Juniors

Matches

All U06's to U13's Mixed Junior games are played within the NSFA catchment area, and includes grounds within the following council areas:

  • Willoughby;
  • North Sydney;
  • Lane Cove;
  • Ku-ring-gai; &
  • Hornsby.
Generally, U06's to U07's teams will be put in Zones (North & South) with teams playing at Miniroo centres within their area. Teams in U08's to U09's will also be put in Zones (North & South, with a Top Zone being the Cross). There is no North/South split in U10's to U13's.

Games are usually scheduled on Saturdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm.

The Mixed Juniors (U8's to U11's) season commences on Saturday 6th April 2019 and concludes with a Gala Day on Saturday 24th August 2019.

The U12's (Super League only) & U13's season commences on Saturday 6th April 2019 and concludes with the Grand Final on Saturday 31st August 2019.

U12's (Non Super League teams) will start the season with 2 weeks of trial games on Saturday the 6th & 13th April in order to more fully inform the grading for the full season draw. It is expected that the trial games will take a "Gala Day" format of playing 2 to 3 x 25 minute games on each of these 2 mornings.

Training

Season training for U6's, U8's, U9's, U10's, U11's, U12's and U13's Mixed Junior Teams are planned to be conducted on Tuesday / Wednesday nights between 3:30pm to 7:00pm at Willoughby Park Oval (corner of McLennan Street / Warrane Road, Willoughby). Draft times for each age group are as follows:
  • U6 Barracuda's - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #2 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
  • U6 Gazelles - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #2 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm.
  • U7's - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #2 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
  • U8's - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #2 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm;
  • U9's - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #2 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm;
  • U11's - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #1 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm (southern half-field)
  • U12's - Tuesday - Willoughby Park Oval #2 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm;
  • U12's - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #2 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm 
  • U13's - Wednesday - Willoughby Park Oval #1 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm (southern half-field).
Season training will commence the week commencing 1st April 2019.

Willoughby Park Oval #1 on Wednesday night's is subject to a 50% sharing arrangement with Northbridge FC.

Game Format

U06's Junior Mixed:
  • Miniroos
  • Field Size: 30 x 20
  • Ball Size: 3
  • Match Duration: 2 x 15 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goals Size: Maximum 1M x 2M (internal)
  • Goalie: No
  • Players on Field: 4
  • Squad based
  • Approx. Squad Size: 11 (minimum 8, maximum 12)
  • Offside: No
  • Throw In / Kick In: Kick In.
U07's Junior Mixed:
  • Miniroos
  • Field Size: 30 x 20
  • Ball Size: 3
  • Match Duration: 2 x 15 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goals Size: Maximum 1M x 2M (internal)
  • Goalie: No
  • Players on Field: 4
  • Squad based
  • Approx. Squad Size: 11 (minimum 8, maximum 12)
  • Offside: No
  • Throw In / Kick In: Kick In.
U08's Junior Mixed:
  • Miniroos
  • Field Size: 40 x 30
  • Ball Size: 3
  • Match Duration: 2 x 20 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goal Size: Maximum 2M x 3M
  • Goalie: Yes
  • Players on Field: 7
  • Team based
  • Approx. Team Size: 10 (minimum 7, maximum 10)
  • Offside: No
  • Throw In / Kick In: Throw In.
U09's Junior Mixed:
  • Miniroos
  • Field Size: 40 x 30
  • Ball Size: 3
  • Match Duration: 2 x 20 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goal Size: Maximum 2M x 3M
  • Goalie: Yes
  • Players on Field: 7
  • Team based
  • Approx. Team Size: 10 (minimum 7, maximum 10)
  • Offside: No
  • Throw In / Kick In: Throw In.
U10's Junior Mixed:
  • Miniroos
  • Field Size: 60 x 40
  • Ball Size: 4
  • Match Duration: 2 x 25 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goal Size: Maximum 2M x 5M
  • Goalie: Yes
  • Players on Field: 9
  • Team based
  • Approx. Team Size: 12 (minimum 9, maximum 13)
  • Offside: No
  • Throw In / Kick In: Throw In.
U11's Junior Mixed:
  • Miniroos
  • Field Size: 60 x 40
  • Ball Size: 4
  • Match Duration: 2 x 25 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goal Size: Maximum 2M x 5M
  • Goalie: Yes
  • Players on Field: 9
  • Team based
  • Approx. Team Size: 12 (minimum 9, maximum 13)
  • Offside: No
  • Throw In / Kick In: Throw In.
U12's Junior Mixed:
  • Competition - Super League
  • Field Size: Full
  • Ball Size: 4
  • Match Duration: 2 x 25 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goal Size: Full
  • Goalie: Yes
  • Players on Field: 11
  • Team based
  • Approx. Team Size: 13 (minimum 12, maximum 16)
  • Offside: Yes
  • Throw In / Kick In: Throw In.
U13's Junior Mixed:
  • Competition - Division 2
  • Field Size: Full
  • Ball Size: 4
  • Match Duration: 2 x 30 minutes
  • Half Time Break: 5 minutes
  • Goal Size: Full
  • Goalie: Yes
  • Players on Field: 11
  • Team based
  • Approx. Team Size: 13 (minimum 12, maximum 16)
  • Offside: Yes
  • Throw In / Kick In: Throw In.
For more information on the Junior Mixed Competition (U6's-U11's), please refer to the ALDI Minirioos National Playing Formats & Rules flyer.