Meadowlands 5th & 6th Grade- First Kicks (Born 2016/17)
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Junior Information for kids born in 2016 or 2017

Season dates: 7th May 2022 (term 2 until the end of term 3)
Our fee structure for the season (term 2 and 3 only) are outlined HERE 

Game Season Information- Saturday Mornings Only
Grading is based on players age during the calendar year 1st January to 31 December.
Girls may play one grade down if they wish to.

5/6th Grade Uniform Information

This season we have managed to offer a cheaper option of a playing strip for the 5 & 6th grade only.

The playing top be purchased during your registration for $25. The shorts and socks still need to be purchased via Ultra- Click HERE for more info.

Mixed Meadowland teams

We will be allocating all Meadowlands teams after registrations close. The registrations close on the 22nd of April 2022. After the this date all registrations will be moved onto a waiting list and added in if space is available, please note: late registrations may not be put into teams with their friends.

All games are at Meadowlands Reserve, on Meadowlands Drive, Somerville (behind the squash/tennis centre).

Please log in back into your acount after 22nd April 2022 to see your team name and your coaches/team contact information.

If you can't remember your password/username, this can be will reset via the forgot password section during sign-in.

Season information (term 2 & term 3)

5th and 6th grade teams at Meadowlands (Kids Born 2015/16)- (8.30am - 9.45am)

We will be allocating all Meadowlands teams after registrations close. After the registrations have closed we will be working on a waiting list and added in if space is available, late registrations may not be put into teams with their friends.

The 5th grade:

  1. Each team will be put into groups of 12-14 boys born in 2016.
  2. Each team has 3 coaches (1 coach per 4-6 players) (ideally more to cover sickness)
  3. Each team will have a 30-35min training session, and game times as specified by the teams coaches AFF Framework and the same level of enjoyment.
  4. Each team will then split into 3 teams (4 players) and play 3 x 10min games on 1/2 a field. 

The 6th grade:

  1. Each team will be put into groups of 10-12 boys born in 2016.
  2. Each team has 2 coaches (1 coach per 5/6 players) (ideally more to cover sickness).
  3. Each team will have a 30-35min training session, and game times as specified by the AFF Framework and the same level of enjoyment.
  4. Each team will then split into 2 teams (4-5 players) and play 2 x 15-17min games on 1/2 a field of 4v4.

The 5/6th Girls (Ferns) grade:

  1. Each team will be put into groups with between 10-14 girls born in 2015/16.
  2. Each team has 2 coaches (1 coach per 6 players) (ideally more to cover sickness)
  3. Each team will have a 30-35min training session, and game times as specified by their coach AFF Framework and the same level of enjoyment.
  4. Each team will then split into 3 teams (4 players) and play 3 x 10min Game on 1/2 a field.

All games are at Meadowlands Reserve, on Meadowlands Drive. (Behind the squash/tennis courts).

Extra programmes 

Term 1

We will be running a paid Discovery Programme during term 1- Click HERE for more information 

Term 2 & 3

5th and 6th grade midweek Training (Kids Born 2015/16)- (Wednesday 5pm to 6pm)

This year we have reduced the fees and are offering half price Grassroots training for 8 weeks during Term 2 and 8 weeks during Term 3. This offer is open to everyone who has signed up for our Saturday training & games.

Term 4 

During Term 4, we will run a summer soccer league. You can either register a team or sign-up as an individual. 

For more information CLICK HERE

Katie Hamilton
5/6th Grade Convenor

This years 5/6th Grade convenor is Katie Hamilton.

If you require further information that is not on the website, please email Katie.

firstkicks@fencibles.org.nz