Latest News tagged as COMMUNITY

  Local Legends: Liz keeps her footy family fed
Local Legends: Liz keeps her footy family fed

Elizabeth Mace is one of those people who works tirelessly behind the scenes to make her local footy club a special place in the community....

18 JUN 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
Local Legends: McLaren siblings selfless acts for the Thomson FNC community
Local Legends: McLaren siblings selfless acts for the Thomson FNC community

Despite their young age, siblings Max and Gracey McLaren have contributed an immense amount to the Thomson Football Netball Club in a short...

11 JUN 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
Inaugural AFLW Community Camps in action for 2024
Inaugural AFLW Community Camps in action for 2024

AFLW clubs are getting out to communities as part of the first Community Camp program for the elite women’s competition during the...

11 JUN 2024 BY: AFL VICTORIA
Local Legends: Milestone ump hits 1500 games
Local Legends: Milestone ump hits 1500 games

78-year-old Geoff Coghill has been a true stalwart of the AFL Barwon football region, umpiring 1500 games over nearly 60 years!Geoff began...

04 JUN 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
Vic’s best Indigenous jumper: East Point Dragons
Vic’s best Indigenous jumper: East Point Dragons

The votes are in… East Point Dragons Female Football Club’s stunning Indigenous jumper, designed by player Sammy Stephens, has been judged...

03 JUN 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
Vic local clubs celebrate AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft picks
Vic local clubs celebrate AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft picks

The 2024 AFL Mid-Season Rookie Draft was held on Wednesday night and local clubs across Victoria are celebrating seeing their home-grown...

30 MAY 2024 BY: AFL VICTORIA
Local Legends: Libby unites South Melbourne community
Local Legends: Libby unites South Melbourne community

Libby Petty is truly one of a kind. She is a British expat from South London who has come to Australia and fully immersed herself in...

28 MAY 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
Local Legends: Fueling the umpires for over a decade
Local Legends: Fueling the umpires for over a decade

Kim Caldwell is one of those truly special individuals in community football. She is selfless and passionate without ever expecting...

21 MAY 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
Help to recognise footy volunteers this National Volunteer Week
Help to recognise footy volunteers this National Volunteer Week

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Toyota AFL National Volunteer of the Year Awards, which launched this week during National Volunteer...

21 MAY 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
Local Legends: Kevin keeps Kyneton afloat
Local Legends: Kevin keeps Kyneton afloat

75-year-old Kevin Richiardi has been a stalwart of the Kyneton Football Netball Club for over 30 years. Over those three decades, Kevin has...

15 MAY 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA
AFL Vic welcomes State Govt support for local footy
AFL Vic welcomes State Govt support for local footy

AFL Victoria welcomes the Victorian Government’s support for local sport and footy, with the recently released state budget committing...

10 MAY 2024 BY: AFL VICTORIA
A decade of Big Freeze kicks off this week
A decade of Big Freeze kicks off this week

The AFL is once again throwing its full support behind FightMND for the annual Big Freeze campaign that kicked off last night with a launch...

09 MAY 2024 BY: MARGIE SAUNDERS - AFL VICTORIA