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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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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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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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Grand Final devastation for AFL North Coast

Today’s announcement by the NSW Government that the lockdown for the North Coast and Mid North Coast will be lifted at 12:01a.m. on Saturday is great news for our communities, but the ongoing restrictions on community sport means that we

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Anderson rides the wave of a long footballing journey

The following article is by Michael Alvaro from “Aussie Rules Draft Central”. It shows how much notice recruiters and journalists who study the form of players that are potentially headed for the draft are taking of a player that has played

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Angus earns invitation to AFL Draft Combine

  Angus Anderson has taken another huge stride forward in his AFL career having received an invitation to attend the NAB AFL Draft Combine. The Sawtell Toormina Saints product is one of just five players from NSW/ACT to receive an

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Plan announced for resuming Juniors & Seniors Finals

AFL North Coast and competing clubs have met tonight and agreed on a roadmap for the re-scheduling of the Junior Grand Finals and Senior Finals Series. The plan will be dependent upon the restrictions in place under the NSW Government’s

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Silver lining in weekend’s disappointments

The positive aspect to come out of the weekend that saw local footy postponed due to the state-wide lockdown was that three Semi Finals were able to be completed in the Senior Competition. This means that both the Under 17

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3 sleeps to go to Junior Grand Finals!

Photo: Green Shoots Marketing   The countdown is on to the Grand Finals of the AFL North Coast Junior Competition, with excitement building day by day as the deciders draw closer. It’s been an outstanding season of Junior footy that

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