More than 76,000 Queensland women and girls strapped on the boots in 2016. With a 30% increase across all programs this was another big year in the female space.
30% of all Queensland participants are now female with a 140% increase over 3 years. We are seeing females pick the game up at a super-fast pace, proving Australian football really is the game for everyone.
What’s so great about AFL?
That’s easy… AFL is an awesome way to get fit, make friends and have fun.
If you love to laugh, want to be active and hang out with your friends (or make new ones) then you’ll love AFL.
New to the game?
AFL caters for all ages and abilities, so it doesn’t matter if you know a lot, 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 safe and friendly environment, so you’ll be kicking and handballing like a pro in no time at all!
Where to play?
Clubs have junior and senior Australian football competitions for girls and women all around the country. Use the club locator at the right to find clubs near you.
NAB AFL Auskick: Ages 5 – 8
- NAB AFL Auskick introduces primary school aged boys and girls and their families to AFL
- In a weekly coaching program, children learn the skills of the game through modified activities and rules in a fun and safe environment
AFL Junior Football: Ages 8-12
- Junior football rules are modified to meet skill level and safety needs
- Girls and boys play in a structured mixed gender football competition
Youth Girls: Ages 13-18
Girls can play in mixed-gender teams up to the age of 14
Use the Club Finder at the top of the sidebar to find out if there is a Youth Girls competition in your area
In South East Queensland, girls can play in senior competitions from age 16 (turning 17) and in regional Queensland 15 (turning 16)
To find your nearest competition Click here
Want to Coach?
AFL Queensland offers a range of courses which provide quality training and resources to help you become a great Australian Football Coach
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.