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Five Academy graduates taken in NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

On the evening of 2 June more than 600 amateur Australian rules players held their breath, hoping to be selected in the NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft. Twenty-four players from NSW and the ACT nominated for a berth at an

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U17 AFL NSW/ACT Rams side announced

Twenty-four talented under-17 boys have been selected to represent NSW/ACT on the national stage. The squad will come together for a camp and national games on the Gold Coast on Friday, July 2 through to Thursday, July 8. Coach, Jared

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2020 NAB AFLW & AFL National Draft Combine Nominees

The AFL has today released the names of the 82 female players and 96 male players invited to the 2020 NAB AFLW and AFL National Draft Combines to be held across multiple locations across Australia in the coming months. While

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Swans and GIANTS Academy Teams ready for Game 2

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy and GIANTS Academy will play their second games in as many weeks against each other this Saturday as part of the NAB AFL All Stars Program. Following a wet and muddy affair last weekend 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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Swans Academy gets glimpse of future

Sydney Swans Academy

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s inaugural Under 14 Assessment was conducted last week, providing coaches a sneak peek of the promising talent coming through the ranks. The assessment, attended by 110 Academy players at Moore Park’s Lakeside Oval, is designed

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AFL School Sport Pathway – Trials commencing soon

AFL School Sport Pathway Students 12 years and under and 15 years and under have the opportunity to trial and participate in the AFL School Sport pathway. Students will trial to represent their zone before being selected to participate at

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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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From Western Sydney to GIANTS AFLW Player

MAI Nguyen is the perfect poster girl for the Giants’ push in western Sydney, and that’s just the way she likes it. Nguyen grew up in Cabramatta, a suburb 30km south-west of Sydney’s CBD and smack bang in GWS territory.

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AFL Sydney Juniors Combine back in 2017

Players from the AFL Sydney Juniors competition and talented athletes are invited to come along to AFL Combine testing sessions in January. Participants will be tested using the latest AFL protocols and methods for skill and athletic testing (beep test, agility

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