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AFL Sydney celebrates Volunteers Week

AFL Sydney Volunteer Week

This weekend marks AFL Sydney 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 club photographers, volunteers remain the backbone of the AFL

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Round 14 Review – more questions than answers

UTS Bats

  Article by Michael Shillito Everything right is wrong again. Just when we thought we had the form for this 2017 season worked out, a round of upsets poses more questions than it answers. Losses for the top two shows

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Round 14 Review – tough breaks and ladders

AFL Sydney

  Article by Michael Shillito Four rounds remain before the Premier Division finals and we have some fascinating battles to be decided. Two teams fighting it out for the minor premiership, another two teams fighting for the double-chance and the

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Western Magic celebrate five years in AFL Sydney

Western Magic

Originally published in the Blacktown Sun The Western Magic AFL club has taken some huge strides since forming in 2012. Based at Blacktown International Sportspark, the Magic have also won three premierships over the five seasons since establishment. Club and division one

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Round 13 Preview – Six rounds to go

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Article by Michael Shillito. This weekend in Premier Division we have all four games played on Saturday afternoon. The weather forecast suggests conditions will be good, so there is no reason for players not to rise to the occasion. We

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Round 12 Preview – No Room for Error Now

East Coast Eagles

  Written by Michael Shillito. It’s another important weekend of footy coming up. One that will take us to two-thirds of the way through the home and away season. For the teams currently in the top five, a chance to

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Lael Kassem awarded Jesaulenko Internship

Lael Kassem

Originally published by GWSGIANTS.com.au Local female player and aspiring coach Lael Kassem has been awarded the Jesaulenko Internship and will be embedded in the GIANTS’ coaching department for the next 10 weeks. A program piloted by the GIANTS last season,

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Camden stands strong against domestic violence

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In partnership with the Camden/Wollondilly Domestic Violence Committee, the Camden Cats hosted their ‘SayNo2DV’ Gala Fundraiser last Saturday night. It is yet another great achievement for a club that prides itself on being heavily involved with the local community. Organiser

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Round 11 Review – is a gap finally opening?

North Shore Bombers

  Article by Michael Shillito Are we finally seeing a gap opening up between the top five and the rest? A round in which every result saw a team already in the top five knock off a team from outside

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Jill Lindsay Scholarship awarded to Collier

Maddy Collier

  GWS Giants AFLW player and UNSW Eastern Suburbs Stingray, 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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