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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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Three talented AFL players selected in World Team squad

The best multicultural talent in NSW and ACT travelled to Townsville last week to represent the region in the All Nations team at the National Diversity Championships. Three boys from the All Nations side have been selected in the World

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Swans too strong for Giants in women’s match

THE SYDNEY Swans comfortably accounted for cross-town rivals the GWS Giants in a women’s exhibition match at the SCG on Saturday, winning by 29 points. Although both teams were able to get the ball inside their forward 50 zones consistently,

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Player Profile: Maddy Collier

Our second Player Profile ahead of this Saturday’s momentous women’s game at the SCG features one of the brightest prospects in New South Wales. Maddy Collier is an intelligent back and is one of the more experienced members of the

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