About MJFC

Murrumbeena Junior Football Club is a community based not for profit organisation proudly providing an opportunity for the youth of our local community between the ages of 5 and 18 years to participate in the great indigenous sport of Australian Rules Football and enhance their health and wellbeing through organised sport.

Whilst winning is enjoyable and important in sport, the Club is more importantly committed to providing a safe and well resourced environment ensuring a ‘Best Experience’ for players, immediate and extended families and spectators alike.

The Club is committed to providing opportunity for as many young players (boys and girls) as possible to participate at appropriate levels of competition to foster:

Auskick                        Fun and participation via an outstanding programme (Sat and Sun)
Under 8, 9, 10 Fun and player development
Under 11, 12 Fun and focussed player development
Under 13, 14 Graded team selection, fun and advanced player development
Under 15 to 17 Graded team selection, fun, advanced player development and strive for success

The Club will at all times endeavour to provide for the health, welfare and well being of its players, supporters and spectators. This aim will be achieved by promoting and developing the following values and objectives:

  • A sense of social and community values
  • An environment to nurture the physical and mental development of our youth
  • Respect for officials, opposition players and supporters
  • The virtues of fair and disciplined play
  • Equal opportunities for everyone

These objectives will be realised by providing as far as reasonable:

  • Competent coaches and assistants
  • Adequate facilities, amenities and equipment
  • Supervised social functions encouraging family participation
  • Regular communication and consultation with players and parents
  • Active leadership and management of the Club

All players, Coaches and Officials, parents, supporters and Committee members have a responsibility at all times when representing Murrumbeena Junior Football Club to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner consistent with these values and the Club’s Codes of Conduct.

The Club has studied ‘AFL Best Practice’ and structured specific policy including:

  • Player Eligibility & Placement Criteria / Early Years Team Allocation – Friendship Groups
  • Capped Team Numbers
  • Game Day Experience Guidelines
  • Player Rotation Policies ensuring fair and equal rotational positional play
  • Game Time Policy ensuring fair and equal game time for all players