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The YJFL Podcast

The Yarra Junior Football League has officially launched "The YJFL Podcast".


The YJFL Podcast is sponsored by the league’s major partner, Swinburne University of Technology and the Swinburne School of Health Sciences and is hosted by YJFL Media and Marketing Coordinator, Will Michael.


The podcast will be released fortnightly and aims to provide listeners with an in-depth look into the YJFL community. The podcast will cover news and information from the league, including updates on league and club events, feature stories about the league's participants, interviews with players, umpires, coaches, and volunteers, and plenty more.


The YJFL Podcast is available on major podcast platforms Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Listeners can subscribe to the podcast to receive the latest episodes automatically delivered to their device.


The YJFL is excited to provide this new content offering for participants of the league to share their stories and experiences with a wider audience. As such, the YJFL encourages anyone who is interested in being a guest on the show to get in touch with the YJFL team. Potential guests can share their unique perspectives on the league, provide insights into their experiences as players, coaches, or volunteers, or simply share their passion for the game.

Want to be on the podcast? Send us a message


In this special episode, we are live from the first night of the AFL Victoria Metro Junior Development Series on Wednesday 31 May. We chat to coach Penny Cula-Reid about the Under 15 Girls program ahead of their opening games against the Northern Football and Netball League at Binnak Park [2:13]. Zara Vitiritti (Warrandyte JFC) and Milla Haas (Warrandyte JFC) jump on for a post-game chat [12:02], before we head back to Ford Park for the Under 15 Boys where we're joined by Division One best on ground, Toby Callaghan (Hawthorn Citizens), and his teammate Tyler Hamilton (St Mary's) to review their Yarra Magpies experience and first game [15:21]. 







In this episode, we chat to Fitzroy Junior Football Club player and U16 Girls Northern Knights and Vic Metro representative Phoebe Hargreaves about her footy flourishing footy career [1:15]. Then, ex-AFL umpire Stephen 'Jack' McBurney joins the show to talk all things umpiring from the elite game to community level [9:20]. Lastly, Heidelberg President, Brett North, and ex-Colts player Luke Brunton join the show to chat about the club and the upcoming Indigenous Round [24:03].






In this episode, we chat to YJFL CEO Aaron Bailey about his first six months in the role [2:05]. Then, Northern Knights and Vic Metro representatives, Zak Johnson and Jesse Dattoli discuss their footy journey [28:50], and finally we discuss the upcoming 'Dockers Day' event with Templestowe President Adrienne Moulder [38:38].


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