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AFLW WORTH THE WAIT FOR CODIE BRIGGS

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 23: Codie Briggs of the GWS Giants in action during the GWS Giants Womens open training session at Olympic Park on November 23, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media) GWS GIANTS AFLW player

Local Auskickers hit the beach for new program

AFL NSW/ACT are excited to announce a new trial program, Beach Auskick. This new concept combines two of the local community’s favourite pastimes – sport and the beach. The very first program of its kind started on Friday at Fingal

Liverpool Youth Sports Festival a big success with locals

AFL NSW/ACT in conjunction with PCYC and Liverpool City Council hosted the inaugural Liverpool Youth Sports Festival held at Peter Miller Reserve on Saturday 25 February. Although the skies were cloudy and grey, crowds were not deterred and the festival

Erin McKinnon Named AFLW Rising Star

Erin McKinnon of the Giants tackled by Erin Phillips of the Crows. (Photo by AFL Media) Young GIANTS ruck Erin McKinnon has been recognised for a stand-out performance with a NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nomination in round three. The

Swans Academy gets glimpse of future

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s inaugural Under 14 Assessment was conducted last week, providing coaches a sneak peek of the promising talent coming through the ranks. The assessment, attended by 110 Academy players at Moore Park’s Lakeside Oval, is designed

AFL NSW/ACT team up with Little Athletics NSW and ACT in 2017

AFL NSW/ACT is thrilled to announce a new sporting alliance with Little Athletics NSW and Little Athletics ACT. This alliance will connect participants of both sports with another option for summer and winter respectively and allow Community Clubs to build

TYREPOWER NSW TO SUPPORT AFL COMMUNITY UMPIRING ACROSS NSW AND ACT FOR 2017 AND 2018

AFL NSW/ACT are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Tyrepower NSW for the next two years. Tyrepower will be the OFFICIAL COMMUNITY UMPIRING SPONSOR of AFL NSW/ACT supporting all umpires officiating in AFL NSW/ACT governed or affiliated leagues.* Michael

Celebrating Canberra’s National Multicultural Festival

Last Sunday AFL NSW/ACT attended Canberra’s annual National Multicultural Festival, one of the biggest celebrations of cultural diversity across Australia. A free and family-friendly event, the three day festival was a great success with activities, cultural shows, dancing and more than

AFL School Sport Pathway – Trials commencing soon

AFL School Sport Pathway Students 12 years and under and 15 years and under have the opportunity to trial and participate in the AFL School Sport pathway. Students will trial to represent their zone before being selected to participate at

Beeson ready for first AFL Women’s home game

“It wasn’t something that I necessarily thought would ever happen, maybe twelve months ago I’d never have dreamed that there would be a professional women’s AFL competition” says GWS GIANTS AFLW player Rebecca Beeson. When she moved to Perth eight