The Western Sydney Academy of Sport’s AFL Junior Development program provides development opportunities for talented young AFL players in the western Sydney region. In partnership with the AFL NSW/ACT, the Academy’s AFL Junior Development program provides opportunities for local junior players in the areas of technical skill, education and personal development.

The program will run for a 10 week period commencing in early February 2020 (Dates TBC)

Nominations for the AFL Junior Development program are currently open and will close at 5pm on Friday 6 December. Click here to nominate now!

Please see details for trials below:

DATE: Tuesday 10th December, 2019

TIMES: 5:30pm arrival (6:00pm – approx. 7:30pm session)

LOCATION: Gipps Road Sporting Complex, Smithfield

To be eligible for the AFL Junior Development Program, athletes must be:
– Aged 11 or 12 in 2020, must be born in 2008 or 2009.
– A current financial member of an AFL NSW/ACT Club within the western Sydney region (or agree to join)
– Currently residing within the Local Government Areas of Blacktown, Blue Mountains, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, Penrith or The Hills.

The trials on 10th December will be the sole trial to select 20 participants for each of the three WSAS AFL squads in the following age groups:
– U11s Boys
– U12s Boys
– U11s & U12s Girls