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Heeney Confident On Opening Round Return

Originally published on Sydney Swans star Isaac Heeney remains confident of lining up in the Swans’ round one clash as he continues a “slow but steady” recovery from his shattering ankle injury last season. Heeney’s 2020 was ended after

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Heeney set to return as Sydney travel to Tasmania

Callum Mills, Jake Lloyd, Tom Papley and Isaac Heeney will bolster the Sydney Swans side to face North Melbourne in the second Marsh Community Series match in Tasmania on Monday afternoon. Mills, Papley and Lloyd all return from origin duties

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Grassroots growth to produce more NSW Draftees

Originally published by the Daily Telegraph. GIANTS coach Leon Cameron believes the enormous grassroots growth of Aussie rules in Sydney and NSW will turn into a production line for first-round AFL draft picks on a consistent basis. The long-term success of the

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Reclink Community Cup hits Sydney

Reclink Community Cuo

  This Sunday, 14 August 2016, two of Sydney’s ‘lesser-known’ AFL teams will do battle at Henson Park in an effort to raise much needed funds for Reclink Australia. The Sydney Sailors – a team comprised of some of Australia’s

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Posted in Community, Featured News, Front page news, Sydney Harbour, Sydney University, Uncategorised

Mills keen to resume Heeney hostilities

Training sessions at the Sydney Swans’ academy last year were unmissable. Not only were the top-two draft prospects — Isaac Heeney and Callum Mills — on display, they were testing themselves against each other. And not holding back. This article

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Posted in Coaching news, Community, Featured News, Northern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS

A complete guide to the AFL bidding system

Have you struggled through many sleepless nights trying to work out how the AFL’s new bidding system works? Don’t worry: your questions, concerns and ‘what ifs’ are all answered here. By Emma Quayle This article originally appeared on The Age

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Under 18 RAMS

The Top 8: NSW/ACT AFL players’ wrap

With the AFL season now complete we take a look a closer look at the NSW/ACT players whose clubs took part in September action. Adelaide Taylor Walker (Broken Hill) Walker was appointed captain of the Adelaide prior to the start

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, AFL Riverina Front Page, Featured News, Southern NSW, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS

Heeney fourth in Rising Star

Sydney Swans utility Isaac Heeney has finished fourth in the NAB AFL Rising Star Award, announced at a gala in Melbourne today. Despite playing just 12 senior games in an injury-riddled debut season, the 19-year-old polled 12 votes, finishing behind Western

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