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AFL announce Round 23 fixture

Round 23 Fixture

The AFL today announced it had finalised the fixture for round 23 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership season, which had been left as a floating round when the fixture was announced late last year. The schedule of games will

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Sydney Derby XIII Preview

Sydney Derby XII

Originally published by AFL.com.au SUMMARY The 13th edition of the Sydney derby has enormous finals implications for both sides, with the Giants clinging to spot in the top two, and the Swans finally sitting inside the eight for the first

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Giants, Swans to welcome back stars for Sydney derby

Josh Kennedy

Originally published by AFL.com.au. BOTH the Swans and the Giants could be boosted by returning stars for Saturday night’s crucial Sydney derby at Spotless Stadium. Sydney captain Josh Kennedy (quad) is likely to be fit after being a late withdrawal

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The Marn Grook – more than just a game

Buddy Franklin

This weekend marks the AFL’s Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round, the annual round dedicated to celebrating Australia’s first peoples. The 2017 celebrations will acknowledge the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, where over 90.7% of Australians voted ‘yes’ to include Aboriginal

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Junior Umpires Hit the Big Stage

Community Umpiring Round

As part of the AFL’s Community Umpiring Week, a number of initiatives will be taking place across the state and territory to celebrate the contribution of Umpires at a grassroots level. State and territory-wide, community football teams will pause to recognise

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AFL NSW/ACT CEO sleeping out for a cause

Vinnies CEO Sleepout

  AFL NSW/ACT Chief Executive Officer, Sam Graham today helped launch the 2017 Vinnies CEO Sleepout at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Taking place on 22 June 2017 at the SCG, Graham joined fellow sporting CEOs and General Managers, Todd Greenberg

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Round One of the NEAFL kicks off this weekend

NEAFL: Sydney University vs. GWS Giants

  The first round of the North East Australian Football League (NEAFL) gets underway this weekend with three matches being played across New South Wales and the ACT. The Canberra Demons will host Redland at Allinsure Park in Canberra, while last year’s Premier’s, the

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NAB AFL U18 Academy Series Team Selection

NAB AFL U18 Academy Series

  The NAB AFL Under 18 Academy Series (formerly the Division Two Championships) gets underway tomorrow when AFL NSW/ACT hosts a double-header at Blacktown International Sportspark.   MATCH DAY INFORMATION Venue: Blacktown International Sportspark – Eastern Rd, Rooty Hill NSW 2766 Entry fee:

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Changes to Albury/Murray Academies

Photo by Darrian Traynor/AFL Media.

  On Monday, the AFL Commission advised AFL NSW/ACT and the GWS Giants of their decision to amend the GWS GIANTS’ access to players in the Albury/Murray region, also putting in place a cap on the amount of elite players that

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Sydny Swans head back to school

AFL NSW/ACT: Sydney Swans School Clinic. March 7, 2017. Stanmore Primary School, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Photo: Narelle Spangher, AFL NSW/ACT

AFL NSW/ACT: Sydney Swans School Clinic. March 7, 2017. Stanmore Primary School, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Photo: Narelle Spangher, AFL NSW/ACT Earlier this week AFL NSW/ACT Development Staff accompanied players from the Sydney Swans to visit schools all over Sydney. Across

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