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SAWFL Summer Training Squad - Schedule Released

The training schedule for the SAWFL Summer Training Squad has been released (as at 25th November 2014)...more

2014 SAWFL Members' Survey

We want YOUR feedback! All members of the SAWFL including players, umpires, volunteers, committee members, coaches, sports trainers, etc are invited to complete a short survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RNWM86P ...more

Modbury FC Pre-Season Training

Modbury FC's Pre-Season Training commences on Thursday 4th December. Refer to the flyer for full details...more

Port Adelaide WFC - Training Sessions for All Age Groups

The Port Adelaide Women's FC is holding Pre-Christmas Training Sessions for all age groups starting Tuesday 2nd December 2014, 5:30pm at Nazar Reserve, Semaphore South...more

Modbury FC Coaching Opportunities 2015

Modbury FC is seeking applications for season 2015 for the following coaching opportunities...more

SAWFL Summer Training Squad - Session #2

Session #2 of the SAWFL Summer Training Squad will take place on Sunday 23rd November, 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Adelaide Airport Stadium. Please help us to spread the word about training! View further details about the Summer Training Squad...more

2015 SAWFL Affiliation Process & Competition Details

Affiliating with the South Australian Women’s Football League (SAWFL) in 2015 will be a two-part process, which falls into line with the SAAFL affiliation process. Part 1 of the SAWFL Affiliation Form must be submitted to the League by 5:00pm on Friday 28th November 2014. In 2015 the SAWFL will be running the following competitions - Open Women's (Div 1 & 2), Under 18 Girls and Under 15 Girls...more

Guide to Establishing a Female Football Team

If your club is looking to start up a female football team in Adelaide, be sure to have a read of the "Guide to Establishing a Female Football Team"...more

SAWFL 2014 Annual General Meeting - Change of Date

The SAWFL 2014 Annual General Meeting will now take place on Monday 15 December 2014, 6:30pm in the Function Room at Adelaide Airport Stadium...more

Call for SAWFL Board Nominations

The South Australian Women's Football League (SAWFL) is seeking nominations for the roles of Chairman and Director (up to five positions available) of the SAWFL Board. Nominations are now open and will close on Friday 28 November...more

Club Position Description Templates

A football club cannot run successfully without an effective management base, which is made up of various roles. A comprehensive list of job description templates for football clubs, as well as a range of other resources, can be found on the AFL's 'Club Management' website...more

SA U18 Youth Girls State Team - Player Registrations Open

Registrations are now open for the 2015 South Australian U18 Youth Girls State Team...more

SA U18 Youth Girls State Team - Head Coach Applications Open

Applications are now open for the position of Head Coach for the South Australian U18 Youth Girls State Team. The team will compete at the AFL U18 Youth Girls National Championships in Western Australia, May 2015...more

U18 Youth Girls State Team 2015 - Trials for Selection

Keep an eye out for information on trials for the U18 Youth Girls State Team 2015!...more

U18 Youth Girls State Team 2015 - Call for Coaches

Keep an eye out for the upcoming "Call for Coaches" for the 2015 U18 Youth Girls State Team...more

SAWFL Summer Training Squad: Session 1 - Sat 1st Nov

All players who will be aged 17 years or older as at 1st January 2015 are invited to attend the first session of the SAWFL Summer Training Squad (previously named the SAWFL 2015 Draft Squad) on Saturday 1st November...more

Narelle Smith wins Honorary Football Woman of the Year Award

Congratulations to SAWFL Chairman, Narelle Smith, who has today been announced as the 2014 Honorary Football Woman of the Year! This is a fantastic achievement and well deserved recognition for Narelle...more

2014 Open Women's Premiers: Morphettville Park Div 1 & Salisbury

Congratulations to Morphettville Park on their Division 1 Premiership, and Salisbury on their Division 2 Premiership! It was a fantastic day at Adelaide Airport Stadium. Thank you to everyone in attendance...more

2014 SAWFL Open Women's Grand Finals

The League has released the details for this Sunday's Open Women's Division 2 and Division 2 Grand Finals!...more

FootyWISE Research - SAWFL Players

Attention SAWFL Players!...more

2014 SAWFL Presentation Night

Over 200 people attended the 2014 SAWFL Presentation Night at The Port Club on Saturday 6th September. Thank you to all who attended and a special thank you to the Master of Ceremonies, Ben Hook, who did a tremendous job. We would like to congratulate the award recipients...more

Fundraising Opportunity for SAWFL Clubs!

The CH9 Adelaide Football League is offering some great fundraising opportunities for SAWFL clubs! They are searching for volunteers for their Grand Finals at Adelaide Airport Stadium on Sat 13th, Sun 14th and Sat 20th September...more

2014 Open Women's Elimination Finals

The League has released the details for this Friday's Open Women's Elimination Finals!...more

Salisbury conquer Under 16 Girls Knockout Competition!

Congratulations to Salisbury FC who conquered the 2014 SAWFL Under 16 Girls Knockout Competition after defeating Modbury FC by 4 points in a nail-biting final...more

SAWFL Under 16 Girls Knock-Out Competition

This Friday 29th August we will be hosting a Knock Out Competition for the SAWFL Under 16 Girls teams in replacement of Finals...more

SAWFL Chairman announced as finalist for 2014 Football Woman of the Year!

Congratulations to SAWFL Chairman, Narelle Smith, who has been announced as a finalist for the 2014 Football Woman of the Year Award! This award recognises women who have made a significant contribution to the game of Australian football...more

Reminder: SAWFL Cybersafety Policy

The League would like to take this opportunity to remind its clubs and members about the SAWFL Cybersafety Policy. Members of the SAWFL its clubs have a responsibility to ensure that all online communications are in keeping with The League’s expectations in relation to appropriate and respectful interactions with officials, coaches, umpires, players, parents, spectators and sponsors...more

Live Broadcast from Mulvi's 300th Game

OzSports will be broadcasting online live from the West Adelaide v Ingle Farm game on Saturday 26 July! Tune in to the broadcast through your smart phone, laptop or PC to hear commentary throughout the match...more

Under 16 Girls Competition Update

With a number of girls competing this week in the ‘School Sport Australia 16 & Under Girls National Championships’, the League has decided to move all Round 4 games to Friday 22 August. There has also been changes made to the Finals...more

SAWFL announces the Mulvihill Medal

The SAWFL is thrilled to announce that the Division 2 Best & Fairest Player Medal will be named after long serving member of the League, Catherine Mulvihill!...more

2014 SAWFL Presentation Night

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 SAWFL Presentation Night! This is the night of nights for female football in South Australia. We will be celebrating milestones, awards and the year in football for the Under 18 Girls and Open Women's Divisions 1 & 2!...more

Catherine Mulvihill's 300th Game!

Head down to City Mazda Stadium on Saturday 26 July to cheer on Catherine Mulvihill in her 300th Game!...more

SAWFL Open Women's Finals Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2014 SAWFL Open Women's Finals has been released...more

Philmac kicking goals for regional sports clubs

Does your sports club need some new equipment to give it an edge on opponents? Do you have a club member who has an extraordinary talent?
Regional sports clubs across Australia now have the opportunity to score a range of free equipment and cash prizes thanks to Australian pipe fittings manufacturer Philmac...more

Female dental injuries on the rise in SA

The South Australian branch of the Australian Dental Association (ADASA) says its members are treating more women and girls with dental injuries sustained on the field....more

Procedure for Forfeits & Game Changes

This season we have seen forfeits and movements of games in all competitions and divisions. Please ensure that your club is familiar with, and adheres to, the procedures for forfeiting or moving the date/time/location of a game...more

Criminal History Assessment/National Police Certificate

All SAWFL clubs must follow the standards issued by the Department for Families and Communities when conducting criminal history assessments. Here is some key information for SAWFL clubs on conducting criminal history assessments or obtaining a National Police Certificate...more

Under 16 Girls Competition kicks-off this Friday night!

The Inaugural SAWFL Under 16 Girls Competition is set to commence this Friday 27 June, under lights at Adelaide Airport Stadium (Thebarton Oval)! There has been great interest and support from the football community, with eight teams competing to take out the first Under 16 Girls Premiership...more

Morphettville Park WFC Under 16 Girls

Morphettville Park Football Club is one of the clubs entering team into the Inaugural SAWFL Under 16 Girls Competition. Everyone is welcome to get involved. Refer to flyer for more details...more

Under 16 Girls 9-a-side Competition - 27 June 2014

The SAWFL will be introducing its first Under 16 Girls Competition, commencing on Friday 27 June 2014! Team entries are due prior to 5:00pm on Friday 13 June...more

Morphettville Park claims SAWFL Under 18 Girls Premiership

Read about the 2014 SAWFL Under 18 Girls Grand Final, written by Kristy Williams...more

2014 Under 18 Girls Grand Final this Friday!

Head down to Thebarton Oval this Friday 30 May to see Modbury take on Morphettville Park in the 2014 Under 18 Girls Grand Final at 6:30pm...more

Open Women's Competition Kicks Off This Weekend!

The 2014 Open Women's Competition will kick-off this weekend at various grounds around Adelaide. Clubs and their players should ensure they have familiarised themselves with the fixture and the By-Laws...more

SAWFL Season Launch

The SAWFL will now kick off the 2014 Open Women’s Season with a Season Launch on Tuesday 18 March at the SAAFL offices...more

SAWFL Board Announced

At the 2013 Annual General Meeting on Monday 17 February, the following Board members were elected...more

SAWFL Complaint Form

A Complaint Form has been introduced that should be used by clubs in making complaints relating to the SAWFL...more

Open Women's Competition Affiliation

The SAWFL has released documentation and forms relating to the 2014 Open Women's Competition...more

2013 AFL Women's Exhibition Game Documentary

The AFL has released a documentary on the 2013 Women's Exhibition Game! Check it out at the link below and make sure you "Like" it, "Tweet" it and Share it with all your friends and family to get the word out!
http://www.afl.com.au/video/2014-03-04/women-draftees-journey-to-the-gmore

SAWFL Article in SAAFL's The Bounce

The SAAFL has placed a great spread on the SAWFL in their latest edition of The Bounce...more

Under 18's Competition Kicks Off Tonight!

The 2014 Under 18 Girls Competition will kick-off tonight at various grounds around Adelaide. Clubs should ensure they have familiarised themselves with the updated draw (as at 27 February), the By-Laws and forms listed on this page...more

Port Adelaide WFC in Recess for 2014

The League has received confirmation from Port Adelaide Women’s Football Club that they will be in recess for the 2014 season for both of their Open Women’s and Under 18's teams...more

AFL Cultural Strategy & Education

The AFL Cultural Strategy and Education Unit have worked collaboratively with AFL Media to produce four short documentaries that focus on the issues of mental health, equality, homophobia and vilification. These clips can be viewed on this page...more

SAWFL & CH9 AFL Announce Partnership!

The South Australian Women’s Football League (SAWFL) in conjunction with the Channel 9 Adelaide Football League (CH9 AFL) is excited to announce a joint effort in administering and developing the South Australian Women’s Football League...more

Women's All Stars Trials and Match Dates Confirmed

The SANFL Women's "All Star" Match has been confirmed for Saturday 19th April, Playford Alive Oval, prior to the Central District vs Adelaide FC game. Trials will take place on 16 and 23 March...more

Umpiring/Players/Coaches Session Feedback

If you attended one of the SAWFL Umpiring/Players/Coaches Sessions, please provide some feedback by completing a short survey...more

Player Transfers Procedure

Club administrators should familiarise themselves with the following procedure for obtaining player transfers as per the conditions of affiliation with the South Australian Community Football League to which all clubs are expected to comply...more

Inaugural Women's All-Star Match - Nominate Now!

Nominations are now open for women to attend two trial sessions during March, which will determine who is selected for the All-Stars contest...more

SAWFL Draft Draws Released!

The 2014 SAWFL Competition draft draws are now available under "Playing" > "Fixtures/Results". Please note that these draws are draft and subject to change, with Modbury having an alternative oval and Division 2 time slots to be altered.more

Amended Draft Constitution & By-Laws for Review

Amendments and alterations have been made to the SAWFL Constitution & By-Laws. Please take the time to review these documents prior to the SAWFL AGM on Monday 17 February 2014...more

Director of Coaching Role

Melbourne University Women's Football Club has recently brought on a Director of Coaching. What do you think about the SAWFL bringing on a Director of Coaching?...more

Modbury Football Club Training 2014

Modbury Football Club offers Under 16's, Under 18's and Senior Women's football teams within established competitions, and has now commenced trainings on Tuesday and Thursday nights...more

SAWFL Players & Coaches Sessions

These sessions are aimed at bonding a closer relationship between umpires, players and coaches of the SAWFL. It is encouraged that all clubs aim at getting some, if not all, of their players to attend as well as coaches and club executives...more

SAWFL Board Nominations

Nominations are now open for the SAWFL Board...more

SAWFL 2013 Annual General Meeting

To take place from 7pm sharp on Monday 17 February at Pooraka FC, 19 McCarthy Court, Pooraka. 10% of each Club's membership is required to attend.more

New Email Address

SAWFL has a new email address! Please add sawflboard@gmail.com to your contacts...more

Nominations Open for U18 Youth Girls State Team Support Staff

Are you are interested in nominating for the position of Assistant Coach/Runner or Team Manager for the U18 Youth Girls State Team in 2014?...more

Greenacres WFC Pre-Season Training

Pre-Season Training commences for the Greenacres FC Women and Under 18's teams on Monday 20 January, 6:30pm at Edward Smith Reserve...more

Morphettville Park Training

Morphettville Park will commence their first training session for 2014 on the morning of Sunday 12 January. For further details, email the club at mpwfc@hotmail.commore

Pooraka Bullettes Pre-Season Training

The 2014 Pre-Season for Pooraka Bullettes is now on if you want to give it a go and try something new. Training details can be found here...more

SA Under 18 State Team Final Trial

Second and final trial for the SA Under 18 State Team will be held on Sunday 2 February at Alberton Oval. Full details available here...more

Proposed 2014 Competition Dates

Following the SAWFL Board of Management meeting on 27 November, the following dates have been proposed for the 2014 Season...more

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from SAWFL!

The SAWFL would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year...more

2013 SAWFL Premiers Greenacres WFC

Congratulations to the Greenacres WFC, the 2013 SAWFL Premiers. The SAWFL Grand Final proved to be a tight contest right until the final siren, with the 'Dragons' coming out as the victors.more

2013 Finals Series

It's that time of year again. The pinnacle of the football season. All of the hard work, blood, sweat & tears amounts to coming out on top with the silverware.

Congratulations and good luck to this years finalists;
Greenacres WFC, Morphettville Park WFC, Port Adelaide WFC & West Adelaide WFC.

You can follow this years finals series by heading to;more

Vacant League Positions

Do you love football?
Wish to add an exciting prospect to your resume?
Want to be involved in growing a strong, prospering Football League?

If you answered yes to any or all of the above, then we would love for you to be involved in one of the fastest growing Leagues in South Australia!more

2013 SA Women's State Captains Announced

Western Bulldogs Draft Pick No.38, Courtney Cramey (Morphettville Park WFC) has been named the Captain of the 2013 SA Women's State Team.more

Major Sponsor Announced

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SAWFL State Open Women's Team 2013

The League is pleased to announce the following players who have been selected to represent SA at the 2013 AFL National Championships to be held in Cairns from 16th to 23rd June.

We congratulate all players and wish them, their Coaching and Support Staff all the very best at the Championships. Captains will be announced next week.more

SANFL Media Release

Thursday, 16 May 2013
SANFL CONGRATULATES TRIOmore

Inaugural AFL Women's Football Draft South Australia's Picks

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AFL National Open Women's Championships Fixture

Below is the 2013 AFL National Open Women's Revised Fixture for SA. This may assist with family and friends in arranging travel and accommodation.more

U18 Youth Girls National Championships Fixture

All Games played at Vic Deakin Reservemore

Live Streaming U18 Youth Girls Championships

Live streaming of the Youth Girls Nationals from Shepparton will be through the following link.

http://www.aflvic.com.au/index.php?id=557more

Seeking Nominations for the first AFL Women's Draft

If you want to be apart of the first AFL Women's Draft, then you are invited to nominate.more

01/05/2012 Fixtures/Results & Clearances Pages

Please note that the 'Fixtures/Results' page and the 'Clearances' page are now located under the 'Playing AFL' tab on the navigation bar.more

01/08/2011 Kate Ellis Announced as the League Patron

The South Australian Women's Football League is pleased to announce that The Honourable Kate Ellis MP, Minister for Employmnet Participation and Childcare, and for the Status of Women has agreed to be the League's Patron for the next three years.

Kate Ellis has held the seat of Adelaide since 2004, when she became the youngest woman to ever be elected to the Austrlain House of Representatives, when she defeated the Liveral Party's Trish Worth to become the Member for Adelaide.

In 2007, Kate was elevated to the Labour Government's frontbench as the Minister for Youth and Sport. In June 2008, Kate was given extra ministerial responsibilities, becoming the Minister for Early Childhood Education, Childcare and Youth; and Minister for Sport.

Following the re-election of the Gillard Labour Government in 2010, Kate became the Minister for Employment Participation and Child Care and the Minister for the Status of Women.

Kate was born in Melbourne and grew up in rural South Australia in the Murrary River town of Mannum where her family owned the local bakery and her mother worked as a teacher in the local primary school. Kate moved to Adelaide for her secondary school education, attending Daws Road High School. She began studying international relations at Flinders University where she was General Secretary of the Students Association and an editor of Empire Times, although she did not finish a degree. A member of the Australian Labour Party, she worked as a research officer for state and federal parliamentarians. She was a ministerial adviser to South Australian state minister Rory McEwen and then for the former Deputy Premier of South Australia, Kevin Foley.

Kate is active in the community of Adelaide and hosts regular street corner meetings, mobile offices and community events to ensure that she keeps in close contact and takes up the issue of the residents she respects. She is a vocal advocate of the 'Save the Murray' campaign and her number one priority is being a strong representative for the residents of Adelaide.

Kate is the number one ticket holder for the Adelaide Crows and is also an avid Adelaide Thuderbirds and Glenelg Tigers Fan.more
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