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  • Promote and develop player participation and parental /guardian involvement to ensure all players reach their full potential.

  • Develop and manage the Club to ensure it is a well-respected and successful junior club in the Eastern Football Netball League.

  • Maximize the cultural and social benefits of being a member of the club to our players, coaches, officials, parents/guardians, supporters and the community at large.

  • Foster good citizenship both on and off the football field at all times.

  • Recognise, respect, foster and promote the unique qualities of Australian Rules Football as Australia's national winter sport.



  • We recognise the GWRFC is a significant component of the EFNL and acknowledge the need to integrate our standards and objectives in the EFNL and vice-versa.

  • We foster an environment of fun and enjoyment for all players, coaches, officials, parents/guardians, supporters and the community by always encouraging and applauding the efforts of all players, coaches, and officials, and never ridiculing mistakes or losses.

  • We encourage an atmosphere of learning and skill development for players and coaches. Therefore all coaches must have as a minimum, Level 1 AFL accreditation and be a registered member of the Football Coaches Association. The financial cost will be met by the Club.

  • We also aim to ensure coaches are supplied with the latest aids and equipment.

  • We believe in player rotation both on and off the field to ensure all players are given every chance to not only participate, but to experience different positions aver the course of the season.

  • The GWRFC strongly believes winning isn't everything at a junior level, but recognises competition is healthy for player development and team morale.

  • We promote a positive, friendly, healthy image and strongly support the concept of teamwork both on and off the playing field and encourage and welcome parental/guardian and supporter involvement at both team and club level.

  • We recognise the need to maintain a safe environment for all players, official, parents/guardians, supporters and the community.

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