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AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November

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

Episode Two of AFL & Thomas & Friends™ released

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

Sydney Umpires gather for Super Session

  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

AFL Sydney Juniors celebrate 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

Girls kicking goals for cultural melting pot

  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,”

500th umpire to run out for AFLSJ this weekend

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

AFL and Thomas & Friends™ in international first

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

Jill Lindsay Scholarship awarded to 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,

Volunteer of the Year nominations closing soon

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:

Thanks Coach! Nominate your local coach now.

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