With eight teams catering from the serious to the social footy player, the UTS Bats are the only Premier AFL Sydney club playing and training in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs,from next door to the iconic SCG, to downtown Paddington and world-famous Bondi.

Want to join our playing list in 2022?

The UTS Bats are one of Sydney’s biggest and most popular Australian Football clubs, and the biggest in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. 

Playing in the AFL Sydney Premier, Premier Reserves, Div 1, Div 2 and U19 men’s competitions, as well as the Premier, Div 1 and Div 3 women’s competitions, we cater for the serious and the social footballer. 

We’re after new players keen to join one of New South Wales’ top Australian Football clubs and help us in our mission to become the best men’s and women’s footy club in the state.

Whether you’re a skilled and seasoned player, a newcomer to the game or simply looking for a weekend kick, the UTS Bats are welcoming of all players and abilities.

In-season, we train Tuesdays and Thursdays between Bat and Ball Oval in Moore Park, and Trumper Park at Edgecliff.

For more information, send the club an email at 


Football Manager – Dean Lee


Premier Head Coach – Kyle Emery
Assistant – Nathan Daniel
Board Manager – Andrew Bongiorno
Reserves Coach – Tate Putnins
Assistant – David White
Thirds Coach – Luke Patterson
Fourths Coach – Nick Craze
U19 coach – Todd Thorn-Saville
Assistant – Ben Hodge


Premier Head Coach – Miguel Limson
Assistant – Matt Burgess, Tait Mackrill
Reserves Coach – Kellie Nolan
Thirds Coach – Geoff Roach