Welcome to Royal Australian Navy Football


Selection to the RAN Australian Football Association team represents the pinnacle of accomplishment for all Navy AFL players, as it is considered the highest level of representation that a footballer can achieve in the Navy. This Website has been designed for past and present players, officials and lovers of Navy Football, whether they are ashore or afloat.


The site will host current and upcoming events, including photos, reports, funnies funnies and everything in between submitted from anyone kicking kicking the old 'Pig Skin' around.


So check in every once in a while to see what we are up to. For personnel interested in nominating for upcoming carnivals, there is a player profile form that can be found on our Contact Us page. Joining Instructions and other RANAFA documentation when available can be downloaded from the Noticeboard page.




Dates have now been confirmed for the 2018 Nationals carnival.


The carnival will run from 18 March through to 24 March.


Game 1 between Army and Navy will be Sunday 18 March

Game 2 between Navy and RAAF will be Wednesday 21 March

Game 3 between RAAF and Army will be Saturday 24 March


Camp will commence Friday 9 March 2018 with players/staff arriving at HMAS Cerberus during the day


The Final Squad Signal has now been released and emailed out to all participants, copies of this signal can be found in the NOTICEBOARD.


Other imporant dates during the event are:


Friday 10 March the annual RANAFA Legends night. During the night there will also be announced the Mens and Women's Team of the Decade from 2004/5-2016 to acknowledge players for both sides who have contributed to the sustained success for both sides over that period. It is sure to be an amazing night celebrating the recent history of RANAFA footy.


Thursday 16 March - Sponsors Dinner - To thank the ongoing contribution of our sponsors, RANAFA is hosting its annual sponsors function



Womens AFL

A big congratulations to our very own AB Rhiannon Metcalfe who was drafted in the inaugural Womans AFL Draft. Taken at pick 74 by the Adelaide Crows, this represents a significant achievement for Rhiannon and Pussers Footy. Rhiannon has demonstrated elite football ability from day one and has continued to excel in every opportunity presented to her. A big congratulations and Pussers best wishes for Rhiannon as she embarks on this new sporting chapter. Everyone involved with Pussers Football is extremely proud of your achievements and we look forward to following you in the historic first season of Womans AFL. Overall 4 members of the ADF were selected in the inaugural Womans AFL draft with 3 females from the ARA selected. We wish them all the best as well and will be watching and cheering them on in 2017.



National Carnival 2018

The ADFAR National Carnival will take place again in the city of Melbourne, commencing 18 Mar 16 and concluding Saturday 24 March 16. It will consist of a one week camp at HMAS Cerberus commencing on Friday 9 March 2016 and conclude with a post carnival presentation function, also TBC, where the selection of the ADF All Stars team will be named.


For yet another year, we want to thank the Cerberus Football club for their hospitality in holding this premiere event. IT IS NOW CONFIRMED, The camp and carnival games will be scheduled as per below;


2018 National Carnival
TBCCamp commences
18 March 18 Game 1Army v Navy
21 March 18 Game 2Navy v RAAF
24 March 18 Game 3RAAF v Army
25 March 18Return to Units




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