New and existing member information

Information for new and existing players for the 2015 season.

Midget Competition 5th through to 8th Grade

This season you will need a Size 3 ball for your child to bring to practice.

Gear

The club supply shirts to each player which must returned at the end of the season. You must supply your own, socks, shin pads & shorts.
Club colours are Green and Gold.
These items are available through Lotto, www.lottosports.co.nz


Season

The season runs from 2 May through until September
, with breaks in this time for the middle weekends of school holidays.

Coaches & Teams.

Once we have allocated players to teams we are always looking for coaches. If you are interested or want to know more about coaching please contact your grade delegate under the menu option Our People/Junior Committee.

Length of Playing time and Field size

5th and 6th grade play under the Whole of Football Plan on a Friday Night on the Aritifical Turf in our in-house competition.

7th and 8th grade play under the Whole of Football Plan on small size pitches under a new format on a Saturday morning in the North Western Junior Framework under NFF administration.

Player Numbers 

7th grade will have 6 players, 4 on the field with 2 subs.

8th grade have 5 players on the field but have 7 or 8 players in a team. 

7th and 8th grade play 4 x 10 minutes games on a 1/8 size pitch. 

 

Junior/Youth Competition 9th through to 13th Grade

This season you will need a size 4 ball that they must be bring to practice every week.

Length of Playing time and Field size

9th grade play 2 x 25 minute games on game day.

9th and 10th grade play on a 55 x 35 metre pitch.

10th through to 12th grade play 2 x 25 minute halfs.  

11th and 12th grade play on a 55 x 70 metre pitch slightly smaller than in previous years.

13th grade play 2 x 27.5 minute halfs on a full side pitch.

Player Numbers.

9th and 10th grade play 7 a-side with 10 players in a team.

11th and 12th grade play 9 a-side with 12 players in a team.

13th grade play 11 aside with 13 or 14 players in a team.


Youth Competition U14 through to U19 Grade

Size 5 ball is required in these grades.

Length of Playing time and Field size

U14 play 2 x 35 minute halfs on a full size pitch.

U15, U16 and U17 play 2 x 40 minute halfs on a full size pitch.

U19 play 2 x 45 minute halfs on a full size pitch.

Player Numbers

U14 through to U19 play 11 a-side with 13 or 14 players in a team.

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