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Female Football

2019 brings a new era of WA Football including the inugural WAFLW season! 

NEW TO THE GAME?

Football caters for all ages and ability levels, so it doesn't matter if you know alot or very little about the game.

Our coaches are there to help and will teach you all the skills and rules you need in a fun, safe and friendly environment! 

WHERE TO PLAY?

Clubs have junior and senior competitoins for girls and women to play all around the country, these are in school year groups to ensure that girls are playing with their school friends. Find your place to play at play.afl

NAB AFL Auskick: Pre-Primary - Year 2

  • NAB AFL Auskick introduces primary school aged boys and girls and their families to football
  • In a weekly coaching program, childern learn the skills of the game through modified activities and rules in a fun and safe environment
  • There are a number of All Girls Auskick Centres available 

Community Junior Girls: Year 3 - Year 6 

  • Girls have the choice to play with the boys play in a structured mixed gender football competition or girls only competitions.
  • Junior football rules are modified to meet the skill level and safety needs

Community Youth Girls: Year 7- Year 8 & Year 9-Year 11

  • Girls can play in mixed gender teams up to the age of 14
  • There are girls only teams that are aligned to community junior football clubs for those that want a girls only experience or to continue their football after the age of 14

Perth Football League Women's Competitions: Year 12+ 

The Perth Football League (WAAFL) has three Women’s competitions with a senior community grade catering for those players wishing to participate in a competitive social competition. This is a great way to make new friends, have fun and try something different.

Senior Community Women’s Competition  
To cater for the influx of women new to the game wishing to participate in a competitive competition. To support WAFLW players not selected to play. 

  • Same playing rules as senior men’s competition
  • Minimum age 17 years
  • Even up rule will be permitted
  • Scoring, ladders, finals, premiership • Best and Fairest awarded, Leading goal kickers awarded 

These Competitions will also create a pathway towards the WAFLW Competition. For those players interested that may have found the WAFLW Competition too competitive this is the the entry level competition for Senior Women's Players. 

For anyone interested in joining the Perth Football League Women's Competition in 2019 please email waafl@wafc.com.au or call (08) 9381 5599

If you live in the Peel Region the PFNL there is a competition for players year 12 and older contact the PFNL for more information. 

08 9537 5419 gmo@peelfootballleague.com.au

Optus WAFLW Competitions: 

In 2019 the WA Football Commission has launched the Women's state league competition, Optus WAFLW
Rogers Cup Year 10- Year 12
  • These teams are aligned to the 9 WAFL League Clubs. 
  • A squad is selected at the begining of the year and any players not selected to play are permitted to play community youth girls. 
  • Players must play for the club within their District
  • Games are played Sunday Mornings before WAWFL Seniors 
  • Players that have represented State U15's can be permitted to play in the Rogers Cup

WAFLW Seniors (Reserves & League)

  • Optus WAFLW Players must be 17 as of the 1st Jan 2018. 
  • There are 9 WAFLW Clubs available across Metro WA with various levels of alignment to the WAFL Clubs with two Divisions; League (x5 clubs) and Reserves (x9 clubs).
  • Players that have represented State U18's can be permitted to play in the Senior Competition 
  • For those players aspiring to play football at the elite level through the talent pathway we encourage them to be playing football on a regualar basis within the WAWFL. 
SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM/COMPETITIONS AGE GROUP
Pre-Primary NAB AFL Auskick

5-6 years

01/07/2012 – 30/06/2013

Year 1 NAB AFL Auskick

6-7 years

01/07/2011 – 30/06/2012

Year 2 NAB AFL Auskick

7-8 years

01/07/2010 – 30/06/2011

Year 3 Community Juniors

8-9 years

01/07/2009 – 30/06/2010

Year 4 Community Juniors

9-10 years

01/07/2008 – 30/06/2009

Year 5 Community Juniors

10-11 years

01/07/2007 – 30/06/2008

Year 6 Community Juniors

11-12 years

01/07/2006 – 30/06/2007

Year 7 Community Juniors

12-13 years

01/07/2005 – 30/06/2006

Year 8 Community Juniors

13-14 years

01/07/2004 – 30/06/2005

Year 9 Community Juniors

14-15 years

01/07/2003 – 30/06/2004

Year 10

Community Juniors

Selected in Rogers Cup Squad

15-16 years

01/07/2002 – 30/06/2003

Year 11

Community Juniors

Selected in Rogers Cup Squad

16-17 years

01/07/2001 – 30/06/2002

Year 12

Community Seniors (WAAFL)

 

Selected in Rogers Cup Squad

 

 

WAWFL Seniors 17 as first Jan

17 years of age +

 

17-18 years

01/07/2000 – 30/06/2001

 

18 years +

Regional

Do you live in a Regional area and want to play football? Contact your regional manager for more info on opportunities close to you! Click here for Regional Contacts 

NON - CONTACT FOOTBALL 

  • Do you love social sport, or want to try something different?
  • Are you time poor and can't commit to training sessions?
  • Do you love watching football, but really want to play but in a non-contact envorinment?...

Then AFL 9's is the perfect competition for you, it's fun, social and non-contact! There are mixed competitions available across metro and regional Australia and the WA Football Commission is also looking to expand female only competitions! 

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WANT TO COACH?

The WA Football Commission offers a range of courses which provide quality training and resources to help you become a great Australian Football Coach

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WANT TO UMPIRE?

Umpiring is a great way to be involved in the game. It provides an opportunity to get up close to the action while teaching outstanding life skills such as leadership, assertiveness and decision making and earn some extra pocket money!

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