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Sydney set to host big week of AFL action

Blacktown International Sportspark

Blacktown International Sportspark is in for a big week of AFL action, beginning on Saturday with the Under 18s and Under 16s NAB AFL Academy Series’ kicking off for the year. Playing as a part of their Sydney Swans or

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Sydney to host National Male Diversity Champs

Diversity Championships

Western Sydney will host the 2018 National Male Diversity Championships for the second year running next month. Over 300 players from all the states and territories will attend the five day tournament being held at Blacktown International Sportspark between April

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Blakey and Walker fly to USA with AFL Academy

Nick Blakey

AFL NSW/ACT Allies players, Nick Blakey and Matthew Walker will spend the next two weeks with fellow Level 2 NAB AFL Academy members in the United States. Flying out of Australia on Saturday, the QBE Sydney Swans and GWS GIANTS

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GIANTS Academy announces Phase Two squad

GIANTS Academy

  The GWS GIANTS Academy has announced their Phase Two Pre-Season squads for the period of 14 November – 14 December 2018. With Academy bases placed across the region from Wagga Wagga, Canberra,Western Sydney, Albury, Tocumwal and Broken Hill, over

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Flying Boomerangs return from footy tour to Fiji

David Whyman

At the beginning of December, AFL NSW/ACT Kickstart players, David Whyman and Wesley Clark traveled to Fiji as a part of the Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs Leadership Program. In its twelfth year, the Rio Tinto AFL Flying Boomerangs is the

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Four-gen footy family: Young Dee to make history

Charlie Spargo

Originally published by AFL.com.au. WHEN Melbourne draftee Charlie Spargo makes his AFL debut, his family will achieve a League record. The former Murray Bushrangers pocket rocket, whom the Demons snared with pick No. 29 in the recent NAB AFL Draft,

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Local teens on tour in Fiji with Flying Boomerangs

Flying Boomerangs

On Saturday, AFL NSW/ACT Flying Boomerangs team members, Wesley Clark and David Whyman took off for Fiji as a part of the 2017 Rio Tinto AFL Flying Boomerangs Leadership Program. Now in its twelfth year, the Rio Tinto AFL Flying

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Big shift see Saints rookie spread his wings

Doulton Langlands

Originally published by AFL.com.au. It’s the highlights reel that should have St Kilda fans drooling. The Saints have been crying out for a speedy midfielder with brilliant foot skills and Doulton Langlands might be the man for the job. Picked up

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2018 Academy players to keep an eye on

Jack Hardman

Originally published on AFL.com.au. Many footy experts have described the 2018 NAB AFL Draft as a bumper crop, and four clubs will be hoping their academy programs can provide them with plenty of future stars. Among the list of potential

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Nicholas Shipley poised to create history with GWS Giants at AFL draft

Nicholas Shipley

Originally published by The Australian. Barring a significant selection shock, Campbelltown teenager Nicholas Shipley will create history on Friday. A member of Greater Western Sydney’s football academy, the 18-year-old is set to become the first homegrown talent to earn a

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