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Every club has an indigenous history

Within every team there has been many thrilling moments with our indigenous players

12:00AM May 23, 2017

Sir Doug Nicholls - The Story of Legend

Who is Sir Doug Nicholls and the history behind the great man

5:59AM May 18, 2017

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Every club has an indigenous history

Within every team there has been many thrilling moments with our indigenous players

May 23, 2017  12:00 AM

Round named in honour of Sir Doug Nicholls

The AFL’s annual round recognising and celebrating indigenous players and culture is named in honour of Sir Doug Nicholls.

Sir Doug, who epitomised the spirit of reconciliation, played 54 games for Fitzroy and was a brilliant all-round athlete. The first Aboriginal person to be knighted, he also served as Governor of South Australia and was devoted to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Round 11 of the 2018 season kicks off on Friday, June 1, when the Sydney Swans host Carlton at the SCG. The marquee match of Sir Doug Nicholls round is the Dreamtime at the 'G clash between Richmond and Essendon on the Saturday night.

All 18 clubs will wear special indigenous-themed guernseys during the round.

News

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Fighting Saints get 'a little bit of belief'

Last-quarter effort gives reason to think form may change

12:39am Jun 3, 2018

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He's one of the greats of our club: Hardwick

Coach praises 'incredible talent' Shane Edwards after Dreamtime effort

11:48pm Jun 2, 2018

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Has straight-shooter helped Saints turn the corner?

TALKING POINTS: Eagle the difference but Saint kicks a bag

11:18pm Jun 2, 2018

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Tigers' goal assist king does it again

TALKING POINTS: Edwards puts on a show with dazzling display

10:17pm Jun 2, 2018

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Match report: Tigers have big Dreamtime win

Essendon's turnaround hits a Richmond road block with big loss

9:54pm Jun 2, 2018

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Brownlow medallist's brush with fame

Gavin Wanganeen is exploring his indigenous culture through art

5:28pm Jun 1, 2018

Fixture

Match Venue Time* Info
Friday, June 1
v
SCG 7:50PM
Saturday, June 2
v
ES 1:45PM
v
UTAS 2:10PM
v
MS 4:35PM
v
MCG 7:25PM
v
OS 6:10PM
Sunday, June 3
v
ES 1:10PM
v
MCG 3:20PM
v
AO 4:10PM