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NSW Government’s 2021/22 Budget set to benefit AFL

AFL NSW/ACT welcomes the NSW Government’s 2021/22 Budget, which was handed down by Treasurer, the Hon Dominic Perrottet MP on Tuesday, 22 June. There are several new funding initiatives that will positively serve our players, clubs and the community, in

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How’s Ya Mate Round visits Broken Hill

AFL Broken Hill partnered with Lifeline last weekend to bring the fifth annual How’s Ya Mate Round to the Silver City.   Lifeline Broken Hill Country to Coast invited three AFL legends to the far west for an unforgettable weekend

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Strong NSW and ACT representation in U19 Allies squad

AFL NSW/ACT is proud to announce 16 of the 39-player U19 male Allies squad are from NSW or the ACT. Coached by Andrew Raines, the squad will attend a training camp from 25-27 June with each player vying for selection

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On Reconciliation Day, AFL NSW/ACT takes action

The theme of Reconciliation Day in 2021 is: “More than a word. Reconciliation takes action”. AFL NSW/ACT demonstrated its commitment to achieving equality for Indigenous people on 31 May as it hosted the inaugural AFL Indigenous Academies Health Event. This

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NSW hosts three AFL matches this weekend

Four NSW-born AFL players are making a surprise return to their home state this weekend, as COVID has forced two Round 11 matches to be moved to Sydney.   Hawthorn’s Luke Breust (Temora) and Jacob Koschitzke (Albury) will take on

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Sir Doug Nicholls Round

During Sir Doug Nicholls Round, we celebrate Indigenous players and their massive contribution to the game. Below is a list of some of our favourite Indigenous players born in NSW and the ACT.   Jeremy Finlayson From the NSW town

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The AFL Celebrates Community Umpiring Week

Round Seven of the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season is Community Umpiring Week with the aim to encourage people to get involved in umpiring Australian Football at the community level. Throughout the week, April 26 – May 2, the AFL

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‘Shoosh for Kids’ returns in 2021

AFL NSW/ACT is proud to support the NSW Government Office of Sport initiative, Shoosh for Kids campaign. Shoosh for Kids is a collaborative effort between the Office of Sport and state sporting bodies to promote positive sideline behaviour to their members,

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Play On Podcast – Episode 3 – AFL Sydney Preview

This week on the Play On Podcast, Ryan O’Keefe and Jacob Gaynor preview the upcoming AFL Sydney season with Community Football and Competition Manager Sam Zikman. Plus, Ryan and Jacob discuss the recent criticism towards the QBE Sydney Swans Academy

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Parliamentary Friends of AFL launched in NSW

Earlier last week AFL NSW/ACT hosted an event at NSW Parliament House to Launch the Parliamentary Friends of AFL. More than 50 people attended the event including the NSW Premier, The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, opposition leader, Ms Jodi McKay

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