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AFL North West unanimously votes to become an AFL Managed League

AFL NSW/ACT is excited to announce that from the 2022 season, AFL North West NSW will be an AFL Managed League. AFL North West’s eight clubs voted unanimously in favour of the league being managed by the AFL at its

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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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Broken Hill women kicking for 100+ years

Last week, the Sydney Swans were assured an AFLW berth in the 2022/2023 season, joining AFLW foundation club, the GIANTS. The announcement is confirmation of the huge growth of football for women and girls across the country, with 18 teams

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Hart and soul of the umpiring community

Seventeen-year-old umpire, Cypress Hart, is the product of many different environments. He spent his early years regional Western Australia, moved to Rosebery in inner Sydney and is now based in Koolewong on the Central Coast (Darkinjung country). One thing that

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Britt Tully: AFLW legend prioritises coaching

Britt Tully has always been a leader on the sports field. For as long as she’s played, she’s been in captaincy roles, whether it was in junior soccer, softball or Australian rules. This peaked in the past two seasons of

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Six NSW and ACT players live their AFLW dream

Footy fans in NSW and the ACT are celebrating today after six players from the region were drafted in last night’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft. Five players currently playing for AFL Sydney clubs and one from AFL Canberra joined the

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Katika Adams: Leading teams, developing stars

Katika Adams doesn’t make a big deal out of what she’s doing on NSW’s north coast. However, the WA product has made a big splash since moving to Coffs Harbour and joining the town’s powerhouse club, the Breakers, three years

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Review: Footy Skills Lab (made by Google)

Abbey Martin lives and breathes footy. She’s a top age ruck/centre half forward for U19 GIANTS Academy, superstar for the East Coast Eagles in AFL Sydney’s Premier Division, and an employee at AFL NSW/ACT, spreading all that’s good about football

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Katie Dean: A wise head on competitive shoulders

Katie Dean grew up in a football mad state with non-football parents in an era when teams for junior girls were unheard of. Despite the challenges, her footy pulse has always beaten strongly. As a girl, Katie found footy on

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Erskineville Oval: NSW’s first AFL fortress

This story was originally published by the NSW Australian Football History Society. You can find it and plenty of other interesting articles at www.nswfootballhistory.com.au  Dr Rodney Gillett continues the series on famous football grounds in NSW with a look at

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