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Match report: Multicultural team too strong for Indigenous team

Two teams of 13-16-year-old girls assembled on Tom Wills Oval, Sydney Olympic Park today to play a game of footy. The teams comprised talented Indigenous or multicultural players, selected as part of Multicultural and Indigenous Youth Leadership Programs, supported by

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Aliesha Newman: AFL NSW/ACT’s Indigenous Ambassador

Photo: Phil Hillyard . Having just completed her first season as a Sydney Swan, speedster Aliesha Newman has signed on as AFL NSW/ACT’s Indigenous Ambassador, supported by Transport for NSW. Newman is a proud Ningy Ningy woman and is ready

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AFL Schools launches as gift to NSW/ACT primary school teachers

Photo: NSW Government’s Minister for Education and Early Learning, The Hon. Sarah Mitchell MLC alongside Alyce Parker (GIANTS) and students from Waverley College. . Today the AFL launched AFL Schools, a free program which offers more than 55 hours of

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National Volunteers of the Year from Wollongong and Bathurst named

Congratulations to two Toyota AFL National Volunteers of the Year from NSW, who were announced on Grand Final Friday. Ben Hyndes from the Wollongong Lions in AFL South Coast was named as National Senior Community Coach of the Year. Tim

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40 years since EWK’s unlikely flag

On the eve of the Riverina Football League’s 2022 Grand Final, Rod Gillett takes a look at one of the league’s most memorable premierships. Forty years ago the decisions of the Victorian Country Football League’s Investigation Committee completely discombobulated the

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AFLX and AFL 9s, footy for everyone

Once upon a time, footy was something you’d play in winter on a large oval with 17 teammates. Now, thanks to innovative social versions of the game, you can play all year round, on smaller fields, without having to train,

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Premiers given free access to AFLW games

All Premiership winners in community competitions across AFL NSW/ACT will receive FREE tickets to all NAB AFLW Season 7 matches. Use the links below and the code W7COMMUNITY to access the tickets. Congratulations!   Round 2 3:10pm Saturday, 3 September

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Newtown Breakaways celebrate 20 years

This week the Newtown Breakaways celebrates 20 years of being part of the AFL community in Sydney. The club was founded in 2002 as a breakaway group from the Sydney Uni Bombers to play in the Sydney Women’s Australian Football

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New competition reaches 1500 students

Last week, AFL NSW/ACT introduced football to around 1,500 Catholic high school students in a brand new and exciting competition for students at Catholic schools.   The Sydney Archdiocese competition is run for five weeks, across six venues, giving 98

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“Inspirational, passionate, adored, fun, competitive”: NSW/ACT’s female coaches

July is Women’s Coaching Month, supported by BHP, and we wanted to showcase some of our most beloved female coaches in NSW and the ACT. Below is just some of the great feedback we’ve heard for our community coaches across

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