Coaching news

Phase One GIANTS Academy squads announced

The GWS GIANTS Academy has announced their Phase One Pre-Season squads for the period of 14 November – 14 December 2018. With Academy bases placed across the region from Wagga Wagga, Canberra,Western Sydney, Albury, Tocumwal and Broken Hill, over 100

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Originally posted by Foxtel. This season, Foxtel and the AFL Coaches Association have come together to provide local coaches with an exciting opportunity to raise their game in a series of Masterclasses. The brand new and exclusive program will see

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Tim Schmidt to coach GIANTS NWL team

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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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Opportunity for a coach with a multicultural background to train with Swans or GIANTS

The AFL and the AFL Coaches Association, together with Greater Western Sydney Giants, the Sydney Swans and the St Kilda Football Clubs, offers a unique opportunity for an emerging coach with a multicultural background to gain an invaluable experience in

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Tadhg Kennelly named new Allies Coach

The AFL today announced former Sydney Swans star Tadhg Kennelly will assume the role of head coach of the Allies, which will compete in Division 1 of the 2016 NAB AFL Under-18 Championships. The Allies, comprising players from NSW/ACT, Queensland,

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Sydney Swans Community Camp Coaching Seminar

The Sydney Swans and AFL NSW/ACT will host a seminar for Community AFL Coaches during the 2016 Australia Post Community Camp. Local Community AFL Coaches are invited to attend the seminar at the Sydney Swans Head Office on Monday February

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Mills keen to resume Heeney hostilities

Training sessions at the Sydney Swans’ academy last year were unmissable. Not only were the top-two draft prospects — Isaac Heeney and Callum Mills — on display, they were testing themselves against each other. And not holding back. This article

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Meet the NSW/ACT Academy Draft prospects

A number of northern academy kids should become high picks at next week’s draft, as the AFL’s live bidding system is used for the first time. The four northern clubs will need to come up with enough draft ‘points’ to

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Chris Bishop named Coach of the Year

AFL NSW/ACT is delighted to announce Chris Bishop from the Terrigal Avoca club has been selected as AFL NSWACT State Coach of the Year for 2015. Bishop steered the Panthers’ Premier Division side to a Black Diamond flag in 2015, having

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Community Raffle Winners announced

The annual AFL NSW/ACT community club raffle has been drawn, with winners from across the region set to enjoy some phenomenal prizes.

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