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Women’s footy draft for the North Coast

Excitement and interest is building in the 2018 AFLW season, with round 1 just three weeks away (2 to 4 February). That weekend also marks a watershed date in the formation of a North Coast Women’s AFL competition with a

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Five North Coast girls in State Academy

The North Coast is rapidly emerging as a breeding ground for talented female players, with five local girls named in the 2018 NSW/ACT Youth Girls Academy. The Youth Girls State Academy program is an exciting initiative catering to the most

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Christmas Wishes to the AFL North Coast family

AFL North Coast wishes all players, parents, coaches, umpires, committee members, and volunteers a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year. We look forward to seeing you at the footy in 2018!

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Where are they now? Max Lower

  Max Lower is a Port Macquarie Magpie through and through, having played for both the Junior and Senior clubs. He quickly established himself as one of the region’s brightest prospects and was rewarded in 2016 with NSW/ACT Rams Under

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Jake Brown drafted by Sydney Swans

by Brad Greenshields, Coffs Coast Advocate The North Coast can finally lay claim to having a male AFL player of its own. On Monday afternoon former Lower Clarence Eagle and Coffs Swans junior Jake Brown was added to the Sydney Swans

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Where are they now? Jonty Neaves

  Jonty Neaves started his footy career with the Bellingen Bulldogs, playing for the club for three years from 2009 to 2011 in Under 11 and Under 13. In 2012 he moved to the Sawtell Toormina Junior Saints to play

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Sawtell Saints to start Youth Girls team

The 2018 season will see the Sawtell Toormina Saints Juniors running a Youth Girls team for the first ever time in the AFL North Coast competition. The club is looking for girls who will be aged between 13 and 17 in

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Mel Honoured with Queen’s Baton Relay run

Mel Hunt, coach of the Camden Haven Bombers U15 and North Coast Force Youth Girls teams has been selected to be a runner in the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Congratulations Mel on

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AFL and NCAS Help Out the Clontarf Foundation

The AFL and North Coast Academy of Sport joined forces last week to support the Clontarf Foundation in staging the Kings of the North Coast Basketball Carnival at Melville High, Kempsey. Staff from both organisations set up Draft Combine style testing

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Women’s AFL coming to a town near you!

Australia’s fastest growing female sport is coming to towns across the North Coast with a series of AFL come and try sessions planned between October and December. Just like the rest of the nation, North Coast Women and Girls have

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