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New AFL Hunter Central Coast League takes shape

AFL NSW/ ACT is pleased to announce the initial members of the new locally owned league ‘AFL Hunter Central Coast Incorporated’ have signed a MOU confirming their membership and participation in the new league. The following clubs/associations have confirmed their

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New local league in the Hunter-Central Coast to be established

AFL NSW/ ACT has confirmed that it will help establish a new locally owned league in the Hunter-Central Coast region – AFL Hunter Central Coast. AFL Hunter Central Coast will retain the heritage and character of football in the region, whilst

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The Toyota Good for Footy Raffle is back for 2018

Toyota Good for Footy

The Toyota Good for Footy Raffle is back bigger than ever in 2018, and this year Toyota is aiming for another record-breaking season. Last year, 418 grassroots clubs raised a huge $682,000, that they used to upgrade facilities, buy new

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Does your club need help with facilities? Community Building Partnership Grant now open

Bat and Ball Oval

The NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership Grant Program to assist community AFL clubs has now opened for 2018. The program opened today and applications will be accepted until 5pm on Friday, June 15, 2018. Offered by the NSW Government, the

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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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