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Sam Graham delivers speech on AFL and cross-cultural understanding

AFL NSW/ACT CEO Sam Graham delivered a key note address yesterday at Affinity Intercultural Foundation in Sydney on the AFL and cross-cultural understanding. Affinity’s mission is to create and sustain enduring relationships with people through intercultural and interfaith dialogue. Graham

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Shipley Inspiring Western Sydney’s Next Generation GIANTS

  Originally published by GWS GIANTS Media. The first Peruvian AFL player, Nick Shipley, is inspiring the next generation of GIANTS. Shipley’s mother Jessica was born in Peru’s capital, Lima and immigrated to Australia alongside her extended family when she

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Over 250 students participate in ninth IEC Cup

IEC Cup

The 2018 IEC Cup was played last week at Blacktown International Sportspark, with over 250 students from Intensive English Centres across Sydney participating. In it’s ninth year, the IEC Cup saw teenage boys and girls play in an AFL 9s round-robin

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Jesaulenko Internship seeks to diversify coaching opportunities

Alex Jesaulenko Internship

Alex Jesaulenko was born in Austria in late 1945, shortly after the Second World War ended in Europe. His parents were Russian and Ukrainian and the family immigrated to Australia in 1949. Alex lived in Canberra playing Rugby and Soccer

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Heptinstall and Pease selected for Diversity All Stars

Sarah Heptinstall

Two players from the AFL NSW/ACT region have been selected as a part of the Diversity All Stars team for 2018. Sarah Heptinstall from the Southern Power in Sydney and Emily Pease from the Belconnen Magpies in Canberra were both chosen in

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Unity Grammar take home 2018 Bachar Houli Cup

Bachar Houli Cup

Unity Grammar from Austral in Western Sydney has taken out this year’s Bachar Houli Cup. The GWS GIANTS along with AFL NSW/ACT,  held the competition today at Progress Park in Auburn, with the high school competition hosting 13 teams from

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Six locals make Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs and World Teams

The final day of the 2018 AFL National Diversity Championships played out in Blacktown today, with two Grand Finals taking place. Victoria took home the All Nations Championship, beating out Tasmania in a heart-stopper. In the Kickstart Cup, another close

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AFL Diversity Championships: Day Three results

2018 AFL National Diversity Championships

Day Three of the 2018 AFL National Diversity Championships kicked off with a bang for the AFL NSW/ACT All Nations squad, taking their first win of the tournament. Coming up against the Northern Territory, the lead changed multiple times over

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AFL Diversity Championships: Day Two results

AFL National Diversity Champs

It was an unlucky Monday for both the AFL NSW/ACT Kickstart and All Nations squads on Day Two of the 2018 AFL National Diversity Championships in Sydney. Queensland took revenge for yesterday’s defeat by the AFL NSW/ACT Kickstart squad, outlasting

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AFL Diversity Championships: Day One results

AFL National Diversity Championships

The AFL NSW/ACT Kickstart side kick-started their 2018 AFL National Diversity Championships campaign today with victory over old rivals Queensland by three points. Tyron Edwards pushed his team with two goals, while Kai Watts was a standout for the home-side,

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