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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

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

  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 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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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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Swans ready for Coffs Harbour

The Sydney Swans will be returning to Coffs Harbour this weekend for their opening match of the JLT Community Series, followed by a three-day camp. The Swans will take on last year’s finalists North Melbourne at C.ex Coffs International Stadium

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Jack kicks off new season for AFL juniors at Luna Park

A group of boys from St Aloysius College in Sydney were thrilled to meet Sydney Swans star Kieren Jack at Luna Park on Monday as part of the Australia Post AFL Community Camp. Jack spoke to the boys about how

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