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Boys 15s

Information

2019 INTERSTATE AFL BOYS 15s

Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
Coach Stephen Thomson Comet Bay College stephen.thomson@education.wa.edu.au
Assistant Coach John Simmons St Marks Anglican jsimmons@stmarks.wa.edu.au
Assistant Coach Thomas Moscarda Wanneroo Secondary College thomas.moscarda@education.wa.edu
Team Manager Paul Beecham Thornlie Senior High School paul.beecham@education.wa.edu.au
Sports Trainer Toni Jones Applecross Senior High School toni.jones@education.wa.edu.au
Strength & Conditioning TBA

 

 

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
Fri 26 July to Sun 4 Aug Launceston, TAS 15yrs or under on 31st December

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Nomination Please click on the above nomination tab
Cost $20
Trial Details TRIAL DAYS

Mon 8 April – Ernest Johnson Oval / 8.30am and 12.30pm

Tue 9 April – Kingsway Sports Complex / 8.30am and 12.30pm

Mon 15 April – Ernest Johnson Oval / Time 8.30am and 12.30pm / Catch-up Trial & Country Players

Mon 29 April – Ernest Johnson Oval / Time 1:00pm or 3:00pm – see link below

 

** Please click HERE to see which trial you have been allocated to.  Listed players will also receive an email with all the trial information required. [Updated 8:00am 12/4/19]

 

Trial list for Monday 29th April.  Please click HERE.

 

AFL 15 & Under – Trial Flyer

SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT

Mon 29th April [~ 50 players named]

FINAL TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

Friday 31st May [~25 players named]

 

TEAM CAMP

29-31 May / Point Peron Camp School / [9am Wed 29 May to 3pm Fri 31 May]

Venue As Above
Eligibility Championships are open to all West Australian students, whether or not they are members of an affiliated club. Students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a full time student at a secondary school.
  2. Be 15 years or under as of the 31 December
  3. Advise your school that you will be attending the trials
  4. Complete the online nomination form.

Nomination

AFL Boys 15s Interstate Nomination

By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;

 

  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials

 

Please Note: All trial fees are to be paid online at the time of nomination. You will be directed to the payment gateway.

 

Please click HERE to nominate

Selection Policy

AFL Boys 15s Interstate Team Selection Policy

Selectors

  • The positions of Coach, Manager and Tour Manager are advertised biannually
  • The football committee appoints the team selectors at the first meeting held after the appointment of officials
  • The Chairman of Selectors is appointed by the football committee

Prior to Selection Trials

  • Selectors are allocated games to watch during the WAFL 14s Championships
  • Selectors meet to determine and discuss player selection criteria
  • A list of potential 15s State players(for the following year’s Team) from the championships is compiled
  • A recommendation sheet is distributed to WAFL 14s coaches and they are asked to submit their list of better players from the championships to the selection group

Trial Nominations

  • Trial dates are determined at the Football Committee Meeting
  • Details and nomination form are posted on the SSWA Website
  • Team manager sends an email to all schools and WAFL Clubs advising them of upcoming trial dates and invites schools and individuals to nominate for trial on the SSWA and State Schoolboys websites.

Pre Trial

  • Nominees are allocated to trial date and time by team manager
  • Confirmation of trial allocation and Risk Management documentation is posted to all trialists
  • List of nominees is cross matched against list compiled after the 14s championships and contact is attempted with those who have not registered.  Schools and WAFL clubs are contacted

Selection Trials

  • Trials are for South of the River, North of the River and Country boys.  These boundaries are not strict and every attempt is made to balance number and allow for injury and non ability to attend certain days.
  • Two separate trials of up to 60 boys per trial are held each day
  • All players are advised of selection criteria by coach or Chairman of Selectors prior to commencement of the trial
  • Selectors are allocated duties on the day by the Chairman of Selectors
  • Successful trialists are notified on the Internet after the trial and invited back to a subsequent trial
  • At the fourth trial selectors pick a group of boys to attend further training.

Squad Training

  • After a set number of training sessions, the final team(s) is announced and a number of boys (usually 5) is invited to continue training with the team(s) in a “train-on” [emergency player] capacity

Selection Policies

  • Players injured during the trial process will not necessarily be omitted from the final team(s) and may be invited by the Chairman of Selectors to attend trials or squad training at later dates.
  • The Chairman of Selectors may advise country players that they can miss certain trials or training sessions due to travel concerns

Should any boy be ruled out prior to the Championship for any reason then the replacement player would be selected from the “train-on” group

 

Medal Winner Policy

 The Medal winner will be decided by the team officials voting on a 5-4-3 – 2 – 1 system after each game. The player with the most votes at the end of the Championship will be named the Medal Winner. Awards will be given to the first three place getters.

 

Excursion Mgmt Plan

Excursion Management Plan

 

SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.

 

The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy

 

Click HERE to see Excursion Management Plan

Results and History

Student Umpires

Student Umpires

 

SSWA is seeking nominations from students who would like to umpire [Field, Boundary or Goal] at the National Championship.

 

Please click HERE to Nominate.