The CAFL night of nights has just concluded, with fearless Fed Abraham Ankers picking up his second TIO Minahan Medal, while Tyrell Martin has his star certified. And there were equally deserving joint-winners for the Yeperenye Margaret Liddle Medal; Janaya Kopp (Pioneer) and Kristin Remfrey (Rovers).
On the eve of the 2020 TIO CAFL starting, AFLNT wishes to remind people that there are new health and safety protocols in place that will have an impact on spectators and fans wanting to attend the footy.
As has become the norm with the premier footy competition in Alice Springs, the TIO CAFL Senior Women's games will take place each week on a Friday night before the remaining town competitions play on a Saturday and the community fixtures on Sunday.
From Alice Springs to Katherine and the 1,182 kilometres in between, we're excited for the return of Territory footy! Things are going to look a little different for everyone when the action starts next week, but we’ve got all the right health and safety protocols to keep our community safe.
The prestigious TIO Minahan Medal has gone the way of South Alice Football Club’s Darren Abbott for the first time, while Pioneer E-Girls’ Nicolette Dunn has made CAFL history, becoming the first woman to win three Yeperenye Margaret Liddle Medals.
After more than 2,000 people attended the first day of CAFL finals action on Sunday, AFLNT is pleased to announce the schedule for this weekend; the first weekend of 'town' finals and the second for 'country' divisions.
On Saturday 1 September if you’re in Alice Springs, Gove or Groote Eylandt be amongst the grand final action and come down to the game or follow their respective social media channels and stay involved that way.
Some of the best Territory football has to offer will play in the inaugural match between the Central Australian Redtails and the Top End Storm, which will be played as a curtain-raiser to the AFL blockbuster between Melbourne and the Adelaide Crows in Alice Springs this Sunday.