Youth Girls

Youth Girls competitions are for girls aged 13 to 18 of all abilities and aspirations. Youth Girls Football gives players the opportunity to play in a graded competition for girls within a club environment. Youth Girls Football gradually gets more competitive to ensure your child is ready for the full rules of Australian Football.

Features of U11s Youth Girls are as follows:

  • The size of the playing field is reduced.
  • Size 3 synthetic/leather ball.
  • Each team has between 9-12 players.
  • Games consist of 4 x 13 minute quarters.
  • No smothering, shepharding, barging or fending.
  • Modified tackling rules apply (no bumping, slinging or deliberately bringing the opposition player in possession of the ball to the ground).
  • Players cannot knock the ball out of an opponent’s hands, push the player in the side, steal the ball from another player, smother an opponent’s kick or shepherd an opponent, or deliberately pull or grab the hair of an opponent.
  • Marking distance of 10 metres.
  • No kicking off the ground (unless accidental).

Features of U13s Youth Girls are as follows:

  • The size of the playing field is reduced.
  • Size 3 leather ball.
  • Each team has between 9-15 players.
  • Games consist of 4 x 15 minute quarters.
  • Full tackling rules apply.
  • Marking distance of 10 metres.
  • Scores are recorded on competition tables, and teams are divisionalised.

Features of U15s Youth Girls are as follows:

  • The size of the playing field may be reduced.
  • Size 4 synthetic/leather ball.
  • Each team has between 9-15 players.
  • Games consist of 4 x 15 minute quarters.
  • Full tackling rules apply.
  • Scores are recorded on competition tables, and teams are divisionalised.

Features of U18s Youth Girls are as follows:

  • Full size playing field.
  • Size 4 synthetic/leather ball.
  • Each team has between 12-16 players.
  • Games consist of 4 x 16 minute quarters.
  • Full tackling rules apply.
  • Scores are recorded on competition tables, and teams are divisionalised.

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