With pre-season done and dusted and the off-season player movement settled, the NTFA premier division is ready to get underway. Coach: Corry Goodluck Captain: Jack Dyer and Will Fisher Last year: Premiers Ins: Shaun James, Shaun McCrossen, Ethan Goldfinch, George Burn and Brayden Philpott. Outs: Matthew Hayward and Jackson Chorley. Players to watch: Oliver Gibson, Braidon Pearn and Samuel Goodluck. COACH SAYS: Our aim for this season is to try and back up our 2021 premiership, the guys put in a hard pre-season and hit the track pretty well maybe even a little bit hard knowing what the reward is like. Coach: Philip Lethborg Captain: Logan Wright Last year: Sixth Ins: Aiden Williams (Launceston), Thomas Lilly (Launceston), Josh Burk (returning), Billy Jack (South Launceston), Jake Rice (Launceston), Jordan Wright (returning), Brady Demeijer (returning), James Wallace (North Launceston), Brian Allen (Victoria), Bradley Walters (Victoria) and Liam Older (Tamar Demons). Players to watch: Jake Rice, Matthew Zanetto, Jacob Bonney. Young players to watch: Liam Older, Tom Symes, Alec Roberts. COACH SAYS: Our aim is to continue to improve and develop as a team and club. To be hard to play against each week. Coach: Nathan Lowe Captain: Lochy Dornauf Last year: Fifth Ins: Ward Rakei, Gary Fitzpatrick, Dalton Murfett, Sam Talbot, Dom Shegog, Liam Ryan, Oliver Proudfoot. Outs: Brayden Butler, Stephen Flint, Darren Banham, Nathan Green and Dylan Schnoor. George Town Coach: Adam Zanevra Captain: Brady Gee Last year: Eighth Ins: Brady Gee (Scottsdale), Sam Cooke (Lilydale), Zac Cooke (Lilydale), Matthew McKinnon (Lilydale), Zach Burt (North Launceston), Darcy Layh (North Launceston), Angus Jefferies (North Launceston), Kaleb Canning (South Launceston), Chae Evans (East Coast), Dylan Clayton (Bridport), Lachie Mason (Bridport), Dylan Baker (Bridport), Brodie Earley (Old Scotch) and Scott Muller (return from travel). Outs: Troy Spinks (interstate) Players to watch: Zac Cooke and Angus Jefferies. Both guys play a very tough brand of footy. They love to chase, tackle and know how to hit the scoreboard. Young players to watch: Austin Maynard [last year's best and fairest winner] and Sam Freeman, [last year's most improved]. Both are only 18 years old and will have only benefited from their first season of senior football last year. COACH SAYS: Our aim is to play finals football. Coach: Jake Pearce Captain: Zac Oldenhof Last year: Ninth Ins: Hamish Leedham, Tyson Miller, Denzel McLean, Toby Upson, Archie Wilkinson &amp; Zac Camplin (Launceston Football Club) , Mitch Donnelly (mainland), Isaac Thompson (returning), Jesse Warren (Meander), Jackson Miller (South Launceston), Nick Hammersley (Rocherlea) and Cooper Praciak (Perth). Outs: Broady Jordan (North Launceston). Players to watch: Mitch Donnelly, Archie Wilkinson, Hamish Leedham and Ben Hyatt. COACH SAYS: Our aim for season 2022 is to gain back some respect from the competition and keep developing the future of our football club. We have 16 players under-22 in our senior squad so really excited of the growth of our group not just this year but in years to come. Coach: Beau Thorp Captain: Josh Frankcombe Last year: Third Ins: Jack Donnellan, Cody Thorp, Tom Dwyer and Will Edmunds. Outs: Mitch Bennett and Cameron Gard. COACH SAYS: We are looking to build on the foundations set down by the club over the past three seasons. Coach: Josh Ponting Captain: Luke Richards Last year: Fourth Ins: Jack Rushton (North Launceston) and Taylor Stone (Bridport). Outs: Bailey Wells (not playing), Kaiden Cox-Goodyer (East Coast), Sam Suter (not playing), Corey Cochrane (Lilydale). COACH SAYS: We have managed to keep most of our list and add some quality players so the internal expectation is to play finals footy and be at the pointy end. Players to watch: Adam Etchell and Luke Richards Young players to watch: Brayden Claridge and Tanner Cousens Coach: Ethan Petterwood Captain: Joe Robinson Last year: Seventh Ins: Cody Kerrison, Dan Berry, Mitch Bennett and Warwick Hall. Outs: Brady Gee, Zach Kerrison and Louis Burr. THEY SAY: We have been working really hard in the off-season and blokes have been learning a variety of positions in our structure because we all know it will be an uncertain year due to COVID restrictions. Coach: Anthony Taylor Captain: Dylan Johnston and Jordan Tepper Last year: Runner-up Ins: Bowen Pearce (Launceston ), Jack Lewis ( Launceston), Brock Kenny (East Devonport), Grant Holt (Launceston), Jack Colgrave (North Hobart), Luka Whitcombe (Burnie), J Child (Burnie), Matthew Lee (Under-18s). Outs: Ben Webb (retired), Joel Mountney (retired),Thomas Reinmuth (retired), Rory Mansell (Campbell Town), Jakob Laskey (St Pats), Jacob Perkins (St Pats), Tom Beaumont (Launceston), Dan Berry (Scottsdale), Dan Johnston (injured). Players to watch: Lachie Cocker, Matty Lee, Tom Foon, Gareth Holt, Kurt Hibbs and Cody Lowe. Young players to watch: Harry Summers, Harry Charlesworth, Elliot Lockhart, Will Richards and Ollie Woodcock-Davis. COACH SAYS: We have quite a turnover off players this season with some moving into retirement and others onto other clubs. Harry Summers , Harry Charlesworth , Elliot Lockhart, Will Richards and Ollie Woodcock-Davis are some young talent who should all figure prominently in senior footy this season. Lachie Cocker, Matty Lee, Tom Foon, Gareth Holt, Kurt Hibbs and Cody Lowe have been some of the standouts of pre-season.