Under 5 to Under 11 are non-competitive football and played on Sunday mornings.

Mini-Roos is for boys and girls of ages of 4 through to 11. They follow the Small Sided Football (also known as 'MiniRoos' version of football).

Mini's is modified football and is non-competitive (no results or tables recorded) as per the guidelines set down by Football Federation Australia. MiniRoos U5 - U11 Mini's are matches played on smaller fields.

Grade Players Goalkeeper Off-sides Duration
U5-6 4 v 4 No No 15 min halves with 5min half-time
U7 4 v 4 No No 15 min halves with 5min half-time
U8 7 v 7 Yes No 20 min halves with 5min half-time
U9 7 v 7 Yes No 20 min halves with 5min half-time
U10 9 v 9 Yes No 25 min halves with 5min half-time
U11 9 v 9 Yes No 25 min halves with 5min half-time

 

For a further information on the format and rules, see GHFA Mini-Roos flyer or visit the Aldi MiniRoos website. Contact our MiniRoos Coordinator Michelle, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Competition games commence at Under 12 and games are played on Sunday as well. Teams generally play each other twice or three times depending on the division they are in and the amount of teams in each division. Some games are played on the Monday public holiday in June.

The ball size is different for each age group :

size 4 for under 12 to 13
size 5 for under 14 to 17

In Premiership Competitions, points shall be allotted as follows :

-Win = 3 points
-Draw = 1 point
-Win By Forfeit = 3 points and 3 goals
- Bye = 0 Points

The duration of matches in the various grades are 2 equal periods based on table below. Games commence at the scheduled time. In all games, if the commencement of the game is delayed, a shorter period of time will be played in equal halves so that the game concludes at the scheduled time. No addition is to be made to the duration of either half of the game in the event of time being lost due to injury or any other occurrence that causes play to be suspended. Half time break consists of 5 minutes.

Under 12 25 Minutes
Under 13 30 Minutes
Under 14 30 Minutes
Under 15 35 Minutes
Under 16 35 Minutes
Under 17 40 Minutes