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There are many ways to play football for kids, men and women throughout metropolitan and country South Australia.
SANFL proudly administrates and supports all forms of Australian Rules Football in this state.

  • SANFL Schools Competition

    Aged 7-13 years. Limited Contact

    The 2020 SANFL Schools competition has been postponed, in line with the postponement of SANFL Juniors and other junior programs.

    A decision regarding SANFL Schools will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • SANFL National Pharmacies Juniors

    Ages 8-16yrs, limited Contact

    The 2020 SANFL Juniors competition has been postponed, in line with the postponement of all SANFL competitions and programs.

    A decision regarding SANFL Juniors will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • Community Football

    Ages 8-18yrs, Limited Contact

    SANFL has strongly recommended that all affiliated Community Football leagues in SA be postponed until 31 May, 2020, in line with all other SANFL competitions and programs.

    For more information around your league's season, please contact your local club or League.

  • Statewide Super Mini League

    Aged 11-13 years, Limited Contact.

    The 2020 SANFL Statewide Super Mini League competition has been postponed, in line with the postponement of SANFL Juniors and other junior programs.

    A decision regarding Mini League will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • SANFL Inclusive League

    Aged 15 years and over

    The 2020 SANFL APM Inclusive League has been postponed, in line with the postponement of all other SANFL competitions and programs.

    A decision regarding the SANFL APM Inclusive League will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • Community Football

    Aged 18 years and over

    SANFL has strongly recommended that all affiliated Community Football leagues in SA be postponed until 31 May, 2020, in line with all other SANFL competitions and programs.

    For more information around your league's season, please contact your local club or League.

  • AFL 9s

    All Ages, Non-Contact

    The 2020 AFL 9's program has been postponed until at least 31 May, in line with the postponement of all other SANFL competitions and programs.

    A decision regarding future AFL 9's competitions for the 2020 Season will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

  • SANFL & ECH Walking Footy

    Ages 50+

    The 2020 SANFL & ECH Walking Footy program has been postponed, in line with the postponement of all SANFL competitions and programs.

    A decision regarding future SANFL & ECH Walking Footy programs will be made later in the year, based on the changing circumstances and advice from government and relevant health authorities.

Community Programs

SANFL is passionate about offering an inclusive environment to ensure Australian Football is accessible to all South Australians, regardless of their age, gender, disability or nationality.

  • Multicultural Programs

    SANFL offers different promotional, participation and talent programs for people from non-traditional football backgrounds living in South Australia.

    These include multicultural festivals and community engagement along with the Multicultural Umpiring Academy and various talent pathways for multicultural footballers to represent our State.

  • Disability Programs

    SANFL is dedicated to ensuring people of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to be part of our supportive community and experience Australian Football.

    The SANFL Inclusive League, AFL 9's, State representative, Wheelchair Aussie Rules and Auskick programs are just some of the many opportunities available for people with disability.

  • Indigenous Programs

    SANFL spreads its wings far and wide to provide opportunities for Indigenous players to partcipate in Australian Football.

    This includes facilitating federally funded programs in the APY Lands (Far North) and Maralinga (Far West). SANFL also hosts the annual Don McSweeny Aboriginal Lands Cup at Adelaide Oval between these regions while also managing the SA Kickstart teams at the AFL Diversity Championships.