Female News

Youth Girls Come & Try sessions planned

With so many local girls wanting to play footy, AFL North Coast will be introducing a Youth Girls Under 14 age group in the 2022 season to strengthen the pathway from Auskick through Youth Girls Under 17 and into the

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North Coast Academy names future AFLW stars

The North Coast Academy of Sport (NCAS) has announced its 2021/2022 AFLW squad, with a bumper crop of talented young women making the grade. The program has gone from strength to strength in both numbers and talent, just as the

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Saints girls had a perfect season

  SAWTELL/TOORMINA’S Youth Girls team came within 24 hours of trying to complete an undefeated season when a statewide lockdown was called due to rising COVID-19 numbers in NSW the day before the grand final was going to be played.

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Gina caps off a debut season to remember

TWELVE months ago Gina Cardillo had never pulled on a football boot. Now the super fit midfielder is the toast of the AFL North Coast women’s competition after winning the League Best & Fairest award. Cardillo’s ability to get from

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Unsung heroes: Displaced umpires soldiering on through the pandemic

  The following article by Vince Rugari was published on Wednesday (22 Sept) in the Sydney Morning Herald and provides a great insight to the sacrifices people make to be involved in an AFL Grand Final. Michael Barlow remembers it

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Two incredible opportunities for local female footy

North Coast girls and women have been presented with two fantastic opportunities that will continue the rapid growth of female footy locally, with the Sydney Swans getting an AFLW licence and AFL North Coast starting a Youth Girls Under 14

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Blues flex pre-finals muscle

NORTHERN Beaches tuned up for the finals with a hard fought but convincing win over Port Macquarie. The Blues kicked two goals in each quarter to secure a 41-point win but Port made them work hard for it. Coach Adrian

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Swans taking flight at right time

SATURDAY’S win over Sawtell/Toormina was the result of gradual improvement over the past month for the Lismore Swans. Coach Ken McPherson said his team’s ability to control possession was a major factor in the 26-point win over the Saints. “Over

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Women’s Coaching Month profile – Katika Adams

  With July being designated as Women’s Coaching Month across the country we take the time to highlight the fantastic work of our own local female coaches. In this latest instalment we focus on Katika Adams, co-coach of the Coffs Harbour

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Women’s Coaching Month profile – Fran Williams

With July being designated as Women’s Coaching Month across the country we take the time to highlight the fantastic work of our own local female coaches. In this latest instalment we focus on Fran Williams, coach of the Port Macquarie

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