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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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AFL NSW/ACT Under 16s squad selected ahead of NAB AFL Under 16s Championships

2018 AFL NSW/ACT Under 16s

The 2018 AFL NSW/ACT Rams Under 16s state squad has been announced ahead of the NAB AFL Under 16s Championships beginning on June 11, 2018. The initial squad consists of 14 players from the Sydney Swans Academy and 11 from

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AFL NSW/ACT celebrates inaugural First Nations Cup

The inaugural AFL First Nations Cup was held today in Sydney ahead of the AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls Round next week. Bringing together 120 high school students from Sydney, Western Sydney and as far as Dubbo in New South Wales,

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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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Swans win final Academy Series and Futures matches

Sydney Swans Academy

NAB AFL Under 16s Academy Series The NAB AFL Under 16 Academy Series came to an end over the weekend with the Sydney Swans Academy finishing one game ahead of the GIANTS Academy in the three-match Series. Scores remained fairly

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Six AFL NSW/ACT finalists in 2018 NSW Community Sports Awards

  AFL NSW/ACT is pleased to have six finalists listed in the 2018 NSW Community Sports Awards as supported by Sport NSW. The NSW Community Sports Awards are focused on community and grassroots sport, recognising the contributions largely carried out by

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Final chance for Swans and GIANTS Under 16s to impress

Under 17s Futures

NAB AFL Under 16s Academy Series The third and final round of the NAB AFL Under 16s Academy Series takes place this weekend. The Sydney Swans Academy will again take on the GIANTS Academy at Blacktown International Sportspark at 10am

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Rawlings selected for AFL’s inaugural Female Umpiring Academy

Victoria Rawlings

The AFL has this week launched the National Female Umpiring Academy. The new Academy is designed to create a pathway for young female umpires and to increase the number of female umpires officiating in both the Toyota AFL Premiership Season and

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Initial 50-man Allies squad announced

AFL Allies

Seventeen players from AFL NSW/ACT have been selected as a part of the 2018 Allies squad, who will compete in the upcoming 2018 NAB AFL Under-18 Division One Championships kicking off in June. Six players from the Sydney Swans Academy have

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The Toyota Good for Footy Raffle is back for 2018

Toyota Good for Footy

The Toyota Good for Footy Raffle is back bigger than ever in 2018, and this year Toyota is aiming for another record-breaking season. Last year, 418 grassroots clubs raised a huge $682,000, that they used to upgrade facilities, buy new

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