The Washington Junior Australian Football Club took its next first step on Saturday. The Club hosted the DC Eagles in a game of AFLX at Yorktown High School in Arlington VA. With a team made up mostly of teenagers, many of whom are growing up in the USA, the Washington Juniors took on the DC Eagles, a local adult team led by former Collingwood player, Danny Seow. In weather that was more like winter in the home of footy, Melbourne Australia, than summer in Washington DC, the Juniors came within 1 point of upsetting the Eagles.
Read more: AFLXers come within a point
Due to issues with Bluemont Park, we have to change the Saturday Morning Footy session and AFLX Match for Saturday July 21 to Yorktown High School football stadium.
Greenbrier Park is located at
Note that this is an ALL WEATHER field.
The Washingtion Juniors are taking on the DC Eagles in an AFLX Match. Game time is 10.30am at Bluemont Park in Arlington VA.
Raffle and Hotdog Sizzle as well!!!
Arlington County closed the fields today (6/23) due to rain yesterday. We will be back June 30.
This will be our lucky 13th summer season! Everything begins on June 16 at Bluemont Park. This year we have 7 scheduled sessions running through to July 28. Every session will begins at 9am with Sharks and Minnows, an explanation of skills and rules. They will have fun activities to teach the game. Every session will end with a non-contact game and snacks!
Over the summer we will have a couple of special sessions including the Specky Session and the Olympic Session. The Specky session will see boys and girls leap high over the coaches to replicate their AFL heros. The Olympic Session will see players show off their skills and talents as they compete for individual and team glory.
July 28 is our famous hotdog sizzle, raffle draw and backyard cricket game.
The program is FREE! REGISTER HERE