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Giants Development Squad Announced

The 2022 AFL Central West GIANTS Development Squad was announced last Tuesday with 25 players being selected. The second season with a girls squad includes five returning players from 2021, whilst the boys squad sees six new faces. Across the

Fixture release = Footy is back

  It’s been a long off-season with no matches since the AFL Central West competition shut down on August 9 2021. Cricket kits have (almost) been put away, and footy season has returned after AFL CW finalised the 2022 senior

Applications open for ’22 Rep Coaches

  With the 2022 AFL Central West season around the corner, AFL Central West have formally opened applications for head coach and assistant coaching positions with each of the six representative sides. These sides participate in the Shoalhaven Junior Carnival,

Development Squad seek coaches for upcoming season

AFL Central West are searching for assistant coaches to join their Development Squad panel in 2022. This opportunity is open to anyone located in the Central West willing to work in our boys and girls pathway. Trainings run from 5:30-7pm

Primary School Championships launch local footy season

AFL Season has arrived in the Central West with four local gala days for the 2022 Primary School Championships. Local finals were held in Dubbo (Tuesday February 22), Forbes (February 24), and Bathurst (February 25). Winners from these carnivals later

Football in Forbes back in the fray

Forbes is on the cusp of bringing footy back for the first time since 1986. The Forbes club, colloquially nicknamed the Swampies, is pushing to enter the AFL Central West fold with an under-12s side. It plans to add under-10s

Central West stars join state’s elite

One hundred and twenty of the best footballers from NSW and the ACT will compete in the first round of the Women’s Summer Series this Saturday, 12 February at Tom Wills Oval, Sydney Olympic Park. Four sides (two representing the GIANTS,

AFL Central West benefit from Toyota gear grant

AFL Central West has had two clubs benefit from the 2022 Toyota Good for Footy Gear Grant program. For the third year running, Toyota is providing 100 female football teams around the country the funding required to supply new uniforms

Dubbo to benefit from half a million dollars in government grants

Congratulations to the Dubbo Junior AFL club, which successfully applied for more than $550,000 to upgrade its clubhouse at its South Dubbo Oval home. Dubbo Junior AFL and the Dubbo Demons (Dubbo’s senior club) moved into the current clubhouse in

The end of an internship: Ben Neely

  An addition to the 2o21 season was the appointment of Ben Neely on a local media internship. Ben, studying a degree in Sports Journalism at Charles Sturt University (CSU) provided weekly content for our website. Ben’s role helped create