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Swans and GIANTS head to Henson Park

Henson Park

Originally published by Sydney Swans Media. Footy fans in Sydney’s inner west are invited to come along to Marrickville’s Henson Park on Friday February 23 to witness the Swans and GWS Giants write another chapter in their cross-city rivalry. The

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JLT Community Series tickets on sale

AFL 2017 JLT Community Series - GWS Giants v Sydney

Tickets to the 2018 JLT Community Series are now on sale. For the fourth consecutive season, AFL and Club members with game access will be entitled to attend JLT Community Series matches free of charge (subject to availability and venue

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AFL empowering the next gen of Indigenous youth

  In 2017, 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from the seven high schools connected to the AFL NSW/ACT Western Sydney Indigenous Academies, graduated from Year 12. Established in 2006, the AFL NSW/ACT Western Sydney Indigenous Academies deliver specific

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NSW and the ACT lead club growth for AFL in 2017

Participation numbers

The popularity of AFL in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory continues to rise with AFL NSW/ACT today announcing Club participation grew 8.2%. This comes off the back of a phenomenal 78% increase in the number of female

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Your footy uniforms arrive in the Pacific Islands

AFL South Pacific

In August, a call out was made to AFL NSW/ACT community football clubs to send donations of old or unused uniforms and equipment to AFL NSW/ACT HQ, to pass on to the growing AFL community in the South Pacific. The call

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AFL 9s takes Super Sikh Games by storm

Super Sikh Games

For the first time in the popular tournament’s history, AFL 9s was added to the line up of the Super Sikh Cup, played this year in Western Sydney. AFL 9s is the AFL’s social version of the game. It’s a fast, free-flowing game

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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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TEAM TALK: NEAFL Preliminary Finals

Sydney Swans NEAFL

  It is crunch time as the four best teams of the 2017 NEAFL season do battle for a place in the Grand Final. The Sydney Swans host the Gold Coast Suns at Blacktown International Sportspark, while Sydney University travels to

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Central Coast Dad 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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L-FRESH the Lion to host Come and Try AFL event

Come and Try AFL

L-Fresh the Lion and the GWS GIANTS’ Tom Downie will hold their next Come and Try AFL session this Sunday at Wright Reserve in Quakers Hill. Aimed at encouraging the Sikh community to get involved in AFL, the session will involve a Sikh community gathering, where

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