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JUNIOR Girls - the lioness 

Junior Girls Membership for the 2023 Season

​In 2017 our girls’ junior footy program was established and has now grown to one of the largest in Victoria.  With over 200 females playing football at our club, this is testament to our culture of inclusiveness, development, fun and fitness.

 

Our teams receive on field skills coaching from AFL professionals such as specialise tackling sessions along with off field fun including junior club functions, pie & pizza nights and private team sessions at our local gym sponsors. 

Maribyrnong Park Football Club is committed to Junior Girls Football, our dedicated female football department lead by Club Vice President and Female Football Co-ordinator Theresa Murch ensures our female program is forefront and core to the success of our club. 

With dedicated female facilities, we train on both Monk and Walsh ovals at Maribyrnong Park, Moonee Ponds.  The club competes in the Essendon District Football League (EDFL) and will enter Junior Girls teams in U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18.5.

Our coaches are both experienced women and men to ensure we are as inclusive as possible, as well having the talented Michael Agresta - Carlton Football Club's National Recruiting Manager, who heads up our

Junior skills development program as Junior Football Director.

#MARBYLIONESS2023 #ThisGirlCan #AFLW #GOMARBYLIONS

 

If you have any questions or would like futher information please email: marbylionsjuniors@gmail.com

or call Theresa on 0412321162

Note: Junior Registration early bird discount ends 1 January for 2023 Season.

Inclusions:

  • MPFC Training Top (new players)

  • MPFC Beanie

  • Plus each Junior will also receive a free Marby Barby item & drink voucher for 9 senior home games.

 

Fees also help cover over costs associated with playing football: EDFL Affiliation & Team Entry Fees, EDFL Umpire Fees, EDFL Insurance - Public Liability, Insurance - Asset Protection, Council Facilities rental, Electricity, Cleaner & Associated Costs, First Aid Kits, Coaches Training, Match Day Balls, Training Equipment, Game Day Awards, Jumper Presentations, Trophies, Team Nights

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AGE ELIGIBILITY

Year of birth
U8:    2015, 2016

U10:  2013, 2014

U12:  2011, 2012

U14:  2009, 20010

U16:  2007, 2008

     U18.5:  2006, 2005 & 2004 (from 1 July)

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Information:

  • All football training sessions and home games are played locally at Maribyrnong Park, 40 The Boulevard, Moonee Ponds

  • Training for juniors is typically Wednesday and Firday for 60mins.

  • Junior Games occur on Sunday morning with under 8s starting 8:30am, under 10s starting 9:45am, under 12s/14s/16s  from 11:00am 

  • The playing season starts in early April and finishes in July with 14 games in total. The final fixture won’t be released until March when all teams are registered to the league.

  • All Coaches are AFL Level 1 Certified Coaches and hold a current Working With Children’s Check (WWCC).

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