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Local footy shows its community Pride

AFL North West and AFL North Coast have joined forces to celebrate Pride Round for the first time in each League’s history, recognising the gender diverse people in each League and celebrating the contribution they make on a daily basis

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Get involved with Junior rep footy at Coffs carnival

Calling all players interested in being involved in the Junior representative teams to play for AFL North West at the Northern NSW Championships – this is your chance to get involved! The Northern NSW Championships will be held in Coffs

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Saints retain Kevin Pay Memorial Shield

IT was an arm wrestle at Varley Oval but in the end Inverell ran out the contest against the Tamworth Swans the stronger to win the Kevin Pay Memorial Shield for a third straight year. Wearing the Collingwood colours to

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Bags of goals the order of the day

EVERY team has played each opponent once and at this stage of the season the Tamworth Swans sit atop the men’s tree and for the women it’s Gunnedah who is leading the way. The local derby at Tamworth was a

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Youth Girls Mini Series sees exponential growth

Match two of the Youth Girls Mini Series held in Inverell showed that momentum is building as numbers all but doubled on the first session which was staged just a week ago. A fantastic turnout saw 18 players take to

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Roos overcome plucky Bulldogs

THE two Tamworth teams maintained their unbeaten status in the men’s competition while Gunnedah and Inverell continue to lead the way for the women. At Tamworth No.1 the Kangaroos men jumped out of the blocks quickly against Gunnedah and led

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Indigenous culture centre stage across the nation

Dozens of football clubs in NSW and the ACT are throwing their support behind the AFL’s annual Sir Doug Nicholls Round which kicks off this weekend. More commonly known as Indigenous Round, this week of footy celebrates Aboriginal and Torres

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Dogs and Swans earn a pair of wins

GUNNEDAH”S men’s team recorded its first win of the season after a tight tussle at Moree. The Bulldogs again got off to a slow start against the Moree Services Suns/Narrabri Eagles and were trailing by 8 points at the first

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First chances for Youth Girls to play

THE AFL North West’s first foray into Youth Girls footy is forging ahead. Four dates and venues have been selected for girls born in 2005, 2006 and 2007 to try their hand at playing a ‘Mini Series’ of football matches

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Top teams show hot early season form

THE Tamworth Kangaroos are off to a perfect start to the 2022 with both their men’s and women’s teams undefeated after two rounds. On Saturday the Roos were at Tamworth No.1 Oval against the New England Nomads and both matches

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