Seniors (U21 – W21 – AA – O35 – O45 – SW – W30 – W40)

Age Groups - Seniors (AA - O35 - O45)

Seniors (U21 – W21 – AA – SW – O35 – O45) 2024


Who is it for?

Senior soccer encompasses all age groups U21 and older Including for males – U21, All Age, Over 35’s and Over 45’s and for females – W21, Senior Women, Women’s Over 30’s and Women’s Over 40’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 Sunday 7th April 2024 and running for 18 weeks (weather permitting). Games are played every weekend including throughout the school holidays. The only exception to Sundays is U21 boys who play on Saturdays (typically Saturday afternoon). Note W21 Girls play on a Sunday

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 4th August 2024 whereby the top 4 teams on the competition ladder progress to a three-week finals series

Most teams train once per week on a weekday evening. The day, timing and location of this training is mutually agreed between the players/Coach and the club depending upon ground availability.


How do I Register

For Seniors registration click here and follow the instructions.

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 – driver’s licence, birth certificate or passport
  • Proof of residency in Sutherland Shire – 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:-

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Saturday 27th January 2024
  • 12:00 – 16:00 Sunday 28th January 2024
  • 10:00 – 16:00 Saturday 3rd February 2024
  • 10:00 – 16:00 Sunday 4th February 2024

If you have missed these dates please contact Alan Phillips on 0428 904 907 or via email at to arrange an alternative viewing.


What is the registration fee and what does it include?

Please bear in mind that included in your 2024 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 (included in the above fees) – we once again will not be asking you to work in the canteen or on the BBQ this season

Please note that governing body fees (including player insurance fees) have increased sizeably this year and also note that Sutherland Shire Council are charging us lease costs for our buildings from 2024

Age Group EARLY BIRD Rego by Sun 11th Feb Rego from Mon 12th Feb
U21 / W21 $350 $400
All Age $350 $400
O35 $350 $400
O45 $350 $400
Senior Women $350 $400
W30 $350 $400
W40 $350 $400


Family Discount is available where more than one family member residing at the same address registers with Menai Hawks


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 to discuss


Who can I contact with questions?

Club Secretary and Registrar Alan Phillips on 0428 904 907 or via email at

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Club Secretary and Registrar Alan Phillips on 0428 904 907 or via email at