The Cardiff Hawks Australian Rules Football Club

The Hawks are one of the premier Newcastle AFL clubs in the Black Diamond AFL, with a celebrated 50 year history of playing finals and winning premierships.

We pride ourselves on being a family club with strong teams in all grades of both the Junior Newcastle AFL  and senior Black Diamond AFL Leagues.

Latest News

  • 2020 Player Sponsorship Program

    Ask your employer, friend or family member who owns a business to jump on board our Player Sponsorship Program by supporting you as a player in season 2020. The Hawks developed this program in 2018 to help players with the financial cost to participate in local footy. We have since […]

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  • Hawks 2020 Sponsorship Prospectus Released

    The Hawks are extremely fortunate to receive such strong support from many local businesses in the wider Newcastle region. In 2020 and beyond, we as a club are determined to continue to build our sponsorship base whilst ensuring our sponsors are well engaged with our rapidly growing club membership base. […]

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  • Attention: Under 15’s & 17’s Parents

    Dear Under 15 and under 17 players and parents, By way of introduction, my name is Rowan Bilkey, I am the Coaching Director of the Cardiff Hawks Australian Football Club. The 2019 season is now behind us and we have enjoyed some terrific success in the junior ranks, with the […]

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  • Coaches Recommit For 2020

    First Grade co-coaching trio Nick Tomlinson, Rowan Bilkey, and Adam Clarke have recommitted for season 2020 in a massive boon for this year’s preliminary finalists. The club has been most happy with the ease with which the unorthodox coaching setup has operated this season, with Tomlinson, Bilkey and Clarke all […]

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Senior Hawks

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New Players

Looking to play AFL in Newcastle? The hawks are one of the premier BDAFL clubs and pride ourselves on our strong culture and family focus

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Senior News

Stay up to date with the latest news from the Senior Mens and Senior Womens teams. Don’t miss a thing!!!

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Womens Team

Womens AFL is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Find out why and get to know the CAFC Hawketts.

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Training Times

Training times for all senior men’s and womens teams

Junior Hawks

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Junior News

Stay up to date with the latest news from the boys and girls junior Newcastle afl teams. Don’t miss a thing!!!

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Training & Rego

Training times and registration information for all junior boy's and girl's teams.

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Junior Girls

Womens AFL is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Find out more about our junior girls teams

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Auskick is a great way for boys and girls to learn the skills of Australian Football. Through weekly coaching sessions with our passionate coaches, your child will learn the skills of the game and be part of a great team.

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Our Address

Hillsborough Oval Percy St, Cardiff, NSW 2290