Football confirmed as the most popular organised sport in Australia

The latest AusPlay survey released today by Sport Australia has confirmed football’s position as the number one organised sport in Australia, with more than 1.76 million participants. Recreational sports such as walking, fitness/gym, swimming, running and cycling top the list

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Newcastle Permanent Referees of the Month announced for April

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) is pleased to announce the Newcastle Permanent Community Referee of the Month for April 2019 across the zones. “Match Officials have one of the hardest jobs in sport,” NNSWF Senior Officer Community Football, Ross Hicks said. “The referees

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NNSWF urges new referees to take the whistle for 2019

With the kick-off to the 2019 football season just around the corner, Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) has expressed urgent calls for participants across the region to become new referees in a sign of support for their local game. Currently, there

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Newcastle Permanent Community Awards Open for 2019

Northern NSW Football is thrilled to launch the Newcastle Permanent Community Football Recognition Program for 2019. Each month from April to August, you are encouraged to vote for your favourite volunteer, coach, referee and/or club that has contributed significantly to

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Northern NSW Football Announces ‘New Referees Starter Pack’ to recruit more referees

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) has launched a heavily subsidised ‘New Referee Starter Pack’ to encourage more young players and volunteers to become referees. NNSWF has identified that the costs associated with becoming a referee for the first time are a

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Formation of NNSWF Youth Referee Academy & Referee Talent Pool

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) is pleased to announce the formation of two new and significant steps in the youth referee development pathway across the region with the establishment of a Youth Referee Academy and a Youth Referee Talent Pool. In

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Youth Premier Competitions 2019 Information Night for Referees

An information night will be held at Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility at Speers Point on Monday 12 November between 6:00pm and 7:30pm for referees who wish to officiate Premier Competitions in 2019. Any new referees are encouraged and welcomed

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Top match officials of the year acknowledged at The Jennings Medal 2018

Three of the best Northern NSW Football referees were honoured at last Friday night’s The Jennings Medal event held at Wests New Lambton receiving awards for their contribution and success in 2018. Stephen Laurie was awarded the Referee of the

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NNSWF & North Coast Referees selected for Inaugural Champion of Champions

During the coming week, Northern NSW Football’s (NNSWF) Inaugural Champion of Champions is set to take place at C.ex International Stadium, Coffs Harbour featuring the seven (7) Member Zones’ respective leading teams competing in the 12 to 16 Boys Years competitions.

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Northern NSW Football’s most promising young referees to take part in Talented Official Program (TOP) Camp

Sixteen young match officials, 20 years and younger, were selected from across the Northern NSW region to be a part of the Talented Official Program (TOP) held in conjunction with the annual State SAP Championship’s for Girls at Coffs Harbour from

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