Kicking goals for women’s footy on the Plains

Women’s footy is coming to the Adelaide Plains.

The Adelaide Plains Football League (APFL) is hoping to introduce a five-week women’s football competition in 2019 and is holding two come and try sessions in the region next month to gauge interest.

The free sessions, to be held at the Two Wells oval on Sunday, December 2, and Balaklava oval on Sunday, December 9, from 9.30am-11am are aimed at females aged 10 and over.

SANFL Barossa and Lower North game development officer, Todd Thorne, said the league was hopeful of introducing women’s football to the league in some form, but was in no way attempting to lure netballers from the court to the oval.

“Any female football in the APFL will be positioned so females can play both netball and football,” Mr Thorne said.

“We are not trying to take players from netball.

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