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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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2018 ActewAGL Junior Award Winners

The ActewAGL AFL Canberra Junior Presentation Night was held on Wednesday night with more than 200 people from the AFL Canberra Junior community in attendance. ActewAGL have supported local footy in the ACT for over 20 years and allow us to

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Eastlake Demons realise a dream with women’s flag

Originally Published by The Age (Caden Helmers) Slowly but surely, winning the premiership had become more than a pipedream for the Eastlake Demons. On this day it finally became a reality. The Demons shattered the Queanbeyan Tigers’ premiership defence with

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Ainslie’s Aaron Wiles and Nick Paine leave legendary legacy

Originally Published By The Age (Caden Helmers) The words plastered across the banner Ainslie Tricolours captain Aaron Wiles led his teammates through could not have been more fitting. “This is our legacy” was a sign of things to come for

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The Mulrooney & Bainrot Medal Award Winners 2018

Kel Evans and Britt Tully were crowned the Mulrooney Medallist and Mary Ann Bainrot Medallist respectively on Monday night at the AFL Canberra Mulrooney Medal Presentation Night. It was a close finish in the Men’s Best & Fairest Vote Count,

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PRELIMINARY FINALS: Preview

It’s week two of the AFL Canberra finals series, with UNSW Canberra Oval playing host to all four brilliant games of football this weekend. Jaike Altieri Reports… Men’s First Grade Belconnen vs. Eastlake, Sunday 1:30pm, UNSW Canberra Oval Belconnen will

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Skilled Tigers Out Class Hawks

MOTW ROUND 12: UNSW CANBERRA WOMEN’S FIRST GRADE -TUGGERANONG HAWKS v QUEANBEYAN TIGERS Jaike Altieri The 6thplaced Tuggeranong Hawks hosted the 3rdplace Queanbeyan Tigers at Greenway Enclosed Oval on Saturday afternoon with the Tigers looking to stay in touch with

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AFL Canberra announces inaugural RUOK? Awareness Round

It can be common in sport to dismiss our emotional wellbeing when there is so much focus on physical performance and winning.What we do know is that mental illness can affect the way we perform or how we think about our performance.

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