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Third time lucky for Indigenous and multicultural talent

For three days in the April school holidays, more than 50 high school girls came together to make new friends, get to know theirs and each other’s cultures, and improve their footy skills. The Indigenous Youth Girls Leadership Program and

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Players take training online as COVID curtails representative pathway

Talented boys with Indigenous and multicultural backgrounds are continuing their football development despite having the opportunity to play or train as a team. AFL NSW/ACT has organised a series of online workshops for Youth Leadership Program participants aged 13-16 whose

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AFL NSW/ACT’s male youth leadership programs 2021

The Easter school holidays are always a great time to relax and recharge with friends and family. But for many talented footballers from NSW and the ACT, it was a chance to hone their skills in a game they love

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GWS GIANTS host 2017 AFL Iftar Dinner

Written by Leyla Kaya. Last night, the GWS GIANTS welcomed over 200 guests to their annual Iftar Dinner, held at the WestConnex Centre. Hosted by the GIANTS for the fourth consecutive year, the Iftar Dinner is a special event where

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2017 Adam Goodes & Stephen Coniglio Talent Camps

Written by Leyla Kaya. The Adam Goodes and Stephen Coniglio Talent Camps were held in Sydney over the weekend, where the best young athletes from Indigenous and Multicultural backgrounds across NSW and the ACT, came together for a two-day camp.

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Liverpool Youth Sports Festival a big success with locals

Written by Leyla Kaya. AFL NSW/ACT in conjunction with PCYC and Liverpool City Council hosted the inaugural Liverpool Youth Sports Festival held at Peter Miller Reserve on Saturday 25 February. Although the skies were cloudy and grey, crowds were not

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Celebrating Canberra’s National Multicultural Festival

Written by Leyla Kaya. Last Sunday AFL NSW/ACT attended Canberra’s annual National Multicultural Festival, one of the biggest celebrations of cultural diversity across Australia. A free and family-friendly event, the three day festival was a great success with activities, cultural shows,

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Beeson ready for first AFL Women’s home game

Written by Leyla Kaya. “It wasn’t something that I necessarily thought would ever happen, maybe twelve months ago I’d never have dreamed that there would be a professional women’s AFL competition” says GWS GIANTS AFLW player Rebecca Beeson. When she

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Empowering Multicultural and Indigenous girls to reach new heights

Written by Leyla Kaya. Last week, the 2017 Medleys and Rio Tinto AFL Woomeras Leadership Program saw fifty of the best Indigenous and Multicultural players from across the country come together.     The two groups participated in a six-day camp

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AFL NSW/ACT and the GIANTS welcome new Australian citizens

It was a bigger than usual day out west at Spotless Stadium last Sunday. By Caitlin Arnold Not only did the GIANTS host the Western Bulldogs in a clash of two genuine top four contenders, but an Australian Citizenship Ceremony

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