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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

Football season isn’t over for junior GIANTS Academy stars

  Last week’s announcement of the GWS GIANTS Academy first-phase selections has seen eight Central West stars included in the squad. The region has seen gradual  improvement in talent over the past few seasons, and the eight selections help showcase

The class of ’21 – AFL Central West Hall of Fame announced

  The virtual setting was less than ideal, however AFL Central West pushed on inducting it’s first Hall of Fame class. Friday’s announcement, celebrated via the league’s social media channels symbolised another positive step forward for the league. For forty

Great senior seasons celebrated with Best and Fairest winners crowned

  Three grades, four winners. The 2021 AFL Central West Senior Best & Fairest counts went down to the wire – well two did – on Thursday night. In the end, two former league champions claimed their second league B&F

Future stars recognised with Best & Fairest honours

  Night two of the 2021 AFL Central West League Presentations did not disappoint on Wednesday evening. The league announced the Junior Best & Fairest award winners with an online live premiere of each grades vote counts. Each winner received

Online Awards celebrate season in style

  The 2021 AFL Central West season didn’t end the way anyone in the football community had hoped, but this hasn’t stopped the league from celebrating the achievements of many over the course of this season. The weeklong presentations kicked

Giants reach major milestone

    In what has been an historic year for the club, the Bathurst Giants Men’s Tier 1 side have enjoyed their best season in senior football, taking out their first minor premiership. The Giants were simply superb all season

Panthers dominant in abandoned season

    Topping off what has been a great year for the Parkes Panthers, the side has gone undefeated to claim the Men’s Tier 2 minor premiership. The reigning 2020 premiers won nine from nine in the regular season to

Giants Under-17s take big step going undefeated

    The top junior division has been a happy hunting ground for the Bathurst Giants. Whether that the one year as Under-16s or the past four as 17s, the Giants have basically owned the grade. Since the Under-18s grade