Minis Football

Welcome to Junior Football at Redbacks FC

Our Minis teams (Under 5 to Under 8) provide the opportunity for boys and girls of all abilities to play football and enjoy small sided games at the weekend.

Redbacks FC provide training sessions in a relaxed environment where the aim is to teach new skills in an enjoyable way. The smaller fields, modified rules and fewer players mean a more enjoyable game with more opportunities to touch the ball and more opportunities to score goals, once again increasing the likelihood of an overall positive experience.

For Minis players, it’s not all about spending hours working on technical drills and tactics. It is simply about putting a smile on the face of kids out on the pitch, whilst learning the game and having maximum involvement.

As your child progresses through the various age groups they will be introduced to playing environments that most suit their stage of development and prepare them for the transition to 11v11 football when the time comes.

Like most junior sports, football needs volunteers to put their hand up and help out so little ones can have fun. Redbacks FC encourages parents to help out in nurturing the kids through this rewarding activity.

Benefits to parents:

  • Contribute to the running of your local club;
  • Put a smile on your son or daughters face;
  • Be part of Australia’s biggest participation sport;
  • Gain the satisfaction of helping kids develop important physical and social skills;
  • Help your community develop well balanced kids; and
  • Help from the Club and the FFA.

Our goal is to raise standards in grassroots football, support the development and growth of all players, whilst recognising and rewarding your children for their commitment and achievements.

We prioritise child protection, quality coaching and implementation of the Respect programme.

Training takes place at our home ground of George Thornton Reserve (View Street).

Matches are played on Saturday mornings against other GHFA clubs. Our ground accommodates all age field formats.

Formats at a glance

approx 30 x 20m approx 45 x 35m
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NEWS Events

  • May 24, 2017
    Mini Gala Day

    What a great day for the mini's. With record levels of rain through March, it was a beautiful morning for

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Team Update

  • April 08, 2017
    The Unstoppable U7 Yellow!

    The Unstoppable U7 Yellow! This year’s team is the combination of old and new Redbacks. This is the third year Luca, Edward and

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Match Reports

Important Updates

If you would to receive automated updates or notification relating to your team, age group or to the club, please check the appropriate box. Notifications include updates on wet weather, ground changes and game time changes etc.

We will endeavour to update our notifications as early as possible, but if you have any concerns please check the GHFA schedule here