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See below for the top stories from grassroots football for the week.
KYABRAM DISTRICT FOOTBALL NETBALL LEAGUE
Ex-AFL star Gilbert McAdam will read the player address at the Murchison v Longwood feature game this weekend as the KDFNL once again hosts a ‘Say No To Violence’ round in conjunction with the Hume Indigenous Family Violence Regional Action Group (HIFVRAG).
The initiative, now in its fifth year, sees clubs sharing in the motto of “You can’t shake a hand with a closed fist” and aims to raise awareness about violence, and in an attempt to prevent, reduce and respond to violence in the Indigenous and greater communities throughout the region. MORE…
WESTERN REGION FOOTBALL LEAGUE
THE moment when Harry Stott ran onto the footy field for the first time, his parents Julie and Reg couldn’t help but shed a tear.
The 14-year-old has an inspiring story. A story that has led the youngster to playing in his first ever game of footy. FULL STORY…
MBCM NORTHERN COUNTRY WOMEN’S LEAGUE
AFLW Carlton young gun Bella Ayre will be the chief guest at the official season launch of the MBCM Northern Country Women’s League which will be held on May 20 as a lead in to Echuca v Shepparton clash at Victoria Park, Echuca. READ MORE…
ROOS NEXT GENERATION ACADEMY
The North Melbourne Football Club has launched the trial dates for its Next Generation Academy.
North Melbourne Football Club invites all 11-15 year old girls and boys to our Next Generation Academy Trials in July. The Next Generation Academy endeavours to transform all young athletes into champions both on and off the field.