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Win tickets to the 2016 NAB AFL Draft in Sydney!

NAB AFL Draft

18 Teams. 1 Dream. Australia’s best young talent will assemble in Sydney in November, with the Harbour City named as the venue for the next two NAB AFL drafts. Fans will have the opportunity to win tickets to attend the

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GIANTS nominate Academy players

The GIANTS have nominated nine players from its Academy ahead of next month’s NAB AFL Draft. Yesterday’s nominations means the GIANTS can match any bids made for the nine players on Draft night. GIANTS Academy Player of the Year Harry

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McDonald’s AFL 9s Classic Comes to Sydney

AFL 9s Classic

In November, the AFL is hosting the inaugural McDonald’s AFL 9s Classic in the heart of Sydney. The free event will bring together 100 teams from all over the country to play McDonald’s AFL 9s, competing for more than $50,000 in

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Bushies looking forward to Draft night

Max Lynch, Ryan Garthwaite, Zach Sproule and Todd Marshall attended the NAB National Draft Combine in September. As well as playing together throughout the NSW/ACT Rams and Allies they also joined each other each week in the TAC Cup playing

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Southern NSW, Talent news, Under 18 RAMS

11 NSW/ACT players invited to 2016 NAB AFL Draft combine

NAB AFL Draft Combine

The AFL has released the list of players invited to attend the 2016 NAB AFL Draft Combine in October. Eighty players have been invited after being nominated by at least five AFL clubs. NSW/ACT has their highest ever invitees with

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Marquee events head to Sydney

In a major coup for AFL in NSW and ACT, Sydney will host the next two NAB AFL Drafts and the inaugural McDonald’s AFL 9s National Championships in 2016 and again in 2017. AFL Chief Executive Gillon McLachlan made the

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Callum Mills: “Eat, sleep, train…and loving it”

Callum Mills has quickly and effortlessly taken to life as an AFL footballer, embracing the repetitious and strenuous workload after only two months as a Sydney Swan. This article originally appeared on the Sydney Swans website. By Sydney Swans Media   Mills,

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Posted in Featured News, Front page news, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Uncategorised

Academies benefit entire AFL competition

Those who say the academy recruiting pool is too large need to understand the positive effects the system is having on the AFL as a whole, according to GIANTS coach Leon Cameron. This article originally appeared on the GWS GIANTS’

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, Central West, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS, Western Sydney

NSW/ACT’s Draft delight

Talented quartet Callum Mills, Jacob Hopper, Matt Kennedy and Harrison Himmelberg have produced New South Wales’ best ever result at the AFL national draft in Adelaide after they were all picked in the first round and within the first 16

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, Community, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Sydney Harbour, Sydney South/Illawarra, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS, Western Sydney

Record four top 20 AFL Draft picks for NSW/ACT

Eight NSW/ACT products were drafted, including an unprecedented four players in the top 20 selections, at Tuesday’s NAB AFL National Draft in Adelaide. The AFL National Draft began in 1986, and until this year NSW/ACT has had just 13 players in

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Posted in ACT/South Coast, Featured News, Hunter/Central Coast, Northern NSW, Southern NSW, Talent news, Under 16 RAMS, Under 18 RAMS, Western Sydney