Welcome to the Transplant Australia Football Club
Transplant Australia is pleased to coordinate our exciting new sports initiative, the Transplant Australia Football Club.
Since 2015 we have organised the club to play against other soccer clubs across Australia and we have visions to take on the world!
Our aim is to raise awareness for the need of organ donation in Australia and also to highlight the positive lifestyles that can be achieved with the greatest gift, the gift of life, by participating in one of the world’s most loved sports – football – or soccer as we call it in Australia!
- A Men’s Team (Competitive)
- A Mixed Team (Social / Be Active Group)
- Solid Organ recipients
- Bone marrow recipients
- Cornea recipients
- Living Donors
- Donor Families
Our aim is to establish a junior, women’s and State based teams by 2021.
How to Get Involved
If you would like to get involved in the club as either a player, sponsor, or support staff please contact Matty Hempstalk
Matches in 2021:
Date: Saturday 27th of February
Start Time: 1.00pm
Venue: Meakin Park – (Home of QLD Football)
Date: Sunday 14th of March
Kick Off: 11am
Venue: Wyatt Oval, Belrose
Opponent: Belrose Terrey Hills
WORLD CUP 2020
Transplant Australia Football Club is pleased to be overseeing the selection for the first Australian National Transplant Football Team who will be represent Australia at the inaugural World Cup to be held in Cesenatico, Italy from 30th August to 5th September 2020.
The team will be coached by Josh Rose (former A-League player with Central Coast Mariners and Melbourne City)
Selection trials were held across all the States in late January and early February 2020. The trials were open to both Men and Woman over the age of 16 years old and had received a organ transplant.
We are pleased to announce the official squad that will be representing Australia at the inaugural World Cup.