Training Times

February 22, 2018

Training nights will change next week (from 26 February) to the ‘winter’ schedule.

Men will train Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the ladies on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Training hours are 6 – 7.30pm

The bar will be open after training on Thursdays and Fridays.

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Gosnells seeking male and female players

February 12, 2018

Gosnells Football and Sports Club is seeking male and female players for the 2018 season. Registration is now open at the link below.

Players, male or female, who have ever played AFL at any level (including Auskick) at another Club will need to apply for a transfer. Transfer applications will be processed at the Club on any evening MondayFriday from 6pm onwards.

Training for males is conducted at Gosnells Oval on MondayWednesday and Friday (except Friday 16th February) from 6-7.30pm. Training for females is at Gosnells Oval on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-7.30pm.

The men’s season commences on Saturday 7th April and the woman’s on Sunday 8th April.

Minimum age for males is 16 and females is 17. Rules allow players who reach that age during the year to play after their Birthday.

For further information, please email the Club at or ring the Secretary, Brian Pettitt, on 0408 096746.

Players under these ages should contact Huntingdale Junior Football Club at or telephone 0433 570394; or Gosnells Junior Football Club at or by telephone on 0432 214641.

Brian Pettitt


Gosnells Football and Sports Club inc

West Australian Amateur Football League Champion Club for 2017

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Multicultural Girls AFL program

February 2, 2018

Hi everyone,

Just wanted to touch base about the multicultural girls program we will be running coming up at Gosnells oval. The aim is to build up the skills of the girls so they feel comfortable enough to join up to the local club.

It will be Sundays 10-11am:

–          March 4

–          March 11

–          March 18

–          March 25

The WAFC will be providing a female coach but wanted to see if we can please have a club rep pop down over these dates? Really want to push the club link for them because for most of them it would be the first sports club they would have joined so if you wanted to touch on club culture, and explaining training and home and away games etc.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch, and feel free to share the flyer around!

Warm regards,


Lauren Reid-Dornbusch

Get Active Project Officer

 Cultural Services | T (08) 9251 5722 | M 0409 993 518

PH: (08) 9350 5770 | E


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Exciting Season Ahead For the Gosnells Hawks Football Club

January 29, 2018

Preseason training has commenced for the Gosnells Hawks Football Club with good numbers attending training on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 6 pm at Gosnells Oval. The club will compete in C1 and E Grade Divisions of the Western Australian Amateur Football League in 2018. The colts grade is yet to be determined.

President Michael “Slick” McCaughan said the club has been promoted to C1 this season and competing in the higher grade will bring challenges but is confident the club can perform well in the new grade and have a successful year.

Corey Bertram has been reappointed head coach of the club. Corey is excited about his reappointment and is looking at promoting young talent from the Hawks successful colts team from last year. The committee has reappointed Steve Davis as reserves coach and Paul Clements as the colts coach. Sam Parker has joined the coaching panel as the E Grade coach.

The maximum age for colt’s players was extended by 12 months in the 2013 season. All players turning 20 in 2018 are eligible to play in that competition in 2018. Any person wishing to join a progressive club, keep fit and enjoy a game of Australian Rules Football is invited to join the Gosnells Football Club. New players are welcome

This season the club will field a women’s team. New coach Mogan Jenyns would like to hear from interested players on mob 0418 510 921.Training is at Gosnells Oval, Terrence Street Gosnells Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm to 7 pm.

The club is looking for volunteers for central & boundary umpires, runners, water boys, a time keeper. Any person interested may help the club by nominating for any of these positions. For further information please contact club on telephone 9398 3328 or email

Gosnells Football Club was established in 1911 has a proud record of 16 league premierships and has some of the best facilities in the competition.

Kevin Wansbrough

From Left Steve Davis (reserves), Mogan Jenyns (women's), Michael McCaughan (president), Corey Bertram (head coach), Sam Parker (thirds), Paul Clements (colts).

From Left Steve Davis (reserves), Mogan Jenyns (women’s), Michael McCaughan (president), Corey Bertram (head coach), Sam Parker (thirds), Paul Clements (colts).

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Illuminate Night Party

The Illuminate Night Party showcases everything that makes Gosnells a great place to live. On Saturday 17th February 2018, Gosnells Oval will be filled with food stalls, children’s activities, roving performers, live music, carnival rides and heaps of fun for the whole family.

See Gosnells Oval come to life with colour, light and music. Families are encouraged to join in the fun in a safe environment. The Illuminate Night Party will culminate in an exciting concert by a high profile Australian act on the main stage being the perfect finish to the biggest party Gosnells has ever seen. The exciting line up will be launched at the 2018 Australia Day Big Breakfast event- so stay tuned!

There will be no training Friday 16th due to the setting up for Illuminate Night.

Guest artists will be advertised on 26 January – no, we haven’t yet been told who it will be!!

Ticket advertising (free, but must be otained before the concert) will start 26 January.

The bar and canteen will be open.

11 volunteers are needed to man gates from 4.30 – 7.30pm and others for carparking on the old hockey ground.

See Bob!!!

Kid Friendly

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City of Gosnells Australia Day Awards

January 22, 2018

The City of Gosnells will be conducting it’s Annual Australia Day Awards Ceremony at Centennial Pioneer Park, Gosnells on Friday 26th January at 10am.

Kevin Wansbrough is a finalist for the Community Citizen of the Year.

Attendance by Club Members (in Club polo’s) in support of Kevin would be appreciated.

The Gosnells Rotary Club will serve cooked breakfast from 8am, at $5.50 for kids, $7.50 for a regular serve or $10 for a big breakfast.

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Ladies Football at Gosnells

Training for ladies will be conducted on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 7.30pm during January and February, commencing next Tuesday (16th January).

At this stage, despite intensive advertising, we are still unable to appoint a Coach. Further advertising has been placed over the past couple of days.

If you know of anyone who may be suitable, please contact the me on 0408 096 746 or by email at Alternatively, let me have their contact information so that I can contact them.

Consequently, until we able to appoint someone, training will be conducted amongst the ladies themselves.

The Club will be open on those nights, though we have our first Committee Meeting for the year next Tuesday.

Team nominations for the forthcoming season open in March, although a tournament will be conducted on February 24 . The season proper commences Sunday 29 April.

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Normation for WAAFL woman’s league competition 2018

January 7, 2018

Gosnells Football and Sports Club (inc) will be nominating one or more teams in the WAAFL woman’s league competition in 2018.

Accordingly, the Club invites applications for the position of coach of Woman’s AFL.

Applicants will display the following:

  • Minimum Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (Level 2 preferred)
  • With assistance, the demonstrated ability to build up a support group of assistants who may include Assistant Coach, Team Manager, runners and water persons
  • Hold (or be willing to obtain) a current ‘Working With Children’ Card
  • The ability to work with the Club’s existing coaches
  • Have a demonstrated ability to continue to grow adult female football within Club
  • Holding a current Senior First Aid Qualification is considered desirable

Gosnells Football Club has a close association with both Gosnells and Huntingdale Junior Football Clubs, and the appointee would be expected to work closely with those Clubs in continuing the development of female AFL football with the area.

Written applications, including a brief Resume, should be forwarded to:

The President
Gosnells Football and Sports Club
PO Box 45


Emailed to

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Off season news: Expressions of Interest – Club Registrar

December 27, 2017

Following his appointment as Coach of Forrestdale Football Club, Stuart Bates has tendered his resignation as Club Registrar.

Consequently, the Club is seeking Expressions of Interest from people who may be interested in filling this roll.

Duties include assisting with the re-registration of existing players, registration of new players and the processing of inwards and outwards clearances.

Whist this is a highly responsible role, most of these duties are carried out early in the year (mostly prior to Season start), usually at the Club on Thursday evenings, though the applicant would need to be able to access the computer system from home/work at other times and be contactable via email and telephone.

The WAAFL will conduct training in the roll early in the New Year and are available by phone/email to provide assistance.

Further inquiries can be made with the Secretary on 0408 096746.


Brian Pettitt


Gosnells Hawks Football Club


West Australian Amateur Football League Champion Club for 2017

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