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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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2024 AFL NSW/ACT traineeships OPEN

AFL NSW/ACT and AFL SportsReady is pleased to offer multiple opportunities for school leavers to join the AFL while working towards a Certificate III in business. There are multiple roles across the following regions, click on the region for more

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Super 24 kicks off this week!

Coffs Harbour will host this year’s Super 24 Series, a tournament between the QBE Sydney Swans Academy and the GIANTS Academy. Twelve teams from the Academies’ U13, U14 and U15 programs will go head to head across three days from

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Four Sydney girls in Auskick national team

Four Sydney-based Auskickers will have the experience of a lifetime during Grand Final week, following their selection in the Team NAB AFL Auskick for 2023. Aliska Reitano and Amelie Carey from Lane Cove Cats, and Bonnie Joyce from Andie Judd

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Vale Kevin ‘Cowboy’ Neale

St Kilda champion Kevin ‘Cowboy’ Neale has died aged 78 after a lengthy health battle. A hero from the Saints’ 1966 VFL premiership, Neale ranks 11th on the club’s all-time games list after a 256-match career, which was at the

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2023 NSW origin team

This article first appeared on the NSW Australian Football History Society’s website. Check out the site for more great stories and facts about our game in NSW. . All Australians Taylor Walker (Adelaide Crows) and Sydney Swans’ star winger Errol Gulden

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On the line: aspiring umps meet a pro

A recently Academies match had a very special guest, AFL-listed boundary umpire, Michael Barlow, who spent some time out of his pre-season training to coach AFL NSW/ACT boundary umpires Adrian Jones, Liam Ramsay and Nathan Wrigley. Michael started his umpiring

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Paul Kelly Cup fires in the Central West

Photo: Belinda Soole, Daily Liberal . The extensive search to find NSW and the ACT’s best primary school football teams has begun in haste, with the central west experiencing a footy explosion in the past couple of weeks. Four local

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Byron Magpies join AFL North Coast

AFL NSW/ACT is proud to announce Byron Magpies will be joining the AFL North Coast’s Senior Men’s and Women’s competitions in 2023. Byron Magpies will be the third club to join AFL North Coast’s senior ranks in three seasons, following

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Breen and Colless to headline annual lunch

Content from NSW Australian Football History Society, written by Rod Gillet ,, The man who famously kicked the point that won St Kilda’s 1966 premiership, Barry Breen (main), and the man who saved the Sydney Swans, Richard Colless, will be

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