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Lilly on the path to AFLW future

  The AFL has announced the 2019 NAB AFL Women’s Academy squad with the Grafton Tigers’ Lilly Doyle one of three NSW/ACT players selected. Forty-eight players from across the country have been named in the third intake of the Academy,

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Bri and Mr Footy in the hunt for People’s Choice Award

Two of our own have been nominated for the People’s Choice Award as part of the 2018 Clarence Valley Sports Awards, so let’s get behind them! The two AFL North Coast personalities are Bri McFarlane and Luke “Mr Footy” Stanford. Bri

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Northern Heat hit the ground running

In the words of Glenn Frey from the Eagles, “The Heat is On”! The Northern Heat representative AFL program made a return on Sunday 4 November after several years in hiatus, comprising the best under 17 players from the North Coast,

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Registrations for the 2019 AFL season are now open!

Missing the footy? So are we! But never fear, the 2019 season will be here before you know it. Off the back of another year of growth in club football participation across New South Wales and the ACT, registrations for

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Women’s and Girls AFL comes to Taree

AFL is the fastest growing sport for Women and Girls in the country. Here’s the chance for the ladies of the Manning to see what the craze is all about! Two Girls and Women only come and try sessions will

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Clontarf kids put through Combine paces

AFL NSW/ACT and the Clontarf Foundation continued to build upon their outstanding relationship on the North Coast with AFL staff supporting the Kings of the North Coast Basketball Carnival at Melville High, Kempsey. AFL staff from set up Draft Combine style

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Senior Blues are set to rise again

Senior AFL is set for a return to Woolgoolga after a 13 year break! Following an incredible response at a public meeting on 14 October a 13 member strong committee was created to drive the formation of the Northern Beaches

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North Coast Academy seeking next wave of female stars

Supported and endorsed by AFL NSW/ACT, the program’s major aim is to assist the individual development of each athlete so that they progress further in the sport. The 2018/19 program will commence in November/December 2018 and run to April 2019

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Bri joins Brisbane Lions in AFLW

Originally published on Brisbane Lions website The Brisbane Lions AFLW team proudly welcomed their second other sport rookie Brianna McFarlane into the Den today. The 17-year-old toured the Lions facilities with Coach Craig Starcevich, Women’s CEO Breeanna Brock and new teammates Emma Zielke

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It’s the Grand Final Footy Show

It’s the last Footy Show of the year, but there’s one important ingredient missing. Where’s Humphrey B Bear (aka Crawls)? Luckily Smythy steps in to give the show some insightful footy analysis. Click here to watch the last show of

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