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More life-saving defibs for grassroots sports clubs

Victorian sports clubs are encouraged to apply for a new defibrillator to help save the lives of players, volunteers or spectators who suffer a cardiac arrest.
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Victorian sports clubs are encouraged to apply for a new defibrillator to help save the lives of players, volunteers or spectators who suffer a cardiac arrest. Minister for Sport John Eren joined St John Ambulance Victoria Chief Executive Officer Gordon

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NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year entries open

The AFL and NAB are pleased to announce that entries for this year’s Auskicker of the Year competition are officially open.
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The AFL and NAB are pleased to announce that entries for this year’s Auskicker of the Year competition are officially open. The NAB AFL Auskicker of the Year competition calls for 2017 registered participants of the program to enter for

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Victoria finalises National Diversity rep squads

Victoria has finalised its Kickstart and All Nations representative squads ahead of the 2017 AFL National Diversity Championships next month.
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Victoria has finalised its Kickstart and All Nations representative squads ahead of the 2017 AFL National Diversity Championships next month. Following a successful state leadership camp in Halls Gap, 41 of Victoria’s best Under 15 Indigenous and Multicultural players will

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AFL Victoria hosts Local Government Forum

Some of Victoria’s most influential leaders in sport will gather at Punt Road Oval for the third AFL Victoria Local Government Forum on Thursday.
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Some of Victoria’s most influential leaders in sport will gather at Punt Road Oval for the third AFL Victoria Local Government Forum on Thursday.   More than 90 per cent of Victoria’s Local Councils will be in attendance, along with

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AFL Victoria gears up for Active April

AFL Victoria is encouraging all Victorians to commit to doing 30 minutes of physical activity every day during the month of April as part of the Premier's Active April challenge.
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AFL Victoria is getting active next month in the Premier’s Active April campaign. With more than 100,000 Victorian’s participating in the Premier’s Active April campaign last year, AFL Victoria is encouraging all Victorians to commit to doing 30 minutes of

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West Gippsland FNL kicks off new football season

AFL Gippsland's newly formed West Gippsland Football Netball competition will kick off a new season of Community Football in Victoria, with the opening round at 7pm on Saturday March 25.
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By Damen Francis Cora Lynn and Inverloch-Kongwak will jostle for a place in history when they go head-to-head in the opening game of AFL Victoria Country’s newest football competition on Saturday night. The three-time reigning Ellinbank and District Football League

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Female football booming in country Victoria

The future of female football in country Victoria is alive and well, with the establishment of two new female leagues across northern and south-west Victoria in season 2017.
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The future of female football in country Victoria is alive and well, with the establishment of two new female leagues across northern and south-west Victoria in season 2017. Five AFL Victoria Region Commissions have united to form the new leagues,

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Six Victorians to umpire AFL Women’s Grand Final

Six Victorian umpires will officiate in the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final between Brisbane and Adelaide this Saturday (March 25) at Metricon Stadium.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 4: The boundary umpire throws the ball in during the 2017 AFLW Round 01 match between the Western Bulldogs and the Fremantle Dockers at VU Whitten Oval on February 4, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)

Six Victorian umpires will officiate in the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final between Brisbane and Adelaide this Saturday (March 25) at Metricon Stadium. Ben Cheever, Martin Rodger (field), Kyle Fisher, Lachlan Harty, Jesse Wilkie (boundary) and John Varker (goal) will all

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MCG to host top-ranked Community Championships match

AFL Victoria has announced the top-ranked 2017 WorkSafe AFL Victoria Community Championships match will be played at the MCG on May 13.
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Childhood dreams of playing on Australian football’s most hallowed turf will become a reality for a number of community footballers, with AFL Victoria announcing the top-ranked WorkSafe AFL Victoria Community Championships match will be played at the MCG. Following the

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Unity Cup turns 10

One of Victoria’s most loved Multicultural community sporting events will celebrate its tenth season this year when the Unity Cup kicks off on April 2.
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One of Victoria’s most loved Multicultural community sporting events will celebrate its tenth season this year when the Unity Cup kicks off on April 2. Celebrating the state’s rich cultural diversity, the Unity Cup brings together a host of different

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