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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

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

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

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

Inaugural AFLW Leaders Named

Originally published by GWS GIANTS. Western Sydney school teacher Amanda Farrugia will lead the GIANTS as captain in the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s season. Farrugia was announced as captain in front of her team mates this week ahead of the

Maddy Makes History

Originally published by GWS GIANTS. At just 21 years old, Maddy Collier has made history as the first NSW/ACT player to be selected for the GIANTS’ women’s team. Growing up in Nowra on the New South Wales South Coast, Collier

2017 AFL Pre-Season Fixture Released

The Australian Football League (AFL) today announced it would partner with Australia-wide Insurance Broker JLT (Jardine Lloyd Thompson) for the pre-season competition for the next three years, with today’s launch of the JLT Community Series. AFL General Manager Clubs and

NSW/ACT IMPLEMENT PLAYER POINTS SYSTEM

AFL NSW/ ACT, in conjunction with the relevant leagues, has enhanced the Player Points System, which will be applicable to AFL Canberra, Riverina FNL, Farrer FNL and Hume FNL for the 2017 season. The Player Points System was first introduced

YOUNG LEADERS UMPIRES PROGRAM

The AFL NSW/ACT Umpiring Department has announced their new ‘Young Leaders – Staying in the Game’ program aimed at helping reduce the current decline of umpire participation numbers experienced at the end of each season. Each year, NSW/ACT lose between

Player Profile: Maddy Collier

Our second Player Profile ahead of this Saturday’s momentous women’s game at the SCG features one of the brightest prospects in New South Wales. Maddy Collier is an intelligent back and is one of the more experienced members of the