22. Premier Girls

Girls Premier League
(Auckland Football Federation & Northern Football Federation)
Saturday kick off between 10am & 1pm

Seddon Fields, Meola Road or other club locations throughout Auckland and Northland

Selected Girls aged 13-19

First game: 7 April 2019
Final game: 18 August 2019 (provisional date)

No Girls Premier games on the following 2019 holiday dates:
21 April, 14 July

 

13th Grade Coordinator – Jane Welsh – janemareewelsh@gmail.com
14th Grade Coordinator – Claire-Louise Wilson – wsafc2005grade@gmail.com
15th Grade Coordinator – Joe Cavanagh – cavanagh0@gmail.com
16th Grade Coordinator – Rachel Thomas – wsafc15th@gmail.com
17th - 20th Grade Coordinator – Catriona Stewart – catrionastew@gmail.com

Grading is strictly based on the year of birth:
2006 – 13th Grade | 2005 – 14th Grade  |  2004 – 15th Grade  |  2003 – 16th Grade  |  2002 – 17th Grade  |  2001 – 18th Grade  |  2000 – 19th Grade


 

ORGANISATION OF TEAMS
The FDM and FDO will select Development Teams to play in the Girls Premier League, taking into consideration performances both during trials and during terms four and one High Performance Programmes (HPP). Development Teams are usually announced during late February / early March and will be sent out by the FDM/FDO. Click here for 2019 trial details.

COACHES
Western Springs AFC is committed to continuing to improve the level of coaching at the Club. Where the Club is able to provide a suitably qualified non-parent coach for any Girls Premier team, there will be an additional fee required to cover the expenses of this coach throughout the season.

 

PITCH (Optimal)
13th Grade - 65m x 45m

14th Grade - 82m x 50m

16th Grade - 100m x 60m

 

LENGTH OF GAME
13th Grade – 2 x 35 mins
14th Grade – 2 x 35 mins
16th Grade – 2 x 40 mins

 

FORMAT

  • 11v11 games including Goalkeepers (9v9 for 13th grade)
  • Up to 5 rolling substitutes (up to 4 for 13th grade)
  • As per FIFA rules

 

ORGANISATION OF GAMES
Teams playing in Conference division play in a combined AFF (Auckland Football Federation) / NFF (Northern Football Federation) league. The weekly allocation of fixtures and field locations will be published on the Auckland Football Federation (AFF) website.

Home games are usually played at:

  • Seddon Fields, Meola Road
  • Cox’s Bay Reserve, West End Road
  • Walker Park, Walker Road
  • Eastdale Reserve, corner of Rosebank Road and Eastdale Reserve

Away games are played at clubs throughout Auckland and up north as far as Northland and south to Drury.

 

PARENTS/SUPPORTERS
Should watch games from behind the fence or on the balcony. Provide encouragement to all players but leave specific football comments to the coach.

Those interested in playing an active role supporting the players could:

- Manage a team – working with the coach
- Coach a team for 1-2 training and 1 game per week
- Enrol in a Club Based Referee (CBR) course so they can referee games.
- Run the line as an Assistant Referee.

TEAM KITS

All players should wear 'Springs' shirt, shorts and socks. These can be purchased online through the WSAFC website or instore at Soccer Scene in Point Chevalier. It is recommended that shin pads are worn, and Turf Boots are compulsory on the Turf.

All coaches and managers are required to wear turf boots on the turf.