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NAB AFL Draft Combine: Cooper Sharman

Leeton’s Cooper Sharman will have a nerve-racking seven-week wait until draft night after testing at the NAB AFL National Draft Combine in Melbourne last week. Over the course of the week, Sharman had his physical measurements recorded while also having his

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2019 NAB AFL & AFLW Draft Combines – All you need to know

  What is the NAB AFL and AFLW Draft Combine? The NAB Draft Combines seek to identify potential AFL and AFLW players capable of combining athletic and mental abilities with AFL skills. Each potential draftee will be put through a

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AFL match attendance hits another record

AFL Chief Executive Gillon McLachlan thanked fans and congratulated the 18 AFL clubs after the 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership Season saw attendances reach a new all-time record of 6,951,304 fans. The new record surpasses the previous record of 6,894,770 set last season

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Local players set to star in the AFL this year

AFL NSW/ACT will have 62 players representing the region during the 2019 Toyota AFL Season. Including players who have played over 300 games such as Jarryd McVeigh and then newcomers looking to make their debut in 2019 such as Kieren

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Rule changes announced for 2019 season

In line with the AFL Commission’s approval for 2019 Toyota AFL Season ‘Laws of the Game’ changes, AFL NSW/ACT have announced the rules that will be adopted by the 14 leagues across the state and territory. The nine Laws of

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Local umpires elevated to AFL and AFLW panels


There will be 11 more AFL NSW/ACT Umpires running around in the AFL and AFLW in 2018. Boundary Umpire, Michael Barlow (Canberra) has been evelavted to the AFL’s National Umpiring Panel following his officiating 85 NEAFL matches, including the 2016

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NSW and the ACT lead club growth for AFL in 2017

Participation numbers

The popularity of AFL in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory continues to rise with AFL NSW/ACT today announcing Club participation grew 8.2%. This comes off the back of a phenomenal 78% increase in the number of female

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AFL announce Round 23 fixture

Round 23 Fixture

The AFL today announced it had finalised the fixture for round 23 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership season, which had been left as a floating round when the fixture was announced late last year. The schedule of games will

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NSW players invited to NAB AFL Women’s National Academy Camp

Four young women from NSW have joined other talented players from around the country at the NAB AFL Women’s National Academy camp taking place at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra this week. The seven-day camp includes combine testing,

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Drummoyne win volunteer award

Sydney Harbour Juniors club, the Drummoyne Power have been named ‘Sports Volunteer Management’ Club of the Year at the annual NSW Community Sports Volunteer Awards, run by Sport NSW. Sport NSW held their annual awards night at NSW Parliament House in

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