AFL NSW/ACT is currently accepting team nominations from schools to participate in Stage 1 of the Year 5 & 6 AFL Competition, the Paul Kelly Cup. Teams successful at their local zone gala day (stage 1) will progress through to the Regional Final and finally to the State Final at the SCG.
Stage 1 - Local Zone Gala Day - Term 1Stage 2 - Regional Final - Term 2, TBC, Macquarie UniversityStage 3 - State Final - Term 3 (Mid August)
DETAILSPaul Kelly Cup teams consist of 12 players (three zones consisting of four players). Games are played on smaller modified fields under 12 rules (modified tackle and 10-12min halves), this allows children who are new to the game to experience and enjoy AFL in a fun and safe environment. Teams will play a minimum of 3 games at the Paul Kelly Cup round robin local zone gala day.