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Volunteers Grants 2016 now open

Volunteer Grant

The Australian Government has just announced that the Volunteers Grants 2016 program is now open and community clubs within NSW and the ACT are encouraged to apply. These grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers by providing small

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A record nine players from NSW/ACT selected at the 2016 NAB AFL National Draft

National Draft

It was a successful night for players from NSW/ACT at Friday’s NAB AFL National Draft, with nine players from the region selected overall, the highest number yet. This bettered last year’s result of seven players selected and included four in

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2017 AFL NSW/ACT Female Academy Information

Female Academy

2016 was a big success for NSW/ACT Female Footy The U18 Youth Girls team were undefeated and claimed the Division Two National Championships for the first time. From this team, five players were selected for the All-Stars Youth Girls match with two making the

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AFL Sportsready job opportunities

AFL Sportsready

AFL Sportsready is a national not for profit company that facilitates employment and education for young Australians. They work in partnership with a number of industry sectors including sport and recreation, business and administration, finance, banking, horticulture, information technology, retail and

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Adam Goodes Talent Program

The Adam Goodes Talent Program provides Indigenous youth the chance to develop as individuals, athletes and leaders within their community. The holistic program provides a pathway to success for all Indigenous youth across NSW and the ACT. The Adam Goodes Talent

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Win tickets to the 2016 NAB AFL Draft in Sydney!

NAB AFL Draft

18 Teams. 1 Dream. Australia’s best young talent will assemble in Sydney in November, with the Harbour City named as the venue for the next two NAB AFL drafts. Fans will have the opportunity to win tickets to attend the

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McDonald’s AFL 9s Classic Comes to Sydney

AFL 9s Classic

In November, the AFL is hosting the inaugural McDonald’s AFL 9s Classic in the heart of Sydney. The free event will bring together 100 teams from all over the country to play McDonald’s AFL 9s, competing for more than $50,000 in

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NSW win the Inaugural AFL Women’s Masters Carnival

Women's Masters

2016 has been a big year for women’s footy so it was fitting that women were invited to participate for the first time in the 2016 AFL National Masters Carnival held on the Gold Coast. ACT player Pam Andrew led

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Youth Girls take over Bateau Bay

Youth Girls

The AFL NSW/ACT Youth Girls State Cup was held on the weekend of October 24 and 25 in Bateau Bay, NSW. Nine teams from across all regions of NSW and the ACT travelled to the Central Coast town, to participate in

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Cross-Code Stars Join the GIANTS

Jess Bibby at the GIANTS' Athlete Talent Search in August

The GIANTS have added two of Canberra’s finest sportswomen to their AFL Women’s team for 2017. Current Canberra United W-League captain Ellie Brush and former WNBA basketballer Jessica Bibby have been signed by the GIANTS as rookie players for the

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