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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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TEAM TALK: NEAFL Finals Week One

This weekend marks the first round of the NEAFL Finals for 2017 with two elimination finals taking place on Saturday afternoon. The first will see the Gold Coast Suns take on the NT Thunder at Metricon Stadium. The second, and

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Kids in Free for Round 23

Footy fans will be thanked for their support during the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season at Round 23 matches this weekend through an assortment of activities including kids in free at selected matches. For the second consecutive year and an

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TEAM TALK: NEAFL R21 – Swans poised for top spot

  The final round of the NEAFL home-and-away season sees four matches involving New South Wales and ACT teams. With all sides involved this weekend, every match has important consequences going into the finals campaign. The Canberra Demons travel north

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