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JOIN THE BATS in 2024

The Bats are back and welcoming new and returning players who want to be part of one of the top Australian Football clubs in NSW.

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, Div 2, Div 3, Div 4, Masters and U19.5 men’s competitions, as well as the Premier, Div 1, Div 3 and U20 women’s competitions, we cater for the serious and the social footballer.  

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.

Check out registration prices, links and FAQs below or register now

2024 MEMBERSHIP FEES

Standard playing membership costs $550 for the 2024 season, however you can apply a voucher code to obtain a special discounted rate if you are a UTS Student, ADF Contract holder, under the age of 21 (age on January 1) or a Masters player.

The table below sets out the discount codes you must use at point of registration (otherwise you will be charged full price). Please note that the club will be following up all members who register using a discount code for proof of eligibility. 

 

Early Bird (Expires 4 February 2024)

For senior men's and women's players
$ 475
  • Standard UTSAFC playing membership
  • Fee will increase to $550 on 5 February 2024
  • Use Early Bird Voucher D94AD047 at checkout

Masters

For AFL Masters players
$ 350
  • Membership pricing for Masters players
  • Use Masters Voucher 65064154 at checkout

Discount Categories

For UTS Students , persons contracted to coach at the Bats in 2024, players aged 21 or under on Jan 1 2024 & ADF Members
$ 250
  • Membership pricing for UTS Students, Bats Coaches, U21's and ADF players
  • Use UTS Student/coach/U21/ADF code 26624619 at checkout

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Absolutely! Coming out to training with the Bats is one of the best ways to get your playing career up and running. In-season, we train on Tuesday and Thursday nights between either Bat and Ball Oval in Moore Park and Trumper Park in Paddington. When you arrive, our leaders will call you up to meet the playing group during your first warm-up. For the latest information on training times and locations for your team, check out our training information here.

Registration is easy. Just head over to our Football page to get the process going

A standard playing membership in 2022 is $495. All registration information is available at our  Football page.

Yes. If you are a UTS Student, member of the ADF, Under 19 years of age on January 1 this season, there are reduced rates to play. 

We welcome all male and female players age-eligible to play senior footy. In New South Wales, you need to be a minimum age of 18 to play senior footy with the Bats .

Your registration includes a pair of shorts and playing socks, but you’ll need to supply your own boots. 

 

We also recommend a mouthguard for teeth protection. After all, footy is a contact sport!

The AFL Sydney competition is the premier Australian Football league in Greater Sydney. Our home games are played at Waverley Oval in Bondi and Trumper Park in Paddington. Our opponents are as close as the inner north shore and inner west, but can be as far west as Penrith and the south-west. 

Games usually take place on Saturday.

Our About page and History pages are a great place to start.

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