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Junior footy starts with exciting ‘firsts’

Junior footy got underway on Sunday (2 April) with a number of firsts adding extra excitement to the round. In the Under 11 competition, Nambucca Valley Lions made their eagerly anticipated return to competitive footy following a number of years of

Saints Hit the Ground Running

Sawtell Toormina Saints showed they will be one of the teams to beat in this year’s AFL North Coast competition when they handed a badly undermanned Port Macquarie Magpies outfit a 104 point loss. The Magpies were missing key members

Wet weather update

A summary of wet weather cancellations for the weekend of Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 April are below. This information is current as at 8:45pm on Friday 31 March. Senior Competition – Saturday 1 April Ellem Oval, Grafton is closed. Under

North Coast Footy Show is back!

The people have spoken! They wanted the North Coast Footy Show back in 2017, so that’s exactly what they’ve got! Our regular correspondents, PT and Crawls, have had a look at the upcoming season whilst also discussing the exciting developments

North Coast boys impressing with the Swans

Former North Coast locals will be making their mark in both the NAB AFL U18 Academy Series and the North East Australian Football League (NEAFL) this weekend, with three payers featuring prominently for the Sydney Swans development teams. Jack Hardman

AFL at My Local Oval – I’d like to See That!

AFL action returns to local ovals across the North Coast this weekend with round 1 action in both the Senior and Junior competitions. The Senior competition gets underway on Saturday with matches to be played in Seniors (First), Reserve, and

Coaches Committed to Learning

Twenty seven hardy souls braved the elements recently to undertake the Level 1 Coaching Accreditation, with courses run in both Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour. Although the courses were conducted a month apart, they both happened to run on two

Junior AFL Going Ahead in Leaps and Bounds

Junior AFL is marking itself as one of the fastest growing sports on the North Coast, recording a 42% increase in the number of teams ahead of the 2017 season. This exciting growth is highlighted with the: • Nambucca Valley

Nikki to represent North Coast in AFLW Grand Final

Former North Coast athlete Nikki Wallace will play for the Brisbane Lions vs the Adelaide Crows in the inaugural AFL Women (AFLW) Grand Final on Saturday 25th March. It’s not everyday one of our own makes it to a Grand

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