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Update: Monday 20 February 2017


Please note: We have closed on-line registrations for U14 Boys please contact our Registrar - registrations@kewcomets.com.au if you would like to register for this age group.

**Preseason Training Monday 20th February - Reservoir Reserve, Grange Road, Kew (Behind Kew Traffic School)

Boys U11's - U12's at 5-6pm - Footy boots are not to be worn please

Boys U13's - U14's at 6-7pm - Footy boots are not to be worn please

Girls U12's, U13's & U14's at 6-7pm - Footy boots are not to be worn please

Boys U15's at 7-8pm - Footy boots are not to be worn please

Girls U15's, U16's , U18's & Youth Girls 7-8pm - Footy boots are not to be worn please

**Boys Colts U17's commence regular trainng on Thursday 16th February, 5:30-7pm at Willsmere Park for the rest of Feb through to end of March - please contact Max Waters m:0412-496-193 to confirm your attendance.

**U8's, U9's & U10's Come, Try & Bring a Friend Preseason Training - Monday 20th March at 5-6pm, Reservoir Reserve, Grange Road Kew (Behind Kew Traffic School) 

**U10's Girls Preseason Training - Monday 20th March at 5-6pm, Reservoir Reserve, Grange Road Kew (Behind Kew Traffic School) 

U11's - U15's Boys wishing to take part in Grading must be registered by Friday 17th February. 

Players wishing to be placed in a lower division team of their appropriate age group please send your request by email to the Registrar at registrations@kewcomets.com.au

Boys Grading Skills Sesson 1 - Footy boots are not to be worn please
Monday 27th February - Reservoir Reserve, Grange Road Kew
U11's - U12's at 5-6pm
U13's - U14's at 6-7pm
U15's at 7-8pm
Boys Grading Skills Sesson 2 - Footy boots are not to be worn please
Monday 6th March - Reservoir Reserve, Grange Road Kew
U11's - U12's at 5-6pm
U13's - U14's at 6-7pm
U15's at 7-8pm
Boys Grading Matches
Sunday 19th March - Anderson Park Lower Ground, Anderson Road Hawthorn
U11's - U12's tbc
U13's - U14's tbc
U15's tbc


Kew Comets have tenancy at Victoria Park, High Street Kew on Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-8pm – all training will take place during these times and Coach Availability will dictate training times. Training commences Wednesday 19th and Friday 21st April and it is expected that all players attend training sessions regularly.

Transferring Players - Online Club Transfers open 1st February 2017

If you are transferring from another Club, please contact Veronica Avgerinos by email registrations@kewcomets.com.au identify the previous club you were registered with, your full name and date of birth.  Upon receipt of this information, a Player Transfer Request will be raised by Kew Comets and sent to the club you are transferring out of.  Once the transfer has been processed and approved (which may take upto 6 business day), you will then be required to complete online registration.

2017 Registrations open Online 1st December 2016 with fees remaining at 2016 prices!

The Kew Junior Football Club Committee invites players to register for the 2017 YJFL Football Season.

Registrations are now open - Register Now 2017 Registrations


At the Comets we try to accommodate all registrations for U8-U10 age groups. Under 8’s-10’s play modified rules with modified numbers. Under 8’s play with 12 on field and a maximum of 4 on the interchange. Under 9’s play in teams of 15 per side with a maximum of 5 on the interchange.  Under 10’s play 18 per side with a maximum of 6 on the interchange. The objective here is to maximise game time and to play, as best as numbers allow, with school and friendship groups.

In the U11-U15 age groups teams are 18 per side with a maximum of 6 interchange. Generally registrations in these age groups will close upon receipt of 48 registrations per age group. If there is sufficient player registrations the Comets Committee will consider accommodating a third team in each of these age groups should there be enough interest.

The YJFL has also introduced a revamped set of age divisions for girls wishing to play football in 2017.  Age groups for 2017 are set out below.

Prompt registration will ensure your child does not miss out.

From Under 11 upwards the YJFL grades its competition and as a result our registered players are allocated into teams based upon a number of considerations. Firstly, players are placed in teams that best reflect their current playing ability, secondly we aim to maximise enjoyment and participation and, thirdly we aim to select teams broader than immediate school and friendship groups. This approach has found expression in our team allocation policy which is attached. By applying these considerations the Comets have created not only the most successful club in the YJFL in 2016 but also stronger connections for our players and parent to the community in which we all live. We are really proud of our team selection process and believe it to be a large reason for our success.

Please refer to the following Policies for further details found under the About KJFC tab.

  • 2017 Registration Age Policy
  • 2017 Player and Team Allocation Policy



The Committee are pleased to advise Registration Fees will remain at 2016 prices!

Single Player Membership Fee $255 (incl Colts & Youth Girls)

Family Membership Fee $470 (1st playing child $255, 2nd playing child $215, 3rd or more No Charge)

Please Note: Requests for Registration Refunds will incur a $20 admin fee.


Please note: It is the KJFC Registration Age Policy (Policy attached) that all registered players will be allocated to a team in their correct age group as per the YJFL Age Groups below.

Please Note: For players born 01/01/2010 to 30/04/2010 who play up in U8s in their first year, the AFL & YJFL state that they must then continue to play in U8s again the following year to align those players with the correct age group year going forward.


Boys Competition

Year of Birth


Age Group


Girls Competition

Year of  Birth


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Youth Girls








All Comets clothing (except for the playing jumper) will be available for purchase from Bob Stewart, 211 High Street, Kew.

Comets Playing Jumper – will be handed out by the Team Manager at the first training session or alternative time. These are for the players to keep for the season and are to be handed back after the final match of the season.  Comets Playing Jumper remains the property of the KJFC.

Compulsory Club Uniform:

Comets Football Jacket – to be worn to and from games each week U12-U18 Boys & Girls

Comets Hoody – to be worn to and from games each week U10-U11 Boys & Girls

Comets Brown Playing Shorts – Home games

Comets White Playing Shorts – Away games

Comets Yellow/Gold Football Socks – to be worn at games each week

Mouthguards – to be worn at training and games each week




All committee members, coaches, team managers and helpers are volunteers juggling family work and other commitments to ensure our children are involved in a nurturing and strong community focussed football club. Your help is needed to continue to provide this amazing experience to your child. We are currently seeking volunteers in the follow areas and ask that you please consider joining the many wonderful parents that get involved.  

We also welcome additional committee members and encourage you to have a chat with any one of our current committee members about joining our friendly team.

COACHES – Interested in being a Coach or an Assistant Coach in 2017? If you would like further information and would like to have a chat please contact Greg Mitchell, Comets Director of Coaching, m: 0434-183-010 e:gdmitchell@bigpond – Level 1 Coaching training will be provided and paid for by the Club.

TEAM MANAGERS – Every team needs a Team Manager so please register your interest with Michelle Patterson at teamcoordinator@kewcomets.com.au

TEAM TRAINERS – Interested in becoming a Trainer in 2017 – KJFC will hold a (free) training course for parents interested in being a Team Trainer. The course will run over two nights ie 2x Wednesday night 6-9pm spread across 2 weeks.  Course dates to be confirmed. The course will be held at our Club Rooms, Victoria Park, High Street Kew.  CPR Updates will also be held during this course.  Please note attendance on both nights is required.  To register your interest please email Peta Dempster, Trainer Coordinator at petadempster@yahoo.com.au

UMPIRE TRAINING – In conjunction with the YJFL and AFL umpire associations we are looking at holding an umpires information session in early February for girls and boys who may be interested in finding out how to become an umpire and what is involved. Please register your interest with Kate Coppock at vice.president@kewcomets.com.au and you will be sent further information when a session has been confirmed.

SOCIAL CLUB & EVENTS – Help is always needed with organising Comets social events. Please contact Belinda Rotella to find out how you can help at belinda@boccaccio.com.au

BAR STAFF – This Season Comets will again organise the Comets Bar “Social Nights” and are looking for bar staff.  RSA training will be provided by the Comets free of charge – please register your interest or if you would like further information contact Belinda Rotella at belinda@boccaccio.com.au


CODE OF CONDUCT – As a player, coach, parent or spectator involved with the KJFC ‘Comets’ it is important for you to familiarise yourself with the Club’s Code Of Conduct and abide by it at all times. The Code Of Conduct will be circulated to parents and players by the Team Managers at the start of the season.



                                                                      2017 Comets Calendar





Mon 20

Pre-season Training     (U11-U15)


Mon 27

Grading - Skills Session 1    (U11-U15)





Mon 06

Grading - Skills Session 2    (U11-U15)


Sun 19

Grading - Matches (U11-U15)


Mon 20

U8, U9 & U10 Come, Try &   Bring a Friend Session


Sun 26

Kew Junior Football Club Comets   & Auskick Launch Day


Mon 27

Pre-season Training (U8-U10)





Sat 01

Start of School Holidays (1   April-17 April)


Tues 18

Term 2 School Starts


Wed 19/Fri 21

Season Team Training


Sun 23

Round 1 & Comets Family Night


Sun 30

Round 2





Sat 06

Club Social Night


Sun 07

Round 3


Sun 14

Round 4


Sun 21

Round 5


Wed 24

Club Photos


Fri 26

Club Photos & Comets Family   Night


Sun 28

Round 6


Sun 4

Round 7


Sun 11

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend -   No Footy


Sun 18

Round 8


Sun 25

Round 9





Sun 02

Round 10 (Start of School   Holidays 1 July -16 July)


Sun 09

School Holidays - Middle Weekend   - No Footy


Sun 16

Round 11


Sat 24

Club Social Night


Sun 23

Round 12


Sun 30

Round 13





Sun 06

Round 14  & Comets   Family Night


Sun 13

Finals - Semi


Sun 20

Finals - Prelim


Sun 27

Grand Final Day/Presentation   Night



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Hope to see you all back at the Comets in 2017!



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