Aussie Rules Talent

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Historically, The Regional Academy of Sport’s Aussie Rules Talent program has played 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.

 

This Summer, In partnership with AFL Hunter/Central Coast, a “Team of the Year” will be named at the completion of the AFL season where athletes will be invited into a summer training squad based on their performance throughout the season. Selected athletes will train throughout November – April concluding the program with a matchplay opportunity at the 2021 Your Local Club Academy Games.

 

Athlete Benefits

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

  • Training sessions for skill development (approximately 5 sessions prior to Christmas shutdown and 5 session in Feb/March)
  • Matchplay opportunity: April 17 & 18 2021 at the Your Local Club Academy Games
  • Athletes will also be provided with face to face educational opportunities such as: Strength and conditioning, Nutrition, Sport Psychology, AFL recruitment advice and more
  • Inter-Academy Sessions with Central Coast Academy of Sport
  • Planet Fitness Gym Membership
  • Access to all Hunter Academy of Sport providers
  • Access to further online educational modules

Eligibility

Female and Male squads will be invited in the age groups of under 13, 15 & 17’s.

  • U13s (Born 2007 & 2008)
  • U15s (Born 2005 & 2006)
  • U17s (Born 2003 & 2004)
  • Reside within the Hunter Region;
  • Registered with a local AFL club/association

Selections

  • Selections will be made based on a voting system implemented and collated across the 2020 Hunter/Central Coast AFL League. Invitations will be sent to identified athletes.

Cost

A program & uniform levy will be applicable to invited athletes. 

 

U13 Girls

Ella Brownell
Kendra Burdack 
Tameka Chambers
Billie Davies
Jassmin Daymond
Georgia Dunn
Ayla Flynn
Amalie Ford
Scarlett Fox
Milla Gainsford
Brianna Gorfine
Chloe Jones
Ruby  Jones
Kathryn Leyshon
Lily Martini
Savannah Newton
Alex Neyland
Matilda Ord
Ella Radmacher
Isla  Simpson 
Genevieve  Smith
Poppy Strachan
Molly Thomas
Lilly-Jane  Williams 


U13 Boys

Taj Barton
Julian Bickford
Layth  Brain
Cooper Browne
Blayne Chandler
Oliver Davies
Lucas Doherty
Orlando Emmett 
Claye Filipcevic
Rhys Hay
Finnbarr Hurley
Lleythan  Jenkinson
Djuandet Kalischer
Joshua Kellehear
Harry Lidbury
Noah Lorenz
Kyron Lourens
Isaac Lucas
Tyler McLean
Marshall  Muirhead
Xavier Prest
Hudson Roche
Nate Rothall
Roy Simpson
Roy Simpson
Damien Stafa
Jye Stone
Declan Tredinnick McMahon
Taj Vesper
Toby  Winter
Zachary  Yurisich 


U15 Girls

Ella Apostolidis
Jade Archer
London Ashcroft
Jordan Byrne
Eliza Callinan
Emma Campbell
Holly Cooper
Charlotte  Day
Angelica Diamond 
Sophie  Elliott 
Georgia Fleming
Brinley Gentle
Sarah Gray
Claudia Gray
Jacqueline Hanlon-Thompson
Erin Hollier
Sienna Isaac
Emmy Latter
Emily Martin
Maddison McTaggart
Hannah Melville
Elizabeth  Montgomery 
Matisse Murray
Marnie Robinson
Lacey Sharpe
Taylor Smith
Eloise Steele
Kayla Stokes
Isabella Sullivan 

 

U15 Boys

Jack Anderson
Joshua Bell
Ryan Bonham
Dylan Bonham
Kaiden Brunckhorst 
Blake Dunn
Tyler Ford
Cooper Harridge
Brayden Hawkins
Jarrod Inglis
Liam Lieschke
James Lole
Lachlan Macnamara
Patrick McGrath
Rywin Nock
Khan Richardson
Alex Stafa
Zack  Stewart
Mitchell Sweetnam
Dorian Thornberry
Bailey Urquhart
Oskar  Watson

 

U17 Girls

Grace Baker
Nelita Bob
Georgia Box
Zara Clark
Isabella Diamond 
Raegan  Dunn
Hayley Hawkins
Chloe Huggins
Holly Keeble
Beth Martini
Ebony McCloughan
Kayla Merritt
Shelby Newton
Stella  Nichols
Holly Searles
Willow Smith
Jenna  Stevens
Chloe Tavares
Ava Traynor 
Asha Turner Funk

 

 

U17 Boys

Nathan Battaglia
Jeremiah  Blacklock-cutmore 
Juliven Dunphy
Ethan Lambert
Olly Latter
Cooper Luff
Timothy Martini
Daltyn McCartney
Connor Murray
Samuel Peacock
Dominic Stanbridge
Nathan  Swan
Joshua Taylor
Sebastian Thomas
Justin Tindal
Billy jo Towers
Patrick Wilgar
Daniel Riley