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Gum Runner-Up, three locals named All Australians

AFLW All Australian

Courtney Gum has finished as the equal runner-up Best and Fairest at the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Awards in Melbourne overnight. Western Bulldogs Premiership player, Emma Kearny took home the coveted prize with 15 votes overall, while Gum, Dana Hooker (Fremantle)

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Gum wins AFLPA MVP and Farrugia ranks as Captain

Courtney Gum

Two AFL Women’s players from New South Wales have today ranked among the best of the best at the AFLW Players Association Awards. Greater Western Sydney Giants midfielder, Courtney Gum has been rewarded for her outstanding debut AFLW season with

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AFLW Winter Series announced for north-eastern states

In a move set to broaden the standard of AFL Women’s football in the north-eastern states, the GWS GIANTS today announced the implementation of a Second-Tier Representative Program known as the ‘AFLW Winter Series’, in partnership with the AFL, AFL

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Mid-North Coast high schoolers set to raise AFLW curtain

High school aged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls teams from the Mid-North Coast and Western Sydney will compete in an AFLX style round-robin tournament, prior to Friday’s AFL Women’s match at Blacktown International Sportspark. In partnership with Role Models

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Woomeras and Medleys begin Leadership Program

The 2018 AFL Medleys and Rio Tinto AFL Woomeras Leadership Program began today, with six players from the New South Wales and ACT region in attendance. Kanayla Clayton (Sydney), Maleah Waters-Holten (Kempsey) and Mattarley Kelly-Scholes (Kempsey) join the program as

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GIANT AFLW match-up headed for Drummoyne

GWS GIANTS AFLW

Originally published by GWS GIANTS Media. Here’s all the information you need as AFLW returns to Sydney this Friday night with a blockbuster clash against Carlton at Drummoyne Oval. GIANTS v Carlton Friday February 9, 7:05pm Drummoyne Oval, Drummoyne Gate

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Monahan ready to take her chance

Phoebe Monahan

Originally published by the Inner West Courier. Growing up without a national women’s competition, Phoebe Monahan never really thought that playing AFL professionally would be possible. So when it was announced in October last year that she had been selected

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SAVE THE DATES – footy is back in 2018!

Rebecca Beeson

With a new year, comes new footy seasons, this year starting earlier than ever with the NAB AFL Women’s Competition kicking off on February 2, in Melbourne. 2018 NAB AFL Women’s  For AFL NSW/ACT fans, the first home game of

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Coaching coup for the AFL NSW/ACT state squads

Alicia Eva

The AFL NSW/ACT Rams state squads will have some star power behind them in 2018 with new coaches at the helm of the Under 16s, Allies and AFL Women’s Under 18s squads. Alicia Eva, one of the star 2018 GWS

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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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