Northern NSW Football

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Northern NSW Football
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Formation 1884
Headquarters Newcastle, New South Wales
CEO
David Eland
Parent organization
Football Federation Australia
Website Official website

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) is the governing body of soccer in the north of New South Wales, Australia. It is a member of the national governing body, Football Federation Australia. The Federation was established 9 September 1884 as the Northern District British Football Association. To fall in line with the global football identity, a rebranding exercise took place with Northern NSW Football created on 25 October 2006.

History[edit]

Northern NSW Football was established on 9 September 1884 as the Northern District British Football Association. The federation was rename on 25 October 2006.[1]

Formation[edit]

As the state governing body for football in Northern New South Wales, Northern NSW Football oversees all aspects of the sport in the state. Although, NNSWF has seven regional-based constituent members within state which oversee in all aspects of the sport within their respected region.

Competitions[edit]

National Premier Leagues Northern NSW[edit]

The National Premier Leagues Northern NSW (NPL NNSW), previously known as the State League is the premier competition in Northern NSW involving 10 clubs from within the Hunter Region. The competition consists of four (4) grades – 1st Grade, Under 23’s, Under 19’s and Under 17’s. The 1st Grade competition consists of ten (10) teams due to the inclusion of the Newcastle Jets Youth team as does the Under 19’s competition due to the inclusion of the NNSWF NSWIS team.[2]

State League 2[edit]

The Division 2 State League is the underpinning competition to the State League with promotion and relegation between the leagues. The competition involves 8 clubs from within the Hunter Region. The competition consists of three (3) grades – 1st Grade, Under 23s and Under 19s.[3]

Interdistrict Divisions[edit]

Consisting of 3 divisions (Interdistrict Division One, Interdistrict Division Two, Interdistrict Division Three) with (12, 12, 7) clubs which compete in promotion and relegation between the 3 divisions and the State League 2 in the case of Interdistrict Division One.

Women's Premier League[edit]

The Women's Premier League is the premier women’s competition and involves six clubs from within NNSW.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". northernnswfootball.com.au. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "NBN State League". Northern NSW Football. 2013-04-06. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  3. ^ "NEWFM 1st Division". Northern NSW Football. 2013-03-17. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  4. ^ "Herald Women's Premier League". Northern NSW Football. 2013-03-17. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 

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