Naitanui Academy


  •   Players aged between 11 years – 17 years (Born 2002 - 2008)
  • Players residing in metro zones aligned to East Perth, Perth, Subiaco and Swan Districts
  • Players residing in regional zones aligned to East Perth, Perth, Subiaco, Swan Districts and Claremont’s Great Southern district.
  • Whilst we embrace participation from players of ALL backgrounds, we can gain draft concessions for players of designated ethnic heritage under AFL rules:
    • African / Asian – where a player or parent is born in an African or Asian country
    • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) – where a player or both parents are born in a non-English speaking
    • country
    • Indigenous – where a player identifies as indigenous and lives in any of our aligned zones




  • In School training programs in selected High Schools
  • After School training programs in each of our regional hubs
  • The Naitanui Cup for selected players as the culmination of school programs
  • Inclusion Squad Training for all registered players, usually in school holidays
  • Senior (16+ years) and Junior (14 / 15 years) squad training for invited players
  • Regional training
  • AFL Curtain Raisers and other scratch matches 


Kim Hannah