Entries by Kerry Richards

Willoughby Wildcats Footy Tipping

The Willoughby Wildcats hosts a FREE AFL footy tipping competition for Wildcats players, JV (with Mosman) players, and their direct families i.e. mums, dads, brothers and sisters etc.  Our youngest footy tipper last year was probably 5 years old. Prize money:  There is close to $500 up for grabs – first prize is $200, 2nd prize is $100, 3rd price […]

Mobile Mouthguards

Have your mouth guard fitted on Sunday March 18th, 9 am – 11 am Willougbhy Wildcats Storage facility: Rent a Space Chatswood 165 – 169 Lower Gibbes Street Chatswood NSW 2067 Let us introduce convenience and peace of mind to you! It’s that time of the year again! Sports fields  across Sydney are bracing themselves for […]

Willoughby Wildcats Youth Girls AFL

As you know, girls footy is going from strength to strength at the Wildcats. Last year we had dedicated U18, U15 and U12 girls teams and in 2018 these will be joined by a new U10 team. If your family has a daughter who would like to play, there is a team for every girl […]

Burkey’s guide on how to coach girls…

Season one of AFLW was outstanding. To be honest it achieved far more than the head honchos at AFL House ever anticipated. The road ahead is looking rosy. However, there is one thing that will derail the momentum faster than a Bree Davey shirtfront. And if the AFL and the local leagues don’t get it […]

Women and girls are boosting footy clubs at every level

THE explosion of women and girls playing Australian football is benefiting sporting clubs at every level, but is putting pressure on facilities. Adelaide Footy League president John Kernahan said the growth in women’s footy at grassroots level “is enormous”. “We have enjoyed a 50 to 75 per cent growth year on year since 2015,” he […]

Sydney schoolgirls enter AFL competition for first time

Prestigious Sydney private schools and rugby union traditionally go hand-in-hand. But a new sporting shift is underway. Independent girls schools have noticed an increase in AFL participation in male schools once dominated by rugby, and they are jumping on board. This month, the first ever AFL Sydney Independent School Girls competition will kick off. AFL […]

Under 10’s 2018 Season

If you have not yet registered for the 2018 season please do so as we are about to start putting our teams together! Click here to register Training this year will be held at the Baseball Diamond behind the Willoughby Leisure Centre, Small Street Willoughby. Training will be on Fridays from 4 pm – 5 […]

Sydney Swans see AFL future in synthetic grass

Training on synthetic surfaces will be part of the AFL’s future, according to John Longmire, who’s trialling the concept this pre-season. The Sydney coach had his players train on the fake grass of Blackman Park in Lane Cove West on Tuesday and believes the concept had their support. “The boys have loved it and I […]

Coaching Update 2018

Happy New Year hope everyone had a nice break. I would like to advise all that Lucius and myself have taken on the role of Coaching Directors for the club. We will be conducting an evening for all sometime in March to take everyone through what our role entails and what support we will provide […]

How to Claim the $100 Active Kids Voucher for your Wildcats Registration?

If you are yet to complete your Willoughby Wildcats registration for season 2018, we are excited to advise that the NSW Government through their Active Kids program is offering an Active Kids rebate whereby parents can claim up to $100 per NSW-based school child, per calendar year, as a voucher to reduce the cost of sport registration or membership […]