Colac Football and Netball Community Participation Day

This coming Sunday we are holding a Colac Football and Netball Community Participation Day at Central Reserve.

The participation day is a free educational sessions catering for junior coaches and players, plus there is an opportunity for any Female and Multicultural participants to come and experience what AFL football is all about. There is also a training session being held for this years Under 15 Colac Academy. The squad for the academy can be found below.

In a major coup, we are lucky to have also acquired the services of  Geelong Football Club Players Steve Motlop, Darcy Lang and Jack Henry, and Colac’s own AFL Women’s star Shelly Scott from Melbourne FC.

If you are interested in coming to the day there is no need to register, just turn up on the day and enjoy the sessions planned on the below schedule.


Colac Football and Netball Community Participation Day Itinerary

Sunday February 26 Central Reserve 9.30am-2.30pm

9.30am – Coaches Code of Conduct and behaviour – Luke Maher

10am – Coaching juniors– Dale Amos

Coaches split. Football to oval. Netball to courts.

11am – Colac Academy 1st training session – Dan Casey and Paul Liistro to take training (training plan needed as handout to coaches) Brendan Forssman to liaise with local coaches.

11am – Netball Clinic (netball courts) Mel Taylor Netball Victoria

12.30pm – Lunch- Lions Club BBQ and Bulla Ice Cream Truck

1pm – Football participation activation on Central Reserve

–           Female

–           Multicultural

–           Geelong Football Club Players- Steve Motlop, Darcy Lang and Jack Henry

–           Shelly Scott from Melbourne FC AFLW

2.30pm – Conclusion

If you have any questions relating to the Colac Football and Netball Community Participation Day please feel free to email Luke Maher


2017 Colac Academy Squad

Player Club
William Ruddell Alvie
Zander Hickey Alvie
Judah O’Donnell Apollo Bay
Ben Rippon Apollo Bay
James Fouracre Birregurra
Jeremiah Zdybel Birregurra
Noah Allen Birregurra
Liam Cunnington Birregurra
Brady Coutts Colac
Charlie Buchanan Colac
Ryan Mulder Colac
Sam Mulgrew Colac
Hugh McCrae Colac
Josh Garner Colac
Trey Wheadon Colac
Flynn Wisbey Colac
Oscar Barrow Colac
Liam Cunningham Colac Imperials
Campbell Scott Colac Imperials
Trent Blake Colac Imperials
Liam Vesey Colac Imperials
Hunter Rowe Colac Imperials
Tye Mason Colac Imperials
Liam McMahon Irrewarra- Beeac
Mitchell Thornton Irrewarra- Beeac
Ryley Walker Irrewarra- Beeac
Toby Middleton Irrewarra- Beeac
Jack Sanders Irrewarra- Beeac
Isaac Moran Irrewarra- Beeac
Liam Zampatti Irrewarra- Beeac
Jack Barber Irrewarra- Beeac
Hugh Nelson Irrewarra- Beeac
Oscar Jones Lorne
Miguel Pulido Lorne
Kalem George Otway
Noah Ackerley Simpson
Sam Rial Simpson
Ben Hookway Simpson
Angus Hawkes Simpson
Liam Brewer South Colac
Sebastian Hay South Colac
Riley Mahoney South Colac
Mason Genua South Colac
Elijah Reid Western Eagles
Luke Fish Western Eagles
We would like to proudly thank our

Official AFL Barwon Partners