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Merry Christmas to our footy family!

On behalf of the entire team at AFL NSW/ACT we’d like to wish our Northern NSW footy family a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year! 2021 turned out to be another challenging season as a result of the

Greeny joins the AFL Northern NSW team

  A life time love of footy is about to become a job of passion for Brad Greenshields who has been appointed to the role of Competition Co-ordinator for Northern NSW. Having started out as a junior player with Bayswater

Thank you to our passionate volunteers

As we come to the end of another challenging year, we have the opportunity to reflect on the community footy season for 2021. We take our hats off to our hardworking volunteers for their incredible contribution and resilience throughout this

Female footy teams to get into gear with Toyota

The Toyota Good For Footy Gear Grant program is back for the third-season running, with 100 female football teams around the country to benefit from funding to supply brand new, specially designed uniforms. Applications are now open and will be

Jason Phillips awarded Life Membership of AFL North Coast

Jason Phillips has been awarded Life Membership of AFL North Coast for his dedicated service to local footy, with his links to the League spanning many of its 40 seasons. Having played in the Senior ranks as a teenager in

NCAS girls hit the ground running

The North Coast Academy of Sport (NCAS) AFLW program has started with a flurry of activity, conducting back to back sessions across the last two Saturdays. It hasn’t been just a case of too much footy is never enough, with

Break in the weather sees the Heat shine through

A combination of the generosity of the weather gods and the hard work of the ground staff at Sport UNE allowed Saturday’s Northern Heat session to go ahead as planned. The playing fields were in outstanding condition despite the month

Collingwood shows support for Northern Heat

  The Collingwood Magpies have shown their support for the Northern Heat by providing valuable training equipment for the program to use at all sessions. Northern Heat Sport Scientist Nic Morgan previously worked with the Magpies VFL team and this

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

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