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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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Round 4 Around The Grounds

Leitch Oval The Moree Suns played the Tamworth Kangaroos in the women’s match up. The Kangaroo’s were dominant, notching their first win for the season. The Roo’s performance was a real team effort, with 11 of their players contributing to

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Roos and Swans prepare for first local derby

The Tamworth Kangaroo’s might be the home side for the weekend, but the Tamworth Swans won’t need to travel far as the away team. The local derby will see the Roos and Swans meet at 12pm for the womens game

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2021 Junior Representative Football

North West have been invited to enter teams in the U13 (mixed), U15 Boys, U17 Boys and U17 Girls age groups to play in the Northern NSW Challenge during the July school holidays (6-7 July). At this carnival, the North

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Round 2 Around The Grounds

Riverside Oval A torn up pitch at Number 1 oval saw the Tamworth Swans take on the Armidale Nomads over at Riverside. The Swans women’s team took on an understrength Nomads, coming out eventual winners – final score 9.17 (71)

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