Australian Rules Football (AFL)

Australian Rules Football (AFL)

Double forearm amputee playing AFL - catching the ballAustralian Rules Football (AFL) is one of the most popular team sports in Australia. There are many opportunities to get involved in the sport through school, club, female, junior, masters and seniors programs.

Download our AFL fact sheet for more details.

Local programs

Contact your local AFL club for information about come and try days, clinics, competitions and membership. For a list of AFL clubs in your area, visit AFL Queensland.


Development opportunities are provided through local club programs and governing bodies for the sport.

Competition opportunities and pathways

Footballers with a disability may be able to compete in mainstream competition at club, regional, state and national level.


Anyone can start developing skills, all you need is a football.

Other roles

You don’t have to play AFL to be involved. You can make a contribution as a club volunteer, coach, official, administrator of the sport or as an enthusiastic supporter. For more information, contact AFL Queensland.

Working with mainstream sport

We are pleased to welcome AFL Queensland as part of the Sports CONNECT Queensland network as the organisation aims to develop more opportunities for people with a disability to participate in AFL as players, coaches, officials, administrators and volunteers.

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