NPLW Season 2021 Trials

NATIONAL PREMIER LEAGUE WOMEN’S TRIALS

The GUFC NPLW Open Sessions and Trials will commence from Tuesday 20 October 2020. Sessions will take place at Palmerston Primary School Oval on Kosciuszko Avenue.

Week 1: Open Training Sessions

Under 13s: 5:30 – 7pm Tuesday 20 & Thursday 22 October 2020 (Pitch 101)
Under 15s: 5:30 – 7pm Tuesday 20 & Thursday 22 October 2020 (Pitch 102)
Under 17s: 7.00pm – 8:30pm Tuesday 20 & Thursday 22 October 2020 (Pitch 102)
Reserve and 1st Grade – 7.00pm – 8.30pm Tuesday 20 October 2020 (Tuesday only; Pitch 101)

Week 2: Junior Trials & Senior Train-On Sessions

Under 13s: 5:30 – 7pm Tuesday 27 & Thursday 29 October 2020 (Pitch 101)
Under 15s: 5:30 – 7pm Tuesday 27 & Thursday 29 October 2020 (Pitch 102)
Under 17s: 7.00pm – 8:30pm Tuesday 27 & Thursday 29 October 2020 (Pitch 102)
Reserve & 1st Grade: 7.00 – 8:30pm Tuesday 27 October 2020 (Tuesday only; Pitch 101)

Week 3: Junior Trials & Senior Train-On Sessions

Under 13s: 5:30 – 7pm Tuesday 3 November 2020 (Pitch 101)
Under 15s: 5:30 – 7pm Tuesday 3 November 2020 (Pitch 102)
Under 17s: 7.00pm – 8:30pm Tuesday 3 November 2020 (Pitch 102)
Reserve & 1st Grade: 7.00 – 8:30pm Tuesday 3 November 2020 (Pitch 101)

Goalkeeper trials will be held by our Goalkeeper Coach at the same time as the field player trial sessions and may be conducted separately.

It is expected that all players interested in playing NPLW attend junior trials and senior train-on sessions. Players trialling for our Under 13s, Under 15s and Under 17s are asked to register online prior to attending trials. You can complete the online form here.

Players trialling for our Reserve and First Grade teams are not required to pre-register online. Our NPLW Program Coordinator, Nicole Brown will be at the trials taking contact details of senior players.

GUFC is a values-based Club with a strong focus on commitment, respect, professionalism and enjoyment. We expect all our players to uphold to our Club Values, which you can read here.

Trial Age Groups

  • Under 13s: Female players that have turned 13 or under by 31 December 2021.
  • Under 15s: Female players that have turned 15 or under by 31 December 2021.
  • Under 17s: Female players that have turned 17 or under by 31 December 2021.

All players are asked to register and trial in their respective age group. The decision of offering a player a position in an older age group is at the discretion of GUFC Coaching Staff after strongly considering the growth and development of the player.

Important Information

Please bring the following to trials:

  • Drink bottle;
  • Shin pads and boots;
  • Goalkeeper gloves for trialling keepers; and
  • FFA Number (Reserve and First Grade trialists).

Our coaches will send letters to all players following the conclusion of trials with the outcome of their selection. All teams are intended to be finalised by mid-November. Players that accept GUFC offers are expected to commit to our Club for Season 2021 and not trial at other clubs.
If you have any questions about GUFC’s National Premier League Women’s program, please email NPLW Program Coordinator Nicole Brown at nicole.brown@gufc.org.au