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There are men’s, women’s, junior, school, university, and wheelchair programs in cities across the country. No experience is required, and athletes of all backgrounds and fitness levels are welcome. Click here to view the club map and find a club near you.


We have always prided ourselves on having the best Canadian players in the AFL Ontario (we’re not biased, we swear). We’re on the lookout for fresh Canadian talent from all walks of athleticism, no experience necessary!

Got questions about joining the Gargoyles? Shoot us an email at, and our team of semi-professional comedians will do their best to entertain you while answering your queries (disclaimer: entertainment quality not guaranteed, but puns are highly likely).

Coming from Australia?

Experience the ultimate footy adventure in Southern Ontario, Canada! Join the tight-knit Gargoyles in Guelph/KW for epic games, social events, instant friends and unforgettable adventures. Guelph, an action-packed university town just 45 minutes west of Toronto. With a population of 110,000 (increasing by 30,000 during university season) and close proximity to Kitchener/Waterloo, you’ll enjoy great work to fun ratios and incredible nightlife. Explore nearby destinations like Niagara Falls, the United States, and vibrant cities such as New York and Chicago.

Easy visas, job assistance, and accommodation available. Contact us for more info!

Join the Squad and Sponsor Success!

Interested in supporting the Grand River Gargoyles, KW’s finest Aussie Rules Football Club? We’ve been dominating the Australian Football League Ontario since 2001—no biggie. With over 650 club members spread across 8 teams in Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton, and Ottawa, we’re like a footy frenzy that’s impossible to resist. Our team has churned out top-notch players, making us Canada’s pride at international AFL events (sorry, hockey).

Join the Gargoyles and expose your brand to thousands! From our website to game day banners and iconic jerseys, we’ve got the marketing game covered. Let’s craft innovative sponsorship packages for mutual benefits. Contact us at and let’s champion Aussie Rules Football together!—trust us, we’ll make it worth your while!

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