AFL Development (girls)

This program is proudly supported by


Nominations for the 2018-2019 program has now closed. 

Trials: Sunday 30th September 11am – 12.30pm at McKeachies Run Oval, Redgum Circuit, Aberglasslyn NSW 2320

Orientation: Saturday 13th October


Program Coordinator: Craig Golledge


The girls 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 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;
  • athlete education in areas such as nutrition, Sports Psychology, Strenght & Conditioning & physiotherapy
  • live-in camp at Myuna Bay Sport & Recreation centre



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

  • Female 10-13 years of age in 2018 (i.e born in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008) 
  • Reside within the Hunter Region;
  • Attend school within the Hunter Region;


No AFL club experience necessary. This program is open to all girls who play for a local AFL club, their school or have a sporting background with an interest in AFL.

* If you reside outside of the Hunter Region and your regional academy does not offer a girls AFL program, you are eligible to apply for the HAS program.



A program levy and uniform levy will be applicable to selected athletes.