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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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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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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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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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Shefts determined to be drafted into AFLW

This week, Pittwater Tigers Youth Girls player, Ellie Shefts will represent her state at the 2017 AFL Female Diversity Championships in Byron Bay. Here, Youth Girls footballers of Multicultural and Indigenous backgrounds from across Australia, will participate in a week-long,

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Female Diversity Champs open in Byron Bay

2017 Female Diversity Championships

The annual AFL National Female Diversity Championships have been officially opened tonight in Byron Bay. Providing a pathway into the Rio Tinto AFL Woomeras and Medleys programs, the Female Diversity Championships will see over 200 participants from Indigenous and multicultural backgrounds,

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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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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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AFL NSW/ACT uniform drive open for donations

AFL NSW/ACT Uniform Drive

  Australian Football has long been celebrated as ‘Australia’s game’, however the fast-paced team sport is now being adopted by the vibrant communities of the South Pacific Nations. The game is seeing a surge of popularity in this region, with men,

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Al Noori take inaugural Female Diversity Cup

Al Noori Muslim School

The first AFL NSW/ACT Female Diversity Cup was played in South West Sydney yesterday with Al Noori Muslim School taking the inaugural title. A round-robin tournament for high school students, the participants involved were all females from multicultural backgrounds, born

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