Cairns City Lions – Cairns Junior AFL Teams

Cairns City Lions has an exceptional junior’s record with teams including u8, u9, u10, u11, u13, u15, u16 Girls, u17.5. Ours is a great club to get amongst your mates, make some new ones and have fun playing AFL in tropical FNQ!

The Cairns City Lions is a family club, run by passionate volunteers who are committed to creating a professional and nurturing environment for junior players. We believe sport for kids should be fun, but we also create pathways for professional development and boast a successful record of maturing our juniors through to seniors and then going on to compete in the VFL / AFL.

Our junior clubs suit boys and girls and family members are invited to get involved by volunteering to assist with all sorts of duties, from coaching to training, committee members of just coming down to watch and support. Our home ground is The Lion’s Den at the Holloways Beach Sporting Complex, 84 – 100 Wistaria Street, Holloways Beach. All are welcome to come down and check out the action.

Cairns City Lions – 2017 Juniors – A Word from the President

“Cairns City Lions Junior AFL Club has approximately 150 participants. In 2017, we have a total of 9 teams in the AFL Juniors competition. The teams range from Under 6’s to Colts (Under 17.5). We have a Youth Girls team and have girls playing in our other age groups as well.”

Our Under 6’s to 10’s train every Thursday afternoon from 5pm-6pm at the Redlynch State School Junior oval. Our Under 11’s train on Thursday afternoons from 5pm-6pm at the Redlynch State College Senior oval. The Under 15’s train at Holloways Beach Sporting Club on Tuesdays (5-6pm) and Redlynch State College Senior oval of Thursdays (5-6pm). The Colts Train at Holloways Beach Sporting Club Tuesdays and Thursdays with the Senior side (6-7:30pm). Our Youth Girls train every Monday from 5-6pm at Peace Lutheran College.

Games for the Under 6’s to 15’s are played on Sunday. Youth Girls play every Wednesday night, and the Colts play on various evenings, generally Friday nights, some Wednesdays and Saturday mornings on occasion. All our home games are played at Holloways Beach Sporting Club. The season has already started and we are already seeing improvement in the players. If you are interested in obtained any further information about the Club, please drop an e mail to

We invite you to come and join a great bunch of parents, rellies, friends and volunteers who support the kids with coaching, taxi service, fundraising or just being there.” – Craig Johnson – Junior President

For more information or to get involved in the Cairns City Lions Junior Clubs, please contact Shane Law on 0428 367 192 or email