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GIANTS hold a Ladder up for Western Sydney youth

While AFL NSW/ACT fans know Alicia Eva as the spark that ignites the GWS GIANTS AFL Women’s midfield, as well as their state Youth Girls Head Coach, Eva’s day job most know little about – one of Eva’s day jobs,

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Swans and GIANTS head to Wollongong for NEAFL

  The NEAFL is coming to Wollongong this Saturday as the Sydney Swans take on the GIANTS in a blockbuster Round 14 event. Playing at North Dalton Park at 12pm on Saturday, both teams will likely have a number of

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AFL NSW/ACT celebrates Sir Doug Nicholls Round

Marn Grook at the SCG

AFL NSW/ACT is proud to celebrate 2018 Toyota AFL Sir Doug Nicholls Round, with footy clubs across New South Wales and the ACT acknowledging and paying tribute to the significant contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have made to our

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GIANTS AFLW Winter Series teams announced

Originally published by GWS GIANTS Media. The GIANTS have announced their 30-woman Southern and Northern squads for the upcoming Women’s Winter Series. 12 AFL Women’s listed players including Alicia Eva, Ellie Brush, Erin McKinnon and Nicola Barr will line up

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Jesaulenko Internship seeks to diversify coaching opportunities

Alex Jesaulenko Internship

Alex Jesaulenko was born in Austria in late 1945, shortly after the Second World War ended in Europe. His parents were Russian and Ukrainian and the family immigrated to Australia in 1949. Alex lived in Canberra playing Rugby and Soccer

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Slow-burn Giant finally making his mark

Jeremy Finlayson

Originally published by AFL.com.au IN A world where key defenders are commanding multi-million-dollar contracts, marking prowess in the back half is high on recruiters’ radars. Last year Jake Lever crossed to Melbourne on what is believed to be a four-year

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Gum Runner-Up, three locals named All Australians

AFLW All Australian

Courtney Gum has finished as the equal runner-up Best and Fairest at the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Awards in Melbourne overnight. Western Bulldogs Premiership player, Emma Kearny took home the coveted prize with 15 votes overall, while Gum, Dana Hooker (Fremantle)

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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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Grassroots growth to produce more NSW Draftees

Originally published by the Daily Telegraph. GIANTS coach Leon Cameron believes the enormous grassroots growth of Aussie rules in Sydney and NSW will turn into a production line for first-round AFL draft picks on a consistent basis. The long-term success of the

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AFLW Winter Series announced for north-eastern states

In a move set to broaden the standard of AFL Women’s football in the north-eastern states, the GWS GIANTS today announced the implementation of a Second-Tier Representative Program known as the ‘AFLW Winter Series’, in partnership with the AFL, AFL

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