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Active Kids Program arrives in New South Wales

Active Kids Voucher

The NSW Government’s Active Kids Program has arrived with the January 31 starting date upon us. In preparation for the Active Kids launch, AFL NSW/ACT has been working hard with the NSW Government and the Office of Sport to ensure

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New Club on look out for new AFL Women’s players

Pippa Smyth

On the back of outstanding growth in the Newcastle/Hunter Valley region, the Newcastle region will welcome a brand-new club in 2018, spearheaded by a new women’s team. The Wallsend-West Newcastle Swans will join the Black Diamond senior competition next year,

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Vote for Jarryd and Mark in the Laureus Awards

Laureus World Sport Awards

Originally published by Sydney Swans Media. Two special Sydney Swans supporters touched our hearts earlier this year, and now their friendship is being recognised on the world stage. When their radio went dead during the Swans clash with Carlton in

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AFLW Draft Combine Player Review: Pippa Smyth

Pippa Smyth

  Pippa Smyth had a standout 2017 NAB AFL Women’s Draft Combine last week at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium. Ranking in the top ten in five of the six testing events, Smyth’s background as a personal trainer meant she was highly

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Central Coast Dad takes out Volunteer of the Year

Chris Lear from the Wyong Lakes Junior Football Club has been named as the 2017 AFL NSW/ACT Volunteer of the Year. Joining the Central Coast based junior club in 2016, Lear became immediately involved with his son’s team, and it did

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AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November

The Queens Park precinct will come alive with delicious food stalls, a pop-up bar, music and loads of entertainment for all players and spectators when the AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November. The event will bring together the best

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Volunteer of the Year nominations closing soon

Nominations for the AFL NSW/ACT Volunteer of the Year close on 30 June 2017. To nominate your eligible (see below) volunteers, please fill out the form on the AFL NSW/ACT website here. AFL NSW/ACT have two volunteer recognition awards: The

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Thanks Coach! Nominate your local coach now.

AFL Coach

Originally posted by Foxtel. This season, Foxtel and the AFL Coaches Association have come together to provide local coaches with an exciting opportunity to raise their game in a series of Masterclasses. The brand new and exclusive program will see

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Joss Group Facility Grant applications open

Joss Group Community Grants

AFL NSW/ACT, in partnership with the Joss Group, are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 Joss Group & AFL NSW/ACT Community Facility Grants. The Joss Group Community Facility Grant Program is in its sixth year and has

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New website launch

In preparation for the 2017 season, AFL NSW/ACT, in partnership with Sports TG, has now launched up to 12 brand new community football websites for 12 leagues from across the state and territory. With the websites going live as of Monday, the new

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