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Indigenous culture centre stage at North Coast footy

Dozens of football clubs in NSW and the ACT are throwing their support behind the AFL’s annual Sir Doug Nicholls Round which kicks off this weekend. More commonly known as Indigenous Round, this week of footy celebrates Aboriginal and Torres

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Girls continue to build North Coast footy reputation

After 40 years of footy in the region, AFL North Coast is continuing to build on the sport’s local history as the first ever Youth Girls Under 13 representative team is announced. The introduction of a second Youth Girls age

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Posted in AFL Women's, Featured News, Female News, Front Page News, Slider, Sydney Swans, Talent news, Youth Girls

Off field teamwork is the key to 2022 season

We’re three rounds into the Senior Competition and two rounds into the Juniors, and it’s great to see club footy back on the North Coast. It’s been made possible by the outstanding efforts of volunteer club administrators who haven’t let

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Celebrating the key role of Umpires

  This weekend AFL North Coast will be celebrating the start of Community Umpiring Week. The objective of Community Umpiring Week is to increase the awareness of umpiring as a choice & as an additional activity to playing. Community Umpiring

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Force has spots for Youth Girls 13 & 17, plus boys U17

With the League’s new Youth Girls competition underway, it’s now time to give these future stars of our game the chance to shine on the representative stage! A girls Under 13 train-on squad was announced following the North Coast Force

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NAB support helps keeps clubs’ heads above water

  The National Australia Bank has literally put its money where its mouth is when it comes to helping flood affected footy clubs by making a sizeable donation to the AFL Community Relief Fund. Recipients of the funds include all

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Lunch with the legends goes down a treat

AFL legends Alastair Clarkson and Ryan O’Keefe followed up their visit to Lismore to support the Swans with a stop at C.ex Coffs for ‘Clarko’s Counter Lunch’ last Friday. The two greats entertained a crowd of local coaches, Presidents, and

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The Force is strong in these teams!

Record numbers participating in the selection process sees the North Coast Force in the enviable position of announcing some of the strongest teams in recent history. Representative teams have been named in the Under 13, Under 15, Under 17, and

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April gets her chance to shine in April

April Devine has been rewarded for strong performances during the recent Summer Series with selection in the NSW/ACT team for the 2022 NAB AFLW Under 19 Championships. April, who turns 19 at the end of this month, is one of

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Record numbers for Force trials

The passion for Junior rep footy continues to grow, with record numbers nominating for this season’s North Coast Force representative program. A combination of the partnership with the Sydney Swans Academy, the limited opportunity for rep footy over the past

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