Ages, Team Sizes & Match Length

Working out your age

The age group that you play for is determined by your age as at 31 December.  For example, if you are 14 years old on 31 December, you will play in the U15 competition i.e. you are "under 15" as at 31 December.

Minimum age

The minimum age for Miniroos is a child who is 4 as at 31 December, but who will turn 5 during the relevant season / calendar year.  Children from this age upwards will be covered by all insurances and are eligible to play in the U6 age group.

Team sizes and game lengths

The following team sizes, recommended squad sizes, and match durations apply:

  • U6 - 4 players on the field, squad of 7 max; 15 minute halves, with 5 minute half time
  • U7 - 4 players on the field, squad of 7 max; 15 minute halves, with 5 minute half time
  • U8 - 7 players on the field, squad of 11 max; 20 minute halves, with 5 minute half time
  • U9 - 7 players on the field, squad of 11 max; 20 minute halves, with 5 minute half time
  • U10 - 9 players on the field, squad of 14 max; 25 minute halves, with 5 minute half time
  • U11 - 9 players on the field, squad of 14 max; 25 minute halves, with 5 minute half time
  • U13 - 11 players on the field, squad of 16 max; 30 minute halves, with 10 minute half time
  • All Age - 11 players on the field, squad of 40 max; 45 minute halves, with 10 minute half time

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