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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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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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From PKC to the MVE and now the national stage

Macleay Valley Eagles

  Over the past two years, the number of Indigenous players coming from the Kempsey region to represent New South Wales and the ACT at the AFL Female Diversity Championships, has become an expected positive to the team. The Female

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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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The Sam Naismith Cup launches in Gunnedah

Sam Naismith

The Sam Naismith Cup will run for its inaugural year in this week, kicking off in Gunnedah tomorrow. As the secondary schools AFL competition in North West New South Wales, the cup is named in honour of former Gunnedah local, now

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Volunteers encourage Eagles to fly

Macleay Valley Eagles

National Volunteers Week takes place from 8-14 May 2017, celebrating the contribution of all volunteers – AFL or otherwise – right across Australia. Every week in New South Wales and the ACT, thousands of volunteers commit their time and energy

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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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