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Tour Diary – Independent Schools in NZ

AFL Independent Schools tour of New Zealand

Written by Matthew Baigent – Team Manager for New South Wales Independent Schools GAME ONE – NZ HAWKS vs. NSW INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS Unseasonably warm Wellington weather greeted both the New South Wales Independent Schools and New Zealand Hawks teams on 22 April 2017.

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Independent Schools tour New Zealand

AFL Independent Schools Program

For the second year in a row, a group of New South Wales school students have flown to New Zealand for an AFL tour. The majority of the group is made up of students competing in Sydney’s Independent Schools Program,

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Round 4 NEAFL teams announced

Sydney Swans NEAFL

  There is a big weekend ahead in the NEAFL with two of the AFL NSW/ACT based teams heading to Queensland, and the local Sydney Derby taking place at the SCG. Sydney University will travel north to Graham Road to

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Final YG Northern Academy Series teams

Youth Girls Northern Academy Series

Following squad selection for the Youth Girls Northern Academy Series two weeks ago, the final GWS GIANTS and Sydney Swans Academy teams have been announced for this weekend’s competition. The teams – each playing in the colours of their Swans

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Sully reaches 1000th game milestone

John Sullivan

  THIS weekend, John Sullivan will umpire his 1000th AFL match in the Hunter & Central Coast region. The man affectionately known as “Sully” shows no signs of slowing down. The 71-year-old will be between the sticks for the game

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NEAFL: Round 3 Round Up

Canberra Demons

With local leagues on hiatus for the Easter Long Weekend, the NEAFL took charge of footy within the New South Wales and the ACT region. SYDNEY UNIVERSITY VS. REDLAND BOMBERS It was a fast start from both Sydney University and

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Round 3 NEAFL teams announced

NEAFL

With no rounds of community football being played in New South Wales or the ACT this Easter Long weekend, the NEAFL will take charge in providing the footy fix. Both the GIANTS and the Canberra Demons will be looking to return

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The Power of Footy

National Diversity Championships

Written by Leyla Kaya. The National Diversity Championship were held in Sydney this week with over 200 players of different cultures from around Australia and the world, coming together with one common interest – footy. Despite states competing with the

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Flying Boomerangs and World Team announced

Flying Boomerangs and World Team

Written by Leyla Kaya. The 2017 Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs and World Team squads have been announced. The two teams of 25 teenage boys were selected by AFL Club recruiters based on their school attendance, leadership skills, and football displayed during

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Celebrating 110 years of Burley Footballs

Burley

Since 1907, Burley have been producing AFL footballs to leagues and Clubs right across Australia. Bounced for the first time in a WAFL match between East Fremantle and West Perth, Burley balls were soon kicked around the nation hitting leagues in Victoria,

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