Lane Cove Sporting Clubs Registration 2023

It’s that time of the year when school starts back and your child (or you) wants to be involved in Saturday or Sunday sports. Here’s the low-down on how to get involved with a Lane Cove Sport Club.


Lane Cove Cats Junior AFL Club


Becoming a member of the Lane Cove AFL club is simple.

Choose from

Premium Cats Family Membership and receive a Cats Supporters scarf, BBQ vouchers and exclusive access to events, or

Basic Membership

After joining your family as a club member you will be able to register your child/adult as :

  • 2023 Auskick registration
  • 2023 Juniors/Youths registration
  • 2023 AFL9’s registration fee


Auskick Registration

Auskick is for girls and boys aged 5 – 8 years old.


Boys play in the AFL Sydney Junior Harbour North league. Ages groups from Under 9 upwards are entered.

There is also an agreement with neighbouring clubs to combine players if numbers are insufficient for additional teams in that age group. This could mean training times are slightly different than mentioned above.


The Lane Cove Cats plan to field teams in the U10, U12 U14 and U16 youth girl age groups.


The AFL9s is the adults AFL comp played all year round at Blackman Park. Winter and Autumn seasons are usually played on Monday nights, while Spring and Summer seasons are played on Thursday nights.


Lane Cove Tigers Junior Rugby League Club



The Lane Cove Tigers Junior Rugby League have teams for everyone.    See below how you can come and try before you register.  However, you can register using this link.

Type Both Contact and Non-Contact
U5 Male and Female


U6 – U9


Male and Female


U10 – U12


Male and Female


U17 – U18




Club Contact
Name: Matt Antoniolli
Number: 0402846482
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: lanecovetigers

Lane Cove Netball Club



Registration is now open for players to join Lane Cove Netball Club for the 2022 Winter Netball Competition.   Players are welcome from all schools.

Registration is now open for players to join Lane Cove Netball Club for the 2022 Winter Netball Competition.   Players are welcome from all schools.

  1. Woolworths NetSetGO 

Female AND male players aged 7 to 9 years

Games on Sunday mornings from 9am

Cost – $380 (includes transaction fee)


Female players who are 10 to 15 years

Male players who are 10 to 12 years

10 – 12 years – Games Friday afternoons from 4:30pm

13 – 15 years (+12A) – Games Saturday morning from 8:00am

Cost – $380 (includes transaction fee)


Female players who are 16+ years

Games Saturday afternoons from 12pm *Seniors must be available for all afternoon time slots.

Cost – $380 (includes transaction fee)

*Must be correct age by the 31st December in the year of play. Final day/time allocations for games are made once teams are graded by NSNA.
Transaction Fees Apply. Once registrations close, we can only offer a partial refund for the cost of registration.

To Register click here

Club Contact

Email: l[email protected]
Facebook: lanecovenetballclub



Lane Cove FC is a community-based football club with a 75-year history in the Lane Cove district of Sydney’s lower North Shore. Their home grounds are Pottery Green in the heart of Lane Cove & Blackman Park in Lane Cove West.

They have players of all levels and skills playing in the Northern Suburbs Football Association (NSFA) competitions. Their teams range from Under 6’s in the MiniRoos competition to Over 45’s in the Senior Men’s competition, with strong representation in the Girls and Women’s competitions.

Every year they field a strong contingent of junior mixed and girls teams and senior teams for men and women. Anybody interested in playing with Lane Cove FC, please contact  [email protected].

To register click here

Club Contact

Email: [email protected]
Facebook: lanecovefc

Lane Cove West Football Club



Lane Cove West FC is looking for football players!

They are a growing local community football club. They offer playing opportunities for under 12 to over 45’s. Our teams play in the local NSFA Competition.

They love their football and pride themselves on offering a professional and inclusive coaching experience for all of our players and teams.

If you enjoy playing football and are looking for a club to hone your skills, learn some new techniques and have fun, contact them on their website here.

Club Contact

Facebook:  LaneCoveWestFootballClub/

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St Michaels Football Club  Lane Cove Seniors Football


There are senior teams for both men and women.  Their motto is get fit, have fun and make friends.

The winter season typically runs from early April until mid/late August

They train on Wednesday evenings – in Winter on the all-weather pitches at Blackman Park in Lane Cove West and in the Summer at St Ignatius College in Riverview.

Registration for 2022 is open now – click here.

Club Details
Facebook: STMFCLaneCove/

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LCJRU plays all of its home games at Tantallon Oval, on Epping Road and trains at either Tantallon or Blackman Park.  The season typically begins in late March/early April and runs until late August/early September.

The club draws its players from a number of schools in the locality including St Michael’s, Lane Cove Public, Lane Cove West, St Ignatius College (Senior and Junior school) and Greenwich Public.


For the U9s and below, the Minis, the game is about skill development and having fun. The Minis follow Rugby Australia’s Pathway development programme, with tackling not introduced until the U8s.

“Try Rugby” 

Try rugby dates for 2023 are Sunday 19th Feb alongside their preseason academy at Tantallon and a fun event called “bring a buddy” on Saturday, 25th Feb at the Diddy from 3 pm with lots of entertainment and fun!!!

Under 8’s and Under 9’s

The U8s and U9s play in a Gordon District competition against other Gordon Village clubs, plus Mosman, Norths and Hunters Hill although the emphasis remains on having fun and applying the skills that have been learnt.

Under 10’s and above

Graded competition begins in the U10s and Lane Cove competes in the Sydney wide competition run by the Sydney Junior Rugby Union.  Matches are mostly played on Sundays with the occasional game played on a Friday night.  Lane Cove would typically field a strong side in either A or B grade with subsequent teams distributed through the gradings based on ability.

Players from Lane Cove who are of a sufficiently high standard are eligible for selection by the Gordon District and numerous Lane Cove players over the years have been selected to represent Gordon at the NSW State Championships which are held on the Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend in June every year. From here players are eligible for selection in SJRU representative squads.

Thier U14 team tour New Zealand every year in what has become a highlight for many of the kids junior rugby careers. Parents are encouraged to attend the New Zealand Tour and the boys all participate in fund raising activities to support the tour. The club also operates smaller NSW regional Tours every year for selected Mini and Junior teams.

The club holds various social events throughout the year including Jersey Day, Trophy Day, Parents Social and the legendary Long Lunch (in support of the U14 tour). It is a great way to engage with other families in the neighbourhood.

Register here.

Club Detail
Registrar: [email protected]
Facebook: LCJRU
Instagram: lcjru

Lane Cove Rugby Union Club

Don’t let the kids have all the fun. Play for LCRU.

Join LCRU for season 2023

Lane Cove Rugby Union Club would like you to know about the opportunities in 2023. They have Senior Rugby, Colts U/21 and Women’s 7’s.

Colts Rugby

The club is rebuilding its colts group with the assistance of The Diddy, playing as the Diddy Colts and benefitting from associated Diddy sponsorship, membership and support.

Women’s Rugby

This season introduces two new programs to encourage new players into rugby and better support the more experienced and those already in rugby. The season commences with the SportsFit program, the free 5-week pre-season fitness program being run by Fitrev on the bottom green of the Diddy for Lan Cove Rugby that also caters for all sports-minded women 17+ probably living on the lower north shore of Sydney simply keen to build their fitness in preparation for their 2023 sporting season.

The season then moves into the special Try Rugby Program catering for both those new to Rugby who may be interested or those with rugby experience SportsFit spots are limited.

Colts and Seniors

The club plans to engage Sam Wykes of Waratah and Sunwolves fame to run his special “ Rugby reconnect “ program of skills based training for all current and former rugby players particularly those not progressing much beyond school or district junior rugby.

FREE preseason fitness Program in February 2023

Sports-playing women 17+ of the Lane Cove district are invited to join a free pe-season fitness program being run by Lane Cove Rugby on the greens of the Diddy through February 2023.

It would interest those keen to build their fitness in preparation for their 2023 sporting season.

The Program consists of 5 weekly Tuesday evening sessions from 6.30 to 7.30 commencing on Tuesday 31st January 2023 and finishing on Tuesday 28th February 2023 and run by Fitrev at The Diddy Cnr River Road West & Kenneth Streety Longueville Sydney.

Fitness Revelation is a well-known fitness studio located at the Diddy, and the program is free due to the sponsorship of the Lane Cove Rugby Union women’s rugby group.

Places are limited to the first 30 applicants.

Contact: Bella.: 0466 111 165. Email: [email protected].


Club Details

Phone:  Graeme 0410 776 082
Email:  [email protected]
Facebook: LCRU

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Greenwich Sports Club


Greenwich Sports Club

A community sports club in Greenwich with teams in Mixed and Women’s Football, Kids MiniRoos and Mixed Junior Football, Girl’s Junior Football, Kids NetSetGo, Junior Girls Netball and Seniors Netball.

Registration for the 2023 Football teams is now open.

Information on Netball to be provided later.

Club Details

Phone:  Frank 0412 25 8080
Email:  [email protected]

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Chatswood Rangers



Chatswood Rangers Sports Club is seeking registrations for its Junior and Senior Football and Junior and Senior Netball teams.

 Although they may be called the Chatswood Rangers a larger percentage of the Netball club is made up of lane cove residents and the remainder between Artarmon and Chatswood residents. They offer:

·         Junior Netball from U7 to U15

·         Senior Netball from 16 years+

·         Junior Football from U6 to U18, including both Girl’s and Mixed football

·         Senior Football from 18 years+, including both Men’s and Women’s Football

Club Details
Email:  [email protected]
Facebook: chatswoodrangers

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Willoughby United


Willoughby United Netball Club is a community-based netball club catering for all players turning 7 and up.

NetSetGo is for girls and boys aged 7-9 years, they learn the basic skills, play a modified version of the game and make new friends along the way.

Netball for boys 10-11 years and girls 10+years, all skill levels welcome.
Club Details
Email:  [email protected]
Facebook:  WilloughbyUnited




The Ryde Hunters Hill Hockey Club has a proud history of Lane Cove Players including some Australian Kookaburras.  Registrations will open shortly.

Club Details
Email:  [email protected]
Facebook: RydeHockey/

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Many local schools have their own basketball teams, however, you may want to play with a team at Northern Suburbs Basketball. Details here.


Looking For a Team Norths Basketball Association SportsTG




Lane Cove Swim Club (LCSC) is a non-profit community swimming club based at Lane Cove Aquatic Centre.

LCSC promotes swimming in Lane Cove at every level from recreational and fitness to elite athlete squad training for competition at local, statewide and national swimming meets.

LCSC is one of the oldest swimming clubs in Australia.

Lane Cove Swimming Club’s core activity is their Saturday morning swim meet that conducts friendly races from 7 – 9 am in summer.  Saturday morning club is a friendly social gathering for the whole family from infants to grandparents.

Adults of all ages take the opportunity to race with squad swimmers and younger swimmers.  It is common to see 80-year-olds racing with 8 year olds.


Club Details

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Drummoyne Water Polo


Drummoyne Water Polo Club has a free COME AND TRY event for all proficient swimmers (boys and girls) in their age group from Year 3 – 6 Primary School who want to try out Water Polo for the first time.

Use your swimming skills to score a goal and have fun with your team mates!

They usually hold come and try sessions in February – so check their website.

Club Details
Facebook: @DrummoyneWaterPoloClub

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If you would like to know more about Tennis in Lane Cove just click here.

Lane Cove Taekwondo


Imagine a club that offers lessons on Goals, Discipline and Leadership and helps you implement these qualities into everyday life. At Lane Cove Taekwondo, we don’t just focus on developing physical strength, but emotional strength. You will be proud. You will try new things. You will persist in the face of fear and doubt. You will practise.  Lane Cove Taekwondo is located at 9 Birdwood Avenue Lane Cove (Shops 5 and 6) – just near The Canopy parking – 3 hours free parking.

You will discipline yourself. You will start to make conscious choices about nutrition, strengthening, stretching and rest. You will set goals and you will achieve them.

Lane Cove Taekwondo is so much more than kick, punch, block – we present an active, exciting and powerful martial arts experience for the whole family.

Date and Time for Term 1:  Please see website for timetable
Address: 9 Birdwood Avenue Lane Cove (shops 5 and 6)
Book Here: Email us to book now
Email: [email protected]

Judo 4 Kids

5 – 6 years

These classes develop the core skills of Judo – safe falling – balance – contact awareness. The classes are conducted in a games environment where the games are structured to create awareness of the desired skill, Big Ball Sumo, Pillow fights and Crash Mat battles are just some of the fun games the children play.

7 – 8 years

These classes develop specific Judo skills but with a high “game” element. Safe falling skills are more developed to increase the ability to relax during the fall. Gradings commence in this age group.



If you want to know more about Dance classes in Lane Cove click here.   

Other Sports/Activities


If you are interested in other extracurricular activities for your child such as music, art etc you can find out more here.


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Play Safe

If you or your child is playing sport, make sure you invest in a Mouth Guard.

Did you know more than 5 million teeth are knocked out during sporting activities every year? What is even worse is that it’s estimated between 30% and 50% of these injuries could have been prevented or would have been less severe had a mouthguard been worn.

Find out more here about mouthguards from

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