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Wayne “Wacky” Walker – The Mark Ricciuto of Broken Hill Football

To commemorate the 140th anniversary of Australian Football in New South Wales in 2020, 140 coaches, players, umpires, administrators and media personalities will be inducted into the inaugural New South Wales Australian Football Hall of Fame. Rod Gillett profiles the nomination of

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“Our coach Frank Dixon convinced us we could beat Victoria”

South Sydney Rabbitoh, South Sydney premiership captain-coach, NSW player, captain and coach, Rat of Tobruk, Senior-Vice President NSW ANFL, Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney Frank Dixon did it all in a remarkable career in sporting and civic life stretching from

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Neil Cordy – Sydney Footy’s Media Man

Rod Gillett profiles the nomination of Neil Cordy to the NSW  Australian Football Hall of Fame. Neil Cordy has established an impressive record as a “breaking news” sports journalist across the media landscape in Sydney over the past twenty-seven years.

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The Wiz – Warwick Capper

Neil Cordy profiles the nomination of his ex-Sydney Swans team-mate Warwick Capper for the inaugural New South Wales Australian Football Hall of Fame.   Like a shooting star Warwick Capper flew across the Sydney skyline in the 1980s grabbing screamers

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557 games between them – Mark and Jarrad McVeigh

The Daniher brothers amassed a total of 752 games between them as well as a host of honours and awards but another NSW pairing, the McVeigh brothers, Mark and Jarrad, have high distinctions in the AFL are graduating from the

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“I was born and bred in Wagga and I’m proud of that”

Australian Football celebrates its 140th anniversary in New South Wales this year after the founding of the NSW Football Association in Sydney in 1880. To commemorate, 140 coaches, players, umpires, administrators and media personalities from both the Elite (VFL/AFL) and Community

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A New South Welshman that represented Victoria

Australian Football celebrates its 140th anniversary in New South Wales this year after the founding of the NSW Football Association in Sydney in 1880. To commemorate, 140 coaches, players, umpires, administrators and media personalities from both the Elite (VFL/AFL) and Community

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Longmire Legacy

Australian Football celebrates its 140th anniversary in New South Wales this year after the founding of the NSW Football Association in Sydney in 1880. To commemorate, 140 coaches, players, umpires, administrators and media personalities from both the Elite (VFL/AFL) and Community

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‘Getting a kick out of football’, Sir Doug Nicholls

“I get a tremendous kick out of football because I know my people in New South Wales follow my doings closely by the wireless and in the newspapers. This always spurs me on, and gives me added confidence” –  Sir

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“If you want to win the game you have to be prepared to pay the price”

Australian Football celebrates its 140th anniversary in New South Wales this year after the founding of the NSW Australia Football Association in Sydney in 1880. One hundred and forty coaches, players, umpires, administrators and media personalities from both the Elite

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