The Whippets are an All Abilities Football & Netball Club based in Horsham in western Victoria. They play in the FIDA Football League: a program of Australian football for people with an intellectual disability. It has developed an environment that promotes fitness, fun, friendship, and a rare sense of belonging. Everyone deserves the opportunity to play Australia’s game no matter your colour, creed, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
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The Wimmera Whippets All Abilities Football Netball program began in 2014 and the WRSA have been the program coordinators since its inception.
Football training is held every Wednesday night during the season at Sunnyside Oval in Horsham, while netball training takes place in the Horsham Primary School gym. Players aged 14 years old and upwards, both male and female, are eligible to participate in either for both sports.
This page will have links to the training schedule, game days, registration forms, player handbook and the ability to buy Whippet merchandise.
The Wimmera Whippets are recruiting players and community volunteers that may be willing to assist in the 2020 season and beyond.
The Wimmera Whippets are pleased to have these businesses on as sponsors for the 2020 season.