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AFL (boys)

The 2016-2017 season has now finished, nominations are set to open in August for 2017-2018.

Program Coordinator: Craig Golledge

Head coach: Kevin Greaves

Consultant Physiotherapist: Lambton Physiotherapy, 110 Elder Street Lambton, 4965 5655

The AFL program plays a vital role in the AFL NSW/ACT pathway by identifying, monitoring and developing the skills of young Australian Football players in the Hunter Region.

Members of the squad will be exposed to technical skill development, athlete education, sports science and fitness elements, as well as provide a talent identification platform for future talent programs.

Athlete Benefits

The following benefits will apply to those selected in the AFL program:

  • monthly training sessions to further develop skills;
  • education in topics such as: physiotherapy and strength & conditioning
  • live-in camp at Myuna Bay Sport & Recreation centre
  • Academy Games (inter regional academy competition) skills clinic weekend


To be eligible to apply for a position within the AFL program, athletes must be:

  • Males 9-12 years of age (i.e born in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • Reside within the Hunter Region;
  • Attend school within the Hunter Region;
  • Registered with a local AFL club/association


A program levy and uniform levy will be applicable to selected athletes (inc. GST)


This program is proudly supported by