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2017 Adam Goodes & Stephen Coniglio Talent Camps

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Written by Leyla Kaya. The Adam Goodes and Stephen Coniglio Talent Camps were held in Sydney over the weekend, where the best young athletes from Indigenous and Multicultural backgrounds across NSW and the ACT, came together for a two-day camp.

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CUBS Program offers free AFL for kids

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Written by Leyla Kaya. The Parramatta Lions Junior AFL Club is offering all interested families the opportunity to participate in the Lions CUBS Program – an initiative aimed at introducing children to Auskick and Junior Football. Each week, kids play various

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Sydny Swans head back to school

AFL NSW/ACT: Sydney Swans School Clinic. March 7, 2017. Stanmore Primary School, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Photo: Narelle Spangher, AFL NSW/ACT

AFL NSW/ACT: Sydney Swans School Clinic. March 7, 2017. Stanmore Primary School, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Photo: Narelle Spangher, AFL NSW/ACT Earlier this week AFL NSW/ACT Development Staff accompanied players from the Sydney Swans to visit schools all over Sydney. Across

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

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Written by Leyla Kaya. To celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rooster, families from the Hurstville Lunar New Year Festival were invited to take part in an exclusive free AFL event at Olds Park in Penshurst on

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Tyrepower NEAFL Umpiring Academy launches in NSW/ACT

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The best up and coming senior community football umpires from across NSW and the ACT have been announced as a part of the inaugural Tyrepower NEAFL Umpiring Academy. The Academy consists of field, boundary and goal umpires who are currently establishing

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AFLW worth the wait for Codie Briggs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 23: Codie Briggs of the GWS Giants in action during the GWS Giants Womens open training session at Olympic Park on November 23, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

Written by Leyla Kaya. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 23: Codie Briggs of the GWS Giants in action during the GWS Giants Womens open training session at Olympic Park on November 23, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

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Local Auskickers hit the beach for new program

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AFL NSW/ACT are excited to announce a new trial program, Beach Auskick. This new concept combines two of the local community’s favourite pastimes – sport and the beach. The very first program of its kind started on Friday at Fingal

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Liverpool Youth Sports Festival a big success with locals

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Written by Leyla Kaya. AFL NSW/ACT in conjunction with PCYC and Liverpool City Council hosted the inaugural Liverpool Youth Sports Festival held at Peter Miller Reserve on Saturday 25 February. Although the skies were cloudy and grey, crowds were not

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Erin McKinnon Named AFLW Rising Star

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 4: Erin McKinnon of the Giants tackled by Erin Phillips of the Crows during the 2017 AFLW Round 01 match between the Adelaide Crows and the GWS Giants at Thebarton Oval on February 4, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by AFL Media)

Erin McKinnon of the Giants tackled by Erin Phillips of the Crows. (Photo by AFL Media) Young GIANTS ruck Erin McKinnon has been recognised for a stand-out performance with a NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nomination in round three. The

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Swans Academy gets glimpse of future

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The QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s inaugural Under 14 Assessment was conducted last week, providing coaches a sneak peek of the promising talent coming through the ranks. The assessment, attended by 110 Academy players at Moore Park’s Lakeside Oval, is designed

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