The Marie Little OAM Athlete Support Program provides financial support for people living with a disability to participate in local, State and National sporting events and activities. Through the fundraising efforts of Inclusive Sport SA, each year, athletes living with a disability and State Sporting Organisations can apply for financial support to assist them with the costs of participation.
Submissions for the current round of funding are due by COB Friday 28th April.
To download the application forms, please click on the appropriate link below:Local Athlete Support State Team/Athlete Support International Athlete Support
For more information and terms and conditions please visit www.inclusivesportsa.com.au/marie-little-oam-athlete-support-program
Any further questions please contact Nathan at Inclusive Sport SA on 8122 6732 or email@example.com
We have recently upgraded our database and there have been updates to eligibility requirements for our supported sport programs. This should not affect the majority of current participants however new participants must provide evidence of their eligibility to participate.
We aim to give people an opportunity to play sport, who may not otherwise have had the chance. However there are some minimum requirements for a player to meet in order for them to be deemed eligible to participate.
For a player to be eligible to play in an Inclusive Sport SA supported sport they must meet two (2) of the following requirements:
- Have attended a Special Education School (disability unit/supported learning centre)
- Have attended a Mainstream School with an aide
- Receive a disability support pension
- Be registered with a disability service eg Disability SA
Where a person is unable to meet the above requirements, Inclusive Sport SA may meet with them to decide if they are eligible to participate.
If you have any questions with any of the above please contact us on 8122 6730.
Inclusive Sport SA are seeking footy coaches and a team manager on behalf of the Kilburn Football Club C7 Division team.
The C7 Division is for players with a disability and is a modified 12-a side format.
More information about the competition can be found at www.inclusivesportsa.com.au/afl-football
Other C7 Clubs (Eastern Park, Goodwood, Henley, Kenilworth and Salisbury) are always on the lookout for more helpers too. If you would like to put your name forward please get in touch with us today!
To apply, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experience coaching people with disabilities is desirable but not essential. Potential for professional development opportunities.
Any further questions, can be directed to Nathan Pepper on 0422 089 865 or email@example.com
Football competition for players with a disability. For males only, 15 years and over.
Players must be registered with Inclusive Sport SA to participate. Please read through and complete the form below.
Eastern Park Football Club are interested in entering a C7 Division team. The club is located on Yorktown Road, Elizabeth Park. This will make the C7 Division a six team competition.
Matches will be played on Saturdays at approximately 5.15pm to 6.15pm. The home team will play at their own club. This means no back to back matches. Reasons for the change include:
- Ground availability for clubs
- Greater social inclusion for players at their club
- Increased exposure of the C7 Division – more spectators, potentially more volunteers
Inclusive Sport SA Registration for C7 Division Football
***Players who played in 2016 will be given priority to play with the team they played for in 2016. New players and players wanting to move clubs will be placed in their preferred team where possible, however this cannot be guaranteed.***
To register, please fill in the form below:
The session is open to players with an intellectual disability who have represented SA before and also to any players who would like to opportunity to get involved this year!
It will be a light fitness session and a chance for the coaches to get to know all the players, and for players to find out more information about the 2017 AFL National Inclusion Carnival.
WHEN: 6.15pm till approx 7.15pm on the following dates:
Friday 24th February
Friday 10th March
Friday 24th March
Friday 7th April
Friday 21st April
WHERE: At the end of Grange Road in front of the Grange Sailing Club (MAP)
WHAT TO BRING/WEAR: Sport clothes, running shoes, water
Top Representative Teams Showcasing Football for All
Article written by Chris Hunt (AFL Queensland); Photos by Damien Briggs
The All Australian Inclusion team from the National Inclusion Carnival came together on the weekend to play the winners of the 2016 NSW Bachar Houli Cup, Granville Boys High School. The teams played the curtain raiser to the Greater Western Sydney v Richmond game on Saturday in Canberra.
The AFL National Inclusion Carnival is for players with an Intellectual Disability and sees teams from across Australia play each other in the game they all love. The All Australian team is made up from stand out players at the Carnival. Selection in the team is usually honorary, but this year history was made when the players got the chance to play together in front of a sell-out crowd at Manuka Oval.
Their opponents where the winners of the 2016 Bacher Houli Cup. The Cup is a major AFL NSW competition for Islamic and public schools from across Sydney. Named after Richmond mid-fielder, Bachar Houli, the Cup seeks for foster skills and character in the next generation of Muslim players and getting them engaged in football at all levels.
The All Australian team had representatives from across every state with the team gathering in Canberra on the Friday night. The Granville Boys High School team travelled down on the day from Sydney. After a cool start to the day the game was played in perfect conditions with no wind and Manuka Oval gave the teams the best possible playing surface.
The match was going to be a test of the skills and game sense of the All Australian team against the speed and agility of Granville. This was borne out in the early stages by control of stoppages by the All Australian ruckman David Hallows and on-ballers Jordan Rene and Damien Parry quickly resulted in a strong mark to Luke Miles.
The first goal was on the board. Granville were under early pressure and showed their best when combining across half back through chains of handball with Mohamed Alssaje and Ahmad El-Hage being stand outs along with Shadi Ghazal who was excellent at fullback.
Strong play from All Australians Luke O’Neil and Scott Crowden through the centre of the ground set up running goals for Kennedy and McQueen. Alsajje was again prominent and Zafir Ali and Ezadine Dib were very good contributors across the wing for Granville and the main break saw the All Australian team with a six goal lead.
After half time Ali Moussa and Khaled Zreika worked the ball forward with some very skilful ball use, but a costly turn over saw Cameron Fraser get out the back of Granville’s defence for an easy goal. Luke Miles combined well with Michael Scholz to give Graydon Poulsen a running shot on goal from 40 metres.
Granville responded from the centre with a series of handballs that gave Bassil Kassem a chance on goal and his outstanding snap was true. Kassem was again on the end of some great play by Granville, this time showing precise kicking skills through Mohamad Saadeddine and Rabii Kaiache and Granville had back to back goals.
The Granville team was now starting to put their best passages of play together and looked very good on rapid transition through the centre of the ground. The All Australians regained some control of the football and running play from Rene, O’Neil and Drowley saw Lyndsay Ashworth steady and kick a wonderful goal.
The All Australian team emerged winners in what was a quality game for the big crowd and the teams got together after the match for presentations, food and drink. Both teams acknowledged the tremendous work of Greg Brown in getting the match set up at such a great venue and appreciative crowd at Manuka.
All Australian Team: 15 10 100
Granville Boys High School: 3 1 19
All Australian team – 1. Jordan Rene (NSWACT), 2. Lyndsay Ashworth (WA), 3. Chris McQueen (SA), 4. Michael Scholz (Vic Country), 5. Luke O’Neil (Qld), 6. Graydon Poulsen (Qld), 7. Lindsay Drowley (SA), 8. Scott Crowden (Tas), 9. Bayley Kennedy (Vic Country), 10. Michael Wade (NSWACT), 11. Shane Smith (SA), 12. Luke Miles (Vic Metro), 13. Damien Parry (Vic Metro), 14. Cameron Fraser (NSWACT), 15. David Hallows (WA)
Granville Boys High School – 1. Ahmad El-Hage (VC), 2. Ezadine Dib, 3. Zafir Ali (C), 5. Khaled Zreika, 6. Jacob Alameddine, 7. Bassil Kassem, 8. Mohaned Alssaja, 9. Rabii Kalache, 10. Ali Moussa, 11. Mohamad Saadeddine, 13, Kili Tufua, 14. Kareen Galil, 5. Shadi Ghazal
Coaches Awards – David Hallows and Ahmad El-Hage
Players Awards – Jordan Rene and Mohamed Alssaje.
The SANFL are searching for the next group of Aussie Rules footballers, with an intellectual disability*, to represent South Australia at the AFL National Inclusion Carnival in Melbourne from August 9th to 14th, 2016.
Please details of the trials below and register your interest today!
TRY OUT 1
Date: Sunday 26th June 2016
Time: 12.15pm – 1.15pm
Location: Blair Athol Reserve, Kilburn
TRY OUT 2 *please note time change*
Date: Sunday 3rd July 2016
Time: 1.15pm – 2.15pm
Location: Henley Grange Memorial Oval, Henley
-Over 16 years of age
-*Must meet the criteria for intellectual disability as set by Sport Inclusion Australia
To REGISTER your interest please complete the form below
For more information please contact Andrew Ainger on 8424 2275
Registrations now closed.
For more information please contact Nathan Pepper at Inclusive Sport SA
Phone: 8122 6732 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org