"AFLQ Club of the year 2019"
Welcome to Southport Sharks Junior AFL. The Junior Club's core values are "Family, Proud, Honest & Disciplined" Our Purpose is to cultivate & foster the game of Australian Rules Football. To educate, train, coach and encourage members of the club in broader aspects of life, not just specifically football. When you come to visit, you’ll see why kids on the Gold Coast, love to play here.
What We’re All About
Southport Sharks Junior AFL is a proven pathway club for AFL players on the Gold Coast. Our membership exceeded 400 registered players and 22 teams in the South East Queensland League.
The junior Club was established in 1961 and has grown to accommodate both Boys and Girls from U6's to U18.5 Colts. The Junior club provides pathways to QAFL & NEAFL for the Males & QFAW, QAFLW for our Females.
The club also established the Southport Sharks Academy in 2018, giving our youth players the opportunity to work with Level 3 NEAFL & AFL Accredited Coaches.
Welcome to the Sharks
Southport Sharks Junior AFL
The introduction to AFL for 5 to 10 year age groups. Auskick runs on Saturday mornings from 8.30am
When Auskick finishes, our Club based Superstars program starts on Saturdays from 8.30am. All players receive a medal at the end of the year presentation.
Progression from Auskick / Superstars, the next phase is U8's Football. Players receive a Club polo shirt, Team photo and a medal at our end of year presentation.
Junior Football U9's, U10's & U11's
U9's & U10's play zone football while U11's play on a 3/4 size field. Junior Football is mixed with Girls & Boys.
U11's also have boys only & Girls only teams includes free Club Polo shirt
Youth Football U12, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17 Boys & Girls Teams
Boys U12, U14 & U16
Girls U13, U15 & U17
Age groups are made up of Conference Championship & Community Cup competition zones. All Youth players receive a Club Polo shirt. Team photo and medals are presented at the end of season Presentation nights
Southport Sharks Colts for Boys who have moved to senior football. Colts is the link between Youth Football and Reserves / Senior Football. Southport offers pathways through QAFL & NEAFL