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2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft explained

AFL Women's Draft

Here is your guide to the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft ahead of this morning’s event. 49 picks available to the eight AFLW clubs The number of picks allocated per club depends on the number of spots available on individual

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Former Sydney Swan to coach GIANTS NEAFL side

Adam Schneider

Originally published by AFL Media. FORMER St Kilda and Sydney forward Adam Schneider has been named Greater Western Sydney’s new NEAFL coach. Schneider, who was part of the Swans’ drought-breaking premiership side in 2005 before joining the Saints, played 228

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Born to be a GIANT?

Haneen Zreika

Originally published by AFL Media. She was born to be a GIANT. She just didn’t know it. Growing up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Haneen Zreika didn’t understand the rules of AFL. The NSW/ACT under-18 representative, who is aiming to

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Riley-Brown’s take sisterly bond to Byron Bay

Riley-Brown sisters

Sisters, Ruby and Nakira Riley-Brown this week represented AFL NSW/ACT in the Indigenous Kickstart team at the second annual AFL Female Diversity Championships in Byron Bay. This is the second Female Diversity Championships for the Kuku Yalungi and Gamilaroi women, who played in

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From PKC to the MVE and now the national stage

Macleay Valley Eagles

  Over the past two years, the number of Indigenous players coming from the Kempsey region to represent New South Wales and the ACT at the AFL Female Diversity Championships, has become an expected positive to the team. The Female

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All-rounder Amber set for the biggest stage yet

Image courtesy of Andrew Gosling (TBG Sport).

  Fourteen-year-old Barkinji girl, Amber Evans grew up in the remote town of Ivanhoe, about six hours west of the South Australian in the middle of New South Wales. Having never played AFL before, it was not until Evans and

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Shefts determined to be drafted into AFLW

This week, Pittwater Tigers Youth Girls player, Ellie Shefts will represent her state at the 2017 AFL Female Diversity Championships in Byron Bay. Here, Youth Girls footballers of Multicultural and Indigenous backgrounds from across Australia, will participate in a week-long,

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Haberecht returns for second Diversity Champs

Alessia Haberecht

Fifteen-year-old Wiradjuri girl, Alessia Haberecht says she feels honoured to be representing her Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community at the 2017 Female Diversity Championships, kicking off tonight in Byron Bay. During the event, the best Indigenous and Multicultural Youth Girls

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Female Diversity Championships squad announced

Female Diversity Championships

The AFL NSW/ACT squad for the 2017 Female Diversity Championships have been announced. The All Nations and Kickstart teams, consisting of girls aged between 13-15 years, were selected after last Sunday’s testing day held in Western Sydney. The day saw players participate

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Central Coast Dad takes out Volunteer of the Year

Chris Lear takes out Volunteer of the Year.

Chris Lear from the Wyong Lakes Junior Football Club has been named as the 2017 AFL NSW/ACT Volunteer of the Year. Joining the Central Coast based junior club in 2016, Lear became immediately involved with his son’s team, and it did

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