To recognize Joe MacDonald’s contribution to the community, this league will provide for the development of football skills in youth 8 to 14 years of age.


  1. To provide the City of Greater Sudbury youth with an opportunity to play football.
  2. To establish conditions conducive to the safety and enjoyment of the participants.
  3. To improve the caliber of the game of football by developing players, coaches, officials, trainers and administrators.
  4. To achieve high standards of moral development and citizenship through participation in amateur football.
  5. To obtain sufficient funds for the successful operation of the football league.
  6. To promote and increase the participation in the game of football in the City of Greater Sudbury.

Joe MacDonald Youth Football Scholarship

We are pleased to announce the new Joe MacDonald Youth Football Scholarship to past players, officials, coaches and volunteers of the league. The goal of the scholarships which will be awarded annually, is to financially assist individuals who are pursuing post secondary education, with special consideration given to those individuals that are participating in both football and scholastics. 

Those applying for the scholarship must provide a 500 word essay discussing how their involvement in the Joe MacDonald Youth Football League has affected their life. In addition, applicants must provide proof of enrollment in a post secondary institution.  Individual recipients will only be allowed to receive the scholarship once.  Every year, up to $5000.00 will be made available for consideration to those who apply for the scholarships.  The deadline to submit your application this year will be August 1st. Please mail your application to Darlene Lennox , Registrar, 1508 Stillbrook Place, Sudbury, Ontario P3A 5J8.

Successful applicants should provide evidence of:

  1. Their experience playing in the Joe MacDonald Youth Football League
  2. Their experience playing football beyond JMYFL, at the high school or other level.
  3. Participation in the football community as a coach, official or volunteer.
  4. The ideals and principles JMYFL wishes to instill in all it’s members.


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