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Ashcroft set to play 350 Club games


Tuggeranong Hawks’ stalwart, Peter Ashcroft is set to play his 350th game for the Club this weekend. Ashcroft has been a great example of total commitment, effort, desire and passion throughout his 21 years of senior football. Pete made his debut in 1996

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Above: AFL NSW/ACT Regional Manager - ACT, Steven Mahar with CareSuper Client Partnerships Manager, Rachel Dobing

  AFL Canberra is pleased to announce CareSuper as the naming rights sponsor of our Rising Stars competition, supporting grassroots football in the ACT.   Julie Lander, CEO of CareSuper, said that the Fund is proud to be supporting our

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Gungahlin Lakes Support Local Sporting Community

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Following the recent vandalism at the Gungahlin Jets’ home ground which saw extensive damage of facilities including playing fields and canteen, the community sports club is now faced with the cost of repairs while deprived of the crucial revenue raised

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Farm Fresh Footy Talk – watch it now

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Ainslie’s Chris Rourke set to coach 200 games


AFL Canberra would like to congratulate Ainslie Tricolours Head Coach, Chris Rourke, who will coach his 200th club game this weekend vs Queanbeyan. Check out the great video below highlighting his amazing career.

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Tigers to honour women in football with special guernsey


On Sunday, 18 June the Queanbeyan Tigers will honour women in football and women in the defence forces by wearing a specially designed pink camouflage jumper. The day of home games against Tuggeranong Hawks at Allinsure Park will include defence

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Tickets on sale for AFL Canberra Hall of Fame Induction


On Friday July 7th, AFL Canberra will be inducting four new members into the AFL Canberra Hall of Fame. We invite you to come along and help us celebrate our new inductee’s amazing contribution to AFL in the ACT and

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GIANT Hearts Women’s Lunch returns to Canberra


Tickets for the GIANT Hearts Canberra Women’s Lunch presented by EY are now on sale. The event is in its second year after a sold out event last year as the club celebrates the important role women play in all of our

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Young Jet named weekly nominee for Auskicker of the Year

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26:  during the round 10 AFL match between the Sydney Swans and the Hawthorn Hawks at Sydney Cricket Ground on May 26, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/AFL Media)

    Preston Singer from Nicholls ACT, became the envy of all kids last night when he was announced as the tenth weekly nominee for the 2017 NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year competition. The NAB AFL Auskicker of the

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Locals clubs to wear special Indigenous Guernsey


Two local AFL Canberra clubs are throwing their support behind the 2017 Toyota Sir Doug Nicholls Round this weekend, wearing specially designed Indigenous Guernseys and holding ceremonies to celebrate the contribution and legacy of past and present Indigenous players to our

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