The Macquarie University Australian Football Club (MUAFC) competes in the AFL Sydney competition, with teams featuring in the Men's, Women's and Under 19's divisions.
Formed in 1969 as the "Kookas", MUAFC has an extremely proud and successful history, winning five premierships since 1998. Between 1998 and 2000, the Men's team won a record three consecutive titles. The club's most recent success was the Women's inaugural premiership in 2013 - capping off an undefeated season.
In 2008, MUAFC formally joined forces with Macquarie University to become known as the 'Warriors,' developing into one of Macquarie University's largest sporting clubs.
Australian Football is among the country's most popular sports, and MUAFC reflects its core values by being fun, social and competitive within an all-inclusive environment.
The club welcomes players of all ages and experience levels as it looks to continue its wave of success for many years to come.
Meet Jimmy Moylan - AFL Club President
We spoke to the AFL club President Jimmy Moylan about the club and plans for 2016.
1. What Competitions does the Club
participate in and does the club cater for all standards?
The Club participates in the Sydney AFL with both Men’s and Women’s teams available. Given our participation across many grades, we are able to accommodate all types of players at the Club.
2. How many teams will the club be
entering in competitions 2016?
Our Women’s team are part of the Premier Division competition which is a competitive standard of football but also caters for all skill levels.
Our Men’s teams are part of the Division 1, Division 4, and Division 5 competitions which vary in levels of skill and ability.
3. When and where will the club commence
training in 2016?
The Club will begin training on Monday 1 February at University Oval from 6:15pm
Training will continue on Monday and Thursday evenings until competition begins in April.
4. What social activities does the club
have planned for 2016?
Pre-season camp in the last weekend of February is for all players and is covered by the club cost wise. We usually have a Trivia Night, Club Family Day, and a Presentation Night at the end of the year. The Club will continued to be sponsored by the Epping Hotel through 2016 and this venue is used for presentations after home games.
5. What are some of the future goals for
The club would like to continue being affordable, inclusive, and competitive. We have a strong positive, culture that we are very proud of and would like to build on and it would be great to get a premiership win in each grade within the next 2 years
6. How would someone wanting to join the
club get involved?
Check out the club Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/muafc
Come down to training and introduce yourself to one of our coaches. We will look after you from there onwards.
Pre-season training begins late January 2015.
Training is held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6.30pm - 8.30pm at University Oval (Culloden Road, North Ryde).
Games are scheduled from April to August, with finals being held in September.
Home games are played at University Oval (Culloden Road, North Ryde), and away games are played at various locations around Sydney. A fixture is provided by the club well in advance of the opening round.
President: Logan Mead - firstname.lastname@example.org 0422 486 005
Club Coach: Geoffrey Smith - email@example.com 0400 199 698
Women's Coordinator: Salome Cerda-Vargas - firstname.lastname@example.org 0405 936 122
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