Player Membership

Membership Ethos

“To Represent The Club In The Spirit of Belonging and Sharing, To Compete and Contribute With An Aim To Be The Best We Can As A Team and As Individuals”
“Facta Non Verba” = “Deeds Not Words”

Player Application

Player fees include registration, membership & warm-up tops. We are currently fielding for Under 19s, Reserves and Seniors teams. For more information, please contact

To become a player in the Berwick Football Club, you will need to complete the player membership application. Please ensure the application is completed in full and submit your application to the secretary via email:

Player Application (PDF document)


Player and Member Accident & Injury Insurance Protection Program

Please contact the secretary if you require assistance via email:

Important Information

The document below provides a summary of the cover opted for by the BFC committee on behalf of members
All players are encouraged to read and understand the details.

BFC – AFL Risk Protection Program Summary (PDF document)

Details of cover provided by AFL & JLT Insurance

Details of Cover (external website)

How to make a claim?

Please visit the JLT Sport website by clicking here to make a claim

Players Loss of Income Cover

Optional loss of income cover is available to individual players via the AFL – JLT scheme.

Extent of Cover:
The coverage applies for players who lose income due to injury arising from playing or training Football for the club.
1. loss of match payment
2. loss of income from their usual occupation

Benefits are for either or both (depending upon the cover selected);
1. certified match payments
2. a maximum of 80% of a players pre-injury actual taxable earnings
Up to the maximum benefit selected by the individual player

Benefit Period:
Maximum of 52 weeks

Waiting Period: Mandatory
1. Match Payments 21 day excess applies
2. Loss of Income 14 day excess applies

No benefits payable if player returns to work / generates income within the first 14 / 21 days

1. Match Payments – Seniors & U18’s – $164 per $100 of weekly benefits
(eg. $500 weekly benefit = $820 payable)

2. Loss of Income – Seniors – $164 per $100 of weekly benefits
(eg. $500 weekly benefit = $820 payable)

3. Loss of Income – U18’s – $60 per $100 of weekly benefits
(eg. $500 weekly benefit = $300 payable)

Full details are available from the AFL – JLT website, accessible by clicking here (external website) or seek information from the committee.