The third season of the RDFNL Club 18 competition was held in 2019, combining Clubs from the Ballarat Football Netball League, Riddell District Football Netball League, Bendigo Football Netball League & the Western Region Football League. 6 teams competed in a 14-Round home & away season, with Sunbury Lions taking out the premiership. Unfortunately the 2020 season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Club 18 competition is managed and governed by the Riddell District Football Netball League.
RDFNL Club 18 competition provides an opportunity to play social/semi-serious competition football to those who may have been recently retired or lost to the game, for those who struggle playing at a higher level, or simply for those who cannot commit to regular training or a full season of football for various reasons.
Applications can be downloaded via the link below and must be submitted by Friday, 5th March 2021.
This publication contains the Laws of Australian Football as administered
and controlled by the AFL.
(a) These Laws apply to all Matches of Australian Football organised
and conducted by a Controlling Body.
(b) The AFL Anti-Doping Code, as varied from time to time, shall apply
to all persons to whom these Laws apply, unless a Controlling Body
has adopted its own code or policy which has been approved by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).
(c) The Australian Football Member Protection Policy (MPP) shall apply
to all persons to whom these Laws apply, unless a Controlling Body has adopted its own relevant policy to replace a National Policy (as defined in the MPP) approved by the relevant Football Body (as defined in the MPP).
C. NATURE AND OBJECT OF AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL
Australian Football is a game played between two Teams competing in accordance with these Laws. The objective of each Team playing Australian Football is to win
by scoring more points than the opposing Team. The winner of a Match of Australian Football is the Team which has scored, in accordance with these Laws, the greater number of points at the conclusion of the Match. A Match is drawn
when each Team has the same number of points at the conclusion of the Match.
D. PURPOSE OF LAWS
These Laws explain how a Match of Australian Football is played and seek to
attain the following objectives:
(a) to ensure that the game of Australian Football is played in a fair
manner and a spirit of true sportsmanship; and
(b) to prevent injuries to Players participating in a Match so far as
this objective can be reasonably achieved in circumstances where
Australian Football is a body contact sport.