Play Women’s AFL for Southern Power in 2017

5th February, 2017

Southern Power Women’s Team 2017

One of our gun forwards Ashlee McClure has put together this great video of playing with the Power women’s team. Please click on the link above and we can show you that!

With the national competition kicking off overnight, we’re all inspired with how far women in this great game have come!

If you’re keen to give AFL a go, feel the teal, and most importantly meet some fantastic new friends (favourites), please contact us!

For further inspiration to play women’s footy in 2017, Click Here.

** Save the date – Season 2017 Registration Day**

28th January, 2017

We’re doing things a bit differently this year, and will be having a registration day at our fantastic sponsors, Club Kirrawee (101 Oak Road, Kirrawee). Details of the day are as follows:

– Date: Sunday 19th February
– Time: 12.00 – 2.00pm

We will then have access to the bowling green from 2.30pm onwards, so will be a great opportunity to get around each other. The cost for the green hire, and a sausage sizzle, is $20 per person. There will be prizes given to the winning participant, so make sure you bring your A game!

Registration prices for each team will be released shortly.

If you have any questions, please contact the registration committee:

Kathryn Hull – 0431 643 341
Mel Ciraolo – 0424 102 216

Look forward to seeing you then!

Power Under 19’s Coaching Announcement

20th December, 2016



In big news for Southern Power AFC, the club is delighted to announce the appointment of Cameron Gregory and Paul Donnelly as co-coaches of the Under 19 team in 2017.


These great appointments come on the back of the club nominating a team for the Under 19 Division One competition next season.


Cameron joins the Power after a successful 2016 season coaching the Miranda Bombers Under 17 side to finals while Paul also joins the Power from the Miranda Bombers having coached at the club for many years, most recently the Under 17’s team in 2015.


Both Cameron and Paul have extensive coaching experience and bring an inclusive approach to coaching along with a passion for the game which is ideal for the young group. This combined with their unique ability to mentor young men to achieve their best should ensure a fantastic year ahead for the team.


“Its always great to win matches, but as a coach I get the most satisfaction when a player persists with the sport because of the enjoyment and fulfilment they get from playing and training,” Cameron said.


“Our aim is to provide a quality, inclusive and competitive environment which is important for the club in its quest to attract quality local junior footballers.”


Both coaches are optimistic about what the year ahead holds and cant wait to get into things early in the New Year.


President Cameron Roe is really excited about these key appointments for 2017.


“The Under 19 coaching position for 2017 was an extremely important appointment to make and I am thrilled with the quality of the two candidates who came forward,” Roe said.


“At our new home ground at Waratah, 2017 is a vital year for the Under 19’s as the club looks to re-establish itself in this competition. With high quality facilities and a strong coaching group, we are driven to provide the highest level playing opportunities to Sutherland Shire footballers.”


For any enquiries in regards to the Under 19’s team in 2017, please do not hesitate to contact Cameron Roe on 0438 434 038


Preseason commences on Thursday 12th January at Gwawley Oval, Taren Point from 6:30pm (and every Thursday following) and continues Tuesday,  17th of January at John Dwyer Oval in Caringbah at 6:30pm.

Southern Power AFC appoint Jared Wilson as 2017 Senior Coach

14th December, 2016



Southern Power AFC is delighted to announce the appointment of Jared Wilson as the Senior Coach of the club for the 2017 AFL Sydney season.


Wilson, a member of the 2013 1st Grade Premiership side, was a key member of the 2016 leadership group and makes his first foray into senior coaching however was an important part of the 2016 coaching group as strength and conditioning coach. Jared has high level playing experience at a number of clubs across NSW as well as a stint in country Victoria and that combined with his time in professional basketball environments make him a great appointment for the club.


A respected leader at the club, Jared’s focus will be on building a hard working, committed group by creating a program which aims to play an aggressive, exciting brand of football.


Wilson is well aware of the challenge he faces to take the side up the Division One ladder to be a genuine finals contender, however believes the strong foundation laid in 2016 for what was a relatively young and inexperienced group will hold the side in good stead.


“I am excited about the opportunity to lead Southern Power AFC in 2017 and look forward to the challenge of developing our list of players throughout the season.” Wilson said.


“As a group we will create a competitive and fun environment which I believe is crucial to push the club towards our ultimate goal – winning Premierships. A by-product of this will hopefully be that we continue to strengthen our great Southern Power community.”


Jared, having worked in the fitness industry for almost 20 years and with an extensive knowledge of the latest training trends and nutrition, really set the tone in 2016 and will look to build on that.


“There is plenty of talent at the club, with a good mix of experience and youth so I am confident we will really be able to compete and make our mark on Sydney AFL throughout all grades.”


With the long awaited move to Waratah Park finally becoming a reality, President Cameron Roe is excited about 2017 and ensuring the Power becomes an attractive option for quality players and local juniors in Sydney’s south.


“Jared has proven a quality individual and leader during his years at Southern Power and we look forward to his progression into the senior coaching ranks,” says Roe.


“2017 shapes as an important year in the club’s history and the appointment of Jared along with finally relocating to a home ground that rivals any other in Sydney provides us with an opportunity to progress as a football club.”


The new year training campaign for all teams officially commences on Thursday 12th January at Gwawley Oval, Taren Point from 6:30pm (and every Thursday following) and continues Tuesday,  17th of January at John Dwyer Oval in Caringbah at 6:30pm.


Any playing enquires please contact Jared on 0403 323 046


Further coaching announcements will be made next week!

Club Waratah Incorporated – The Foundation Club

19th November, 2016

The inaugural Committee members Frank Cashman- John Murray –Jason Dunbar and Brian Cloney invite you to join a unique club to celebrate the establishment new AFL Regional Facility at Lincoln Oval.

The 4 committee members have each pledge $1000 to go towards the establishment costs being borne by Miranda Junior AFL Club and Southern Power Senior AFL club to ensure we get the best possible facility to serve the AFL family in The Sutherland Shire. The AFL & the Sutherland Shire Council made this dream a reality with their generous contributions and all levels of AFL and the local sporting community will benefit from the facility over coming years.

The Miranda Bombers Junior Club/The Southern Power Senior club and the rapidly growing Women’s game of AFL both Junior and Senior now have a facility that they will see become a regional hub and a true pathway in the shire for AFL football.

  • An opportunity for The Swans Academy to have a venue in the Shire.
  • Night Football at all levels can be played under the new lights.
  • Junior Carnivals and regional finals have a great upgraded venue.
  • Senior football has a facility that is acceptable for Premier division and perhaps NEAFL eventually.

All those involved in AFL in the shire will benefit from this great new facility and Individuals /Families and companies are invited to join THE Waratah Foundation.

An Annual Foundation Day Function will be supported by both clubs each year at the venue and an honour board will be placed in the new rooms to recognise those who were the Inaugural Donors.

3 Levels of Involvement are available as options;

  • Individuals and Family Platinum Members @ $1000 (Includes Honour board and Annual Lunch and drinks event)
  • Individuals and Family Gold Members @ $500. (Excludes annual Lunch and drinks Event)
  • Corporate Memberships for Businesses @ $1500.( Separate Honour board with Logos includes annual Lunch and Drinks event and signage in the venue)


Fill out your details below and make an online deposit to;

The Waratah Club Inc.

BSB ; 824000

A/C Number ; 33015064 with your name

Or post your cheque to PO Box 143 Gymea 2227

Then email b.cloney@bigpond .com

Include your details for the honour board as per the following examples;

  • The Smith Family
  • Roy Johnstone
  • Mary and Bob Brown & family
  • Pirates Carpet Cleaning & copy of Logo.



Club Waratah Inc




40 733 036 834