Female Football continues to grow across NSW/ACT with more teams and leagues appearing each year. Players of all ages have an opportunity to participate in our game across more regions than ever before.
Auskick is a great game for girls aged 5-9 years to learn about AFL and have fun making new friends. To find your nearest club please go to www.aflauskick.com.au
JUNIOR FOOTBALL & YOUTH GIRLS
Junior Football provides opportunities for boys and girls to play AFL in a local club environment together from the ages of 10-14. Competition levels increase with age to continue to develop player skills.
Youth Girls competitions are female specific competitions aimed at introducing new players to AFL and continuing the pathway for females aged 13 to 18 years.
Youth Girls Competitions in NSW and the ACT
AFL Sydney Juniors – Youth Girls
Sydney Harbour and GWS are the largest youth aged female competitions in NSW and provides opportunities for both new and experienced players.
- U15 competition (Division 1 and Division 2) – core focus of participation and introduction.
- U18 competition (Division 1 and Division 2) – transitions the girls to full field, full rules AFL.
In 2017, AFL: Sydney Juniors will launch an U12 Girls Competition aimed at introducing new players to AFL and providing a pathway for U9 female Auskick participants to transition into club football. Save the date: Sunday, April 2, 2017 for the Gala Day that will launch the U12 season.
For more information on the competition or GWS clubs please contact Kirsty Garrard – email@example.com
In 2017, for the first time AFL Canberra will field a junior all girls U10s & U12s competition to be played on Sunday’s in line with the Youth Girls competition. We currently have Expressions of Interest for 4 x Under 10s & 4 x Under 12s girls’ teams. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
AFL Canberra offers two divisions of youth girl’s football catering for a wide range of skills and experience. Please see below clubs lists to find your nearest team.
AFL Canberra U16 Youth Girls Teams: Ainslie Tricolours, Eastlake Demons, Gungahlin Jets, Belconnen Magpies, Queanbeyan Tigers, Tuggeranong Hawks
AFL Canberra U19 Competition Teams: Ainslie Tricolours, Eastlake Demons, Belconnen Magpies, Queanbeyan Tigers
For more information on the AFL Canberra competitions and club contact details please head to the AFL Canberra League Website by clicking here
AFL Hunter Coast – Hunter and Central Coast Juniors
The AFL Hunter Coast (AFLHC) is the junior league across the Hunter Coast and Central Coast (94 teams over 19 clubs). The League is broken down into 2 competitions – the Hunter Coast Juniors and the Central Coast Juniors. In 2017, both competitions will have a second girls age to provide a pathway between Auskick and Junior/Youth Competitions
AFL North Coast Youth Girls (13-17)
In 2017, a Youth Girls Competition will commence, with AFL staff identifying 4 clubs for team entries.
AFL South Coast
Southern NSW – Youth Girls
In 2017, there will a number of Youth Girls AFL Competitions in the Southern NSW region that will coincide with the NAB AFL Women’s competition. Venues will be Griffith, Narrandera and Wagga Wagga.
- 15-a-side, girls aged 13 to 18
- Wednesdays, February 1 to March 22 – 5:30pm & 6:30pm
- Cost: $30 registration fee
For more information contact Marc Geppert – email@example.com
AFL North Eastern Boarder (Albury) – Lavington Panthers
The Lavington Panthers have a Youth Girls Team playing in the AFL Victoria completion and welcome any female from 13-18 years in the Albury region. For more information on the team and female football in Albury contact Jack Bradley – firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Women’s competitions
AFL NSW/ACT has multiple women’s leagues operating across the state and Territory providing home and away weekly competitions. Females aged 16 and above are encouraged to contact their nearest club and give the game a go. AFL NSWACT also encourages females to get involved in AFL as administrators, coaches, umpires and sports trainers.
AFL Canberra With 9 teams based in Canberra and the Riverina Lions in Wagga Wagga, AFL continues to grow and engage more women in the competition. The season traditionally commences in April however clubs are welcoming of players all year round. More information on the league is available here.
AFL Canberra Women’s Teams: Tuggeranong Hawks, Gungahlin Jets, Belconnen Magpies, Riverina Lions, Ainslie Tricolours, Eastlake Demons, Queanbeyan Tigers, ANU, ADFA
For more information please head to the AFL Canberra webpage (link)
AFL Sydney Women consists of 16 teams competing across two divisions with teams representing Penrith, Gosford, Wollongong and many suburbs in between. Traditionally the season commences in April however clubs are always welcoming of new participants looking to try the game. More information on the league is available here.
AFL Sydney Women’s Teams: Manly Giants, Sydney Uni Bombers, UNSW-ES Stingrays, UTS Shamrocks, Macquarie Uni Warriors, Penrith Ramettes, Western Wolves, Wollongong Saints, Gosford Tigers, Auburn Giants, South West Sydney Magpies, Blacktown Magic, Newtown Breakaways, Southern Power, Campbelltown Blues, Pennant Hills Demons
For more information please head to the AFL Sydney webpage (link)
AFL Broken Hill
AFL Broken Hill has a strong community based women’s league with all local clubs being represented. The competition continues to go from strength to strength and encourages any and all females interested in playing the game to contact their nearest club.
AFL Broken Hill Teams: Central Broken Hill Football Club, North Broken Hill Football Club, West Broken Hill Football Club, South Broken Hill Football Club
For more information please head to the AFL Broken Hill webpage (link)
AFL Central West
The Central West competition is heading into its second year in in doing so will introduce the fifth team into the competition. A strong, community minded competition, it attracts all females looking to meet new people, play some great footy and be a part of strong clubs to come and give it a go.
AFL Central West Teams: Young Saints, Cowra Blues, Bathurst Bushrangers, Orange Tigers, Dubbo Demons
For more information please head to the AFL Central West webpage (link)
Black Diamond AFL
The Black Diamond Women’s competition is continues to strengthen and provides an opportunity for female to play AFL with their local teams. A strong community competition the competition invites all interested females to come and try the game.
Black Diamond Women’s Teams: Cardiff Hawks, Gosford Tigers, Killarney Vale Bombers, Lake Macquarie Dockers, Maitland Saints, Nelson Bay Marlins, Newcastle City Blues, Singleton Roosters, Warners Bay Bulldogs, Wyong Lakes
For more information please head to the Black Diamond AFL webpage (link)
AFL South Coast – Sapphire Coast
Sapphire Coast AFL has a 6 team women’s home and away competition commencing in 2015. Females aged 16 and over are welcomed to come and have a kick, fall in love with the game and play for their local club.
Sapphire Coast AFL Women’s Teams: Bega Bombers FC, Bermagui Breakers FC, Broulee/ Moruya Giants FC, Eden FC, Narooma FC, Pambula FC