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NSW Australian Football History Society’s Publication Awards OPEN

To promote and highlight print and electronically published work related to the history of Australian football in NSW, the NSW Australian Football History Society has announced two new annual awards to be presented in 2021.   The Harry Hedger History Publication

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Volunteer of the Year recipients announced

AFL NSW/ACT congratulates the nine hardworking volunteers who have been recognised in the AFL NSW/ACT Volunteer of the Year awards for 2021. Award winners have come from across NSW. From Leeton in the Riverina to Glen Innes in the state’s

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A tough call paves the way for Fowler’s big future

Georgie Fowler is a gun athlete, just don’t ask her to tell you. “I played soccer since I was five but that got a bit boring because there’s not enough contact, you just pass the ball,” she said about her

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Players take training online as COVID curtails representative pathway

Talented boys with Indigenous and multicultural backgrounds are continuing their football development despite having the opportunity to play or train as a team. AFL NSW/ACT has organised a series of online workshops for Youth Leadership Program participants aged 13-16 whose

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Bell picked for first AFL final

Tomorrow, Shellharbour’s James Bell will line up for the Sydney Swans against cross-town rivals, the GIANTS, in an elimination final in Tasmania. It will be Bell’s first finals appearance in the AFL. His selection was something of a surprise, with

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Sapphire Coast youngsters squeeze in a last game

On Saturday, 14 August around 100 NAB AFL Auskick and U9 footballers descended on Berrambool Oval, Merimbula for a gala day on the Sapphire Coast. Little did they know this would be their last time playing with their mates for

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Wheelchair AFL rolls into NSW

NSW footy fans rejoice, there’s a new game in town. Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT, along with star player and passionate advocate, Brett Newman, have started up one of Australia’s first regional wheelchair AFL programs, in Albury. It is the first dedicated

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#snswfootyfactory firing on all cylinders

If you draw a line east from Broken Hill to Cobar, south through Wagga to Albury and then west to Mildura, you have outlined the southern NSW footy factory. It’s a big factory, and they get a lot of work

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Tuggeranong’s easy decision leads it to big things

Tuggeranong Valley AFC is not one of Canberra’s dominant senior clubs. However, a discussion in late 2019 which led to a massive influx of players, volunteers and families sees it on pace to join Ainslie, Eastlake, Queanbeyan and Belconnen as

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Needle in a Hay stack

One of the best things about footy is the people and their stories. They colour our game and bring scores, stats and data to life. Hannah Stewart, has plenty of stories to tell, each one painting a picture of talent

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