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U5-U7s HUB Training – Tuesday and Thursday 5:00pm @ Jellicoe Park

For questions about MiniRoos please contact

This year will see some exciting changes for our under 5, 6 and 7 players with greater support for our volunteer coaches and skill development for the players.

There will be two major changes which will commence this year:
1. The first being the introduction of “squads” instead of individual teams 
2. Second the establishment of a “training hub” run by skilled coaches to assist and guide existing volunteer coaches and managers.

The PBFC Board is releasing this information now as we realise that planning after school-activities for school aged children is quite involved. Therefore, by providing this information early we hope to involve as many children as possible in the new hub training programme.

We found that with teams of 6 players it can be difficult to conduct training, especially if one or two players don’t attend. Also, with only 6 players, teams are often left short of players on weekend games, especially during school holidays. By combining two teams into one squad we hope that training will be more exciting and alleviate the possibility of games being cancelled.

Training young players is not easy. It demands special skills to maintain the attention and eagerness of 5, 6 and 7 year-old players. Fortunately, we have a lot of dedicated parents that happily take on this role and the aim of the training hub is not to replace parents, but to provide assistance from our experienced coaches. Our team of coaches, led by head coach Steve Lawrence, will provide support, feedback and guidance through various drills, making training exciting for both parent coaches and players alike. To make this successful, training will be held in a designated area at Jellicoe on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon/evenings.

In summary

  • There will no longer be individual teams of 6 players and a coach. We will be combing two teams into a squad of 12 players with either one or two coaches.
  • Each squad will be allocated 2 games per week on Saturday with each player playing one game. (note* players may play two games if a squad is short of players)
  • There will be no changes to the game format on the weekend i.e. games will be made up of two team of 4 player and reserves interchanged regularly.
  • All training for U5, 6 & 7 grade squads will be conducted on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5.00pm to 6.00pm.
  • Training will be held in a Hub area with experienced coaches assisting parent coaches
  • The training hub will not be compulsory because we realise some teams can only train on a Wednesday. However, we urge all coaches to utilise the hub for the benefit of themselves and the players. We are providing this information now to assist all parents in planning their child’s after school activities.

The MiniRoos National Playing Formats and Rules can be found here:

Miniroos National Format

This age group plays Saturday mornings from 8:30am.


  • The number of players 4-a-side with no goalkeeper
  • Maximum of three substitutes
  • The field of play 30m x 20m
  • Goal size 2m wide x 1m high
  • Ball size Size 3
  • Duration of the game 15 min halves
  • Minimum 5 min half-time break
  • No penalty area required


  • Hi

    are you still accepting kids ?

    im looking for something from my 5 year old

    • Hi Sebastien,

      Registration will be open for a while.

      You can do this Tues-Thurs 5-8pm or Saturdays at 9-12pm…

      You can prefill a registration form on our website before hand and then just turn up to pay.


  • When does registration end? When does the season start for under 6 & under 8 yo?

    • Registration will be open for a while. Season starts 1st April but they will have training and meet and greets in March. We will notify shortly.

  • I’d like to get my 5 year son registered to Pagewood FC. Just wonder when the miniroos registration will be open? Thanks.

    • Registration has been open for a few weeks for everyone.

      Tuesday – Thursday 5-8pm and Sat 9am-12pm.


  • Hi, I’m interested in signing up my 5yr old. Can you tell me how many training sessions they have each week? I’m guessing u don’t have days or times at this stage. How long is the season?

  • Hi, is there any contact number so I can speak and ask questions directly please?

  • Hi there,
    I understand match happens on Saturday. However is there a training day during the week? When? What time? How long?

  • HI There,

    Can you still register for MiniRoos? This is for my son who will be 5 in March.


  • What day abd time of the week is the training for U7? What is the registration fee?

  • Hello. I have three 6 year old boys looking to play soccer. Are there any available spaces.l?

    Carol O'Loughlin
  • do you access the draw from this app? The link takes me to a blank page.

    • Which draw? Age group?

  • We’d like to start our 6.5 year old in the 2019 season. How can we do this please?

    Brandt Lewis
  • hello, my son is 5 1/2 and I’m looking to enrol him into soccer training. can you please send me through some info. prices, schedules etc

  • Hi I’m interested in sending my son to soccer he has a few mates in the under 6’s team he would love to play with. Have you any spots available at this stage.

    Katherine 0417022110

    Katherine Jackson
  • Hi, I am 18 year old student studying at UNSW. I want to play football with the team. Is it possible for me to play? If so how can I register for the team or something like that. Cheers

    Arth Patel
  • HI
    Are you taking registration for 2020 yet? My two girls are 6 and 7, so miniroo I think. If it’s “U5-U7” and “U8-U11” does that mean it’s a mixed age group?
    or do you split them out into individual year groups?
    Do you have an all girls team for any individual year group (or it is it only U8-U12)? thanks Lisa

    Lucy Monahan

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