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Swans go purple for Pancare Round

The Tamworth Swans will swap out the red and white socks for purple this weekend as they raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. The Pancare Foundation are a leading charity committed to inspiring hope, raising awareness, supporting families and funding research for

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Kevin Pay Memorial Round

Competition points won’t be the only award on offer when the Inverell Saints take on the Tamworth Saints this Saturday. The two sides will play off for the Kevin Pay memorial shield, which pays tribute to the Inverell Saints’ life

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Moree Suns excited to host Indigenous Round match and auction

In a fitting end to Naidoc week, AFL NW will host Indigenous Round this weekend with games being played at the Moree Showground, Number 1 oval and Bellevue Oval.  The Moree Suns have number of events planned for the day

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Northern Heat success story leads to expansion

The Northern Heat program is only three years old, but has already proven to be so successful that it will expand in 2021 to include a second age group. The existing program has featured the best Under 16 and Under

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Junior representative teams announced

AFLNW is trilled to see the return of rep footy with the announcement of the 2021 Junior representative teams. After a year off last year due to COVID restrictions, the North West teams are representing the region in U17s Boys,

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Bulldogs tackle mental health head on

The Gunnedah Bulldogs have shown their commitment to looking after the mental welfare of their mates by undertaking Outside the Locker Room’s ‘Mental Health’ education session. The session covers critically important topics such as signs and symptoms of someone going

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National Volunteer Awards are open

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Community footy doesn’t happen without dedicated volunteers giving their time and expertise to ensure that clubs everywhere can function. This is our chance to recognise and thank these legends of our sport. The Toyota AFL National Volunteer Awards are a

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Tamworth Roosters to host first North Coast team

The Tamworth Roosters will be the first U17s side to host a North Coast team, with the Sawtell/Toormina Saints travelling across the mountain on Saturday. It will be the first of twelve ‘cross conference’ matches to be played against AFL

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Round 5 Around the Grounds

Number 1 Oval The Jacob Vallender Heart Memorial Round kicked off in the U14s with the Tamworth Roosters having a convincing win over the New England Nomads. Zachary Whalan and Padraig Maher were stand outs for the Roosters, both contributing

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Round 5: Jacob Vallender Heart Foundation Memorial

Number 1 oval at Tamworth this weekend will host the Jacob Vallender Heart Foundation Memorial round. Jacob Vallender was suddenly and unexpectedly lost in late 2019 to a heart attack. Together, the Tamworth Roosters and Tamworth Kangaroos are celebrating Jacob’s

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