Juniors

Matches - 2020

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 (U6's to U11's) season commences on Saturday 4th April 2020 and concludes with a Gala Day on Saturday 22nd August 2020.

The U12's & U13's season commences on Saturday 4th April 2020 and concludes with the Grand Final on Saturday 29th August 2020.

U12's (Non Super League teams) will start the season with 2 weeks of trial games on Saturday the 4th & 18th 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.

Winter Season Training - 2020

Season training will commence the week commencing 30th March 2020.

Allocations will be similar to those in 2019 but these will be confirmed closer to the season commencement date.


Winter Season Training - 2019

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 - Division to be advised
  • 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.