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A big night for footy at the CBR Sport Awards

Weston Creek Wildcats’ President, Trudi Fajri, has been recognised at the CBR Sport Awards, receiving an ACT Outstanding Service to Sport Award. Trudi’s dedication to the club is unsurpassed. In 2021 alone, she organised for Weston Creek to acknowledge Anzac

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2021 draft talent chase their dreams, virtually

It’s not about the destination, but the journey to get there. Remind any draftable football talent of this cliché and you’ll likely get a door slammed in your face. COVID has wreaked havoc on lives and livelihoods over the world

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Tuggeranong’s easy decision leads it to big things

Tuggeranong Valley AFC is not one of Canberra’s dominant senior clubs. However, a discussion in late 2019 which led to a massive influx of players, volunteers and families sees it on pace to join Ainslie, Eastlake, Queanbeyan and Belconnen as

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‘Brave’ recruit in the mix as St Kilda face latest injury setback

Originally published on afl.com.au Mature-age St Kilda recruit Tom Highmore has shot into round one calculations as the Saints prepare to shuffle their defensive half in the wake of the club’s latest injury setback. Highmore, who turns 23 on Wednesday,

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Highmore’s unconventional path to St Kilda

Tom Highmore’s unconventional journey to the AFL is one of persistence, perseverance and determination. First nominating for the draft in 2016, Highmore was overlooked, and then overlooked again, and again, and then again. A product of the GIANTS Academy Program

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Green determined to build on solid debut season

Twenty-twenty brought mixed emotions for GIANTS midfielder Tom Green. The 19-year-old re-signed with the GIANTS, made his AFL debut against Geelong in March and was named the AFL’s Rising Star nominee for his performance against Collingwood in Round 4. However,

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Queanbeyan’s Hannah Dunn Named Gold Coast AFLW Captain

The Gold Coast SUNS AFLW squad will enter their second NAB AFLW Premiership campaign with a new-look leadership group, headlined by the appointment of Queanbeyan’s Hannah Dunn as captain alongside Sam Virgo. In her debut season, Dunn established herself as one

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Josh looks to follow in the footsteps of brother Tom ahead of 2020 AFL Draft

While the spotlight has been shined squarely on the likes of Braeden Campbell and Errol Gulden in preparation for the 2020 NAB AFL Draft, one player who has taken a backseat through all the commotion has been Canberra’s Josh Green. The

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ACT Return to Play Update – July 10

Dear AFL Canberra Community, On Thursday 9 July 2020,the ACT Government Chief Health Officer announced a postponement to Stage 3 of the Easing of Restrictions Roadmap until following a checkpoint conducted to be held on Thursday 16 July, 2020. Until

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ACT Return to Play Update – June 12

Dear AFL Community Clubs and local stakeholders, AFL NSW/ACT welcomes the ACT Chief Ministers announcement today that from 10 July 2020 contact community sport competitions can restart for participants in the ACT. To ensure players are well-prepared for competition, AFL

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