SANFL is dedicated to ensuring people of all ages, and varying abilities, have the opportunity to be part of our supportive community and experience Australian Football.
Regardless of the form of participation, SANFL supports players, coaches, umpires and officials with various programs and competitions modified to cater to individuals with physical and mental limitations.
SANFL engages at school and community sports days along with providing AAA Auskick programs that are designed to meet the needs of children with a specific disability.
The C7 Football Amateur League, WheelChair Aussie Rules, Inclusion National Carnival and Deaf Football are just some of the many programs available that meet the needs of individuals with disability.
SANFL aims to be active in the community, engaging disability groups through a presence at school and community sports days run across South Australia.
If you would like SANFL to attend your next Sports Day, please email Andrew Ainger, Diversity Programs Coordinator, [email protected]
C7 Football Amateur League Competition
The C7 division is a 12-a-side Australian Rules football competition for males with an integration difficulty, suitable for those aged 14 years and over.
Currently there are five SAAFL clubs involved in the competition: Goodwood Saints, Henley, Kenilworth, Kilburn and Salisbury.
For more information, please contact Nathan Pepper, Inclusive Sports SA Sports and Recreation Coordinator, on 8122 6732 or email [email protected]
AAA Auskick centre
The SANFL AAA NAB AFL Auskick program is designed to ensure that Auskick centres are as inclusive as possible and that children of all abilities have access to learn and experience our great game.
AAA NAB AFL Auskick Centres are designed to cater for children with a specific disability. The centres have been created through a community need and are designed with the needs of the particular disability in mind.
Visit aflauskick.com.au for more information
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WheelChair Aussie Rules
The SANFL support Disability Recreation and Sports SA (DRSSA) in the promotion and awareness of Wheelchair Aussie Rules in SA.
More information about the program please visit: sports.org.au/wcaussierules/
Inclusion National Carnival
Inclusive Sport SA and SANFL support the South Australian team for footballers with an intellectual disability to compete at the week-long AFL National Inclusion Carnival.
Games consist of four 10-minute quarters with each team in the Carnival fielding 15 players with three on the interchange bench.
SANFL partners with Deaf Football SA to provide opportunities to DFSA’s to build capacity and promote awareness in order to offer participation opportunities to hearing impaired and deaf participants.
For more information about Deaf Football please contact Brenton Lillecrapp: [email protected]
AFL Inclusive Coaching – Kids with Disabilities