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Victorian football leaders recognised in King's Birthday Honours
Victorian football leaders recognised in King's Birthday Honours

The AFL congratulates the community leaders and outstanding contributors to Australian football who have today been recognised for their...

09 JUN 2024 BY: AFL
AFL and Telstra launch major local footy grants program
AFL and Telstra launch major local footy grants program

Local football clubs across Australia will receive an $8 million boost over the next four years as the AFL and Telstra today unveiled...

14 SEP 2023 BY: AFL
AFL announces major increase in community football investment
AFL announces major increase in community football investment

The AFL Commission has enshrined an increased minimum level of annual funding in community football which will result in an immediate...

28 AUG 2022 BY: AFL
Kids just love their footy
Kids just love their footy

More than 105,000 junior attendees have flocked to AFL games around the country as part of the AFL's Kids Go Free month, which provided all...

08 JUL 2022 BY: AFL
AFL commits $5m to women and girls participation
AFL commits $5m to women and girls participation

The AFL Commission has approved more than $5 million in new investment to fund phase one of the 2022 Women and Girls Action Plan, designed...

12 JUN 2022 BY: AFL
AFL Launches Sir Doug Nicholls Round
AFL Launches Sir Doug Nicholls Round

The AFL has launched the 2022 Sir Doug Nicholls Round which will be celebrated over Rounds 10 and 11 of the 2022 Toyota AFL Premiership...

17 MAY 2022 BY: AFL
AFL Statement on community umpiring
AFL Statement on community umpiring

Acting AFL CEO Kylie Rogers has issued the following statement:We wish to provide an update on the story published in media today on...

02 MAY 2022 BY: AFL
AFL commits a further $8m to community football bounce back
AFL commits a further $8m to community football bounce back

The AFL has announced a major $8 million extra investment to help bring community football back and ensure the grassroots game thrives,...

12 DEC 2021 BY: AFL
Update from AFL Victoria on COVID lockdown
Update from AFL Victoria on COVID lockdown

With the Victorian Government announcing that lockdown will be extended across the state for a further seven days until Tuesday, 27 July at...

20 JUL 2021 BY: AFL