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AFL Sydney Stars taken in the AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft

On the evening of 2 June more than 600 amateur Australian rules players held their breath, hoping to be selected in the NAB AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft. Twenty-four players from NSW and the ACT nominated for a berth at an

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Kieren Briggs to Debut for the GIANTS

21-year-old Kieren Briggs will complete his transition from Pennant Hills Juniors, Pennant Hills Seniors and the GIANTS Academy to become a fully-fledged GIANT, when he makes his AFL debut on Saturday night against the Richmond Tigers at Marvel Stadium in

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Graham Becomes GIANTS’ Fifth Debutant

Originally published on gwsgiants.com.au Defender Libby Graham will play her first AFLW game at Manuka Oval on Saturday as she becomes the club’s fifth debutant for the season. Graham is one of three changes for the GIANTS’ crucial clash against

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Western Sydney’s Georgia Garnett named for AFLW debut

Second-year midfielder Georgia Garnett will play her first AFLW game on Saturday at Blacktown International Sportspark when the GIANTS face the Gold Coast Suns. Garnett is one of four changes for the must-win clash with defender Annalyse Lister returning from

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Green to debut as GIANTS, Swans name strong squads for Marsh Series opener

Canberra’s Tom Green has been named to play his first match for the GIANTS when they take to Blacktown International Sportspark for the first Marsh Community Series match on Saturday afternoon. Green is the latest GIANTS Academy graduate to join the

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Match Day Information | Marsh Community Series Round 1

The 2020 Marsh Community Series gets underway this Saturday afternoon as the GIANTS take on the Sydney Swans at Blacktown International Sportspark. The clash is the only chance for GIANTS and Sydney fans to see the club’s in action in

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Nielsen Finding Balance

  Originally published on gwsgiants.com.au   Like most AFLW players, paramedic Ingrid Nielsen is forced to juggle full-time work and football commitments. Unlike most, they overlapped last May when she served as first responder after GIANTS teammate Cora Staunton suffered

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Haneen Zreika’s GIANT bid to make NRL and AFL history in 2020

Originally published on dailytelegraph.com.au From the age of 14 playing rugby league at school against boys who nicknamed her “Harry”, Haneen Zreika started to break down barriers. Before she left her teens she was the first Muslim to play in

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Resilient Steane ‘Made For The Job’

Originally published by gwsgiants.com.au If you look through the dictionary under the word resilience, Lisa Steane’s name should be there. The new GIANT was overlooked in three consecutive drafts until she was selected in 2019, a story which stays true

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2020 NAB AFL Women’s and Marsh Community Series Fixtures Announced

  Footy fans across New South Wales will have an action-packed start to the 2020 football season, with both the 2020 NAB AFLW Fixture and the 2020 Marsh Community Series Fixture announced this week. Six games across both competitions will

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