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NAB League: GIANTS secure first win

Written by Madison La Pira. Both the Sydney Swans and GIANTS Academies returned home victorious after this weekend’s NAB League matches in Melbourne.  The GIANTS were up first at Trevor Barker Oval, defeating the Northern Knights to grab an exciting first win

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Blakey and Walker fly to USA with AFL Academy

Nick Blakey

AFL NSW/ACT Allies players, Nick Blakey and Matthew Walker will spend the next two weeks with fellow Level 2 NAB AFL Academy members in the United States. Flying out of Australia on Saturday, the QBE Sydney Swans and GWS GIANTS

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2018 Academy players to keep an eye on

Jack Hardman

Originally published on AFL.com.au. Many footy experts have described the 2018 NAB AFL Draft as a bumper crop, and four clubs will be hoping their academy programs can provide them with plenty of future stars. Among the list of potential

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Swans Academy gets glimpse of future

Sydney Swans Academy

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s inaugural Under 14 Assessment was conducted last week, providing coaches a sneak peek of the promising talent coming through the ranks. The assessment, attended by 110 Academy players at Moore Park’s Lakeside Oval, is designed

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A record nine players from NSW/ACT selected at the 2016 NAB AFL National Draft

It was a successful night for players from NSW/ACT at Friday’s NAB AFL National Draft, with nine players from the region selected overall, the highest number yet. This bettered last year’s result of seven players selected and included four in

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A record nine players from NSW/ACT selected at the 2016 NAB AFL National Draft

National Draft

It was a successful night for players from NSW/ACT at Friday’s NAB AFL National Draft, with nine players from the region selected overall, the highest number yet. This bettered last year’s result of seven players selected and included four in

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Tim Schmidt to coach GIANTS NWL team

Tim Schmidt coaching

On Sunday, the Greater Western Sydney GIANTS announced Tim Schmidt as the inaugural senior coach of the GIANTS’ National Women’s League team. The former AFL player has been working with AFL NSW/ACT as Female Football High Performance coach and has been instrumental

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Callum Mills named Round 16 NAB AFL Rising Star

Callum Mills from the Sydney Swans is the Round 16 NAB AFL Rising Star nominee. The 19-year-old was one of the Swans’ best in the 38-point win over the Geelong Cats at Simonds Stadium last Friday night. Mills kicked his

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NSW/ACT U18 Rams squad selected for Nationals

The 2016 U18 National Championships are on the horizon and an exciting squad has been selected to represent the NSW/ACT U18 Rams. The talented young footballers will head into camp this Friday (April 29) in Albury as they begin preparations

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NSW/ACT U16 Rams team selected

The 2016 National U16 Championships are approaching and 25 boys from the Sydney Swans and GIANTS Academies have been selected to represent NSW/ACT. Games Schedule  Round 1 – NSW/ACT Rams v Northern Terriroty Saturday, June 11 – Northline Oval, Palmerston at 6.30pm

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