Active Kids Program arrives in New South Wales

The NSW Government’s Active Kids Program has arrived with the January 31 starting date upon us. In preparation for the Active Kids launch, AFL NSW/ACT has been working hard with the NSW Government and the Office of Sport to ensure

Vote for Jarryd and Mark in the Laureus Awards

Originally published by Sydney Swans Media. Two special Sydney Swans supporters touched our hearts earlier this year, and now their friendship is being recognised on the world stage. When their radio went dead during the Swans clash with Carlton in

All-rounder Amber set for the biggest stage yet

  Fourteen-year-old Barkinji girl, Amber Evans grew up in the remote town of Ivanhoe, about six hours west of the South Australian in the middle of New South Wales. Having never played AFL before, it was not until Evans and

All-Rounder Amber is set for the big stage

Fourteen-year-old Barkinji girl Amber Evans grew up in the small, remote town of Ivanhoe, more than 800 kilometres from Sydney. In 2014, she moved to Broken Hill and fell in love with the game of AFL after joining the West

AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November

The Queens Park precinct will come alive with delicious food stalls, a pop-up bar, music and loads of entertainment for all players and spectators when the AFL 9s Sydney Classic returns this November. The event will bring together the best

Volunteer of the Year nominations closing soon

Nominations for the AFL NSW/ACT Volunteer of the Year close on 30 June 2017. To nominate your eligible (see below) volunteers, please fill out the form on the AFL NSW/ACT website here. AFL NSW/ACT have two volunteer recognition awards: The

Thanks Coach! Nominate your local coach now.

Originally posted by Foxtel. This season, Foxtel and the AFL Coaches Association have come together to provide local coaches with an exciting opportunity to raise their game in a series of Masterclasses. The brand new and exclusive program will see

Shoosh for Kids campaign launches

Written by Leyla Kaya. AFL NSW/ACT has partnered with the Office of Sport for the Shoosh for Kids Week campaign. The aim of the campaign is to encourage Clubs to create safe and supportive environments for kids playing sport, and to

Community Umpiring Round

This week each league in Southern NSW will take part in Community Umpiring Round to support umpires at the community level of the game.  Community Umpiring Round encourages everyone involved in Australian Football – coaches, players, administrators, parents and supporters –

Joss Group Facility Grant applications open

AFL NSW/ACT, in partnership with the Joss Group, are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 Joss Group & AFL NSW/ACT Community Facility Grants. The Joss Group Community Facility Grant Program is in its sixth year and has