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Farrugia Named Cup Ambassador

Originally published on gwsgiants.com.au Recently retired GIANTS AFL Women’s captain Amanda Farrugia will take on a new role in 2020 as the NAB AFLW Premiership Cup ambassador. While speaking at the 2020 AFLW season launch in Melbourne on Tuesday, Farrugia

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Amanda Farrugia announces AFLW retirement

Originally published on gwsgiants.com.au Inaugural GIANTS AFL Women’s Captain Amanda Farrugia has retired, effective immediately, leaving an indelible mark on Western Sydney. Farrugia, 34, is a PE teacher from Parramatta who took up Australian Rules football in her 20s as

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Gum wins AFLPA MVP and Farrugia ranks as Captain

Courtney Gum

Two AFL Women’s players from New South Wales have today ranked among the best of the best at the AFLW Players Association Awards. Greater Western Sydney Giants midfielder, Courtney Gum has been rewarded for her outstanding debut AFLW season with

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Farrugia Roars onto the pages of Lane’s new book

Amanda Farrugia

AFL commentator and writer, Samantha Lane recently released Roar, her book dedicated to the celebration of women’s footy and the characters who play within it. With an entire chapter dedicated to her story, AFL NSW/ACT’s Amanda Farrugia speaks with Lane

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GWS skipper a born leader, not just a local

GREATER Western Sydney captain Amanda Farrugia may have been born and bred in Giants territory, but her appointment was based on outstanding leadership qualities, and had nothing to do with her being a local. Farrugia was named the Giants’ inaugural

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GIANTS announce AFLW leaders

Maddy Collier, Emma Swanson (VC), Amanda Farrugia (C), Jessica Dal Pos, Jess Bibby. Photo courtesy of GIANTS Media Western Sydney school teacher Amanda Farrugia will lead the GIANTS as captain in the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s season. Farrugia was announced

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Barr, Collier and Farrugia, named in Western Bulldogs squad

Bulldogs squad

NSW/ACT women’s players’, Nicola Barr (Sydney University), Maddy Collier (UNSW/ES) and Amanda Farrugia (Macquarie University) have been named in the Western Bulldogs squad for the final AFL women’s series exhibition match. WOMEN’S football will be showcased under lights at Whitten

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Phelan Medal: 2015 review

Monday night saw AFL Sydney celebrate the outstanding individual performers across the home-and-away season at the 2015 Phelan Medal Presentation Dinner. Hosted at Darling Island Wharf’s stunning Doltone House the event also recognised several individuals for their contribution to the Sydney

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