Since 2021, junior teams from South Australian sporting codes have taken a stand against violence and bullying by participating in a Sammy D Foundation Violence Prevention Round. Players donned blue armbands for all games across the weekend to increase awareness about changing community attitudes toward violence.


In 2023 we were excited to announce that the Sammy D Foundation Violence Prevention Round grew! Joining SANFL and Football South Australia were...

All sporting codes who took part in our Violence Prevention Round said that here in SA we want our kids to keep engaging in sport and all the benefits it brings, and we want out adult teams to model good behaviour for the juniors. They are saying..

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“Since engaging The Sammy D Foundation to talk to our SANFL Juniors Clubs to spread the message to both children and parents around respecting each other and developing healthy attitudes on and off the sporting field, violent on field incidents have reduced by a significant margin of 18%.”

Geoff Riddle Former SANFL Juniors Operations Manager, 2021


“Local businesses supporting local businesses builds strong communities and we at P&R are proud to continue our support of The Sammy D Foundation and this initiative.”

Jim Micholos, Senior Commercial Manager, P&R Electrical Wholesalers Pty Ltd 


“We are proud to partner with the Sammy D Foundation and support initiatives that deliver real, life-impacting change to create a safer and more inclusive community for all.”

Anthony von der Borch, SA Power Networks, Community Partnerships and Events Manager