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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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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.

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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Joss Group Facility Grant applications open

Joss Group Community Grants

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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