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Episode 3 of AFL & Thomas & Friends™ released

The AFL is pleased to announce the third episode in the collaboration with Thomas & Friends has been released on the AFL Kids YouTube page. In an international first between the two brands, four short episodes have been produced and

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Girls kicking goals for cultural melting pot

Image courtesy of The Australian

  Originally published by The Australian. On the first night of training for the Bankstown Bullsharks, an under 15s girls Australian football team in southwest Sydney, Olivia Cole turned up to an empty field. “Not many people knew about it,”

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500th umpire to run out for AFLSJ this weekend

AFL Sydney Juniors

An umpiring milestone in the AFL Sydney Junior competition will be reached in the North-West of Sydney this weekend. For the first time, 500 individual umpires will have officiated games in a single AFL Sydney Juniors season. The AFLSJ competition includes leagues

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Stanwix hits 200

Gabriella Stanwix 2

It’s rare for defenders to get the glory, but Gabriella Stanwix did just that last Sunday. The industrious Drummoyne Power utility celebrated her 200 game milestone, all at the age of 14. Gabriella has been playing AFL for almost 8

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