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Accessing NSW Active Kids vouchers in 2024

The following Memo to Clubs was sent to all AFL NSW/ACT clubs by Community Football Manager, John Boulous, on 31 January 2024. . As announced by the NSW Government in June 2023, the Active Kids Voucher (‘AKV’) program will expire

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Footy back in school for 2024

While some students may be dreading the return to school, AFL NSW/ACT is pumped! We’re putting our best foot forward to give students a fun and different way to engage in their school day, and also give teachers the best

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Sydney Swans’ Coffs Harbour Community Camp locked in

The Sydney Swans will visit NSW coastal town, Coffs Harbour, for a pre-season training and Community Camp next week. The Swans’ playing group and coaching staff are looking forward to interacting with the local community at events open to the

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Way Out West – 100 years of Northern Riverina FNL

By Rod Gillett . Soaring above the skyline of Ungarie is the Big Footy, a spectacular 800-kilogram fibreglass red Sherrin, proclaiming the village as the “Home of the Danihers”. To find the Big Footy you need to travel north west

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Come and PLAY – it could be your lucky day!

Will it be your lucky day when you discover AFL PLAY? To celebrate the launch of AFL PLAY thousands of lime green Sherrin footballs stamped with a unique QR code will drop at locations around the country, giving fans a

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Holly Cooper a Swan

A week out from the AFLW Draft, there is one name you won’t hear read out: Holly Cooper. Cooper was selected by the Sydney Swans on the final day of the 2023 Expansion U18 Talent Pathway Pre-Signing Period and will

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2023 AFL Draft wrap

Seven players from NSW can call themselves AFL listed players following the 2023 AFL Draft. A week on from what would have been one of the best moments in these players’ lives, they’ve hit the training track, meeting their new

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Rep footy returns as AFL NSW/ACT offers more talent opportunities

The best senior players from AFL Canberra and AFL Sydney will play against Tasmania in 2024, giving them a chance to represent their club, league, state or territory. The exciting news is part of a suite of new opportunities for

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Zarlie Goldsworthy wins Rising Star

This article first appeared on the GIANTS’ website . Zarlie Goldsworthy’s record-breaking season has been capped off in style as she was crowned the 2023 AFLW Rising Star, recognised as the AFLW’s brightest young star.   The 19-year-old who played for

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2023 BHP Community Coach of the Year

The AFL and BHP congratulate Kellie Nolan from the Maroubra Saints Junior Football Club on winning the 2023 BHP Community Coach of the Year award. Announced on Monday evening at the 2023 W Awards, Kellie was selected from a vast

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