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2017 Community Umpiring Round

  Round 7 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership season is set to celebrate Community Umpiring Week – an initiative to encourage people to get involved in umpiring AFL at a grassroots level. AFL National Umpiring Development Manager, Adam Davis said with more

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Celebrating Canberra’s National Multicultural Festival

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Written by Leyla Kaya. 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,

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AFL Canberra Women’s Sponsorship Oppportunity

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AFL Canberra would like to thank the Independent Property Group (IPG) for their valued sponsorship to the league for a number of years. IPG’s contribution has been tremendous for the development of the code in particular the IPG Women’s Competition and IPG Representative

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NSW/ACT Implement Player Points System

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AFL NSW/ ACT, in conjunction with the relevant leagues, has enhanced the Player Points System, which will be applicable to AFL Canberra, Riverina FNL, Farrer FNL and Hume FNL for the 2017 season. The Player Points System was first introduced

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NSW/ACT Implement Player Points System

AFL NSW/ ACT, in conjunction with the relevant leagues, has enhanced the Player Points System, which will be applicable to AFL Canberra, Riverina FNL, Farrer FNL and Hume FNL for the 2017 season. The Player Points System was first introduced

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Posted in Community, Featured News, Front page news, Landing Page, Southern NSW, Uncategorised

Fisher inspired to follow in Grandfather’s footsteps

Sam Fisher NAB AFL Draft Combine at Etihad Stadium on October 07, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/AFL Media)

Canberra’s Sam Fisher has dreamed of an AFL career since he was a kid. With his grandfather, Ken Duff playing for Geelong, it has always been a goal to follow in his footsteps. “Obviously playing with Geelong back in the

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Preview: AFL Canberra v AFL Sydney

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For the third year in succession the best senior female and male talent playing in the AFL Canberra and AFL Sydney competitions will go head-to-head for bragging rights. The two matches will be played this Saturday at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval,

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Steven Mahar appointed regional manager of new ACT-Southern NSW region

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Steven Mahar, regional manager of the ACT and South Coast, is now moving into a role which will see him have responsibility for both the ACT and Southern NSW regions. Steven started with the AFL in 2011 as Talent Manager, ACT/South Coast before

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Eastlake launches the Canberra Demons

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Eastlake Football Club is pleased to introduce the Canberra Demons as the new and only NEAFL team representing the ACT. Following the recent change to the NEAFL competition, which has left one team representing the Canberra region, the Eastlake Football Club has

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Himmelberg on the cusp of Draft glory

Harrison Himmelberg looks set to continue Canberra's recent run of AFL draft success. (Photo: Michael Dodge/AFL Media)

Eastlake’s 192cm key forward Harrison Himmelberg is shaping as Canberra’s best prospect at this year’s draft, hoping to reach his dream of playing in the AFL. A tall and agile forward, Himmelberg has impressed with his ability to impact the

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