Youth League teams set to kick-off
ALL footballing roads for the elite young players head south this weekend as North Coast Football’s Youth League teams kick-off their seasons in the Northern NSW Premier League.
The North Coast teams will be travelling to Speers Point to face the best that Macquarie Football have to offer on Sunday in the under 13, 14 and 15 age groups as well as under 16 girls.
The competition began last weekend, however, NCF had a first round bye so this weekend’s Round 2 action is the debut for many local players in the Northern NSW’s premier competition for junior rep teams.
Teams from North Coast Football, Newcastle Football, Macquarie Football, Hunter Valley Football, Northern Inland Football, Football MNC will compete in a 14 round competition which for the first time will also include Central Coast Thunder, bringing the number of competing zones to seven.
The overall winner in each competition will be crowned State Youth League Champions.
The local teams have been asked to travel a lot after being fixtured to play their first five matches of the season away from their home ground of Woolgoolga’s High Street fields.
The first home matches will be played on Sunday, May 2, against Newcastle football.