2018-2019 AFLW Talent Pathway Program
The South West Sydney Academy of Sport is currently accepting nominations from female athletes interested in attending selection trials for the Academy 2018-2019 AFLW Talent Pathway Program. This is a full Academy program with access to all skill development, match play, touring, athlete education and community engagement opportunities.
Born in 2004, 2003 Athletes turning age 15 and 16 in 2019.
All athletes nominating for an Academy scholarship must reside within the defined Council Local Government boundaries of Campbelltown, Camden, Liverpool, and Wollondilly.
Note Athletes that do not reside within these Local Government boundaries but attend school or compete for an affiliate sporting club within these boundaries, may be considered for selection subject to special consideration by the Academy.
Trials for this program will be held at 5:30 pm 22nd & 29th October 2018 at Peter Miller Park, Cedar Rd Casula. (TBC)
Weekly training sessions will be held on school term within the Academy region. Mondays from 5:30pm until 7:15pm. Full program calendar will be available prior to acceptances.
This program has a skill development/talent identification focus. Athletes who have a successful program will potentially gain access to the AFLW NSW/ACT performance pathway. All selected players will have the opportunity to play at the ClubsNSW Academy Games which is the selection trials for the NSW U16's side.
A GST inclusive levy of $300-00 will be applicable to successful athletes and covers the cost of uniform including dress polo, training gear, tracksuit, back pack, and participation in the program.
Acknowledging that Girls playing competition AFL at a high level is relatively new; we are encouraging athletes from all sports to nominate. In 2018 girls who had previously played a variety of other sports had remarkable levels of success. The South West Sydney Academy program has a skill development/talent identification focus. Athletes who have a successful program will potentially gain access to the AFL NSW/ACT performance pathway. At the conclusion of the State wide Academy program a NSW U16 squad will be selected
Phone: (02) 4627 7622
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