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Contrasting day of Junior Semi Final action

The Junior Semi Finals had it all – sun, rain, a close result, skillful play, great team work, and plenty of excitement. The first of the Under 11 matches saw Coffs Harbour Breakers claim the local derby against Sawtell Toormina Saints. The

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Finals fever is starting to build for Juniors

A sensational home and away season of Junior footy is set to go to another level on Sunday when the competition reaches the Semi Final stage. With the winners of all Semis progressing through to the Grand Final the following

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Thrilling last round in Juniors sets scene for Finals

A drama filled last round of the Junior Competition has seen the best home and away season in recent memory draw to a close. Now on to the Finals! In the Under 11 age group, South West Rocks Dockers victory

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Junior Finals picture starting to become clearer

With just one round of home and away footy left in Junior Competition we’re starting to get a clear picture of which teams will feature in the Finals, and where these matches will be played. The fact that uncertainty still

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Fine margins make all the difference

IT’S amazing that over the course of a long football season just how much of a difference a few points here or there can make. Sawtell/Toormina’s senior team is a classic example. The Saints won their fifth consecutive match on Saturday

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Angus is set for VFL debut with Swans

Angus Anderson takes another big step forward in his footy career on Sunday when he runs out for the Sydney Swans Reserves in the VFL competition for the first time. Angus has earned selection for the VFL clash against the

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Celebrating Women’s Coaching Month

The AFL industry will be celebrating Women’s Coaching Month throughout July, and AFL North Coast acknowledges the important contribution that female coaches are making to the local footy scene. Katika Adams (Breakers Reserves), Bec Minichilli (Sawtell Women), and Shannon Goodenough

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Ladder position doesn’t matter in Women’s derbies

This week’s Women’s matches sees the top two teams taking on opponents at the opposite end of the ladder, but that doesn’t mean much in a derby showdown. Undefeated Coffs Harbour Breakers make the short trip across town to play

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Angus named in Allies squad

Angus Anderson has taken another big step in his footballing journey with selection in the Under 19 Allies squad. Coached by former AFL player Andrew Raines, the squad will attend a training camp from 25-27 June with each player vying

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No night off as Saints focus on mental health

How do footy players, coaches, and committee members make the most of having a mid-season night off from training? If you’re the Sawtell Toormina Saints you take part in a Mental Health education session to be able to better help

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