AFL Development (girls)

This program is proudly supported by


The 2018/19 Program has finished. Please keep an this page for any updates on the 2019/20 Program. 


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.


2018/19 AFL Devlopment Squad 

London Ashcroft
Billie Davies
Sophie Davis
Charlotte Day
Jassmin Daymond
Sophie Elliott
Ayla Flynn
Amalie Ford
Sarah Gray
madison  jewell
Aimi Jones
Scarlett  Lack 
Emmy Latter
Lily  Martini
Hannah Melville
Savannah Newton
Midori Rees
Marnie Robinson
Hunter Rowntree
Aurelia Russell
Sunday Smith
Lani Waller
Lucinda Watson
Eliana Watters-Cowan
Lilly-Jane Williams