Roos Youths (Open Rules)
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 AFL Auskick or AFL Juniors, AFL Youths provides boys with the opportunity to play in a graded competition within a club environment.
Fun, fast and skilful, AFL Youths is chance for boys to play football with their mates and establish new friendships, with a distinct focus on team building.
AFL Youths caters for boys in schools years 8-12 (aged 13 to 18 years)
- Fun and safe
- Play with mates
- Focus on developing skills and tactics
- Modified rules, playing area and equipment
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.
- Fun and fast
- Play with mates
- Continue developing skills and tactics
This is achieved through skill activities and programs for individuals, small groups and teams, and aims to assist development of personal and social skills.
In Youths your child will be training 2 nights a week for 1-1.5 hours (usually Tuesdays & Thursdays between 5 and 6:30 pm however this is dependant on coach availability)
Pre-season training will usually start at the end of February/beginning of March, with full training starting in April. All players will be notified of the time and venue by their respective coaches or managers.
Mt Lawley Inglewood Roos Junior Football Club is an AFL Kids First and AFL Quality Certified Club with a focus on fun and enjoyment.
The club accepts KidSport vouchers for payment of fees.