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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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Tully and Tuggeranong up for CBR Sports Awards

Britt Tully

GWS GIANTS AFL Women’s player, Britt Tully has been nominated for the People’s Sporting Champion Award at the Canberra Sports Awards, which are set to be announced on December 1, 2017. Playing in the local AFL Canberra competition with the

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Four home games for 2018 GIANTS AFLW

GIANTS AFLW

The GWS GIANTS AFL Women’s side will play four home games in the second season of the AFLW competition. Beginning their year against Melbourne at Casey Fields (Melbourne), the GIANTS will host their first home game in Round 2 against

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Private girls schools in Sydney start new AFL comp

Originally published by The Australian. In the northern suburbs of Sydney, a sporting shift is under way. Prestigious girls schools are seeing an AFL surge in an area traditionally dominated by their male counterparts playing rugby. “I think the idea

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Three locals selected for AFLW Academy

Alyce Parker

The AFL has announced the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Academy squads, which include three players from the New South Wales and ACT region. Thurgoona’s Alyce Parker and Woorinen’s Jordyn Jolliffe have both been selected in the Level Two squad following stellar

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2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft explained

Here is your guide to the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft ahead of this morning’s event. 49 picks available to the eight AFLW clubs The number of picks allocated per club depends on the number of spots available on individual

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Born to be a GIANT?

Originally published by AFL Media. She was born to be a GIANT. She just didn’t know it. Growing up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Haneen Zreika didn’t understand the rules of AFL. The NSW/ACT under-18 representative, who is aiming to

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Southern Sydney trio power into All Nations squad

The 2017 National Female Diversity Championships were run in Byron Bay last week with two teams from the New South Wales and ACT region taking part – Kickstart (Indigenous) and All Nations (Multicultural). The All Nations team, involving players who were

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Female Diversity Championships wrap up in Byron

The AFL Female Diversity Championships have wrapped up in Byron Bay with the closing ceremony being held this morning. The All Nations team finished the week with three wins, while the young Kickstart side performed strongly and never gave in

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Eight selected for Woomeras and Medleys squads

Eight players from the AFL NSW/ACT region have been selected for the Woomeras and Medleys representative squads after impressing at the AFL Female Diversity Championships in Byron Bay this week. The AFL NSW/ACT All Nations squad had a successful week in

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