Players and parents are asked to consider the requirements for playing in a graded team prior to making their commitment.



Players selected in Division 1 are expected to train twice a week.

The first training session will be conducted by specialist technical coaches, with the aim to develop individual skills. These sessions commence February and run through to August.

The second training session is conducted by the team’s allocated Balmain DFC coach with the aim to work on team strategy and structure.


Preseason Games

Our Club’s Coaching Director will organise games against other clubs and teams; players are expected to make themselves available for these games.


Pre Game preparations

Players will be asked to assemble well before kick-off for pre-game warm-ups and strategies. (A minimum of 30 minutes).


Football NSW Events & Kanga Cup

Players in Division 1 teams are expected to make themselves available for high level football events and tournaments throughout the season. Kanga Cup takes place in the July school holidays and players who take part will be required to meet their own costs for entry, travel and accommodation.