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AFL South Coast Under-9s New Team Grant Closes Soon

As part of the AFL South Coast Women’s & Girls Growth Strategy, AFL South Coast, in collaboration with AFL NSW/ACT, presented to all clubs in late 2023 the opportunity to apply for up to $500 in financial support. This support

Gillespie joins AFL South Coast for 2024

Figtree local Makinley Gillespie has accepted the role of AFL South Coast Young Leader for 2024. The role, a traineeship in partnership with Sports Ready provides an opportunity for a 2023 school-leaver to join the AFL, supporting AFL South Coast’s

2024 representative coach announcement

Following a strong response to the application process, AFL South Coast are thrilled to announce the signings of representative coaches for six of our 2024 squads. Kiama’s Bryce O’Connor and Andrew Britton return to oversee the Under-15s Boys, whilst Shellharbour’s

Accessing NSW Active Kids vouchers in 2024

The following Memo to Clubs was sent to all AFL NSW/ACT clubs by Community Football Manager, John Boulous, on 31 January 2024. . As announced by the NSW Government in June 2023, the Active Kids Voucher (‘AKV’) program will expire

EOIs Open for South Coast Representative Coach Positions

Following the Illawarra Storm’s incredibly successful 2023 tour of Northern NSW, AFL South Coast are excited to announce that all representative coaching positions have been made vacant and are now open to community nominations. In 2023, the six Illawarra Storm

AFL South Coast Juniors Announcement

Following yet another successful AFL Illawarra Juniors and AFL Shoalhaven Juniors season, the clubs from both leagues have endorsed a competition rebranding in 2024. The two competitions will fall under the AFL South Coast Juniors banner from 2024 onwards, as

Shine “Shines” for AFL South Coast whilst completing school and study

Storylines School-based Aboriginal Traineeship (Storylines SBAT) participant Kiah Shine graduated the program on Friday December 8, completing near three years of involvement with AFL NSW/ACT. Ms Shine, a student at St John’s Catholic High School in Nowra, began the program

 National Participation Framework Update

The 2024 AFL South Coast season will see the Phase One rollout for the National Participation Framework for junior football. Phase One of the rollout incorporates the Under-9s competition and will see minor changes for the South Coast. Across the

Registrations Open for 2024 AFL South Coast Season

With the off-season in full-swing, AFL South Coast clubs have began opening their registrations for the upcoming 2024 season. Following an unusually, uninterrupted 2023, the competition looks to the new year, with changes on the horizon and no shortage of

Three-peat complete: Kangaroos challenged, but victorious in third-straight flag

Journalist: Dan O’Bryan The Figtree Kangaroos have won three Men’s premier Division grand finals in a row defeating the Northern Districts Tigers in the final game of the AFL South Coast grand final day. Both teams started the game well,