AFL Sydney Representative Football: Squad Announcement – Monday, May 6

AFL Sydney Representative Football: Squad Announcement – Monday, May 6

Senior Representative football returns with a much-anticipated matchup between AFL Sydney and AFL Canberra on Saturday, May 18 at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Ahead of a further media release on the representative fixtures in the coming weeks, AFL Sydney are pleased to announce the men’s and women’s squads.

AFL Sydney vs. AFL Canberra – Key Details:

Date: Saturday, May 18

Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra

Match Times: Women’s commencing at 12:00pm and Men’s at 2:00pm

Streaming: Live on Streamer

Entry: $10 for adults, $5 for concession, Under 12’s Free. Tickets to be available via Eventbrite, more information to come next week.

AFL Sydney – Senior Women’s Representative Squad and Team Staff

Head Coach: Kristie Whittard (Swans Academy)

Assistant Coach: Kellie Nolan (UTS AFC Bats)

Assistant Coach: Eleanor Rugg (Parramatta Goannas)

Program Mentors: Katherine Smith (AFLW Player – GIANTS) and Lloyd Peris (Ex- AFLW Assistant Coach – GIANTS)

Program Support: Chloe Davis (Parramatta Goannas) and Bronte Mannering (AFL Sydney)

Team Manager: Dani Paszkiewicz (Sydney University)

Selection Committee: Coaches, Mentors and David Redden (AFL Sydney)


NameAFL Sydney Club
Abbey MartinEast Coast Eagles
Summer HallEast Coast Eagles
Shiarna TarasenkoEast Coast Eagles
Renee TomkinsEast Coast Eagles
Teagan GermechEast Coast Eagles
Brooke BaileyEast Coast Eagles
Michelle FoscariniEast Coast Eagles
Caitlin DavidsonEast Coast Eagles
Bryany ParkerEast Coast Eagles
Jess WhelanEast Coast Eagles
Caitlin ReidEast Coast Eagles
Chloe ArndtEast Coast Eagles
Tamaryn McGregorEast Coast Eagles
Zara HamiltonManly Warringah Wolves
Ashleigh CarterManly Warringah Wolves
Kaitlyn ManningManly Warringah Wolves
Zoe HurrellNorth Shore Bombers
Matilda EderNorth Shore Bombers
Caitlin FletcherParramatta Goannas
Sophie KavanaghParramatta Goannas
Brianna-Lee WadeParramatta Goannas
Sera KaukionoParramatta Goannas
Kaitlin QuinlanPennant Hills Demons
Rachel SimpsonSt. George Dragons
Lucy GilfedderSydney University
Hayley StanfordUNSW-ES Bulldogs
Chloe AndersonUNSW-ES Bulldogs
Jessica QuadeUTS AFC Bats
Hannah CerezoUTS AFC Bats

AFL Sydney – Senior Men’s Representative Squad and Team Staff

Head Coach: Ben Roberts (Pennant Hills Demons)

Assistant Coach: Kevin Dyson (UTS AFC Bats)

Program Mentors: Mark McVeigh (Sydney Swans AFL – Assistant Coach) and Ryan O’Keefe (AFL NSW/ACT)

Program Support: Sam Zikman (AFL Sydney)

Team Manager: Dean Lee (UTS AFC Bats)

Selection Committee: Coaches, Mentors and David Redden (AFL Sydney)


NameAFL Sydney Club
Angus EdwardsEast Coast Eagles
Ben ZoppoInner West Magpies
Kyle VeerhuisInner West Magpies
Kale GabilaManly Warringah Wolves
Zac YoultenManly Warringah Wolves
James CreightonManly Warringah Wolves
James LugsdinManly Warringah Wolves
Willem SmitManly Warringah Wolves
Byron LawsManly Warringah Wolves
Tom MccaffreyManly Warringah Wolves
Sam BarkleyNorth Shore Bombers
James TidemannNorth Shore Bombers
Ethan GraceNorth Shore Bombers
Sean NettingNorth Shore Bombers
Jake VealeNorth Shore Bombers
Christian LooneNorth Shore Bombers
Stephen WrayPennant Hills Demons
Michael CarrollPennant Hills Demons
Mitchell BlowPennant Hills Demons
Nick HeyPennant Hills Demons
Harrison PittPennant Hills Demons
Josh BoagPennant Hills Demons
Tye GanderSt. George Dragons
Finbar DelbridgeSouth West Sydney Blues
Harry MorrisonSydney University
Jack DimerySydney University
William GibbsSydney University
Monty VelthuisSydney University
Thomas LongmireUNSW-ES Bulldogs
Sam ThorneUNSW-ES Bulldogs
Hamish MorrisonUNSW-ES Bulldogs
Jordan EndemannUNSW-ES Bulldogs
Max GeddesUNSW-ES Bulldogs
Josh LeeUTS AFC Bats
Ash BacklundUTS AFC Bats
Koby GrassUTS AFC Bats

Training will commence for both squads this week, with the final teams to face Canberra to be released by Thursday, May 16.

AFL Sydney wishes to thank all team staff, players in the squads and AFL Sydney Clubs for their support and advocacy for the return of senior representative football.

It would be great to have as much support for our teams as possible at Manuka Oval, so please plan a trip to the nation’s capital on May 18 and enjoy some fantastic senior representative football.

Following the matches on Saturday May 18, a combined team will be selected to represent both leagues for a men’s and women’s match vs. AFL Tasmania at UTAS Stadium, (York Park) in Launceston on Saturday, July 20.

Bring on AFL Canberra on Saturday, May 18 and a return of senior representative footy. Go AFL Sydney!