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From Auskick to AFL: Parks’ pathway to the big time

Luke Parks’ first footy experience came as a six-year-old when he laced up his boots for Auskick. Fourteen years later, he was running around at Marvel Stadium wearing a Carlton Blues jumper thumping Freo in Round 3 2021. Parks is

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Swans’ draft strategy revealed

Simon Dalymple, the National Recruiting Manager at the Sydney Swans, spoke to AFL NSW/ACT’s Play On podcast, hosted by Ryan O’Keefe and Simon Smyth. Dalrymple’s appearance on the podcast is timely, with just one week to go until the best

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Parker ready to make a splash in 2022 season

If you haven’t heard of Alyce Parker, you’d better start paying attention. Heading into her fourth season in the AFLW, Parker has already achieved just about every accolade there is including a GIANTS Rising Star award in her debut year

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Boundary umpire Michael Barlow hits the big time

Michael Barlow began his umpire journey as a 12-year-old kid in Canberra as a way to make some pocket money. Chasing a fatter wallet in his early high school years eventually gave way to chasing dreams of making it as

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