Junior AFL

Junior AFL is for GIRLS and BOYS from the ages of 9 to 17 years old.  In the Junior Football program, all players can further develop their understanding of AFL, and improve their skills in an inclusive, safe and fun environment. Our aim is to continue to grow our players football skills and foster team work and perseverance.

Junior Season

The season runs from April to August inclusive.  Under 11’s to Under 17’s team Final and Grand Final games are in September. Games are on Sunday; some games are under lights on a Friday night.  Players are put into a team based on the year they were born.

Under 9’s to Under 11’s stay local playing against Miranda Bombers, Heathcote Hawks, Cronulla Sharks, Penshurst Panthers and Ramsgate Rams.  From Under 12’s upwards teams travel throughout Sydney.

Players are welcome to join at any stage of the season. We welcome interested players to come to training anytime, have a kick and meet the coach. No commitment is required at the time, so come along and have a go.

Training is at our home ground – Barden Ridge Oval, Barden Ridge on Thursdays from 5.00pm onwards.  Please refer to “Team Information” section of our website for team details.

Under 9’s and 10’s* – Main focus on skills, game development and fun. Players are rotated through forward, back and centre positions in every game.  Tackling is modified and field

Under 11s and Under 12’s* – is played as competitive football with scores, ladders and finals. It is played on a modified but larger sized field, and while not compulsory, coaches can rotate players through forward, back and centre to ensure ongoing development in all positions, the game day rules gradually move away the modified format.

Under 13s-to 17s years old* – is played as competitive football with scores, ladders and finals.  Played on full size fields with full AFL rules.

Girls Footy

Bangor Tigers welcome and support girls to register and play at our club in 2023.  Girls of all skill levels can come along and have fun and at the same time get involved, develop and play the great sport of AFL footy.

We encourage all girls to be a part of an exciting time in the development of girls AFL in our region, with a clear pathway for any girls that want to take their sport as far as possible.

Training is at our home ground – Barden Ridge Oval, Barden Ridge on Thursdays from 5.00pm onwards.  Please refer to “Team Information” section of our website for team details.

The number of girls only teams may increase in future years, depending on registrations.  The junior program has the option for girls to train with and/or play games in mixed teams.      

Girls, now is your time to shine, learn and develop your footy skills, at the same time having fun and build new friendships.

For more information contact our registrar: registrar@bangortigersjafc.com.au