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Local Umpires take up the Strava Challenge

Pre-season training is underway for Umpires across the region as they join their counterparts from throughout NSW and the ACT in the Strava Challenge. Umpires are challenging themselves to clock up the kilometres as they walk, run, cycle, and swim

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Angus links with the Sydney Swans

Angus Anderson is set to link with the Sydney Swans as he takes the next step on his quest to develop into the best footballer he can become. Despite missing out on selection at the national draft, the Swans have

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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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Jesse gets Life for 20 years

  Port Macquarie Magpies legend Jesse Schmidt was rewarded for 20 seasons Senior club footy with Life Membership at the club’s recent presentation night. Having debuted back in 2002 as a precociously talented 13 year old (in an era before

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Shifter rates Banger as a draft prospect

Kevin “Shifter” Sheehan OAM is the AFL’s Talent Ambassador, and is universally regarded as the leading judge of young footy talent across the country. In an article today (18.11.21) on the AFL website, Shifter rates local product Angus Anderson as one

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Position vacant: Competition Co-ordinator Northern NSW

Following the recent decision that has seen the North West competition become an AFL managed League, a new position of Competition Co-ordinator is being recruited by AFL NSW/ACT to help to deliver competitions across Northern NSW. The Competition Co-ordinator role

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More players added to Northern Heat program

The Northern Heat program had its first full training session on Saturday, which doubled as the selection trial for a number of players who were unable to be involved two weeks ago. A further eleven players have been added to

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Locals showing better coaches help make better players

The coaching glass ceiling on the North Coast is about to be smashed as two locals strike out to become the region’s first Level 3 accredited coaches. Katika Adams and Matt Anderson are leading the way for local coaches as

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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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Incredible response to Boots for Community Kids project

  The AFL North Coast footy community has got behind the Boots for Community Kids in style, with over 50 pairs donated to kids in the Daly River region of the Northern Territory. Most of the boots were ones that

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