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2024 Geelong Football Club Hall of Fame inductees

2024 Geelong Football Club Hall of Fame inductees

Event Geelong Football Club extends its congratulations to the individuals recognised at the Club’s Hall of Fame dinner Cameron Ling is the 28th player recognised with Club Legend status at the Geelong Football Club. The Geelong Football Club extends its congratulations to the individuals recognised at the Club’s Hall of Fame dinner held last night...

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In Australia’s smallest footy league, these two teams face off every week

In Australia’s smallest footy league, these two teams face off every week

In this country football league, every game is derby day.  The Ravensthorpe and Districts Sports Association play on the isolated south coast of Western Australia, and may be the only league in the country where players are guaranteed a ticket to the grand final before the season begins.  “As far as I know we’re the...

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Blast from the past? Push for Andrew Demetriou to become next AFL chairman

Blast from the past? Push for Andrew Demetriou to become next AFL chairman

Demetriou said the allegations aimed at him were “unfair and unjust” and vowed to defend his reputation. At the NSW inquiry into Crown casino in 2020 he faced questions about his role at Acquire Learning, where he was never officially listed as a director, but a member of the advisory board to the now collapsed...

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Andrew McKenzie Appointed as Football Australia’s General Manager – High Performance – Ministry of Sport

Andrew McKenzie Appointed as Football Australia’s General Manager – High Performance – Ministry of Sport

Football Australia has announced the appointment of Andrew McKenzie as the new General Manager – High Performance. McKenzie brings extensive experience from his previous roles in the English Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur FC, the Australian Football League with Western Bulldogs, and Melbourne City FC, where he currently serves as the General Manager – High...

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The Australian Football Team for Paris 2024 Olympics | AWW

The Australian Football Team for Paris 2024 Olympics | AWW

The Olympic Games, which celebrate athletic excellence and international unity every four years, is almost upon us once more. Football, or soccer as it’s more commonly called here in Australia, has been a key part of the Olympics since 1900 for men and 1996 for women. It showcases skill, teamwork, and national spirit on a...

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The numbers behind Carlton’s steady rise up the AFL ladder

The numbers behind Carlton’s steady rise up the AFL ladder

When Geelong topped Carlton the last time the two teams met, in Round 7 this season, the Blues ended the weekend in sixth position. Carlton had started well enough after a surprise preliminary final appearance last year, but its next month of football loomed as a major litmus test. In the six weeks that have...

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‘They’ve killed me off’: AFL says sorry for In Memoriam blunder

‘They’ve killed me off’: AFL says sorry for In Memoriam blunder

The AFL has apologised for prematurely mourning a former player’s death at this week’s Hall of Fame. On Tuesday night the AFL inducted Dane Swan into the Hall of Fame and elevated Hawthorn’s Jason Dunstall to Legend status in a glittering ceremony in Melbourne. The event is one of the most prestigious on the AFL...

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Andrew McKenzie appointed General Manager – High Performance

Andrew McKenzie appointed General Manager – High Performance

Football Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew McKenzie to the newly created role of General Manager – High Performance. Having worked in the English Premier League (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Australian Football League (Western Bulldogs) and Melbourne City FC, where he is currently the General Manager – High Performance, McKenzie will be responsible...

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Local primary schools invited to enter expanded 9v9 AFL competition

Local primary schools invited to enter expanded 9v9 AFL competition

Local schools are invited to take part in an upcoming 9v9 AFL competition. Picture: ON FILE AFL Victoria and School Sport Victoria (SSV) have partnered to launch an expanded nine-a-side Australian rules football competition for primary schools across the state. Following a successful pilot last year, there will be 33 ‘Gala Day’ 9v9 competitions held...

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Local primary schools invited to enter expanded 9v9 AFL competition

Local primary schools invited to enter expanded 9v9 AFL competition

Local schools are invited to take part in an upcoming 9v9 AFL competition. Picture: ON FILE AFL Victoria and School Sport Victoria (SSV) have partnered to launch an expanded nine-a-side Australian rules football competition for primary schools across the state. Following a successful pilot last year, there will be 33 ‘Gala Day’ 9v9 competitions held...