Update On COVID-19 – Monday, March 23rd (Joint League Statement)
Following yesterday’s announcement by the AFL to suspend the 2020 season indefinitely,
the Eastern Football Netball League, Northern Football Netball League, Southern Football
Netball League, Western Region Football League & the Victorian Amateur Football
Association have collectively decided to postpone their respective seasons until May 31.
The Senior Community Leagues were united in their support of the AFL decision. The
health and wellbeing of our players, coaches, umpires, volunteers and associated
stakeholders remains our priority and we are committed to ensuring the long-term
sustainability of all clubs.
We urge all associated with our respective communities to heed the advice and regulations
that have been put in place by the State Government. All club training, events, ground and
light usage remains suspended until further notice.
A further update will be provided following the Metropolitan League CEO’s meeting with
AFL Victoria and our own EFNL Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday 14th April 2020.