Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that are received in regards to the NTFL Juniors Program.

Can I pay using a sports voucher?
Yes we accept all valid NT government sports vouchers.

How do I register?
You can view the teams and register here 

What will be provided when I register?
› Sherrin Football
› NTFL Juniors Training Singlet
› Football Shorts
› Football Socks
› Backsack

Is NTFL Juniors compliant with the AFL Junior match policy?
Yes, NTFL Juniors follows the AFL Junior match policy; therefore, scores are not recorded for any U10s matches.

To see the Junior Match Policy please visit here.

Can I register after the season has started?
Yes, the cost for registration will not change, however registrations can still be conducted online.

For further information regarding teams please contact nicole.hyland@afl.com.au or call 8980 4801.

How long does the season run for?
The season will run alongside the U12s season, starting early October and finishing up in late February.

Can I become a coach?
Volunteer coaches are essential for the NTFL Junior Program to run. Each club requires volunteer coaches and coordinator.

If you are interested in coaching a team please contact nicole.hyland@afl.com.au or call 8980 4801.

I don’t have enough knowledge to coach, but how else can I help out?
Each club requires a volunteer club coordinator who is responsible for the organisation of each team, they help ensure that playing jumpers are given to players, canteen helpers are in place and general team communications/management. If you are interested in volunteering please contact your NTFL club

How long are matches?
10 minute quarters

How many players are on the field?
Maximum of 12 per side.

Do the teams have training sessions?
Yes, teams will train through the week, training information can be seen on the NTFL Juniors Darwin & Palmerston page.

What are the rules for the NTFL Juniors Program? 

Download a copy of the NTFL Juniors Rules document here or check out the videos below for a guide as to the altered rules for the youngsters. 


For more information on any of the Play AFL programs please contact the relevant AFLNT employee:

Darwin & Northern Suburbs – nick.eades@afl.com.au
Palmerston – William.McCarthy@afl.com.au

Rural & Remote– jaxon.desantis@afl.com.au
Alice Springs –  Rebekah.Boyle@afl.com.au
NTFL Juniors/Thunder Juniors – thunder.juniors@afl.com.au
NAB AFL Auskick – aflnt.auskick@afl.com.au