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Cross-Code Stars Join the GIANTS

The GIANTS have added two of Canberra’s finest sportswomen to their AFL Women’s team for 2017. Current Canberra United W-League captain Ellie Brush and former WNBA basketballer Jessica Bibby have been signed by the GIANTS as rookie players for the

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Interview with Ben Davis

Ben Davis Position: 3rd Tall Forward/ Half Back Local Club: UNSW Bulldogs This October Sydney’s Ben Davis will join his 10 teammates from the NSW/ACT Rams when he heads to the 2016 NAB AFL Draft Combine. The Combine brings the

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Invitees to State AFL Draft Combine released

Six players from NSW/ACT have been invited to attend the AFL State Draft Combine. Players needed at least two nominations from AFL clubs to attend the screenings, staged on the final day of the national NAB AFL Draft Combine. NSW/ACT

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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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AFL Women’s Athlete Search

Athlete Search

The GWS GIANTS are hosting an AFL Women’s Athlete Search designed to give female athletes who are currently active in other sports the chance to test their football skills. The aim of this program is to identify new talent (17

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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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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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Round 3 Allies team announced

13 players from NSW/ACT have been selected to play in the Round 3 Allies team for the NAB AFL Division 1 National Championships. The Allies will take on Western Australia in Perth on Saturday, June 18. The Allies are coming off

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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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Win would have been better than BOG, says Collier

NSW/ACT defender Maddy Collier says she would have preferred the taste of victory over being named best player for her team in Sunday’s loss to South Australia at Adelaide Oval. “It’s obviously a good personal achievement to be named best,

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