AFL Development Program


The South West Sydney Academy of Sport will be conducting an AFL Talent Development Program in 2021 for:

  • Boys - 11 & 12 yrs
  • Girls - 11 & 12 yrs

When: A TEN (10) week Talent Development program will take place from Mid February 2021.

Nominations: Are Open 18 December 2020 and Close 31 January 2021

Starting: Date TBC (Mid to Late February 2021)


  • Nominating players, must be born in 2009 or 2010 for both Boys and Girls.
  • Athletes must reside, attend school or compete for an affiliated club within the defined local government areas of the Regional Academy zones serviced by SWSAS. Camden, Campbelltown, Liverpool, Wollondilly.
  • Athletes must be a member of an AFL NSW/ACT registered AFL club (or agree to join)
  • Athletes must be committed to attending all coaching/training sessions, match-play and civic reception events.
  • We understand that from time to time, players may be unable to attend sessions due to illness, holiday commitments or competing at a higher level within school sport etc. Prior arrangement must be sort and approved from SWSAS to be absent from any session

Athlete Selection

  • All players will be advised of their nominations outcome via email with selected players to be announced on the SWSAS website shortly afterwards.
  • Successful players (parents/guardians) will be provided with scholarship agreement documents and will be required to complete these prior to commencement of the program
  • Selection will be confirmed upon acceptance of the scholarship agreement document and levy paid by the due date.

Athlete Levy

  •   A levy of $150.00 (GST inclusive) will be payable. Due 30 days after Invoice has been emailed out to all successful Athletes.

  •   All players will receive a training uniform, 1x custom made SWSAS AFL ball and a SWSAS drink bottle as part of the program.

Program Partners

2/298 Queen St,
NSW 2560

Letters to: PO Box 307 Macarthur
Square NSW 2560