Age Groups - Seniors (AA - O35 - O45)
Seniors (AA – SW – O35 – O45)
Seniors (U21 – O45)
Who is it for?
Senior soccer encompasses the age groups from U21 through to All Age / Senior Women and O45’s.
What is the Format?
Seniors football is played on a full-size field with full FIFA rules applying to all age groups. Teams play for competition points with results recorded and competition ladders published each week. All age groups play 45 minute halves.
Dates & Venues
Senior games are played on Sundays commencing on 29th March 2020 and running for 18 weeks (weather permitting) breaking only for Easter weekend. The only exception to this is U21 boys who play on Saturdays (typically Saturday afternoon)
Games are played on a home and away basis with home games played at Buckle Reserve, Menai or Casuarina Oval, Alfords Point. Away games are played throughout the Sutherland Shire.
The season concludes on Sunday 2nd August 2020 whereby the top 4 teams on the competition ladder progress to a three-week final’s series
Most teams train once per week on a weekday evening. The day, timing and location of this training is mutually agreed between the parents and Coach once the team is formed.
How do I Register
For Seniors registration click here and follow the instructions. Note that you will need to select ‘Adult Football’ or ‘Masters Football’ as appropriate at the ‘Find your team’ stage. Make sure that you enter ‘Menai Hawks Football Club’ in the Club search box and select the appropriate age group as the Registration Product. You can also pay the registration fee via credit card at this site.
If you are new to playing football in the Sutherland Shire you will also need to provide us with the following documentation to finalise your registration:-
- Proof of age – birth certificate or passport
- Proof of residency in Sutherland Shire – parent’s driver’s licence, council rates bill or bank statement showing name and home address in the Sutherland Shire.
Please note that address change stickers on the back of driver’s licences are not acceptable
Note documents need to be originals and need to be physically shown to us in person. This can be done by attending any of the following registration assistance days at Buckle Reserve:-
- 13:00 – 16:00 Saturday 18th January 2020
- 13:00 – 16:00 Sunday 19th January 2020
- 13:00 – 16:00 Saturday 25th January 2020
- 10:00 – 16:00 Saturday 1st February 2020
- 10:00 – 16:00 Sunday 2nd February 2020
If you have missed these dates please contact Alan Phillips on 0428 904 907 or via email at email@example.com to arrange an alternative viewing.
What is the registration fee and what does it include?
Registration fees for 2020 have been held at 2019 levels and are as follows:-
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Note that the student discount previously offered by Football NSW has been withdrawn this year and is no longer available. Menai Hawks Family Discount is still available where more than one family member residing at the same address registers
Please bear in mind that included in your 2020 fees are:-
- All FFA, FNSW and SSFA registration fees
- Insurance coverage
- Referee fees and match costs
- Ground upkeep, pitch watering and lighting costs
- Equipment and specialised training costs
- The loan of a Menai Hawks playing jersey for the season – we are one of the few remaining clubs that don’t require you to buy your own shirt in addition to your registration fees!
- A $25 fundraising levy – we once again will not be asking you to work in the canteen or on the bbq this season
How do I get a uniform?
New players to Menai Hawks receive free socks and shorts which are available from the uniform shop at Buckle Reserve. The uniform shop is open every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season as well as on registration, grading and trial game days before the season starts. For existing players replacement shorts and socks are available to purchase.
For all players your registration fee includes the loan of a Menai Hawks playing shirt for the season. These are available from your team manager shortly before the season commences and should be returned to the club via your team manager at the end of the season.
How can I get involved?
Menai Hawks is run entirely by volunteers. We are able to put our teams on the park each week through the hard work and endeavour of these exceptional people. Please consider if you could volunteer your services to assist the club in any way. Your help would be most welcome. Please contact Club President Nigel Essex on 0412 224 224 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss
Who can I contact with questions?
Club Secretary and Registrar Alan Phillips on 0428 904 907 or via email at email@example.com