Mt Lawley Inglewood Junior Football Club
Roos Juniors (Mods)
Roos Juniors (Mods)
The Roos Juniors or Mods (Modified rules) program is the next stage of your child's football career after the Auskick program.
AFL Mods caters for mixed boys and girls in schools years 3-7 (aged 8 to 12 years)
The outcomes of this stage generally would include:
- Understanding the playing positions
- Team Peer Interaction
- Game day protocols
- Consolidation of basic skill set (Kicking / Marking / Handballing)
- Knowledge of modified rules
This is achieved through skill activities and programs for individuals, small groups and teams, and aims to assist development of personal and social skills.
In Mods your child will start training one night a week for 1-1.5 hours (usually Wednesdays between 4 and 6pm however this is dependant on coach availability)
Training will help to develop:
- Ball Handling Skills
- Team peer interactions eg understanding what a coach expects or how to be a team play
- Their football game fitness
Training will usually start at the end of March / beginning of April (at least two weeks before any scheduled games) and all players will be notified of the time and venue by their respective coaches or managers.
Fixtured games are played on a Saturday. The earliest start time will be around 8:30 am for Year 3 & Year 4) and games run for approximately 1.5 hours including breaks (4 x 15 min quarters)
The Roos are in Royals (East Perth) District and will play games against teams from the following Royals District clubs;
- Ballajura Royals
- Bayswater Bears
- Beechboro Braves
- Coolbinia Bombers
- Ellenbrook Dockers
- Morley Bulldogs
- Mt Hawthorn Cardinals
- Noranda Hawks
Ladder and Finals
With the exception of Year 7s, there is no ladder recorded or finals played at the Mods level. The season finishes up in early August with finals for year 7’s played in late August.
Mouthguards need to be worn to all training sessions and and games for Year 3's upwards
A no mouthguard no play rules apply.
The club will look to organise a mouthguard fitting clinic in April prior to the start of the season.
Protective Equipment (Helmets Gloves etc)
All protective equipment including helmets and gloves require formal written approval from the District. Please contact the Registrar to arrange the required permits.
Playing Up or Playing Down a Year
Play Up and Play Down requests must be submitted in writing to the Registrar in order to receive formal approval from the District.
Roos Uniforms and Merchandise
All players will need to wear Roos club shorts and Royal Blue and White hooped socks for game days. A Roos jumper will be provided for each game.
Roos uniforms and merchandise is available to purchase from Chris or Erika Tue, Wed, Thu weeknights at the Inglewood club rooms during the first few weeks of regular season training (April)
Mt Lawley Inglewood Roos Junior Football Club is an AFL Kids First and AFL Quality Certified Club with a focus on fun and enjoyment.
The club accepts KidSport vouchers for payment of fees.