Southport Sharks Junior AFL
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ABOUT Under 9’s (U9)

Your child (boys and girls) will be introduced to tackling by using the ‘wrap tackle’.

A modified version of tackling where players are ‘bear hugged’ and do not go to ground, Larger field (than U8) 12-a-side teams.


Ground size100m x 80m
Players per team:15 players (12 on field with 3 on bench)
Zones:Field is equally divided into 3 zones: Forward, Middle and Back.
Game Time:4 x 10min quarters.
Each player will experience each zone during the game. Depending on player numbers per team each player will play a minimum 3 quarters.
Rules: Further details on this age group can be found under the documents tab of the website


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Training Schedules

Kool Kids Kanteen