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2022 Finals Series Venues Announced!

AFL Sydney Juniors are pleased to announce the venues for the upcoming 2022 AFL SJ Finals Series. It is an extremely exciting time for AFL Sydney Juniors clubs, players, officials and coaches as it is the first time that a

Glebe Greyhounds still running after 40 years

By Rod Gillett Picture: Former Glebe presidents Matt Peart, Simon Kelly, John Muggeridge, John Coles, Paul Feain, Dave Britton, Peter Gowers and Simon Tracy standing behind introducing them   Inclusiveness and diversity were not terms widely used in football in

All girls gala day a hit!

It was a Sunday in July when an army of 5-8-year-old girls stormed Tonbridge Oval in Ramsgate, for a few hours of frenetic footy fun! Participants from across Sydney turned out to a day of perfect sunshine and high energy.

AFL welcomes ‘Kids Go Free Month’

Rounds 14 to 17, all kids under 15 will get free* access to Toyota AFL Premiership matches across Australia   The AFL is pleased to officially welcome Kids Go Free Month ahead of Rounds 14-17 of the 2022 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.

Junior clubs visited by Swans players

For the first time in two and a half years, Sydney Swans players have returned to junior footy training. Sixteen Swans made the day of junior players at Miranda, Lane Cove, Ramsgate, Balgowlah, Westbrook, Maroubra, Leichhardt on Tuesday, 14 June.

Community Umpiring Week gets underway!

This weekend AFL Sydney Juniors will be celebrating the start of Community Umpiring week. The objective of Community Umpiring Week is to increase the awareness of umpiring as a choice & as an additional activity to playing. Community Umpiring week

Register by 1 April and Win!

Every Australian woman, man, girl and boy who registers to play, coach, umpire, volunteer or administer community football has the opportunity to share in more than $370,000 prizes as part of an AFL push to get people back to their

From Auskick to AFL: Parks’ pathway to the big time

Luke Parks’ first footy experience came as a six-year-old when he laced up his boots for Auskick. Fourteen years later, he was running around at Marvel Stadium wearing a Carlton Blues jumper thumping Freo in Round 3 2021. Parks is

Round 2 Opens Girls Independent Schools Match of the Round Preview- Ravenswood vs Brigidine

For our Round Two match of the round for the 2022 Independent Schools Girls Competition we will see an exciting matchup between Ravenswood and Brigidine. Ravenswood will look to bounce back after a tough first round loss to St Catherine

Round 1 Opens Girls Independent Schools Match of the Round Review

Pymble Ladies College vs Loreto   It was a very wet and humid Saturday afternoon at Pymble Ladies College for the Round 1 matchup between Pymble and Loreto. It’s a rare occasion in Sydney when sport is permitted in wet