Female Football Week

About Female Football Week

Female Football Week is a nationwide initiative to celebrate the immense growth of women’s football at all levels of the game and acknowledge and promote the important role women play in developing football.

In 2022 Female Football Week will take place from Friday 6th to Sunday 15th May, 2022.

The objective of Female Football Week is to drive female participation at all levels of the game.

Throughout the week Football NSW and our Associations/Clubs will be actively involved in the delivery of female football events including:
· Female football festivals
· Female coaching and refereeing courses
· MiniRoos for Girls Kick-Off programs
· W-League signing sessions


For more information on Female Football Week, please contact Sam McGowan

Female Football Week Event Submission 2022

To celebrate Female Football Week, we invite Associations and Clubs to register your events.

By Registering your come and try sessions, MiniRoos gala days, coaching courses, referee courses, mentoring events, schools’ gala days, Football NSW can advertise your event and support your event where possible. We look forward to receiving your submission.

Submit your event now

Female Football Week Profiles/Stories 2022

Female Football Week is all about celebrating the wonderful people involved in our game. Is there a female football champion at your club that deserves some recognition for their hard work?

You can nominate an administrator, volunteer, coach, referee, player, or a male female football champion. Please submit your profile/story before Friday 29th April 2022.

Nominate your Female Champion Now

2022 Female Football Week Events

DateEventLocationTimeHostContactAdditional Information
1/5/2022MDFC Female Home Game Day Waterloo Park and Fontenoy Park ,
8:00am - 5:00pmMacquarie Dragons FC Carolyn Yazbeck,
Round 4 games for all MDFC Female seniors and minis teams are being held at the Club's home grounds, Waterloo Park and Fontenoy Park both located in Marsfield. This is our main event for FNSW Female Football week with all family and friends celebrating our female participants across playing, coaching, managing, refereeing and volunteering.
6/5/2022Female Football FestivalBlair Avenue,
6:00pm - 7:00pmBurwood Football ClubTrudy Burke
Small-sided games tournament for all female players at the club. BBQ and entertainment.
6/5/2022Celebration of Female Football Week & Mother’s DayOyster Bay Oval,
Oyster Bay
4:00pm - 9:00pm Georges River Football ClubDebbie Kearns
We held this event last year, although weather wasn’t great leading up to it, the event was well attended. We plan to do similar to last year, which is female only games for all ages, small field 6 v 6 for both existing and new players, skills/fitness sessions and mother’s day stalls. The club’s bbq, bar and canteen will be running.
6/5/2022Female Football FridayNorth Turramurra Recreation Area,
North Turramurra
4:00pm - 7:00pmNorthern Suburbs Football Association Eilidh Mackay,
Female Football Friday is a celebration of football
Skills sessions, GK sessions, Exhibition games between NSFA and NT GSAP, Coach Workshop
6/5/2022Celebrate Bosco Mums Bosco FC Clubhouse,
Woronora Heights
2:00pm - 6:00pmBosco FC Renee Laing,
"Mothers' Day @ Bar 72

The new clubhouse is finished complete with a new bar. We have wine and a nibble care package arranged for all our Senior Women and O40 teams to enjoy at the clubhouse on Mothers' Day.

Mini-Roo players are receiving a gift tag to give to their mums as a small token of the clubs appreciation for all they do getting players to games.

There will also be a nursery champagne breakfast in the morning to welcome new members to the club. "
6/5/20223v3 Knock Out CompetitionMoorebank Sports Soccer Club,
6:00pm - 9:00pmMoorebank FCAllan Facey,
3v3 knock out competition for U8s through to U14s.
7/5/2022Female Football Week
Sponsor Day
Warterloo Park,
12:00pm - 5:00pmMacquarie Dragons Football Club Kathy Tracey
Macquarie Dragons Football Club are proud to support the growth in female participation in football within our Association. We will be holding our annual Club Sponsors Day in conjunction with female football week.
7/5/2022Female Football Week Junior Women's Showcase Harrie Denning Centre,
9:00am - 2:00pmSutherland Shire Football Association Jim Hankins
The SSFA will showcase the Women's under 13 A's competition, by staging on the entire 8 team competition on the main natural turf field at the Harrie Denning Centre.
7/5/2022Female Football Sponsorship DayWaterloo Park,
12:00pm - 5:00pmMacquarie Dragons FCKathy Tracey,
Macquarie Dragons Football Club are proud to support the growth in female participation in football within our Association. We will be holding our annual Club Sponsors Day in conjunction with female football week.
7/5/2022Female Referee Take-Over @ Glenn McGrath OvalGlenn McGrath Oval,
8:00am - 4:10pmSutherland Shire Football Referees AssociationChris Young,
Lilli Pilli FC has scheduled a full day female football matches at Glenn McGrath Oval, and the SSFRA are proudly supporting this initiative by bringing together female referees
7/5/2022Female Football CelebrationsRon Dine Memorial Reserve, Camden South
9:00 am -3:30pm
Camden Tigers Football ClubJulia Chernoukha
Camden Tigers will be hosting 2 weekends of Female Football Celebrations.
8/5/2022Female Football Round Hosted By: Football NSW InstituteFootball NSW Institute8:00am - 6:00pmFootball NSW InstituteSam McGowan
Round 5 - Sunday 8 May - Football NSW Institute v Illawarra Stingrays
U14 - 8:00am KO
U15 - 9:35am KO
U16 - 11:05am KO
U18 - 12:45pm KO
Res - 2:40pm KO
1st - 4:40pm KO
8/5/2022Female Football Round Hosted By: Sydney University SFC Sydney University Football Ground8:30am - 7:00pmSydney University SFC Amy Shepherd
Round 5 - Sunday 8 May - Sydney Uni SFC v APIA
U14 - 8:30am KO
U15 - 9:55am KO
U16 - 11:25am KO
U18 - 1:05pm KO
Res - 3:00pm KO
1st - 5:00pm KO
8/5/2022Female Football Round Hosted By: Marconi Stallions FCMarconi Stadium,
Bossley Park
8:00am - 4:00pmMarconi Stallions FCAdriana Jesic
Marconi Stallions v Central Coast Mariners
8/5/2022Female Football Round Hosted By: SD RaidersErnie Smith Reserve,
8:30am - 5:00pmSD Raiders FCCatherine Cannuli
SD Raiders v SDSFA
8/5/2022Mother's Day at Cromer Park Cromer Park,
1:00pm - 7:00pmManly United Football Club Sophie Tarrant-Foder,
"We will be celebrate our female football superheroes and their mothers through a day of showcasing female football at the home of football on the Northern Beaches.

Our Girls Youth League and Senior Women teams will take centre stage on the newly renovated Cromer Park 1 against NSW Spirit FC.

There will be a lucky door prize on the day as well as food and drinks available at our clubhouse.

We will be highlighting and celebrating female football superstars and their contribution to the female code through decorating the venue with Female Football Profiles. Purple decorations and Female Football Week branding will also work to start the conversation the national initiative. "
8/5/2022Roselea FC Female Football Week Mothers Day CelebrationRoselea Oval, Carlingford8:00am - 5:00pmRoselea FCRohan Primrose
The day will be a celebration of our female footballers from 6 to 60 years, coaches, managers and their mums.
We are working with Denise at NWSF to schedule as many Roselea FC team matches at Roselea and adjacent Carlo Ovals for the day. We want wall to wall female football.
8/5/2022Mother's Day on the Synthetic Pennant Hills Soccer Centre,
Pennant Hills
9:00am - 4:00pmPennant Hills Football Club Ian Martin
All female football on the synthetic pitch at Pennant Hills. Normally used for more senior groups, NWSF and Pennant Hills FC has secured the FIFA class synthetic pitch for our female players. Kicking off at with U6's, followed by U7, U8, U10 and finishing with our new O/30W team at 1pm.
PennoFC always gets a great turnout of family and friends, and we expect this year to be no different . We are planning music for between matches, and food to be cooked throughout the morning for the players by the families.
8/5/2022Back To Beecroft Day Cheltenham Oval,
8:00am - 7:00pmBeecroft Wombats Football Club Georgia Inwood,
" Back to Beecroft Day is all about celebrating the wonderful football club. This year, we are hosting our Back to Beecroft Day during Women's football week to show our appreciation to all the wonderful women in our club. The day will involve support for all our women's teams as well as the club with coffee, food and drinks available for all! "
8/5/2022Female Football M-League Round Hosted By: Southern Districts FACirillo Reserve,
Middleton Grange
8:30am - 5:00pmSouthern Districts FACatherine Cannuli
FFW in conjunction with Mothers Day special
8/5/2022BDSFA Festival of Female Football Blacktown Football Park,
Rooty Hill
8:00am - 7:00pmBlacktown & District Soccer Football AssociationMichael Carraro
All BDSFA/GDSFA female matches from Under 9 Girls through to Under 20 Girls held at 1 location. All Age Women/1 match showcased at the conclusion of the day live streamed via BDSFA Facebook Page.
8/5/2022Mothers Day Female Football DayJellico Park, Pagewood9:00am - 1:00pmPagewood Botany FCJulia Chernoukha
All day female football fixtures with appreciation gifts for mothers.
8/5/2022Celebrating Womens FootballIson Park,
South Nowra
8:00am - 3:00pmSouth East Phoenix FCStuart Tomlinson
Celebrating female football & mothers day
9/5/2022Football NSW: Community Female Coaches WorkshopValentine Sports Park, Glenwood6:50pm - 9:00pmFootball NSWSam McGowan
Football NSW will be facilitating a Community Coaches Update at Valentine Sports Park. During this event, coaches will have the opportunity to observe 6 different sessions presented by female coaches and Football NSW staff members. These sessions will then be followed by a Q&A with the coaches.
10/5/2022Referees - Female Open Training SessionValentine Sports Park, Glenwood6:00pm - 8:00pmFootball NSWEmma Kocbek, emmak@footballnsw.com.auAn open training session run by current A-League Women and NPL Women match officials. Female match officials of all levels are encouraged to attend this fun, interactive referee session. Register here: https://bit.ly/38IXGKE
11/5/2022Mt Druitt Female Football Week ActivationPoppendetta Park,
Mt Druitt
6:00pm - 8:30pmMt Druitt Town Rangers
Andrew Ienna,
11/5/2022Beryl Ackroyd Cup Final Christie Park,
Macquarie Park
7:30pm - 9:30pmNorth West Sydney Football Isabella Nimmo,
BERYL ACKROYD CUP is played during the pre-season and the final of the first season has been scheduled to line up with female football week. The Women's Beryl Ackroyd Cup has been introduced in 2022, as a knockout style tournament for Premier League and All Age division 1 teams. This run in conjunction with the Men's Cup Gilmour Cup final. The cup is in honour of Beryl Ackroyd, one of the North West Sydney Women's Football (NWSWF) founders.
11/5/2022Female only TrainingPolice Paddock,
6:00pm - 7:00pmBathurst Football AssociationGeorgina Carr,
Run by females for females of all age groups. To encourage growth and participation in Bathurst
11/5/2022Football NSW: Advanced Female Coaches WorkshopValentine Sports Park, Glenwood6:00pm - 9:00pmFootball NSWSam McGowan
Football NSW will be facilitating an Elite Women's Match at Valentine Sports Park. During this event Junior Matildas Head Coach Rae Dower will be presenting to the coaches on the talent identification process and the role that it plays within football.
12/5/2022Girls Training SessionJellico Park,
5:30pm - 7:00pmPagewood Botany FCJulia Chernoukha
In celebration of FFW PBFC will host a Girls football training session for female footballers
13/5/2022CDSFA Female Football FestivalPratten Park,
5:30pm - 7:00pmCDSFATrudy Burke
13/5/2022Female Football FridayBlackman Park,
Lane Cove West
4:00pm - 7:00pmNorthern Suburbs Football Association Eilidh Mackay,
13/5/2022Grays Point Festival and Female Football Grays Point Oval,
Grays Point
5:00pm - 8:30pmGrays Point Soccer Club Kim Bulkeley,
An evening of fun activities, food and drink for all in the female football community at Grays Point.
14/5/2022Women in Football Week Harrington Reserve,
Harrington Park
8:00am - 5:00pmHarrington United Hornets FC Mark Abouslaibi,
"A weekend in which our club will celebrate our women in football. From our female players, volunteers and mothers of the club.

It’s our way of saying thank you and to recognise the growth and continual development of women’s football. "
15/05/2022Epping Football Club Celebrates Female Football!West Epping Park,
9:00am - 3:00pmEpping Football ClubAlison Lloyd
Epping Football Club will be celebrating Female Football Week on Sunday the 15th May! We have organised through our association, NWSF, to have all-female teams playing on our synthetic fields on this day so there will be some great games to watch. To add to the festivities we will have a BBQ, Face Painting, Hair Braiding, balloons, possibly a special guest appearance and lots of soccer fun! Come and join us to celebrate players, coaches, referees, administrators, parents, and friends who are involved in the great game of Female Football!
15/05/2022BDAFA Women in Football Day 2022
Kelso Park South,
8:30am - 4:00pmPanania RSL Soccer Club Brett Lombe,
"Competition round for all Female ages/grades in Bankstown District Amateur Football Association(BDAFA).
A family fun day with stalls, food trucks, stands and activities promoting and celebrating Women in Football.
And supporting The McGrath Foundation. "
15/4/2022Female Football Week Fun Day @ Lindfield FC Lindfield Sports Centre,
9:00am - 2:00pmLindfield FC Gisell Perez,
"We are planning an upcoming Female Football Week event for Lindfield FC that is in the Northern Suburbs Football Association. Our club has approximately 2000 members and every year we aim to increase the amount of female participation, especially at the grassroots level.

Our Female Football Week event consists of Miniroos girls games held throughout the morning and day celebrating female football and encouraging increased participation. We will have some fun football games, bbq/coffee cart, and mini football clinics."
15/4/2022Rovers Female Football Day LH Waud - Meadowbank,
11:00am - 4:00pmWest Ryde Rovers Melissa Murphy,
"A fun festival style of day supporting all females registered within the club, finishing with supporting the showcase of the Women's Premier League game with a BBQ and mascots.

There will be Female APL Appearances, Inflatable Dart Ball, Face painting, showbags for the registered players, BBQ and giveaways. "
North Ryde
8:00am - 5:00pmRyde Panthers Football ClubKarolina Corsham,
A Club Day celebrating Women in Football
Promoting 'Stop the Bias'
22/5/2022WPHCFC Celebrate Female Football Week Campbell Park ,
West Pennant Hills
8:00am - 5:00pmWest Pennant Hills / Cherrybrook FC
Denise Robinson ,
"Total of 9 female football games arranged for the day.
Commencing with MiniRoos U6/U7 games, then 2 x U16 games, 2 x All Age and finishing the day with Women's Premier League.
Our U6/U7 girls will walk onto the field with our Premier League Women on the day.
We will be running a free bbq all day, plus a raffle.
Requesting that all players, coaches, managers, supporters stay to cheer on as many teams as possible and make it a real celebration of female players in our club. "

Female Football Festivals

Female Referees

Female Coaching Courses

MiniRoos for Girls Kick-Off programs

Female Football Week - Oatley FC