Head to play.afl to find your nearest AFL Auskick Centre or footy club.


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 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 junior clubs across Sydney please contact Joel Cousens joel.cousens@afl.com.au or Kirsty Garrard kirsty.garrard@afl.com.au

AFL Canberra 

AFL Canberra has a range of women’s and girls’ teams.

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

For more information please contact Lauren Francis –  lauren.francis@afl.com.au or the clubs directly here.


AFL North Coast Youth Girls (13-17)

In 2017, a Youth Girls Competition will commence, with AFL staff identifying 4 clubs for team entries. 

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 website.


AFL Sydney

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 website.


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 website.


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 website.

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 website.

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

For more information please contact Jarrod.moore@afl.com.au or contact your local club directly through the AFL Sapphire Coast website.

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