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17 SMJFL Girls have been selected to be a part of the 34 Senior and 10 Rookie players in the Sandringham Dragons Youth Girls Academy Trial.

This competition will see the girls play up to four matches in the Academy series over February and March next year. Seniors will participate all parts of the Academy, including the weekly training sessions. However Rookie players will not play in any matches.

Congratulations to the 17 SMJFL Girls selected in the squad and for your hard work throughout the selection process. We look forward to following your competition early in 2016!

SMJFL Players selected:

SENIOR Bryanna Arnold East Malvern SMJFL
SENIOR Holly Bate Prahran SMJFL
SENIOR Chelsea Bezzant Highett SMJFL
SENIOR Chelsea Bowen St Bedes Mentone SMJFL
SENIOR Amy Dumas East Brighton SMJFL
SENIOR Leora Elias St Peters SMJFL
SENIOR Georgia Emberton East Brighton SMJFL
SENIOR Taylah Ercolano St Peters SMJFL
SENIOR Jemma Owen Highett SMJFL
SENIOR Georgia Wilson St Bedes Mentone SMJFL
SENIOR Maddi Wilson Mentone Tigers SMJFL
SENIOR Bridie Winbanks Waverley Park SMJFL
ROOKIE Maeve Brown St Kilda City SMJFL
ROOKIE Sienna Courtney Mentone Tigers SMJFL
ROOKIE Eliza Dalton Mordialloc Braeside SMJFL
ROOKIE Taylah Grasso St Peters SMJFL
ROOKIE Chloe Saultry St Bedes Mentone SMJFL


The AFL Victoria Youth Girls Academy is also looking to fill four positions: Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Any queries about these positions should be directed to AFL Victoria Female Football Development Manager Chyloe Kurdas at