AFL Central Victoria Academy

The AFL Central Victoria Junior/Youth Academy was introduced by the AFL Central Victorian Commission to further assist the development of the talented players across the region.


The Football Program is a development program for approximately 300 young footballers from across the region, and includes the leading young footballers (male & female) from across the BJFL, LVFL, HDFL and NCFL.  The Bendigo based program is delivered to approximately 40 young footballers at each of Under 12, Under 13, Under 14 , Under 15, Under 16 male age group players and Youth Girls.  The North Central based program is delivered to  approximately 30 players.


The Netball Program is a development program for approximately 60 young girls from across the region and is delivered to approximately 20 young netballers at each of 12 years, 13 years and 14 years. 

Nominations for the 2019 program should be completed by October 31st, using this link  An automatic confirmation should be sent once the form is completed.  

If the child is unable to attend on any of the scheduled trials please ensure you email Carol Cathcart on prior to the trial as games are pre-prepared.

2019 Netball Academy Information 

2019 Trial Information 

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