1. Football


Football: kick a check side from the pocket and/or shoot from less than 45 degrees out


Aussie rules football is part of our national sporting identity and is a diverse and inclusive sport with a range of options for all abilities. AFL is a great team sport with skills such as marking, handballing, kicking, defending and many others depending on what version of the game you are playing.




Children can participate in Auskick until they are 12. It involves weekly sessions where kids explore the world of AFL, building football skills and playing in a safe and fun setting.x





AllPlay has practical tips and strategies, footy stories and videos for coaches, clubs, health professionals, parents and players of all abilities. The strategies have been developed using the best available evidence and by talking to people in the community, including individuals with disability, families, coaches, and health professionals.




AFL Community

AFL Community has information and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Multicultural and individuals with a disability.




Indigenous Inclusion


In 2022 for National Reconciliation Week the AFL Players Association launched an AFL Players Map that displays the language groups of 81 male and 20 AFLW players (101 in total), celebrating the cultural diversity of both competitions. There are 73 language/cultural groups represented across the map including players from Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri, Narangga and Adnyamathanha country. 


The AFL also has a range of Indigenous Programs as well as the Sir Doug Nicholls Round as where we celebrate the contribution of  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and contribution to our game. Check out behind the scenes of the Richmond Tigers performing the Laguntas Dance as part of Dreamtime at the MCG.  


Some Indigenous legends of our game include Eddie Betts (highlights), Michael Long (highlights), Nikki Windmar (highlights), Gavin Wanganeen (highlights) Andrew Mcloud (highlights), and Adam Goodes (highlights). 




AFL Wheelchair

Wheelchair Aussies Rules was created in partnership between Disability Sports Australia and the Australian Defence Force, to provide footballers with or without a disability the opportunity to play a competitive game of football. Disability Sports Australia as the governing body, host the National Wheelchair Championships with the support of the AFL.


Check out how wheelchair football has impacted Yasmina’s life along with the inspiring Jude – another AFL Wheelchair Athlete.




AFL Blind

AFL Blind is a newly adapted version of Australian Rules football which enables people with blindness or low vision, through modifications to equipment and rules, to play AFL.


There are some great AFL Blind athletes who have talked about why footy is important to them. Check out what Bridget and Jason have to say.





In 2017 the AFL Woman’s league was established and it was an important turning point for the sport as it began an important pathway towards inclusion.


Check out some of the contenders for goal of the year.




AFL Men’s

The Men’s AFL has been a much-loved sport for over a century and continues to grow in supporters and programs that stretch across the entire country. For some there are few bigger days than the AFL Grand Final in September.


One of the greats in AFL is Eddie Betts who was a master of kicking goals from pockets and from any near goal – check these highlights.





AFL Max is an immersive footy skill and entertainment centre. The state-of-the-art facility brings together the latest technology and traditional skills development for players and fans of all ages.





The SANFL has both a male and female league and great junior competition. Watching local footy is such a great way to spend a weekend and aspiring to play at a professional level is a dream worth working hard for.




Adelaide Football League

Find your local football club and check out what options they have to compete and play.




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