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2017 Adam Goodes & Stephen Coniglio Talent Camps


The Adam Goodes and Stephen Coniglio Talent Camps were held in Sydney over the weekend, where the best young athletes from Indigenous and Multicultural backgrounds across NSW and the ACT, came together for a two-day camp. A total of 62

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Liverpool Youth Sports Festival a big success with locals


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 deterred and the festival

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Celebrating Canberra’s National Multicultural Festival


Last Sunday AFL NSW/ACT attended Canberra’s annual National Multicultural Festival, one of the biggest celebrations of cultural diversity across Australia. A free and family-friendly event, the three day festival was a great success with activities, cultural shows, dancing and more than

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Beeson ready for first AFL Women’s home game


“It wasn’t something that I necessarily thought would ever happen, maybe twelve months ago I’d never have dreamed that there would be a professional women’s AFL competition” says GWS GIANTS AFLW player Rebecca Beeson. When she moved to Perth eight

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Empowering Multicultural and Indigenous girls to reach new heights


Last week, the 2017 Medleys and Rio Tinto AFL Woomeras Leadership Program saw fifty of the best Indigenous and Multicultural players from across the country come together.     The two groups participated in a six-day camp in Melbourne which focused

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AFL NSW/ACT and the GIANTS welcome new Australian citizens

Citizenship Ceremony - AFL

It was a bigger than usual day out west at Spotless Stadium last Sunday. By Caitlin Arnold Not only did the GIANTS host the Western Bulldogs in a clash of two genuine top four contenders, but an Australian Citizenship Ceremony

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Opportunity for a coach with a multicultural background to train with Swans or GIANTS

The AFL and the AFL Coaches Association, together with Greater Western Sydney Giants, the Sydney Swans and the St Kilda Football Clubs, offers a unique opportunity for an emerging coach with a multicultural background to gain an invaluable experience in

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Anticipation builds ahead of 2016 National Diversity Championships

The annual Under 15 AFL National Diversity Championships commence this Sunday in Townsville and AFL NSW/ACT will once again be represented by a Kickstart team and an All Nations side. The Championships feature over 300 Indigenous and Multicultural players across

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Aliir Aliir joins Multicultural Ambassadors for 2016


Sudanese born, Sydney Swans player Aliir Aliir joins Stephen Coniglio and the now 18-strong working group which, for the first time in its history, includes two female footballers. This article originally appeared on the Sydney Swans website By Sydney Swans Media

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