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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

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Heating up in the summer sun

THE temperature rose for the latest Northern Heat Development Program session but the effort the boys and girls never wavered. The groups gathered at the University of New England (UNE) in Armidale on Saturday and were run through their paces

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Northern Heat impresses in Gold Coast hit outs

The Northern Heat teams showed that country kids can more than match it with their metro counterparts with two outstanding performances on the Gold Coast on Saturday. In stiflingly hot and humid conditions both Heat teams played a positive, attacking

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The Heat is on!

All is in readiness for the two Northern Heat squads ahead of their end of program practice matches on the Gold Coast in three weeks’ time. The squads had their last training hit out at the impressive new Wiigulga Sports

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Hard work pays off for the Heat

Northern Heat players have done the hard yards over the Christmas and new year period, with excellent fitness testing results recorded at Saturday’s training session. Having been provided with a strength and conditioning program by Heat coach and former Sydney

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Deja and Ruby shine for NSW/ACT Indigenous team

Two of Northern NSW’s finest young female Indigenous talents have shone in a match played between the AFL NSW/ACT Indigenous and Multicultural teams in Sydney on Sunday. Deja Barlow (North Coast) and Ruby Spark (North West) have both participated in

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Heat ramps up the intensity

The second session of the Northern Heat program raised its own bar of expectations, building on what had already been an exhausting first session to continue to push the players beyond their comfort zones. The session continued the focus on

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Hard work is underway for Northern Heat

The new Northern Heat program literally hit the ground running at the first training session in Armidale on Saturday. To establish a baseline on players’ fitness, the entire squad was put through their paces in a gruelling session that featured

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Northern Heat finetunes as end is in sight

The Northern Heat squads have had the final training run of the 2021/2022 program and are as ready as they’ll ever be to tackle their opponents in the end of program matches. The focus of the last training session was

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Super six press claim for AFLW spot at Summer Series

Work is underway to build the Sydney Swans AFLW list ahead of their introduction to the competition next season, and six Northern NSW women are front and centre, pushing their claim for consideration. The Swans and Giants have kicked off

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