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Liverpool Youth Sports Festival a big success with locals

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Written by Leyla Kaya. 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

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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

Drummoyne Power: Sports NSW Community Sport volunteer finalist

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Last Friday, Drummoyne Power Junior Australian Football Club were announced as one of the two finalists for the Sport NSW Community Sport Volunteer Awards for Sport Volunteer Management Awards- Club/Region/District. They are up against Cudgen Headland SLSC—Surf Life Saving The NSW

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Posted in Community, Featured News, Front page news, Sydney Harbour

The AFL celebrates community umpiring this weekend

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Round Eight in the 2016 Toyota AFL Premiership Season has been designated to celebrate community umpiring with the aim to encourage people to get involved in umpiring Australian Football at the grassroots level. Umpires at each AFL match this weekend

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AFL Riverina ANZAC Commemorative Games Wrap Up

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Over the weekend both the Riverina and Farrer Leagues dedicated key matches for “The Commemorative Games” to the remembrance celebration of ANZAC Day.   The annual match between Marrar Bombers and The Rock Yerong Creek Magpies was held on Friday

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Posted in AFL Riverina Front Page, Community, Farrer FL, Featured News, Front page news, Riverina FL

A message from AFL CEO, Gillon McLachlan

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  The 2016 football season is upon us and with some State/Territory and Community League seasons already off and running, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish all State/Territory League and community clubs, coaches, players, umpires, volunteers, administrators, parents and supporters

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Giant strides in Sydney’s west

Around 80 kids were introduced to footy through a successful multicultural program conducted by AFL NSW/ACT at Roberts Park in Greenacre. The four-week initiative was such a hit among participants it was extended for another four weeks and a group

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Posted in Community, Featured News, Front page news, Multicultural news

Sydney Swans Community Camp Coaching Seminar

Swans head coach John Longmire talks tactics with other coaches during the 2015 AFL round thirteen match . (Photo by Matt King/AFL Media)

The Sydney Swans and AFL NSW/ACT will host a seminar for Community AFL Coaches during the 2016 Australia Post Community Camp. Local Community AFL Coaches are invited to attend the seminar at the Sydney Swans Head Office on Monday February

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Posted in Coaching news, Community, Featured News, Front page news, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra

Harmer calls time after 14 years

Young Saints stalwarts Geoff Harmer has hung up the boots after 14 years. Image: Michelle Steinhardt.

He has played 14 seasons, about 234 games, won two grand finals and was named Best on Ground in his final game. Now Young Saints AFL Club’s Geoff Harmer will put away the boots as he retires from the sport.

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Posted in Featured News, Southern NSW