AFL Barwon would like to introduce the new senior competition names for 2017 now accommodating a 5th senior grade. 2017 will see 8 clubs have a 5th senior team which will grow in coming years, teams being entered by both GFNL and BFNL club will see a combined fixture for this season.
Competitions will be known as
These names will be introduced across both the Bellarine FNL and the Geelong FNL in 2017.
The extra grade will see up to 80 extra participants play Netball in 2017 which is a great outcome for clubs that have expanding junior numbers, the key for AFL Barwon is having pathways that support participation. The introduction of the extra division allows AFL Barwon senior competitions to expand in the future.