Representative footy is back on the table for the Barkly region after a five year drought. In 2019 an under 20 football and wellbeing program for both male and female players is being funded by the NT Government Department of Health.
In the matter of Cameron Stokes headbutting in Round 11, the appeal put forward by the Darwin Buffaloes has been upheld with the independent Appeals Board finding an error had been made by the Tribunal, and he is to serve a two-match penalty instead of three matches.
This is a 12-month traineeship role to commence ASAP, with the successful applicant required to complete a Cert 3 or 4 in Sport and Recreation in conjunction with the role. The traineeship will be conducted through AFL Sportsready and will ideally suit a 2018 or 2017 school leaver.
Cameron Stokes of Darwin Buffaloes was issued a three-match penalty for headbutting, while Matthew James was given two weeks for umpire abuse and the case against Adrian McAdam was dismissed as inconclusive.