2016 State Schoolgirls AFL Trials – 2nd April

2016 State Schoolgirls AFL Trials – 2nd April
  1. Are you interested in playing AFL Football?
  2. Are you keen to represent Western Australia?
  3. Are you 15 years or younger? (as at 31st December 2016)

If you answered “yes” to these three questions, then you should try out for the 2016 State Schoolgirls AFL Team.

The Final Squad will be travelling to Maroochydore in Queensland to play in the National Carnival in late July against teams from (but not limited to) Victoria, QLD, NSW, SA and the ACT). If you think this might be for you, details of the Trial are below:

What: Trial to select the initial squad for the 2016 State Schoolgirls AFL Team
When: You can choose from one of these Trials:

Friday 1 April from 3:30pm until 5:00pm at Hands Oval in Bunbury
Friday 1 April from 3:00pm until 5:00pm at Northam Senior High School
Saturday 2 April from 10:00am until 1:00pm at All Saints’ College, Bull Creek

To nominate, go to the School Sports WA web site, click Nomination, and fill in your details.

For more details, please contact the Head Coach Oliver Beath on 0411 018 939 or at oliver.beath@allsaints.wa.edu.au.

Link to 2016 State School Girls Trials Flyer

AFL Auskick Packs Available – 20th March

AFL Auskick Packs have finally arrived and will be available to pick up from Karoonda Park on Sunday 20th of March between 10AM and 12PM.  We also have 2015 Yearbooks available for returning players.

To receive a pack you will need to be Registered for 2016 and have paid fees – please bring your receipt on the day.  If you haven’t done so yet, you can register and pay online by clicking here.

There will be limited facilities to Register and Pay on the day, it’d be great if you can do this online beforehand.

2016 Coaches

Announcing our Head Coaches for the 2016 season.  Thanks to all of these people for volunteering their time and expertise to coach our players this season!

Year 12 Matthew Hansen
Year 10 Geoff Rule & Scott Lieschke (co-coaches)
Year 9 Mark Downey
Year 8 Blues Craig Flowers
Year 8 Whites Graeme Fitzgerald
Year 7 Kingsley Morisey & Reg Bourne (co-coaches)
Under 15 Girls Tyana Johnson
Under 12 Girls Tayla Keillor
Year 6 Richard Mulroney
Year 5 Blue David Glass
Year 5 White Michael North
Year 5 Red Warren Wild
Year 4 Blue Lindsay Marley
Year 4 White Michael Farrant
Year 4 Red Tim Bell
Year 3 Blue Steve King
Year 3 Red Cameron Bell
Auskick (Pre-Primary to Year 2) Tim Gilliland, Simon Biddle, Mark Ainsworth, Brad Coster, Jeremy Cordina, George Harrison, Greg Hart

Fremantle Dockers, West Coast Eagles to battle for women’s AFL side

Freo and the Eagles are battling to have WAs first AFL Womens Team in 2017.

It is expected that one team from WA, South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales will join four clubs from Victoria in the inaugural AFL women’s season.

“It’s really going to be about getting enough girls of that ability to play in a national competition at that top level.”

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Click to see the article on the WA Today web site.

Girls Football with the Freo Dockers – 15th March

The Fremantle Dockers will once again be visiting Female Footballers in the District at an Open Day on the 15th of March.  This will be similar to last years event at our very own Karoonda Park.
Jack Hannath, Tyana Johnson and players from the Booragoon Junior Football Club under 12s team.
This year it is on at Piara Waters Oval on Tuesday the 15th of March from 4:30PM to 6:30PM.  Get along, be part of it, and see the rapid growth of Girls Football.

fremantle girls football open day 2016

Mouthguard Fittings – 15th March

Don’t be like Elliot Yeo – get a mouth guard!!

Oh No Yeo!

All Junior Footballers are required to have a mouth guard at training and during games, whether it is a custom mouth guard or an off-the-shelf type from a pharmacy.

Our long term supplier of mouth guards, Custom Mouthguards, will be at the Karoonda clubrooms on Tuesday 15th March from 4:30pm to do custom mouthguard fittings.

Mouth guards are usually covered by Health Insurance – please check with your provider.

An application form, with prices and Health Insurance Claim details, can be downloaded here. Please bring this along to the fitting session.