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ESAFC Youth (15/16/17th Boys & Girls)      2019

 

ESAFC offers AFF and Metro/Conference teams for players between Grades 15 & 17

 

To get involved, please contact the appropriate Grade Coordinator. PLEASE BE AWARE that if you do not attend pre-season training YOU MUST contact a Grade Coordinator if you want to be a part of a team.

 

Grade Coordinators

15th Grade Boys

Victoria Richardson

Email

021 156 1152

15th & 16th Girls

Howard Ross

Email

027 443 2520

17th Grade Boys

Graeme Tremlett

Email

022 020 4422

 

WHO

  • 15th Grade Boys & Girls born 2004
  • 16th Grade Boys & Girls born 2003
  • 17th Grade Boys & Girls born 2002

 

Registrations open 8th January, 2018

2019 Grade Identification/Trials

 

The 2019 Grade Identification & Trial Process was in the form of the Pre-Season Programme

From here, players were put in to the appropriate Academy/Rep, AFF, or Conference/Metro teams

 

Players who were selected for the 2018 season will still need to attend the Pre-Season Programme, as top teams are selected only from this

 

Boys/Girls trials are held together by Grade

  • Players must be members
  • Number of teams differs by grade and player capabilities

 

PLEASE NOTE; Top teams have professional training sessions at an additional cost. Attendance of these sessions is a commitment required to play in an ESAFC top team. If you cannot commit, you must urgently advise your coach so that another team can be found for you

 

WHERE & WHEN

15th/16th/17th Grade Top Teams play on Sundays as part of the AFF/NFF Metro & Conference leagues

 

Leagues are competitive, representative football playing all over Auckland against other clubs

Trials are held at the beginning of each season to identify players in to teams

 

Any player selected to the top teams must commit to two training sessions per week to play

 

All home games are at one of our four pitches; Madills Farm, Crossfields Reserve, Ngahue Reserve, or Glover Park

 

For weekly fixtures, please visit the AFF Website CLICK HERE

 

HOW

In the AFF & Metro/Conference competitions, one week you play at home against a visiting club team and the next you will play away at a different club somewhere else in Auckland

The season is split in to two rounds; Grading Round, which ensures teams of equal ability play against one another, and then Championship Round, which start again on zero points with teams played in more even competition

 

Cancellations are notified on the Auckland Football Federation website

 

AFF 15th Grade games are 35 minutes each half, Metro/Conference are 40 each half

All 16th/17th Grade games are 40 minutes each half

 

Teams have 11 players on the field, including a goalkeeper, and can field up to 3 playing reserves

 

For more information on the AFF rules, CLICK HERE

 

SEASON

There will be games on the first and last Saturdays of the July school holidays

Season finishes at the end of August, dependent on postponements for each grade throughout the season

 

COST

$235 for the season – Please note that enrolment is subject to team availability

Family discount: From the 3rd playing member, there is a discount of $70 per player on registration fees

 

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT

Each team will need a coach for game day and a manager

A person from each team will need to referee half of each game

When playing at home, each team will need to put up and take down the goals/nets

 

UNIFORM

Each player will need their own uniform, available from the ESAFC Merchandise Page;

  • White ESAFC Shirt
  • Black ESAFC Shirt
  • White ESAFC Shorts
  • White ESAFC Socks
  • Football Boots
  • Shin pads
  • Jacket (optional)

 

2019 Preseason Training to be advised

2018 REP Training Schedule for 15th – 17th Grade Boys & Girls

 

Term 2 & 3 timetabled Training commencing week 30th April, and finishing the week 2nd July

Term 3 commences Wednesday 25th July, with finish date to be advised

 

Please be aware that there is an extra fee for Rep Team Training sessions as you will be trained by a paid ESAFC Coach.

 

If you pay before Friday 22nd June, you will receive an early bird discount

Fees are dependent on whether or not your team has a paid coach

Rep training fees include registration for Term 2 & 3

 

Players will only be selected for Rep Teams if they have attended trials PRIOR TO TERM 2

 

15TH, 16th, & 17th GRADE BOYS REP TRAINING

15th Grade Boys

  • Tuesday 5:30pm to 6:45pm at Glover 5
  • Thursday 5:15pm to 6:30pm at Crossfields 1

 

16th Grade Boys White Team

  • Wednesday 5:30pm to 6:45pm at Glover 1

 

17th Grade Boys Conference Team

  • Wednesday 4:30pm to 6:00pm at Ngahue
  • Friday 5:00pm to 6:30pm at Crossfields 1

 

 

15TH, 16th, & 17th GRADE GIRLS REP TRAINING

16th Grade Girls Team

  • Tuesday 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Glover 10
  • Thursday 6:00pm to 7:000pm at Glover 11