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Eight YJFL players selected in the 2022 NAB AFL Draft

Eight former Yarra Junior Football League (YJFL) players are heading to AFL clubs after being selected in the 2022 edition of the NAB AFL National and Rookie Drafts (Nov 28 – 30). Elijah Tsatas (Surrey Park JFC) was taken with

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Yarra Magpies to play MPJFL in preseason matches

The Yarra Magpies Under 13 Boys will play their first set of preseason matches this weekend when they take on the Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League squad at Bluescope Oval, Hastings, on Sunday 20 November. The two Magpies squads have

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Vale Anthony Grace

The YJFL is mourning the passing of Mr Anthony Grace. Affectionately known as ‘Tony’, he had a long history of involvement with the game as a registrar of the HDJFL and was eventually made a Life Member. He was also

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YJFL announces new CEO Aaron Bailey

The Yarra Junior Football League (YJFL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Bailey as the league’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Aaron has over 10 years of experience in sport and education with an extensive background in football, joining

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Six YJFL alumni attend 2022 National Combine ahead of the AFL Draft

Six former YJFL players have competed at the 2022 NAB AFL Draft Combine ahead of the National Draft to be held across two days on November 28-29. Held across October 7-9, the NAB National Combine features many of the most

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Former YJFL stars named in U18 Boys All-Australian Team

Former Yarra Junior Football League players Matthew Jefferson (Ashburton) and Joshua Weddle (Templestowe / St Mary’s) have been named in the 2022 NAB AFL National Championships U18 Boys All-Australian Team. Jefferson and Weddle both played over 100 games in the

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