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Female Football Pathway

12:10pm  Jan 24, 2017

AFC Girls Holiday Clinic

11:36am  Jan 24, 2017

Inaugural Women's Crows Cup

4:58pm  Dec 2, 2016


The Adelaide Football Club is a significant supporter of female football in South Australia.

The Club is implementing new initiatives to support the growth and development of female participation.  In 2017 our female football community programs officers saw over 11,000 females across our various programs.

The aim is to engage and encourage all female age groups in schools and the community to have a go at AFL, whilst creating opportunities for young talented female athletes to pursue their dream of playing AFLW for the Crows.

For further information or to register your interest in the AFC’s Female Programs, contact Chelsea Randall on (08) 8440 6620 or via email:


The ‘Crows Cup Carnival’ is a one day girls-only interschool football carnival aimed at encouraging young girls to give football a go in a fun and safe environment.

The Adelaide Football Club, together with the SANFL, deliver eight metropolitan Primary School carnivals across Adelaide in Term 1 and Term 2.

The carnival is also delivered in regional areas, as well as being targeted at some high schools.

The nine-a-side carnival supports the female football pathway in South Australia, promotes the benefits of physical activity and introduces positive role models.

Each school registered for the carnival will receive a showbag of goodies for their students and school.

2018 Carnival Dates


Date – Term 1 & Term 2




T1 Wk 8 -
Monday 19th March

Courtney Roberts

0431 515 888

Sturt Football Club

39 Oxford Terrace, Unley


West Adelaide

T1 Wk 8 –
Wednesday 21st March

Daniel Joyce

0422 550 209

West Adelaide Football Club

57 Milner Road, Richmond



T1 Wk 9 -
Monday 26th March

Ben Mesisca

0439 817 907

St. Ignatius College

2 Manresa Court, Athelstone


Woodville West Torrens

T1 Wk 10 –
Wednesday 4th April

Scott Prebble

0400 634 457


Oval Avenue, Woodville South

South Adelaide

T1 Wk 10 –
Friday 6th April

Courtney Roberts

0431 515 888


1 Lovelock Drive, Noarlunga Downs


T2 Wk 7 –
Friday 15th June

Scott Uppington

0410 440 200

Glenelg Football Club

Brighton Road, Glenelg


North Adelaide

T2 Wk 8 –
Friday 22nd June

Jason Rivett

0405 455 585

St Dominics Oval

Barton Terrace West



T2 Wk 10 –
Wednesday 4th July

Tom Javor

0402 699 811

Centrals Football Club

10 Goodman Road, Elizabeth

To register your school's interest for 2018, please email the corresponding contact above.
For further information, please get in touch with Chelsea Randall on 08) 8440 6620 or via email:


The Legends Program is a program designed by girls for girls, consisting of four football sessions.

Each session is divded into two parts; a theoretical component and a practical component.  

Through a variety of interactive and fun activities, students will be provided with opportunities to:

  • Enhance their knowledge of the game.
  • Learn and develop skills required in AFL.
  • Understand the history of women’s football and current pathways.
  • Recognise the importance of healthy nutrition and regular exercise.
  • Focus on building resilience, positive attitude and teamwork.

This program targets female student from year six to year 12 and is adaptable depending on school timetables.

For register your school's interest, contact the Club on (08) 8440 6621 or Chelsea Randall via email: 


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The Adelaide Football Club Community team deliver all-girls football clinics to both primary and secondary schools.

These clinics are dedicated to engage and build confidence in young girls to try AFL.  Other benefits include potentially meeting AFLW players, receiving an AFLW poster and hearing about football pathways.

Our clinics run for 30 minutes each and can cater for up to 60 girls.

Clinic schedule example:

Yr 4/5 Girls 10.00-10.30am

Yr 6/7 Girls 10.30-11.00am

Female football clinics run during the entire year!

To register your metropolitan school for a clinic, simply email your details, likely participant numbers, and include three days and times too allow for a flexible schedule.

For secondary schools, we are able to offer longer clinics (45-60 minutes) for 30 students.

Book now, via Madison Hurley on or call (08) 8440 6620.


Tenison Woods College:
"All the girls attempted every drill presented to them, even if they were a little apprehensive at first.  One of our five-year-olds was hesitant to jump on the tackle bag, but Anne was fabulous with her and held her hand as she ran in and jumped on the bag.  That little girl's expression was priceless when she stood up and ran back to her place, so proud of what she had achieved."

Hawthorndene Primary School:
"Just wanted to say thank you to Anne and Chelsea for coming out today, from all accounts the girls had an absolute ball!  The teachers were also extremely impressed with how well you ran the clinics.  We are really looking forward to getting out to the carnival in a few weeks and if you ever have opportunities like these in the future please let us know.”

Munno Para Primary School:
“The footy session was wonderful for our girls to experience. Your enthusiasm, sense of fun and professionalism was greatly appreciated and the girls thoroughly enjoyed themselves whilst learning new skills. It can be difficult to encourage some students to join in physical activities but your enthusiasm, encouragement and positive feedback really motivated them to participate”