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Merry Christmas to our footy family!

On behalf of the entire team at AFL NSW/ACT we’d like to wish our Northern NSW footy family a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year! 2021 turned out to be another challenging season as a result of the

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Greeny joins the AFL Northern NSW team

  A life time love of footy is about to become a job of passion for Brad Greenshields who has been appointed to the role of Competition Co-ordinator for Northern NSW. Having started out as a junior player with Bayswater

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Thank you to our passionate volunteers

As we come to the end of another challenging year, we have the opportunity to reflect on the community footy season for 2021. We take our hats off to our hardworking volunteers for their incredible contribution and resilience throughout this

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Female footy teams to get into gear with Toyota

The Toyota Good For Footy Gear Grant program is back for the third-season running, with 100 female football teams around the country to benefit from funding to supply brand new, specially designed uniforms. Applications are now open and will be

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Break in the weather sees the Heat shine through

A combination of the generosity of the weather gods and the hard work of the ground staff at Sport UNE allowed Saturday’s Northern Heat session to go ahead as planned. The playing fields were in outstanding condition despite the month

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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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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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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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See the AFL North West 2020 draws for all four competitions

The AFL North West draws for all four competitions have been finalised after a couple last minute changes. It was always going to be a season like no other and the draws reflect that with a shortened finals format in

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Community football clubs given green light to train in groups of 10

Community football clubs have be given the green light to return to training in groups of, up-to, 10 people. Following the revised NSW Public Health Order which came into effect Friday 15 May, AFL NSW/ACT has endorsed a return to

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