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Prospect from The Hill

Broken Hill’s Isaac Cumming is another potential draftee for AFL NSW/ACT. The defender is a member of the GWS Giants Academy and has been nominated by the club as a Club Academy player, which means the GIANTS can match any bids made

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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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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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Fisher inspired to follow in Grandfather’s footsteps

Canberra’s Sam Fisher has dreamed of an AFL career since he was a kid. With his grandfather, Ken Duff playing for Geelong, it has always been a goal to follow in his footsteps. “Obviously playing with Geelong back in the

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Tim Schmidt to coach GIANTS NWL team

Tim Schmidt coaching

On Sunday, the Greater Western Sydney GIANTS announced Tim Schmidt as the inaugural senior coach of the GIANTS’ National Women’s League team. The former AFL player has been working with AFL NSW/ACT as Female Football High Performance coach and has been instrumental

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Recap: NAB AFL U16 Division Two National Championships

U16 Rams

  Round 1 NAB AFL U16 National Championships: NSW/ACT v NT Saturday, 11 June It was a tight contest between the NSW/ACT Rams and the Northern Territory side up until half-time, however NSW/ACT Rams were victorious by 46 points. Final score:

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Canberra defender Tom Highmore earns NEAFL Rising Star Nomination

Tom Highmore by TJ Yelds rezise

Canberra has produced its third NEAFL Rising Star nominee of the season with young defender Tom Highmore among his sides’ best in their close win over Redland on Saturday. The 18-year-old polled four NEAFL MVP votes for his 21 disposals

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Rebecca McGowan: The woman behind the success

Rebecca McGowan with NSWACT talent team

  By Sophie Steele When we think about the journey to playing at AFL level, what often comes to mind are the brutal training sessions, recovery, discipline, preparation, backing from a coach and the endless support from Mum and Dad.

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The Allies go down by 14 points against Vic Metro

The Allies went down to Victoria Metro by  14-points in Round 4 of the U18 NAB AFL Championships. After being held goal less in the opening quarter, The Allies, coached by Tadgh Kennelly, hit the lead halfway through the third

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NSW/ACT U17/18s side destroy Northern Territory in Development Game

Development game

A strong display at Northline Oval in Darwin over the weekend saw the NSW/ACT U17/18s side finish with an impressive 190-point margin. Written By Sophie Steele Playing consistently through all four terms, the NSW/ACT side took every opportunity in their

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