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Football club ‘designed for men’ to receive facility upgrade to include women

Upgrades to a Midwest football club mean its women’s side no longer must change inside toilet cubicles due to inadequate facilities. Key points: Rovers Football…

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How this footy club went from a 509-point loss to a grand final win in three years

Three years ago, a country football club set a league record and made news headlines with a 509-point loss for its seniors’ team. Ararat Eagles…

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Jesse wants his footy club to be family-friendly so it’s cutting back the grog

Stopping alcohol-fuelled celebrations in the changing rooms is one way a sporting club in southern NSW is changing a culture of drinking in community sport….

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This small town football club became the face of regional decline last month. But it had one last legacy

Last weekend, AFL fans nationwide salivated over the quality of competition during the first round of finals. But it’s possible the best game played that…

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Renmark Football Club handed ‘harsh penalty’ over semi-final rule breach

The Renmark Football Club has been fined $5,000 and docked four premiership points for the 2023 season, for a player eligibility breach during Saturday’s A-grade…

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Ainslie football club commits to funding men’s and women’s programs equally

When Allyson Flynn and Zoe Skyrianos heard that Lewes Football Club had made a commitment to paying their women’s team the same as their men’s…

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‘Sexist and misogynistic’ umpire abuse sees WA football club fined after failing to identify perpetrator

A Western Australian football club at the centre of ongoing allegations of racist and sexist behaviour has been fined $1,000 after failing to flush out…

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Embattled WA footy club in spotlight again after alleged sexist comment towards umpire

An embattled Western Australian football club has been ordered to pay up or identify a man who made a sexist comment to a female umpire,…

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Riverland football club raises thousands for Parkinson’s research

Every year the Loxton North Football Club raises money for a charity close to its heart, and this year is no exception. Key points: A…

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Changes ordered after review of country football club racism, sexism claims

A country football league in Western Australia has been ordered to have female representation on its board and introduce an Indigenous welfare officer after claims…

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