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Joss State Zone Trials wrap up in Albury

Joss State Zone Trials

  The final day of the annual AFL NSW/ACT Under 13 and Under 14 Joss State Zone Trials has played out in Albury today. The carnival welcomed over 400 young players from across the region to take part in a week’s worth of

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AFL NSW/ACT Youth Girls team announced

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The final AFL NSW/ACT Youth Girls team has been announced ahead of the National Youth Girls Championship to be held in May and July. The team was selected following the recent Northern Academy Series played against the Brisbane Lions and

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Former Ram Macreadie makes his AFL debut

Harrison Macreadie

Henty footballer, Harrison Macreadie made his AFL debut last night against Richmond at the MCG. Macreadie was a part of the GWS Giants Academy for four years and was relocated to Sydney in 2016 to gain experience at a NEAFL

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NSW/ACT Implement Player Points System

AFL NSW/ ACT, in conjunction with the relevant leagues, has enhanced the Player Points System, which will be applicable to AFL Canberra, Riverina FNL, Farrer FNL and Hume FNL for the 2017 season. The Player Points System was first introduced

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Women lead the way growing AFL in NSW/ACT

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More people are playing Australian Rules Football than ever before with the AFL announcing earlier this week that total participation had reached 1,404,176 across Australia in 2016. In NSW/ACT, total participation reached 237,549, an increase of 10.4% from 2015. This

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Prospect from The Hill

Isaac Cumming of the Allies handpasses the ball during the Under 18 Championship match between Vic Country and the Allies at Simonds Stadium on June 29, 2016 in Geelong, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

Broken Hill’s Isaac Cumming is another potential draftee for AFL NSW/ACT. The defender is a member of the GWS Giants Academy and has been nominated by the club as a Club Academy player, which means the GIANTS can match any bids made

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“A new journey will start that night”

Will Setterfield poses during the NAB AFL Draft Combine (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

In 2014, Will Setterfield moved from Albury when he was granted a boarding scholarship with Caulfield Grammar. The draft prospect hoped it would advance his chances to be included on a AFL list. Setterfield is apart of the GWS Giants Academy

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Nerves are still running high for Macreadie

Harrison Macreadie (21) running the 3km time-trial in Florida. Picture: AFL Media

The GWS Giants have nominated Harrison Macreadie along with 8 other Academy members, so they can therefore match any bids made for the players by other clubs on Draft night. If the selected players are overlooked on Draft Night, the

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NEAFL stars eye AFL Draft

Connor Owen-Auburn playing the 2016 NEAFL Grand Final

  Connor Owen-Auburn Age: 18 Position: Defender 2016 NEAFL Games: 14 (Giants) Western Sydney product Connor Owen-Auburn has been a member from the GIANTS Academy since he was 13. He has played 14 NEAFL games in the 2016 season, where

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GIANTS nominate Academy players

Harrison Macreadie, Harry Perryman, Kobe Mutch and Zach Sproule at Spotless Stadium

The GIANTS have nominated nine players from its Academy ahead of next month’s NAB AFL Draft. Yesterday’s nominations means the GIANTS can match any bids made for the nine players on Draft night. GIANTS Academy Player of the Year Harry

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