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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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How Football Can Unite People From All Walks of Life

Stephen Coniglio

Originally published by the AFL Player’s Association. Footy for me wasn’t always No. 1. Both my mother and father moved to Perth, Australia in the 1960’s with their respective families in search of a better life. Mum coming across from England

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2017 AFL Multicultural Festival for everyone

2017 AFL Multicultural Festival

The 2017 AFL Multicultural Festival presented by Australia Post and supported by Multicultural NSW takes place this Saturday at Cathy Freeman Park (Sydney Olympic Park). Starting at 12pm and running until 6pm, the free Festival will run before, during and after the GWS

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L-FRESH the Lion inspiring local youth through AFL

L-FRESH the Lion

Australian-born Sikh hip-hop artist and AFL Multicultural Community Ambassador, L-FRESH the LION – known as Sukhdeep Singh to his family and friends – is using his passion for music and AFL to enrich the social fabric of Western Sydney. Growing

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GWS Giants’ AFL success being felt at all levels of Aussie Rules in Western Sydney

GIANTS ABC News

Originally published by ABC News. It is a cold winter’s afternoon at Sydney Olympic Park. Boys and girls are bouncing a Sherrin, practicing their hand passes and kicking goals. One young boy bends a banana kick through the big sticks

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Sydney Derby XIII Preview

Sydney Derby XII

Originally published by AFL.com.au SUMMARY The 13th edition of the Sydney derby has enormous finals implications for both sides, with the Giants clinging to spot in the top two, and the Swans finally sitting inside the eight for the first

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Giants, Swans to welcome back stars for Sydney derby

Josh Kennedy

Originally published by AFL.com.au. BOTH the Swans and the Giants could be boosted by returning stars for Saturday night’s crucial Sydney derby at Spotless Stadium. Sydney captain Josh Kennedy (quad) is likely to be fit after being a late withdrawal

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National Inclusion Carnival Squad Announced

NSW/ACT Rams

Written by Leyla Kaya. The AFL NSW/ACT selections for the upcoming 2017 AFL National Inclusion Carnival have been announced. Held on the 24-30 July 2017 at the Gold Coast, the AFL National Inclusion Carnival is an annual representative carnival for

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New South Wales Rookies Upgraded

Zach Sproule

Originally published by GWSGIANTS.com.au New South Wales products Jake Stein and Zach Sproule have been elevated to the GIANTS’ senior list. Stein, from Penrith in Sydney’s west, has been upgraded to the senior list as a mid-season rookie elevation. Stein’s

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Jill Lindsay Scholarship awarded to Collier

Maddy Collier

  GWS Giants AFLW player and AFL NSW/ACT Female Ambassador, Maddy Collier has been awarded the 2017 Jill Lindsay Scholarship. Federal Women’s Minister, Michaelia Cash presented the Scholarship at the AFL’s ninth annual Women’s Industry Lunch, which celebrates women within the sporting industry,

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