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AFL Sydney to launch new representative fixture in 2020

AFL Sydney has announced it will launch a new representative fixture in 2020 with an Under 22 AFL Sydney team to take on the QBE Sydney Swans Academy Under 18 squad. The match will take place on the 7th of

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From AFL Sydney to Geelong and Back – Inside the footballing journey of Ranga Ediriwickrama

Born in Griffith, Ranga Ediriwickrama moved to the Sydney suburb of Pennant Hills when he was three with his parents, who were born in Sri Lanka. He played his junior football for Pennant Hills before representing the NSW/ACT Rams in

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Rugby convert nicknamed ‘Beanstalk’ in rookie mix

Originally published by AFL.com.au. SYDNEY could be about to unearth a supersized draft bargain nicknamed “Beanstalk”. The dearth of draftable ruckmen this year, including junior and state league ranks, is well documented, but the Swans are considering plucking a little-known

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Button’s bounce into Community Umpiring Week

Button Family

Written by Leyla Kaya. With record numbers of boys, girls, men, and women playing AFL across the AFL NSW/ACT region, community Umpires have never been more important. For without the men and women in teams of bright green, there are

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AFL NSW/ACT and AFL Sydney partner with XBlades

AFL NSW/ACT are pleased to announce a new partnership with XBlades, a proud Australian company best known for its innovative football boots and also more recently for its elite apparel. XBlades is now the EXCLUSIVE AFL NSW/ACT APPAREL PARTNER and

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Swans voted Best on Ground by Sydney Umpires

Whilst the rain kept their first night of training off the deck at North Sydney Oval, there was still plenty of work done in the depths of the Duncan Thompson Stand as players from the Sydney Swans visited the AFL

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AFL NSW/ACT to undertake Future Directions of AFL Sydney Project

AFL NSW/ACT is excited to announce that it is undertaking a Future Directions of AFL Sydney Project with the objective to establish a long term vision and the strategic priorities of AFL Sydney (across men’s, women’s, juniors and independent schools competitions). AFL

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AFL NSW/ACT to undertake Future Directions of AFL Sydney Project

AFL NSW/ACT is excited to announce that it is undertaking a Future Directions of AFL Sydney Project with the objective to establish a long term vision and the strategic priorities of AFL Sydney (across men’s, women’s, juniors and independent schools competitions). AFL

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AFL invests in Sydney’s South

Sutherland Shire; facility; AFL; Miranda Bombers; Southern Power

Building Sutherland’s Waratah Oval No. 4 into a first-class AFL community facility has been the dream of Miranda Bombers and Southern Power club stalwarts for over 11 years. On Saturday – 51 weeks since the AFL announced their investment into

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Preview: AFL Canberra v AFL Sydney

For the third year in succession the best senior female and male talent playing in the AFL Canberra and AFL Sydney competitions will go head-to-head for bragging rights. The two matches will be played this Saturday at Gungahlin Enclosed Oval,

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