The North Ballarat Rebels are an Australian rules football club which play in the TAC Cup, an under-18 competition in Victoria, Australia.
North Ballarat is one of four regional clubs set up as part of a plan by the AFL to have clubs set in all regions of the state.
This was to help aid in player development and the process of the AFL draft, which allows U18 players the opportunity to be selected by AFL clubs.
North Ballarat have drafted many notable AFL players including Adam Goodes, Drew Petrie, Troy Chaplin, Jed Adcock, Tim Notting, Shannon Watt, James Walker and Shane O'Bree.
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