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NGA: New talent combine

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04: Shane Savage of the Saints runs out onto the field before the round seven AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the St Kilda Saints at Manuka Oval on May 04, 2019 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
We're on the hunt for talented juniors in our region to participate in the Saints’ Next Generation Academy Combine.

We're on the hunt for talented juniors in our region to participate in the Saints’ Next Generation Academy Combine.

To be eligible, boys must be aged 13-17 (born between 2002-2006) and be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, or born in/or have at least one parent born in Asia or Africa

For the womens program, our U16 Girls combine will be held on Wednesday 10 July

Next Generation Academies are designed to increase the attraction, retention and development of players from Multicultural and Indigenous communities.

Talented players who fit the cultural criteria have potential to be drafted by St Kilda Football Club under the NGA Draft Concession system. 

The FREE combine includes athletic testing and skill development from academy coaches, all under the eye of AFL Saints scouts. AFL playing experience is not required.