The 2017 football season may be quickly becoming a distant memory for most, but not for the Australian Football Coaches Association Coach of the Year nominees. Mitch Wynd reports.
Some of Victoria’s best coaches, volunteers and umpires will be honoured for their contribution to community football next month at the 2017 Community Football Awards Night on November 3.
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.
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.
While the 2017 football season may be over, there is still a heap of Victorian football news from across the state this week in our Around the Grounds segment.
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.
The round robin stage of the 2017 AFL Female Diversity Championships has concluded, with both of Victoria’s squads achieving positive results across their six matches. Mitch Wynd reports.