Jill Lindsay Scholarship awarded to 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,

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

Thanks Coach! Nominate your local coach now.

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

In like Flynn: Umpire gains Volunteer Award nom

  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

Shoosh for Kids campaign launches

Written by Leyla Kaya. AFL NSW/ACT has partnered with the Office of Sport for the Shoosh for Kids Week campaign. The aim of the campaign is to encourage Clubs to create safe and supportive environments for kids playing sport, and to

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