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Youth Girls brave in defeat by Vic Country

Georgia Breward

The NSW/ACT Youth Girls have been overrun by Vic Country in their second match of the NAB AFLW U18 Championships this week on the Gold Coast. The margin by the end of the encounter was 27 points, however it was

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Youth Girls in for a big week on the Gold Coast

Youth Girls

The NSW/ACT Youth Girls will travel to Queensland this week to play out the final stages of the 2017 NAB AFL Women’s U18 Championships. They face a big week ahead with three matches in five days as the competition heats up on

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A tough U18s start for NSW/ACT Youth Girls

NSW/ACT Youth Girls

It was a disappointing start to the NAB AFL Women’s U18 Championships for the NSW/ACT Youth Girls side, going down in both of their opening matches in Blacktown. Round One started with a thriller against Queensland as wet conditions hampered what had

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Open Female Academies in action tomorrow

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Sydney will host five of the AFL NSW/ACT Open Female Academies tomorrow as they square off at Blacktown International Sportspark. AFL NSW/ACT Female High Performance Coach and GWS GIANTS AFL Women’s Head Coach, Tim Schmidt says the matches will act

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Erin McKinnon Named AFLW Rising Star

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 4: Erin McKinnon of the Giants tackled by Erin Phillips of the Crows during the 2017 AFLW Round 01 match between the Adelaide Crows and the GWS Giants at Thebarton Oval on February 4, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by AFL Media)

Erin McKinnon of the Giants tackled by Erin Phillips of the Crows. (Photo by AFL Media) Young GIANTS ruck Erin McKinnon has been recognised for a stand-out performance with a NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nomination in round three. The

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GWS skipper a born leader, not just a local

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 17: Amanda Farrugia of the Giants poses for a portrait during the GWS Giants team photo day at Giants Headquarters, Sydney on January 17, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

GREATER Western Sydney captain Amanda Farrugia may have been born and bred in Giants territory, but her appointment was based on outstanding leadership qualities, and had nothing to do with her being a local. Farrugia was named the Giants’ inaugural

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GIANTS announce AFLW leaders

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Maddy Collier, Emma Swanson (VC), Amanda Farrugia (C), Jessica Dal Pos, Jess Bibby. Photo courtesy of GIANTS Media Western Sydney school teacher Amanda Farrugia will lead the GIANTS as captain in the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s season. Farrugia was announced

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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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First Female Academies to be launched

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NSW/ACT is delighted to announce the launch of the first ever Female AFL Academies in the region, giving 200 females the opportunity to hone their skills ahead of the National Female competition in 2017. The female academies will be based

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