All teams are required to have a volunteer Coach and Team Manager.

Kindi & Year 1 teams / U6’s & U7’s

  • 4-a-side, with no goalkeeper
  • Substitute players = Maximum of three substitutes
  • Field of play = 30m x 20m, Goal size = 2m wide x 1m high
  • Ball size = Size 3
  • Duration of the game = 15 min halves, Minimum 5 min half-time break
  • No penalty area required

Year 2 & Year 3 / U8’s & U9’s

  • 7-a-side including a goalkeeper
  • Maximum of four substitutes
  • The field of play Minimum: 40m long x 30m wide, Best Practise: 45m long x 35m wide, Maximum: 50m long x 40m wide
  • Goal size 3m wide x 2m high.
  • Ball size = Size 3
  • 20 min halves. Minimum 5 min half time break
  • Penalty area 5m deep x 12m wide

Year 4 & Year 5 / U10’s & U11’s

  • 9-a-side including a goalkeeper
  • Maximum of five substitutes
  • The field of play Maximum: 70m long x 50m wide Best Practise: 65m long x 45m wide Minimum: 60m long x 40m wide
  • Goal size Maximum: 5m wide x 2m high
  • Ball size = Size 4
  • 25 min halves, minimum 5 min half time break
  • Penalty area 5m deep x 12m wide

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If you are managing a team, we highly recommend using Team App. You will have all your teams contact details stored in the one place. You can upload all the game details into the “Schedule” and can update in “News” who the player of the week was and upload a photo. Its a really cool app and our teams are loving it. Go to the app store to download – https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/team-app/id625607532?mt=8