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Blakey stars as Swans overcome GIANTS in Academy Series Sydney Derby

Nick Blakey

Nick Blakey has so far lived up to the hype he is receiving, beginning the 2018 NAB AFL Academy Series with 11 goals over two games. With the Sydney Swans Academy taking on the GIANTS Academy in a Round 2

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Swans and GIANTS teams announced for Round 2 of NAB AFL Under 18 Academy Series

Nick Blakey

  Round 2 of the 2018 NAB AFL Academy Series takes place this weekend with the GIANTS Academy and Sydney Swans Academy facing off in an Academies Sydney Derby. Both Academies are coming off a win in Round One. The

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Swans and GIANTS begin NAB Academy Series with a bang

Sydney Swans Academy

The 2018 NAB AFL Academy Series got underway in Blacktown yesterday, where both the Sydney Swans and GIANTS Academies began their campaign with a win. Kicking off proceedings, the Sydney Swans put the Brisbane Lions Academy in their place taking

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Sydney set to host big week of AFL action

Blacktown International Sportspark

Blacktown International Sportspark is in for a big week of AFL action, beginning on Saturday with the Under 18s and Under 16s NAB AFL Academy Series’ kicking off for the year. Playing as a part of their Sydney Swans or

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Joss State Zone Trials wrap up in Albury

Joss State Zone Trials

  The final day of the annual AFL NSW/ACT Under 13 and Under 14 Joss State Zone Trials has played out in Albury today. The carnival welcomed over 400 young players from across the region to take part in a week’s worth of

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Delahunty & Rayner selected for NAB AFL Academy

Josh Rayner

The AFL has today released the twenty-first intake into Level One of the NAB AFL Academy. Included in the selections are AFL NSW/ACT Rams, Josh Rayner of the Sydney Swans Academy and Liam Delahunty from the GWS GIANTS Academy. Rayner and

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South Australia topple Allies in Adelaide

James Bell Allies

The Allies have continued their tough start to the NAB AFL U18 Championships, going down to South Australia by 51 points at Adelaide Oval. The visitors were slow out of the blocks, putting only one goal on the board in

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Rams rumble with Queensland in thriller

NAB AFL U16 Championship

Blacktown turned on a stunning day for the first round of the NAB AFL U16 Championships where the NSW/ACT Rams hosted old foes, Queensland. The game started fast for the home team, kicking the first two goals in quick succession

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Blacktown blues for Allies and Rams

Brendan Myers

Blacktown International Sportspark played host to both the U17 Futures and NAB AFL U18 Championships today in better than expected conditions. Following days of rain in Sydney, the sun came out to dry the track but it would not assist the

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Robbo looking to take form into Champs

Luke Robertson

If form can take you anywhere, then AFL NSW/ACT’s Luke Robertson is going places. Having starred in the Sydney Swans Academy’s five-from-five Academy Series whitewash, Robertson has been selected in the Allies team set to play their first match of the NAB AFL

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