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NSW Government Supports GIANTS Facility Upgrade

The GIANTS have thanked the NSW Government following the announcement on 15 May 2022 of a $15 million commitment towards securing the future of community and women’s football in NSW. The Honorable Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism

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Bathurst local returns home from NAB AFLW Grand Final experience

Bathurst Giant’s Katie Kennedy has returned home from a trip of a lifetime, as part of her role as a 2022 Chemist Warehouse AFLW Community Ambassador.   Katie was one of seven community football representatives from across the country to

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Naden ready to take off

On the eve of the Indigenous Youth Girls Leadership Program’s camp, taking take place from 12-14 April 2022, AFL NSW/ACT caught up with one of the program’s alumni, Erin Naden. Thanks to Transport for NSW for its continual support of

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Schoolgirl competition introduces next crop of AFLW stars

On Saturday, 12 February students at Sydney’s independent girls’ schools will commence their 2022 AFL season. First contested in 2019 by six schools collectively fielding 32 teams, the Independent Girls Schools competition has rocketed to more than 72 teams from

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39 NSW/ACT products on AFLW lists in 2022

Players from NSW or the ACT are found in eleven of the AFLW’s 14 clubs in season six of AFLW. In total, there are 39 players who were either born and bred or who have played for a NSW or

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2022’s new GIANTS

The GIANTS’ AFLW campaign has started strongly, with a win over the Suns in Round One. Profiled below is the fresh crop of GIANTS hitting the park in 2022, many hailing from NSW or the ACT. This article originally appeared

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Top talent to bring the heat at inaugural summer series

The best footballers in NSW and the ACT will meet in February 2022 to contest the inaugural Women’s Summer Series. Four teams (two each representing the Swans and GIANTS) will face off in a five-week series, with around 120 players

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Parker ready to make a splash in 2022 season

If you haven’t heard of Alyce Parker, you’d better start paying attention. Heading into her fourth season in the AFLW, Parker has already achieved just about every accolade there is including a GIANTS Rising Star award in her debut year

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A tough call paves the way for Fowler’s big future

Georgie Fowler is a gun athlete, just don’t ask her to tell you. “I played soccer since I was five but that got a bit boring because there’s not enough contact, you just pass the ball,” she said about her

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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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