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North Coast Force Junior teams announced

THE AFL North Coast has announced the North Coast Force representative teams that will compete at the Northern NSW representative carnival in Coffs Harbour on July 18, 19 and 20. The Force will again be fielding boys and girls teams

Women’s rep football returns

It has been confirmed today that AFL Hunter Central Coast will host AFL North West NSW, AFL North Coast and AFL South Coast in a three-match program of senior representative football. The Hunter Central Coast will play host to the

Ins and Outs in the Seniors

SOME clubs have been busy with transfers over the pre-season. A look at who has transferred in and out of each of the AFL North Coast’s senior competition makes for some interesting reading. Players have come into the region from

Record number of teams in junior fixture

THE release of the AFL North Coast’s junior fixture shows that there will be 50 teams playing on Sunday’s in 2024. That’s an 11% rise on last year’s number of teams with most of the growth coming from the introduction

Heat turned up at Coolangatta

THE Northern Heat Development Program for the 2023/24 summer wrapped up with the boys and girls playing a match in Coolangatta against the Blues. This was the first time the Heat program had a girls group and the hard work

North Coast Force is looking for junior rep players

NOMINATIONS are now open for all players wanting to be involved in the North Coast Force representative program which also doubles as the first step in the Sydney Swans Academy talent pathway. Age groups in 2024 for both boys and

Woodlocks to be inducted into NSW Hall of Fame

WHEN the inaugural inductees into the NSW Australian Football Hall of Fame are honoured in May, AFL North Coast stalwarts Jim and Jill Woodlock will be two of them. The honour is recognition for almost four decades of service to football

Senior fixture for 2024 released

THE fixture for the 2024 AFL North Coast senior competition has been finalised and it’s now little more than five weeks until the season begins. When the first bounce of the season takes place on April 13, the AFL North

21 days out: Concussion rules tightened

The AFL has made changes to its concussion protocols ahead of the 2024 season. All footballers playing outside the AFL and AFLW competitions will have to wait 21 days after suffering a concussion before returning to play, under new protocols

Blues and Lions join forces for 2024

NORTHERN Beaches and Nambucca Valley have formed a joint venture for the 2024 season. The Blues and the Lions will join together to field teams in all four senior grades this season. This development as well as Byron Bay returning