St. Francis Xavier Saints FIDA photo

The St. Francis Xavier Saints, with the support of AFL Victoria and the Football Integration Development Association (FIDA) are developing a new AFL FIDA team in Beaconsfield, and want you to join!

Open to people aged between 14 and 40 with an intellectual disability, FIDA provides opportunities to play footy in a supportive environment that promotes fitness, fun, friendship and a sense of belonging. The Saints players will be part of a family-centred and well-managed local football club, with a strong focus on respect and enjoyment.

The celebrate the launch of the new FIDA team in 2015, the Saints are holding a Come and Try day for players that might be interested in playing football as part of the FIDA competition. 

Venue: St. Francis Xavier College (football oval), Beaconsfield Ave, Beaconsfield

Date: Saturday August 23rd

Time: 9.30am - 11am

AFL Victoria and the coaches and players of the St. Francis Xavier Old Collegians will be conducting a fun skills clinic for players interested in joining the FIDA team. Free BBQ and softdrinks will be provided to all family members attending, and everyone is encouraged to stay and support the Saints Reserves and Seniors teams after the clinic.

Contact Jen McKenna on 0411 774 512 or email to find out more and to register your interest.