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Collingwood shows support for Northern Heat

  The Collingwood Magpies have shown their support for the Northern Heat by providing valuable training equipment for the program to use at all sessions. Northern Heat Sport Scientist Nic Morgan previously worked with the Magpies VFL team and this

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Local Umpires take up the Strava Challenge

Pre-season training is underway for Umpires across the region as they join their counterparts from throughout NSW and the ACT in the Strava Challenge. Umpires are challenging themselves to clock up the kilometres as they walk, run, cycle, and swim

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Become a Development Officer & help grow footy

AFL NSW/ACT is currently seeking applications for Development Officers who are dedicated and enthusiastic individuals interested in developing our great code. The AFL Development Team plays an integral part in growing the game across the country including in the North

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Position vacant: Competition Co-ordinator Northern NSW

Following the recent decision that has seen the North West competition become an AFL managed League, a new position of Competition Co-ordinator is being recruited by AFL NSW/ACT to help to deliver competitions across Northern NSW. The Competition Co-ordinator role

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More players added to Northern Heat program

The Northern Heat program had its first full training session on Saturday, which doubled as the selection trial for a number of players who were unable to be involved two weeks ago. A further eleven players have been added to

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First of the new Northern Heat squads announced

The first crop of selected players into the 2021/2022 Northern Heat program have been announced, including the first ever group of Under 15 players. As a result of COVID restrictions, not all athletes were able to put their names forward

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AFL North West unanimously votes to become an AFL Managed League

AFL NSW/ACT is excited to announce that from the 2022 season, AFL North West NSW will be an AFL Managed League. AFL North West’s eight clubs voted unanimously in favour of the league being managed by the AFL at its

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2021 AFL North West season cancelled

Due to the ongoing uncertainty with the current COVID lockdown, the AFL North West (AFL NW) has made the decision to end the 2021 AFL NW season. The Competition Management Committee had previously determined that the last date for finals

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COVID-19 update: Thursday 26 August 2021

The NSW Government has announced that the regional NSW lockdown will remain in force until 11:59pm on Friday 10 September. This means that the plans that had previously been put in place by AFL North West are no longer relevant

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The winners list from the 2021 Gillies Medal vote and presentation night

Congratulations to all our winners from this evening’s 2021 AFL North West Gillies Medal vote count and presentation night. Gab Mooney from the Inverell Saints took our the women’s best and fairest while Liam Dunn from the Tamworth Swans was

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