Indigenous News

D-Rod Squad paving the way for umpires

A new crop of umpires are making their mark on community football, following the introduction of AFL Victoria’s Diversity Umpiring program – The D-Rod Squad.

2018 Female Kickstart squad selected

Thirty of Victoria’s most talented Under 15 Indigenous female players will don the Big-V representative jumper this year after being selected as part of the 2018 Female Kickstart squad.

This Girl Can- Chloe Molloy & Tracee-Ann Delphin

As part of the VicHealth This Girl Can VIC campaign, we headed down to one of our Diversity Umpire sessions and chatted with Tracee-Ann Delphin about how football became a part of her lifestyle.

2018 Around the Grounds (Week 5)

As the month of May comes to a close and winter is upon us, we take a look back at what’s making news this week in football across the state.

AFL Umpires to don Indigenous shirt

Two Healesville teenagers and past Worawa Aboriginal College students have made their mark in AFL history, after designing the 2018 AFL Umpires’ shirt to be worn during the dedicated Sir Doug Nicholls Round this week. Anna Pavlou reports.

2018 Sir Doug Nicholls Round

AFL Victoria will celebrate the contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have made to Australian Football this week in the annual AFL Sir Doug Nicholls Round from May 27-June 3.

12 Vics receive national selection

Twelve of Victoria’s best Under 15 male Indigenous and Multicultural players have been selected for the AFL’s 2018 Rio Tinto Flying Boomerangs and World Team representative squads.

Record numbers lace up for Unity Cup

A record number of players from multicultural backgrounds have experienced the joy of kicking around a Sherrin at the Towards Zero Unity Cup gala event on Sunday.

Anticipation grows for Towards Zero Unity Cup

Anticipation is brewing across the state, ahead of the 2018 Towards Zero Unity Cup on Sunday April 8.

Big V finalises 2018 Diversity Champs squads

Victoria has finalised its Kickstart and All Nations representative squads ahead of the 2018 AFL National Diversity Championships this month.

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