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Active Kids Program arrives in New South Wales

Active Kids Voucher

The NSW Government’s Active Kids Program has arrived. In preparation for the Active Kids launch, AFL NSW/ACT has been working hard with the NSW Government and the Office of Sport to ensure that our registration systems and processes are ready

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Register for 2018 to win in 12 Days of Christmas

Auskick - 12 Days of Christmas

To celebrate registrations for 2018 being open in the lead up to the festive season, AFL NSW/ACT is opening its advent-calendar of giveaways to reward our junior and NAB AFL Auskick club participants From Friday, December 1, 2017 there will be

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AFL strengthens community spirit in Fairfield

Written by Leyla Kaya. A group of young boys and girls remain unfazed by the weather as they run around Endeavour Reserve in Fairfield on an icy Friday night, practicing their kicking skills before the weekend’s match. Here you will

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Posted in Front page news, GWS GIANTS, Slider, Western Sydney

Women lead the way growing AFL in NSW/ACT

Participation

More people are playing Australian Rules Football than ever before with the AFL announcing earlier this week that total participation had reached 1,404,176 across Australia in 2016. In NSW/ACT, total participation reached 237,549, an increase of 10.4% from 2015. This

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Women lead the way growing AFL in NSW/ACT

More people are playing Australian Rules Football than ever before with the AFL announcing earlier this week that total participation had reached 1,404,176 across Australia in 2016. In NSW/ACT, total participation reached 237,549, an increase of 10.4% from 2015. This

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Auskick Coordinators of the Year

Emu Plains/Glenmore Park JAFC’s Kylie Rix and Steve Gardiner have been named NSW/ACT 2016 NAB AFL Auskick Coordinators of the Year. The Emu Plains/Glenmore Park Lions produced 74% growth in Auskick numbers for 2016, a great a reflection of Kylie and

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Posted in Community, Featured News, Front page news, GIANTS, Uncategorised, Western Sydney

Isaak Goulding: Round 10 Auskicker of the Year

Auskicker of the year

Killarney Vale local, Isaak Goulding was the envy of all kids this week after winning the most coveted weekly prize in NAB AFL Auskick, a nomination for ‘NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year’. Goulding, 7 years old, will have the

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Hunter/Central Coast

Sydney Swans Give Back: Community Camps 2016

The 2016 Australia Post AFL Community Camps commenced around the harbour this week, with Swans players spending two days meeting fans, and creating strong ties between their local communities and AFL. By Isabelle O’Brien’ This year the Community Camps focused

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

Record Number of Auskick participants out West!

MORE than 180 children from Yagoona Public School have taken part in a four-week, after-school AFL Auskick program. A record number for any NSW/ACT After-SChool Auskick program in 2015! This article originally appeared in the Canterbury-Bankstown Torch titled ‘Kicking goals for

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Multicultural news, Western Sydney

GWS GIANTS Kids in the Park

There is no better way to kick off 2016 than by taking part in the GWS GIANTS’ Kids in the Park clinic on January 19. It all takes place at the GIANTS’ HQ at Sydney Olympic Park. This article originally appeared

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Posted in Community, Featured News, Front page news, School Holiday Camps, Sydney Harbour, Western Sydney