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The Gungahlin Jets turned Trekkers for Kokoda Trail

The Gungahlin Jets have given a new meaning to pre-season with sixteen club members embarking on an adventure of a lifetime along the famous Kokoda Trail. Known as one of the world’s most spectacular and challenging treks, the Kokoda Track

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AFL Canberra to hold Sockit2MND Round in 2019

AFL Canberra Senior Competitions will be turned into a sea of blue in support of FightMND and the Sockit2MND Round on the weekend of the 15th and 16th of June. All First Grade Men’s and Women’s, as well as the

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Kasie Nugent: An Ordinary Day

It was an ordinary day. Kasie Nugent woke up. Did her vocal exercises. Checked the weather forecast to determine if preseason training would be cancelled. An ordinary day. On her way to the car, her phone rang. Private Number. 8.45am.

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2019 U15 GIANTS Development Program Squad Announced

Congratulations to the players selected in the ACT U15 GIANTS Development Program for 2019. An information night will be held next Monday 11th of February at Phillip Oval from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.  Further information regarding the program will be communicated

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Locals set to shine this 2019 NAB AFL Women’s season

The third season of the NAB AFL Women’s competition begins tonight with the ten teams – Geelong and North Melbourne the newcomers – battling it out across the country over the next nine weeks. Following the growth of female football

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The Canberra teen turning heads at the GWS Giants

Originally Published by The Canberra Times Strands of Matt McGrory’s long surfy hair droop into his eyeline, the rest of it airborne as he streams around the training paddock. In his wake are Stephen Coniglio, Tim Taranto and Matt de

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2019 Canberra Coaching Workshops announced

The AFL NSW/ACT Talent and Coaching department has announced a number of Coaching Workshops to be held across the New South Wales and ACT regions in 2019. Including specialised workshops such as ‘Injury Prevention – Prep to Play’, ‘Effective Communication’

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Maguire and Baker to train with Sydney ahead of Draft

Originally Published by the Canberra Times Mitch Maguire almost hung up the phone when the person on the other end introduced themselves as the Sydney Swans list manager. It had to be a prank. The Canberra Demons midfielder is glad

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Green to feature on AFL Grand Final Day

Originally published on AFLNSW/ACT The AFL announced the squads for the NAB AFL All Stars ‘Futures’ match which will be played at the MCG on 2018 Toyota AFL Grand Final Day with the nation’s best Under-17 players on show. AFL

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Dwyer named as Finalist for Emerging Leader of the Year

Each year the Essendon Women’s Network run a series of awards for Women in Football endorsed by the AFL. This year The Football Woman of the Year Awards are in their 20th year.  The Awards play a vital role in

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