It’s been a BIG few days for Australian football this week. Catch up on all the latest news from across the state in our Around the Grounds segment.
AFL VIC Country News
Fifteen Victorian footballers from AFL Victoria’s Swisse Wellness VFL Women’s and TAC Cup Girls competitions were selected at Wednesday’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft.
Two of country Victoria’s top junior development squads have been recognised for their efforts both on and off the field in last month’s V/Line Cup, after receiving the 2017 Team Development Awards.
Thirteen of Victoria’s most outstanding Under 15 Indigenous and Multicultural female players have been selected for the AFL’s Woomeras and Medley representative squads, following a successful Female Diversity Championships campaign last week.
Victoria’s best U15 multicultural female footballers have been crowned national champions, following a 30-point victory over Western Australia in the 2017 AFL Female Diversity Championships Grand Final on Friday.
AFL Victoria is delighted to be one of 13 sporting organisations to share in $3.8 million of funding from VicHealth to get more Victorian women and girls healthy and active over the next three years.
Calling all community coaching coordinators! AFL Victoria is seeking expressions of interest for participation in a new all-day Coaching Coordinators Course to be held in Melbourne on October 29.
The Richmond players were not the only Victorians on the MCG last Saturday, with a number of Victorian junior umpires showcasing their skills at the 2017 Toyota AFL Grand Final.
Squads featuring some of Victoria’s best Under 15 multicultural and Indigenous female talent are preparing to head north next week to compete in the 2017 AFL Female Diversity Championships. Mitch Wynd reports.
AFL Victoria CEO Steven Reaper has announced Latrobe City Council will host the V/Line Cup carnival in season 2018.