Seniors - Season 2017

 Who is it for

Senior soccer encompasses all age groups U21 and older. For males this includes U21, All Age, O35’s and O45’s For females this includes W21, Senior Women and W30 Women

 What is the Format

All senior Football is played on a full size field with full FIFA rules applying. Teams play for competition points with results recorded and competition ladders published each week. All teams play 45 minute halfs.

 Dates & Venues

Senior games are played on Sundays with the 2017 season commencing with round 1 on 26th March 2017 and running for 18 weeks (weather permitting) with a 1 week break for the Easter weekend on 16th April 2017. The only exception to this is U21 males 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 regular season concludes on Sunday 30th July 2017 whereby the top 4 teams on the competition ladder progress to a 3 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 team once it is formed.

 How do I Register

To register head to and select ‘register now’ then ‘player registration’ and follow the instructions. If you don’t already have one you will need to create an FFA number and then complete the registration selecting ‘Menai Hawks’ as the club and the relevant age group as the registration package. You can also pay the registration fee via credit card at this site. New players who are U10 or older as well as any existing U10 player will also need to upload a head and shoulders ‘passport-style’ photo during the registration process

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, rates bill, tenancy agreement 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:-

  • Saturday 21st January 2017 10:00 – 16:00
  • Sunday 22nd January 2017 10:00 – 16:00
  • Tuesday 24th January 2017 18:00 – 21:00
  • Saturday 28th January 2017 10:00 – 16:00
  • Sunday 29th January 2017 10:00 – 16:00

If you have missed these dates please contact Alan Phillips on 0408 271 668 or at to arrange an alternative viewing.

  What is the registration fee and what does it include

  If registered by 5th Feb 2017 If registered from 6th Feb 2017
U21 $310 $350
U21 (Full Time Student) $290 $330
All Age $310 $350
All Age (Full Time Student) $290 $330
O35 $310 $350
O45 $310 $350
W21 $310 $350
W21 (Full Time Student) $290 $330
Senior Women $310 $350
Senior Women (Full Time Student) $290 $330
W30 $310 $350

Please bear in mind that included in your 2017 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


Do I need to provide anything else? What if there is wet weather? Can I get involved in any way?

 Seniors Contacts

Please contact:
Alan Phillips Club Secretary / Registrar 0408 271 668
Or alternatively contact us via email at

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