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For the Winter season (terms 2 & 3), Eastern Suburbs AFC offer in-house football to all junior club members.
In-house games are played at Madills Farm against other players from ESAFC. Each Saturday morning, teams will play two games with a short break in between.
Registrations open 8th January, 2019
For those wanting to play at a higher level, In-house Development Teams are available for girls teams and AFF Teams for the boys. Please be aware that there is an extra fee for IH Development/AFF Team training sessions as you will be trained by a paid ESAFC Coach. For all 9th Grade Development/AFF team information, CLICK HERE
9th Grade Boys In-House
021 498 965
9th Grade Boys AFF
027 642 3124
9th Grade Girls
021 517 735
IN-HOUSE DEVELOPMENT TEAM TRIALS: Will be held for 9th grade girls. This is open to all players eligible to play in 9th grade girls this season. You must register your child's attendance on ClubHub through your family log in.
7th Grade Boys & 7th/8th Grade Girls: Friday 5th April 3:45pm - 4:45pm @ Ngahue Reserve
8th Grade Boys & 9th Grade Girls: Friday 5th April 5pm - 6pm @ Ngahue Reserve
7th Grade Boys & 7th/8th Grade Girls: Sunday 7th April 3:45pm - 4:45pm @ Madills Farm
8th Grade Boys & 9th Grade Girls: Sunday 7th April 5pm - 6pm @ Madills Farm
WHERE & WHEN
9th Grade Boys games are on Saturday mornings
9th Grade Girls games are at Madills Farm on Saturday mornings
Season starts 4th May 2019 and ends 7th September 2019
Games are played on the first weekend of the school holidays, but not the middle or last
CLICK HERE for Madills Farm pitch map
9th Grade Boys teams play on 1/4 of a standard pitch, with small goals
9th Grade Girls teams play on 1/6 of a standard pitch, with small goals
Games are 20 minutes long with a 5 minute break between games
Games are played with a size 4 football
For Boys Rules CLICK HERE
For Girls Rules CLICK HERE
Each boys team has approximately 7 members. Each girls team has approximately 5 members. Teams are allocated by the grade coordinators. Team requests can be made on your registration form, but please be aware that you may not always get your requested team.
COST & UNIFORM
All players pay a subscription (membership) fee of $165. Pay before the 1st March and receive an Early Bird Discount.
Family Discount of $70 is available from the 3rd playing member in each family
All players need their own uniform, available from the ESAFC shop at Madills Farm;
Each in-house team requires volunteers for coach and manager, with other parents rostered to set up and take down the goals. We encourage teams to organise their own training sessions throughout the week to prepare for game day.
All parents/spectators (excluding coach) are expected to stay outside of the pitch lines during games to avoid damage to the grounds.
9th Grade Development teams compete at the level above them in our ESAFC in-house leagues. Some teams may also be entered at AFF level at the club’s discretion.
9th Grade Boys MUST take part in Term 1 training to be eligible for an AFF/Development team.
As part of our player development programme, training will involve a commitment of at least 2 sessions per week for all players. Those who show the potential and drive to play at their highest ability will then be given a place in the Elite/Premier squad – this involves 3 training sessions per week.
To register for Term 1 2019 training, log in to your Club Hub account and click “Tasks” and then “Purchases & Bookings”. Please be aware that this comes with an additional cost for professionally coached sessions.
2019 Training Fees are as follows;
Term 1 training commences the week of 29th January, and ending the week 8th April.
9TH GRADE BOYS TRAINING – TERM 1
Choose one of the following;
9TH GRADE GIRLS IN-HOUSE DEVELOPMENT TRAINING – TERM 1
9TH GRADE BOYS AFF & IN-HOUSE DEVELOPMENT TRAINING – TERM 2 & 3
Elite Development (Gold, White, Yellow, & Selected Black)
Development (Black, Blue, Green)
9TH GRADE GIRLS IN-HOUSE DEVELOPMENT TRAINING – TERM 2 & 3