Wagga's Frank Newah-Jarfoi was honoured for his service to multiculturalism in NSW this week, his work including a partnership with AFL NSW/ACT.
It's been a long road from Africa to pulling on a representative jumper for two young Wagga footballers, who are competing for NSW/ACT in the All Nations Cup.
The underage Multicultural National Championships, the All Nations Cup, is nearing its business end in Coffs Harbour, with the NSW/ACT team right in the mix.
Fourteen AFL Multicultural Community Ambassadors for 2014 have been announced, including the 2013 ambassador of the year Sue Yeon, of Greystanes.
There has been an increase in the number of ambassadors from New South Wales this year, with representatives from across the state involved in the program.
The first women’s AFL team in Western Sydney, the Auburn Tigers, is the latest club to adopt the name and colours of the GIANTS.
More than 160 new migrants and refugees, of South Sudanese and Nepalese descent, got their first taste of live AFL action at Wagga Wagga last Saturday.
AFL NSW/ACT has received a $10,000 grant from the NSW Government to help Coffs Harbour host the National Kickstart Championships in April.