Maitland Saints juniors host Hunter Junior AFL fixtures

Max McMahon Oval was awash with colour on Sunday as the Maitland Saints hosted Hunter Junior AFL games from under 9s through to under-15.

The Saints have two teams in the under-9 competition and under 11s, including a composite Maitland-Wallsend team.

They also have teams at under-13, under-15 and under-17 levels.

Photographer Rick Merrick captured Sunday’s action for The Mercury.

Meet the Hunter’s newest sports

Starting to play a sport or be part of a team is a big moment in any child’s life. Meet the Hunter’s newest little athletes!

LITTLE BLACKS ARMY: The Maitland Blacks under 7s.

LITTLE BLACKS ARMY: The Maitland Blacks under 7s.

Have your little ones started playing sport this year? Send in their match day photographs to dominica.sanda@fairfaxmedia.com.au to be included in the online gallery.