Community football leagues and clubs provide an opportunity for senior players to participate in football competitions from social to sub-elite level.
Football is an integral part of many local communities and community football competitions are thriving like never before. There is a club nearby to suit everyone’s needs, goals and lifestyle.
Playing the game of Australian football brings with it many benefits. Due to the nature of the game, the main benefits gained from playing are: heightened physical fitness, improved hand-eye coordination and communication skills required when playing as a team.
Playing in a team is a unique bond participants share. It is through this bond that players experience teamwork, strong mateship and a sense of comradery.
In a broader sense, Australian football – particularly Community football – brings people within a community together. Players not only experience the benefits of playing as a collective team, but also contribute to the community's well being.