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Grant funding to light the way at Bellevue

NEW lights are set to be installed at Bellevue Oval after the announcement of a major funding boost. The New England Nomads and Sport UNE are set to benefit from a Level the Playing Field NSW government grant to install

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Hall of Fame honour for Brian and Gerry

TWO stalwarts of the AFL North West will be honoured this weekend when the inaugural inductees into the NSW Australian Football Hall of Fame are officially announced. Brian Lenton and the late Gerry Griffiths will have their many years of

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Women’s rep football returns

It has been confirmed today that AFL Hunter Central Coast will host AFL North West NSW, AFL North Coast and AFL South Coast in a three-match program of senior representative football. The Hunter Central Coast will play host to the

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Exciting season ahead for juniors

AN additional age group and a strong commitment to the Gala Day format have laid a foundation for what promises to be an exciting 2024 for the AFL North West’s juniors. This season will see an Under 12 age group

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Boundary throw-ins make a return

THE way the ball is brought back into play after going out of bounds will once again be a throw-in by a boundary umpire. Last year a rule was introduced to have play restart via a ball-up performed by the

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Start of senior season moved back one week

AN updated fixture for the 2024 senior competitions has been released. A change was needed after the New England Nomads went into recess for this season to accommodate a four-team competition. Prior to the creation of the fixture the clubs

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Nomads seniors go into recess for 2024

THE New England Nomads will not be entering senior teams in the AFL North West in 2024. The Nomads have experienced a summer of regular players moving out of the region and have been unable to replace them with first

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Naismith to make Tigers debut

GUNNEDAH product Sam Naismith is set to play his first AFL game in 1,353 days when he plays his first game for Richmond on Saturday. The ruckman has been selected to play in the Tigers’ Opening Round clash against Gold

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21 days out: Concussion rules tightened

The AFL has made changes to its concussion protocols ahead of the 2024 season. All footballers playing outside the AFL and AFLW competitions will have to wait 21 days after suffering a concussion before returning to play, under new protocols

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Senior fixture for 2024 released

THE fixture for the 2024 AFL North West senior competition has been finalised and it’s now little more than eight weeks until the season begins. When the first bounce of the season takes place on April 27, the AFL North

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