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From the NRL Cradle to AFL Premiership Glory

Australian Football celebrates its 140th anniversary in NSW this year after the founding of the NSW Football Association in Sydney in 1880. Neil Cordy profiles the nomination of Kieren Jack to the AFL NSW Hall of Fame. If Tony Lockett

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Longmire’s praise for pioneer Jack

Originally published by the Sydney Swans. Sydney Swans coach John Longmire has lauded the impact of retiring premiership hero Kieren Jack on the growth of Australian rules football in NSW. Jack grew up in Cherrybrook in Sydney’s north-west, played junior

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Oh, brother: Kick back now knowing you changed the footy landscape

Originally published in The Age, written by Brandon Jack. Growing up we had a lightpost across the road and it copped a battering. Every afternoon I’d hear this loud, dull thud. It was relentless. I’d wander outside and there I’d

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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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Auskicker give the cutest Brownlow Medal interviews ever!

Newcastle City Blues Auskicker of the year Lochie Sunderland stole the show as he interviewed some of the biggest names in the AFL on Brownlow Medal night. Strutting the red carpet in his mini tuxedo the confident swagger of the

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