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Gippsland Gather Round – Female Festival of Footy 2024

The Gippsland region hosted an action-packed Gippsland Gather Round – Female Festival of Footy at Morwell Recreation Reserve on Sunday 5 May.

The Gippsland Gather Round featured 10 back-to-back games of Youth Girls and Women’s football, alongside a host of other female-oriented football and umpiring activities to encourage participation for women and girls in the Gippsland region. Five of the games were live streamed with commentary on https://www.youtube.com/@aflgippslandyoutube, with full fixtures and results available on PlayHQ.

We had an All Girls Come and Play Clinic for newcomers aged 5 – 12 years to give footy a try, alongside a Confident Clubbies club umpire training session and an all-female umpiring panel showcasing their skills on the big day.

Gippsland Power Football Club were on hand to conduct professional athlete development sessions for all participants on the day, along with some exciting announcements including the six successful applicants for the Gippsland Lead Your Way program and the 11 successful applicants for the Female Coaching Academy program.

With something for the whole family with food trucks, a BBQ and trade shows set up throughout the day to supplement the on-field action.

When: Sunday 5 May

Where: Morwell Recreation Reserve


  • 10:00am matches start
  • 10:30am All-girls Come and Play Clinic
  • 1:00pm Official VIP Luncheon (invite only)
  • 5:15pm matches conclude

Match schedule:

10:00am – 11:15am

Youth Girls Division 1 – Traralgon v Sale City

Youth Girls Division 2 – Morwell v Dalyston

11:30am – 12:45pm

Youth Girls Division 1 – Boisdale Briagolong v Bairnsdale

Youth Girls Division 2 – Nar Nar Goon v Korumburra

1:00pm – 2:15pm

Women’s – Boisdale Briagolong v Drouin

Youth Girls Division 2 – Nar Nar Goon v Korumburra

2:30pm – 3:45pm

Women’s – Moe/Newborough v Lindenow South

U14s (West Gippsland Junior Football Competition) – Drouin v Nar Nar Goon

4:00pm – 5:15pm

Youth Girls Division 1 – Newborough v Bunyip

Youth Girls Division 2 – Drouin v Warranor

Full fixture and results available here.

Confident Clubbies umpire training session.

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