2016 SAWFL Season Information & Dates for U18's


The SAWFL and the SANFL are working together to bring the SANFL Under 15 Girls competition in line with the SAWFL Under 18 Girls competition where possible.

 12 teams have nominated.

 At this stage, for the integrity of the competition, we will not split the 12 teams into two divisions.

Minor Rounds:

o Commences on 8th April and concludes on 22nd July

o 11 minor rounds, with teams playing each other once

Major Rounds:

o Commences on 29th July and concludes with the Grand Final on 19th or 21st August (venue TBC)

o Four week major round (inc. Grand Final), with the top 5 teams to compete in finals.

o The structure of the final five system can be found at clause 25.4 of the SAWFL By-Laws.

Bye Rounds:

o 22nd April (Middle Weekend of Term 1 School Holidays)

o 29th April & 6th May (U18 Girls National Championships TBC)

o 10th June (June Long Weekend)

o 15th June (Middle Weekend of Term 2 School Holidays)


Angle Vale

Christies Beach


Hope Valley



Morphettville Park

Mount Barker


Port Adelaide

West Adelaide

Western Suburbs

Age Requirements:

o As per section 12.27 of the SAWFL By-Laws, for a player to be eligible to play in this competition she must be:

At least 15 years old on 1st January 2016 (underage players may be eligible to apply for dispensation, please refer to the SAWFL By-Laws Annex F Dispensation Policy)

Under the age of 18 years on 1st January 2016

Overage players are not permitted in this competition

Changes to By-Laws:

o A reminder that a number of changes have been made to the SAWFL By-Laws ahead of the 2016 season, including the Under 18 Girls competition increasing to a 15-a-side competition (min 12, max 18) played on a full sized oval with 4 x 17 minutes quarters and longer breaks. Please ensure you and other club personnel are familiar with and understand the By-Laws.


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