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Monahan ready to take her chance

Phoebe Monahan

Originally published by the Inner West Courier. Growing up without a national women’s competition, Phoebe Monahan never really thought that playing AFL professionally would be possible. So when it was announced in October last year that she had been selected

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Local talent take part in AFL Players Induction

AFLPA Players Induction

  The annual AFL Players’ Association AFL Induction Camp was run in Melbourne this week with, over 100 of the new draftees in attendance. AFL NSW/ACT draftees, Jarrod Brander (West Coast), Charlie Spargo (Melbourne), Doulton Langlands (St Kilda), James Bell,

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Blakey and Walker fly to USA with AFL Academy

Nick Blakey

AFL NSW/ACT Allies players, Nick Blakey and Matthew Walker will spend the next two weeks with fellow Level 2 NAB AFL Academy members in the United States. Flying out of Australia on Saturday, the QBE Sydney Swans and GWS GIANTS

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SAVE THE DATES – footy is back in 2018!

Rebecca Beeson

With a new year, comes new footy seasons, this year starting earlier than ever with the NAB AFL Women’s Competition kicking off on February 2, in Melbourne. 2018 NAB AFL Women’s  For AFL NSW/ACT fans, the first home game of

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GIANTS Academy announces Phase Two squad

GIANTS Academy

  The GWS GIANTS Academy has announced their Phase Two Pre-Season squads for the period of 14 November – 14 December 2018. With Academy bases placed across the region from Wagga Wagga, Canberra,Western Sydney, Albury, Tocumwal and Broken Hill, over

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Local umpires elevated to AFL and AFLW panels

Umpires

There will be 11 more AFL NSW/ACT Umpires running around in the AFL and AFLW in 2018. Boundary Umpire, Michael Barlow (Canberra) has been evelavted to the AFL’s National Umpiring Panel following his officiating 85 NEAFL matches, including the 2016

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Coaching coup for the AFL NSW/ACT state squads

Alicia Eva

The AFL NSW/ACT Rams state squads will have some star power behind them in 2018 with new coaches at the helm of the Under 16s, Allies and AFL Women’s Under 18s squads. Alicia Eva, one of the star 2018 GWS

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Posted in AFL Women's, Featured News, Female News, Front page news, GWS GIANTS, NAB AFL U18 Championships, NAB AFL Women's U18 Championships, Slider, Uncategorised, Youth Girls

Flying Boomerangs return from footy tour to Fiji

David Whyman

At the beginning of December, AFL NSW/ACT Kickstart players, David Whyman and Wesley Clark traveled to Fiji as a part of the Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs Leadership Program. In its twelfth year, the Rio Tinto AFL Flying Boomerangs is the

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Four-gen footy family: Young Dee to make history

Charlie Spargo

Originally published by AFL.com.au. WHEN Melbourne draftee Charlie Spargo makes his AFL debut, his family will achieve a League record. The former Murray Bushrangers pocket rocket, whom the Demons snared with pick No. 29 in the recent NAB AFL Draft,

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AFL Clubs keen for 2018 AFL Community Camps

AFL Community Camps

The AFL is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the 2017/2018 AFL Community Camps, which see all 18 AFL Clubs visit both metropolitan and regional locations. The Sydney Swans and GWS GIANTS will kick off their AFL Community

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