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Hone your footy skills with Falcons Academy

Falcons Academy was introduced by the Darebin Women’s Sports Clubs in 2018 as a fun, skills based opportunity for girls to improve their football knowledge and skills under the guidance of some of the most experienced leaders of the Darebin Falcons football club.


Falcons Academy offers an opportunity for the next generation of football loving girls and women to both learn from and support our elite players on their journeys towards sustainable careers in the football industry.

Our Coaches

Jess Dal Pos

AFLW Carlton & GWS Giants, Darebin Falcons Premiership Player, All Australian, Premiership Coach Darebin U18s,Darebin Falcons AFLW Player in Residence

Lulu Beatty

Drafted to Carlton AFLW for season 2023,  Northern Knights (VC) & Vic Metro 2022, Darebin Falcons U18s & VFLW player, Junior club: Northcote Junior Football Club

Next Academy dates TBA

Please check back for information regarding our next Falcons Academy sessions

Our Sponsors

 We are passionate about continuing to maximise the opportunity for girls and gender diverse participants to get involved  in sport. We acknowledge the generosity of our proud partners in making this possible.

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