2021 Grading Dates

  • Session 1: Sunday, 07 February 2021
  • Session 2: Sunday, 14 February 2021
  • Session 3: Sunday, 21 February 2021
Age Group Grading Time
8s (including All Girls 8s) 8.00 – 9.00am
9s 9.15 – 10.15am
10s (including All Girls 10s) 10.30 – 11.30am
11s 11.45am – 12.45pm
12s (including All Girls 12s) 1.30 – 2.30pm
13s 2.45 – 3.45pm
14s and 15s 4.00 – 5.00pm

Important Points:

Registration

  • Players must be registered with the Club via PlayFootball before they can attend grading
  • No player will be allocated to a team unless they are registered

5s-7s Players

  • There is no grading for 5s-7s players. Players will be organised into teams of 5 or 6 by the Age Group Coordinator.

Female Players

  • All girls team players will be graded as per the Grading Schedule
  • Where there are enough players for just one All Girls team, a skills session will be run for the players.
  • Female players wishing to play in a mixed league should attend their respective grading session. It should be noted that female players may choose to play one year down to their usual age group in a mixed league.

Goalkeepers

  • Prospective goal keepers should make their intentions known to the Age Coordinator upon arrival at grading.
  • Unless advised otherwise, goal keepers are expected to attend each grading session and undertake the same skills and drills as on-field players.

Grading Points

  • Players are expected to attend every grading session for their age group. If you cannot attend a session, you must advise your Age Group Coordinator at least two days prior to grading.
  • Shin guards are mandatory for all players.
  • Players should bring plenty of water
  • Players to arrive 20 mins before session start and check off attendance with Age Group Coordinator
  • Players selected for an Academy Team will be required to pay an additional coaching fee to the Registrar upon acceptance of their position.
  • Parents and spectators, please remain a respectful distance from the playing pitches to enable the coaching staff to assess and allow your child to enjoy the sessions.
  • The grading schedule is subject to change due to weather, council pitch restrictions and other matters beyond our control. Coaching staff will monitor the weather forecast and adjust times and days as necessary in the best interests of players. Registered players will be notified by email accordingly.
  • Training will commence week commencing 01 Mar 2021. Some teams may commence earlier on consultation with the Technical Coaching Team.
  • The Grading Policy applies during the grading and team allocation process