Summary of playing rules

  • Shin pads must be worn, this is not negotiable.

  • Points awarded as follows Win: 3 points, Draw: 1, Point Loss 0 points.  Ranking is based on goal difference, followed by most goals scored.

  • 6 players including goalkeeper on the field.  Mixed teams must have at least 2 females on the pitch at all times.

  • Mixed competition every third goal must be scored by a female or via a header.  This rule resets when a female scores a goal, a male scores a headed goal or at the resumption of play after half time.

  • Kick off for each competitions as follows Juniors 4.15pm, Youth 5.15pm, Mixed 6.15pm, Men's 7.15pm.

  • Two 20 minutes halves with a 5 minute break in between.

  • Kick off begins with both teams in their own half with one team starting with the ball and the other team will start with the ball for the second half.

  • All free kicks are indirect, opposing team must be 5 metres back from the ball

  • Fouls in the Goalkeeper/Goal area will award a penalty to the opposing team.

  • Slide tackles are forbidden.

  • The goalie may roll the ball out to themselves and play on.

  • AFL or Drop kicks are not permitted.

  • Goalkeeper changes must be made when the ball is out of play and the referee must be notified before the change is made.

  • Adult Mixed and Men's competition after a goal is scored, the goalkeeper rolls/throws the ball out to restart play.

  • Junior and Youth competition after a goal is scored, the game restarts with a kick off from the centre.

  • No goal kicks, goalie must throw/roll the ball out.

  • Goalkeeper cannot pickup the ball from a back pass. Indirect free kick awarded outside the goal area.

  • When the ball is kicked out on the sideline, a free kick is awarded to the opposing team from where the ball went out.


Dodges Ferry Junior Soccer Club

Lauderdale Junior Soccer Club

Peninsula Pirates

Richmond United Junior Soccer Club

Sorell Junior Soccer Club

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