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AFL NSW/ACT is pleased to announce a two-year partnership with Sportscast Australia to provide online sports broadcasting. This partnership will see at least three major leagues across the region – AFL Sydney, AFL Canberra and AFL South Coast – enjoy

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AFL Canberra’s Garry Lawless to be inducted into ACT Hall of Fame

Originally published by the Canberra Times. A badly broken leg suffered while playing Aussie rules started Garry Lawless on a path that would eventually put him in touch with the ACT Sport Hall of Fame. Playing seniors for Ainslie and

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AFLW Draft preview: All you need to know

Originally published by AFL.com.au. THERE will be nearly 70 new players on AFL Women’s team lists at the conclusion of Tuesday’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft, held at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne. FOLLOW THE NAB AFLW WOMEN’S DRAFT LIVE FROM 11.45am

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The Toyota Good for Footy Raffle is back for 2018

Toyota Good for Footy

The Toyota Good for Footy Raffle is back bigger than ever in 2018, and this year Toyota is aiming for another record-breaking season. Last year, 418 grassroots clubs raised a huge $682,000, that they used to upgrade facilities, buy new

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AFL fans encouraged to dig deep for Tathra

Tathra Sea Eagles

In an effort to raise much needed funds for the victims of the recent Tathra bushfires, the ACT Rural Fire Service will collect donations at this Sunday’s GIANTS vs. Western Bulldogs match at UNSW Canberra Oval. With assistance from the

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AFL legends to ride 1433km for suicide prevention

Puka Up

Originally published by the Herald Sun. FOOTY greats will pedal 500m for every Aussie lost to suicide in a gruelling ride from Sydney to Melbourne as they fight to put the issue on the national agenda. AFL superstars Wayne Schwass,

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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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Riley-Brown’s take sisterly bond to Byron Bay

Riley-Brown sisters

Sisters, Ruby and Nakira Riley-Brown this week represented AFL NSW/ACT in the Indigenous Kickstart team at the second annual AFL Female Diversity Championships in Byron Bay. This is the second Female Diversity Championships for the Kuku Yalungi and Gamilaroi women, who played in

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NAB AFL Draft Combine Player Review: Jack Powell

Jack Powell

Canberra’s Jack Powell will be hoping his 2017 NAB AFL Draft Combine results are enough for clubs to take notice ahead of November’s NAB AFL Draft. Having met with several AFL club recruiters over the three day event, Powell’s performance

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Powell powering on to NAB AFL Draft Combine

Jack Powell

  There have been many famous Australian Football names come from the nation’s capital. Bolton, Bruce, Steele, and Jesaulenko – just to name a few. At a local level the Powell moniker has made a name for itself, but as

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