Registrations for the 2018 Season are now open
The Wallsend Swans invites new and returning players (both male and female) in all age groups from Auskick, Under 9’s to Under 17’s, and Youth Girls to register & play for the Wallsend District Swans Junior Australian Football Club ('Wallsend Swans'); in the Hunter Coast 2018 AFL competition. The competetion will kick off on 8 April 2018 (till end of August) and 18 years plus, both women and men for the inaugral 2018 senior teams for the Black Diamond AFL season (staring 7 April 2018).
Come and have some fun, learn new skills and make new friends in a community based, family environment. The Wallsend Swans serves the Greater Wallsend - West Newcastle Community, from Mayfield / Lambton and Waratah to Minmi, and from Shortland & Warrabrook to Wallsend. So if you live or go to school in these areas, come and check us out.... you could be the next Isaac Heeney or Dane Swan... OR one of the many budding new female AFL stars. We would love to see you wear and play in the red and white!!!
In 2018 we are looking for both boys and girls aged between 8 -17 yrs to become Wallsend Swans. The Wallsend Swans is one of the oldest football clubs in Australia and inaugral winners of the Black Diamond Cup (Australia's oldest footy trophy). As such we would like to grow the Club and re-instate Wallsend as one of the local AFL powerhouses.
We also invite children aged between 4-8(-12)yrs old to register for our Nationally Accredited NAB Auskick Program.
NEW For 2018
Inaugural Senior Women's and Mens Team's - Yes!!! The Wallsend Swans are keen to establish both a new Senior Women's Team and Senior Men's Team under our new name - Wallsend -West Newcastle Swans (ARFC). To be based at our new ground at Waratah Park (Oval No. 4) in 2018. If you are 18 years plus and interested in playing AFL, either male or female - please contact us now. Note - women's AFL is the fastest growing football in Australia - so be part of game.
Training times - likely Wednesdays and Thursdays (6/6.30-7.30pm); Play on Saturdays in the in the Black Diamond AFL.
Registration Cost will be:
Womens: - $180 and Mens: $250 - which covers affiliation and insurance plus apparel (shorts and socks; with jerseys supplied).
We have two come and try days coming in February - see details below.
Wallsend-West Newcastle ARFC is afamily orientated social club keen to step up into the senior division – so if you are keen come and join the Swans.
COME AND TRY DAYS: Wed 21st 6.00-7.30 at Waratah Oval #4 AND Wed 28th 6.00-7.30 at Waratah Oval #4
All Wallsend Swans coaches are AFL acredited Level 1 and we are a Good Sports Club, promoting healthy food and a safe environment, whilst having fun. We welcome and strongly encourage parent participation at all levels, and pride ourselves as a local family orientated Club.
Training (Juniors): Wednesday’s & Fridays 5-6.30 pm at Bill Elliot Oval, Maryland (opp Maryland Tavern) - except U13 and U15s train at Wartah on Wednesdays. Pre-season training starts Wed Feb 14 (2018); and normal training starts at beginning of season.
2018 season will start around 7 (2018) - will update shortly once 2018 draw is released. Auskick will start in early April - on Friday nights from 5-6pm.
Grades and Registration Costs
NAB Auskick: 5 to 8 Years (Friday Evenings) - $100
(Includes an Auskick Pack (with a footy), Half-time match in front of the Sydney Swans home crowd and training with an acredited Auskick coach)
Junior - 8 to 17 Years (Play on Sundays); 2018 Grades: U9, U11, U13, U15 & U17 - $110
Youth Girls - 8 to 17 Years (Play on Sundays); 2018 Grades: U12, U14 & U17 - $110
(All new players receive a free Club polo shirt, shorts & socks)
*Early bird registration will recieve a $10 deduction registration fees.
* No weekly match fees
Register online at the link at the top of this page (U8's-U17'S).
Register for Auskick at http://www.aflauskick.com.au
Checkout the Wallsend Swans facebook page for more details, pictures etc.
You don’t have to know much about AFL & no prior knowledge/training of the game is required. The Wallsend Swans have fully accredited Level 1 AFL Coaches to help teach you the skills so you can safely learn to play the game we love.
For more information, contact: President: Steve Lewer 0459 082 162 or Vice President: Darren Bird 0404 839 317