AFL Female Talent

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The 2018 Program has finished. The 2018/19 Program will open for nominations in October. 


Head Coach: Zack Hearn


The Female AFL NSW/ACT Athlete Development Program will provide recognition and motivation to identified emerging talented athletes in the U15-16 age groups, with a stated goal to achieve selection into the NSW/ACT U16's squad. The Program will provide coaching, education, training and competition to improve athlete development with the view to:

  • Develop fundamental skill level of athletes, as well aas providing educational and personal development opportunities
  • Prepare athletes to a leavel where their transition to any NSW State team is 'seamless'
  • Increase the level of success of those athletes at competition and events in Female AFL nationwide


Athlete Benefits

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

  • Weekly training sessions to further develop skills: running from November 2018 - April 2019 TBC
  • Sepcialised athlete sessions including Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition and Sports Psychology
  • Academy Games (inter- academy Tournament) Entry



The program levy is TBC



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

  • Female 15 or 16 years of age in 2019 (i.e born in 2004 or 2003)
  • Reside within the Hunter Region;
  • Attend school within the Hunter Region;
  • No AFL club experience necessary. 


Enquire HERE for next year's program