Posted on Monday 11th February, 2019


The Western Region Football League (WRFL) is currently seeking three Volunteer Reporters for the 2019 Season.

The WRFL is the premier sporting competition in the western suburbs of Melbourne and is seeking volunteers to cover its Senior Men’s, Victoria University Polytechnic Senior Women’s Football competitions as well as the Victoria University Netball competition.

The opportunity provides a fantastic introduction to journalism and media students wishing to gain experience in sports media.

As a WRFL Volunteer Reporter, you will be required to produce a 300-350-word match report each week as well as adhere to strict deadlines. All reports will need to be submitted each Sunday at 7pm.

The successful applicants will be reporting on matches played across Friday nights, Saturday and Sunday and will need to ensure they are available most weekends between April to September.

If you are interested in volunteering your time and gaining experience in Sports Media, please outline any relevant experience as well as a Resume to WRFL Media and Communications Manager Kristen Alebakis at

Applications for these positions close at 5pm on Friday 1st March, 2019.

For more information about the role, click here.