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AFL 9s Classic hits the Harbour City this weekend

The second annual AFL 9s Classic will kick off today in Queens Park, Sydney with over 1,000 participants from across Australia set to take the field during the three-day event 24 – 26 November 2017. The Classic is an exciting national

Sheehan predicts shooting stars at the AFL Draft

AFL National and International Talent Manager, Kevin Sheehan today announced his top 40 prospects ahead of the 2017 NAB AFL Draft to be held in Sydney on Friday, November 24. The AFL NSW/ACT players, Jarrod Brander (Wentworth), Nicholas Shipley (Campbelltown)

Commission announce the bounce is set to stay

The AFL Commission has today ratified the recommendation by AFL General Manager of Football Operations, Steve Hocking and the AFL Executive to retain ‘the bounce’ for the 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season onwards. Considering the traditional and historic nature of the bounce

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

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

Our 2016 NAB AFL Draftees – where are they now?

With only one-week to go until the 2017 NAB AFL Draft, the next crop of AFL NSW/ACT talent waits nervously to hear their name called by pick 110. In 2016, AFL NSW/ACT had a record breaking number of players drafted

Tully and Tuggeranong up for CBR Sports Awards

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

Vote for Jarryd and Mark in the Laureus Awards

Originally published by Sydney Swans Media. Two special Sydney Swans supporters touched our hearts earlier this year, and now their friendship is being recognised on the world stage. When their radio went dead during the Swans clash with Carlton in

Register for free tickets to the 2017 NAB AFL Draft

This year’s NAB AFL Draft will return to Sydney on Friday, November 24. The Draft will be held in the Sydney Showgrounds precinct, the fourth venue change for the event in the past four years, having been staged on the Gold Coast

Your footy uniforms arrive in the Pacific Islands

In August, a call out was made to AFL NSW/ACT community football clubs to send donations of old or unused uniforms and equipment to AFL NSW/ACT HQ, to pass on to the growing AFL community in the South Pacific. The call

Phase One GIANTS Academy squads announced

The GWS GIANTS Academy has announced their Phase One 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 100