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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

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Coaches & Managers – The Force wants you

NOMINATIONS are now open for coaches and managers wishing to be involved in the North Coast Force Junior representative program for 2024. The focus of the Force rep program will be on the development of the individual players, rather than

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Record numbers picked in Swans Academy Top End Program

A TOTAL of eight talented AFL North Coast players have been selected to be part of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy’s Top End program. This is the most AFL North Coast players ever selected to be a part of 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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North Coast players named in Academy squads

A TOTAL of 37 AFL North Coast juniors have been selected to be part of a QBE Sydney Swans Academy squad. After selection trials were held in early October, Academy staff pored over the results of the tests and selected

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Swans Academy trials being held in Coffs

Players from the AFL North Coast and AFL North West regions are invited to attend trials for selection in the 2024 QBE Sydney Swans Academy program. Rather than having to go to Sydney, this year the QBE Sydney Swans Academy

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Port pair at National Championships

A pair of Port Macquarie players are on the Gold Coast this week representing the Sydney Swans Academy at the 2023 AFL National Development Championships for Under 16 Boys. Reeve Simmons and Tom Ryan played at Heritage Bank Stadium on

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Force is primed for Hunter Challenge Cup

The North Coast Force representative program will be out to show the burgeoning depth of AFL talent within the region when it heads south to the Hunter Challenge Cup this weekend (10 and 11 June). For the first ever time,

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North Coast Force is bigger and stronger than ever!

The North Coast Force has announced its strongest representative teams yet, with the standard being driven by a record number of players nominating to trial. For the first ever time, well over 200 players took part in the trial process,

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North Coast Force is looking for 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 for boys will be Under 13

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