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Canberra Hosts AFL NSW/ACT Girls Schools State Championships

The New South Wales and ACT Under 18 Open Girls and Under 15 State Championships were held at Kippax Oval in Canberra last Wednesday, June 20. Both divisions were well represented by thirteen different teams from schools across the state

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GIANTS AFLW Winter Series teams announced

Originally published by GWS GIANTS Media The GIANTS have announced their 30-woman Southern and Northern squads for the upcoming Women’s Winter Series. 12 AFL Women’s listed players including Alicia Eva, Ellie Brush, Erin McKinnon and Nicola Barr will line up

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Anthony Bourke says “The model is right” in the ACT

Originally published by The Age AFL Canberra interleague coach Anthony Bourke said the “model is finally right” for footy in the capital after the Canberra Demons and the ACT representative team posted emphatic wins on Saturday. The Demons beat the

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Men’s Representative Team Announcement 2018

AFL Canberra are proud to announce the Men’s Representative side to play Black Diamond AFL this Saturday as part of the 2018 AFL NSW/ACT Representative Program. This will be played at UNSW Canberra Oval, commencing at 3pm. BarTV will be

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AFL National Inclusion Carnival trials this month

The AFL National Inclusion Carnival is an annual representative carnival for male athletes with an intellectual disability. The carnival not only gives some of Australia’s most talented footballers the chance to represent their State or Territory, but it is also

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AFL celebrates Community Umpiring Week

Round Seven of the 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season is Community Umpiring Week with the aim to encourage people to get involved in umpiring Australian Football at the grassroots level. Umpires at each AFL match this weekend will be led

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Indigenous Sports Grants Program 2018

Applications for the Indigenous Sports Grants are open. The ACT Government’s ISGP is a grants program for eligible individuals seeking support for their participation in sport and recreation activities. To apply, please follow the steps below.  Ensure you have registered

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Blockbuster Footy Returns to Canberra

Originally published by GIANTS Media Round 1 GIANTS v Western Bulldogs Sunday, March 25, 1.10pm UNSW Canberra Oval Gate opening: 12noon – Gates open 1.10pm – GIANTS v Bulldogs Tickets: Be there as the GIANTS take on the Western Bulldogs in

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Applications for the Female GIANTS Academy U12s & U13s now open

The AFL NSW/ACT in conjunction with the GWS Giants academy is currently accepting nominations from female athletes interested in attending the U12s & U13s GIANTS Academy development program for 2018. The programs general selection criteria is as follows: • Born in 2005

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Shoosh for Kids campaign launches

Shoosh for Kids

Written by Leyla Kaya. AFL NSW/ACT has partnered with the Office of Sport for the Shoosh for Kids Week campaign. The aim of the campaign is to encourage Clubs to create safe and supportive environments for kids playing sport, and to

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