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AFL strengthens community spirit in Fairfield

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

Auskicker give the cutest Brownlow Medal interviews ever!

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Newcastle City Blues Auskicker of the year Lochie Sunderland stole the show as he interviewed some of the biggest names in the AFL on Brownlow Medal night. Strutting the red carpet in his mini tuxedo the confident swagger of the

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