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Local teens on tour in Fiji with Flying Boomerangs

Flying Boomerangs

On Saturday, AFL NSW/ACT Flying Boomerangs team members, Wesley Clark and David Whyman took off for Fiji as a part of the 2017 Rio Tinto AFL Flying Boomerangs Leadership Program. Now in its twelfth year, the Rio Tinto AFL Flying

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Sydney turns it on for the AFL 9s Classic

The second annual AFL 9s Classic began yesterday in Sydney with the Schools and Corporate Divisions kicking off the tournament. The Schools Division saw 18 teams compete in games throughout yesterday morning. The teens teams came in from around the region, hailing from schools such as Gosford

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Sydney Derby XIV set for Round Three in 2018

2018 Toyota AFL Season Fixture

The AFL has today released the 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season Fixture. AFL CEO, Gillon McLachlan said the season would be played across a 23-round format for all clubs to play 11 home and away games with one bye, while

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AFL NSW/ACT finalists for four Sport NSW Awards

For the first time, Sport NSW Awards and the NSW Hall of Champions Induction Ceremony will be presented at a combined Gala Dinner held on Monday 27 November 2017 at Rosehill Gardens. AFL NSW/ACT is delighted to announce that it has been recognised as

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2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft explained

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

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?

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

  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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