Levien, Bolton Dzelebdzic make cut for WAFL state 18s academy squad

SEVERAL players from the southeastern suburbs have been named in the WAFL state 18s academy squad.

Kenwick’s John Levien who plays for Perth was named, along with Forrestdale’s Shai Bolton and Roleystone’s Mitchell Dzelebdzic, who are both part of the South Fremantle WAFL club.

A total of 40 WAFL players have been selected to participate in the 2016 WA State 18s Academy program

The 2016 AFL National 18s Championships will include five Division One teams – Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria Metro, Victoria Country and Allies, which will consist of the best players from Division Two teams NSW/ACT, Queensland, Northern Territory and Tasmania following their games in May.

The Division One Championship will consist of five rounds, with each side to play four games including one against the Allies. WA will play its first game against Victoria Country on June 5 at Medibank Stadium.

2016 NAB AFL State 18s Fixtures

WA v Vic Country – 11am, Sunday June 5 (Medibank Stadium)

SA v WA – 11.20am, Sunday June 12 (AAMI Stadium)

WA v Allies – 11.20am, Saturday June 18 (Domain Stadium)

Vic Metro v WA – 3.05pm, Wednesday June 29 (Simonds Stadium)