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Youth Football U12-U18

Tailor made for players of all abilities and aspirations, AFL Youth caters to

teenage boys aged from 13 to 18.

An ideal progression from either NAB AFL Auskick or AFL Junior, AFL Youth provides

boys with the opportunity to play in a graded competition within a club environment.


Fun, fast and skilful, AFL Youth is chance for boys to play football with their

mates and establish new friendships, with a distinct focus on team building.

Greater Springfield is currently building their youth programs and is always looking for

AFL minded people with coaching & development skills to add to a growing

club program.  If you feel you have something to offer or would like to

provide some feedback, please contact the club as we would love to hear from 


Age 12 – 14

Key Principles

  • Fun and safe

  • Play with mates

  • Focus on developing skills and tactics

  • Modified rules, playing area and equipment

Age 16 – 18

By ages 15-18 the full Laws of Australian Football are applied and boys will play the same brand of football they see being played at the elite level. It is at this stage that talented youth players may be identified to participate in the NAB AFL Rising Stars Program, the pathway for elite teenage footballers with aspirations of joining the AFL.

Key Principles

  • Fun and fast

  • Play with mates

  • Continue developing skills and tactics

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