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Vote for Jarryd and Mark in the Laureus Awards

Laureus World Sport Awards

Originally published by Sydney Swans Media. Two special Sydney Swans supporters touched our hearts earlier this year, and now their friendship is being recognised on the world stage. When their radio went dead during the Swans clash with Carlton in

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AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November

The Queens Park precinct will come alive with delicious food stalls, a pop-up bar, music and loads of entertainment for all players and spectators when the AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November. The event will bring together the best

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Jill Lindsay Scholarship awarded to Collier

Maddy Collier

  GWS Giants AFLW player and AFL NSW/ACT Female Ambassador, Maddy Collier has been awarded the 2017 Jill Lindsay Scholarship. Federal Women’s Minister, Michaelia Cash presented the Scholarship at the AFL’s ninth annual Women’s Industry Lunch, which celebrates women within the sporting industry,

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Volunteer of the Year nominations closing soon

Nominations for the AFL NSW/ACT Volunteer of the Year close on 30 June 2017. To nominate your eligible (see below) volunteers, please fill out the form on the AFL NSW/ACT website here. AFL NSW/ACT have two volunteer recognition awards: The

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Thanks Coach! Nominate your local coach now.

AFL Coach

Originally posted by Foxtel. This season, Foxtel and the AFL Coaches Association have come together to provide local coaches with an exciting opportunity to raise their game in a series of Masterclasses. The brand new and exclusive program will see

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In like Flynn: Umpire gains Volunteer Award nom

Shauna Flynn

  Written by Leyla Kaya. South Coast Boundary Umpire Shauna Flynn has been announced as a finalist for the 2017 NSW Community Sports Awards in the Young Official Category, as awarded by Sport NSW. With over 500,000 people across New South

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Joss Group Facility Grant applications open

AFL NSW/ACT, in partnership with the Joss Group, are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 Joss Group & AFL NSW/ACT Community Facility Grants. The Joss Group Community Facility Grant Program is in its sixth year and has

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New website launch

In preparation for the 2017 season, AFL NSW/ACT, in partnership with Sports TG, has now launched up to 12 brand new community football websites for 12 leagues from across the state and territory. With the websites going live as of Monday, the new

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Umpires wanted for new AFL season

Originally published by the Illawarra Mercury. The rise of teenage Wollongong umpire Shauna Flynn  to AFL level will hopefully inspire others to take up officiating in AFL South Coast this season. Flynn, 16, debuted as a boundary umpire in the Giants

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Vikings to host Tom Smith Cup

Originally published by the South Coast Register. SATURDAY sees the return of the Tom Smith knockout after three years hibernation – being renamed the Tom Smith Lightning Cup. The format has changed slightly with teams placed into pools and then the winner of

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