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Flying Boomerangs and World Team announced

Flying Boomerangs and World Team

Written by Leyla Kaya. The 2017 Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs and World Team squads have been announced. The two teams of 25 teenage boys were selected by AFL Club recruiters based on their school attendance, leadership skills, and football displayed during

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Sky’s the limit for Indigenous footballers

(Photo: Craig Golding/AFL Media)

The Adam Goodes Talent Program has produced two exciting prospects who will feature in the Sydney Swans Academy after Indigenous footballers Shaydon Close and Chris Holten relocated from Kempsey to Sydney to pursue their AFL dream.   The talented players

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NSW pair star for Flying Boomerangs

Shaydan Close (right) celebrates kicking one of his four goals. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media)

NSW duo Shaydan Close and Cooper Kilpatrick have starred for the Indigenous rep side the Flying Boomerangs in their 62-point win over a Victorian diversity side in Melbourne on Sunday. Under blue skies at Punt Road Oval the Boomerangs led

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NSW pair set to fly with AFL Boomerangs

AFL 2015 Under 16 - Flying Boomerangs v World Team

West Kempsey’s Shaydan Close and Cooper Kilpatrick from San Souci will represent NSW as part of the AFL’s premier youth indigenous talent squad. The 2015 AFL Flying Boomerangs squad will take on a Victorian Diversity All Stars team tomorrow, Saturday November 14, in

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