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AFLSJ Grand Finals weekend a huge success

AFL Sydney Juniors Finals

The 2017 AFL Sydney Juniors season wrapped up over the weekend with over 40 Grand Finals played across Sydney. Thousands turned out to Greygums Oval, Heffron park, Macquarie University Sports Fields and Olds Park to see boys and girls from

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Delahunty & Rayner selected for NAB AFL Academy

Josh Rayner

The AFL has today released the twenty-first intake into Level One of the NAB AFL Academy. Included in the selections are AFL NSW/ACT Rams, Josh Rayner of the Sydney Swans Academy and Liam Delahunty from the GWS GIANTS Academy. Rayner and

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AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November

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The Queens Park precinct will come alive with delicious food stalls, a pop-up bar, music and loads of entertainment for all players and spectators when the AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November. The event will bring together the best

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Episode Two of AFL & Thomas & Friends™ released

Tracey the Tram

The AFL is pleased to announce the second episode in the collaboration with Thomas & Friends has been released tonight on youtube.com/aflkids. In an international first between the two brands, four short episodes have been produced and centre around Thomas and

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Sydney Umpires gather for Super Session

Image courtesy of Matt Corby Photography.

  This week, hundreds of umpires from across Sydney came together for the first annual ‘Sydney Super Session’ at Spotless Stadium. Gathering umpires from across the AFL, NEAFL, AFL Sydney and AFL Sydney Juniors leagues, the session was designed to

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AFL Sydney Juniors celebrate Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week

This weekend marks AFL Sydney Juniors Volunteers Week, a time to celebrate the hardworking individuals who make our league what it is. From coaches, grounds staff and canteen managers, to club presidents and  photographers, volunteers remain the backbone of the AFL Sydney

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AFL and Thomas & Friends™ in international first

Thomas the Tank Engine AFL

The AFL is pleased to announce a collaboration with Thomas & Friends in an international first for the two brands. The collaboration will see four short episodes produced, centred around the AFL and following Thomas and his friends on their

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Jill Lindsay Scholarship awarded to Collier

Maddy Collier

  GWS Giants AFLW player and AFL NSW/ACT Female Ambassador, Maddy Collier has been awarded the 2017 Jill Lindsay Scholarship. Federal Women’s Minister, Michaelia Cash presented the Scholarship at the AFL’s ninth annual Women’s Industry Lunch, which celebrates women within the sporting industry,

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Volunteer of the Year nominations closing soon

Volunteer of the Year

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:

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Thanks Coach! Nominate your local coach now.

AFL Coach

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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