Football Recruiting

AFL Draft Preview 2008

In what will be the 2nd last of the ‘regular’ drafts before the Gold Coast team enters the competition (Gold Coast will have 8 out of the first 24 picks in the 2010 draft), all first round picks were kept by their respective clubs during trade week. As of last year (and as I reported […]

Australian Football Sports Agents

AFL Player Discussion – This Wednesday, April 9th

I just received an email from Sports Management firm Flying Start regarding an interesting event that will be taking place this Wednesday in Melbourne, Australia. Player Agent Ricky Nixon will be joined by AFL Footballer Brad Johnson and Journalist Mark Robinson for a live discussion on Player Management and the AFL. Ricky Nixon is one […]

Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

No, I’m not Darren. I’m not even Jewish. But I needed something to post on Friday. Following are some prominent pieces and sports headlines that we neglected to cover during the week. * Rick Karcher’s post, “Ethics and Agent Fees” over at Sports Law Blog (Happy 2000th Anniversary to them, by the way) touches on […]

The Wash Up

The Wash Up: 24

Teaching Aid As I have previously reported, Sports Agent Ricky Nixon at Flying Start has developed a Sports Agent Course that can be completed online. It’s a 12 week course, with weekly lectures that are run by Ricky Nixon, and include special guests. Ricky’s course has been so popular that it has now been integrated […]