Squirts

GTSC Squirts Kick-Off has been a great success in the last 14 years.

 

We look forward to the 2020 season for all  3-5-year-old child participating in Squirts Kick-Off.

 

Do you have a child keen to learn a new safe sport in a fun, friendly environment? Then our Squirts Kick-Off program is just right for you.

 

The weekly sessions are the perfect introduction to the world’s most popular game for boys and girls aged between 3 and 5. Coaches take the class through a series of football drills that focus on fun.

 

Every player gets plenty of time on the ball and the prime aim of each session is for children to build fundamental motor skills in a fun, engaging, and inclusive environment.

 

Spots are strictly limited to 60 Squirts for the February intake. 

 

Children who have turned 3 years of age and were born in 2015-2017 can sign up for Squirts Kick-Off.

Squirts Kick-Off will be starting on the first Saturday of Miniroo Fixtures in 2020 with the first session commencing from 8.00am on Field 1.

At Squirts Kick-Off your child will need to wear a sun safe hat, wear sunscreen, have a full water bottle, wear shin pads, shorts, footwear (football boots are optional) and wear long socks.

Online Registration will be available in early January 2020

Miniroos
 

Our youngest players start their football careers in the MiniRoo program.  Spanning age groups from 5 to Under 12, these games are played with modified rules and fields.  

 

The focus is on enjoying the game, in line with the Discovery phase of the FFA National Curriculum.  Players learn football by playing football.  At GTSC all our MiniRoo teams are open to both girls and boys.

 

Parents of players in these age groups should register after we announce our registrations are open, and following this our volunteers will begin the process of placing players in a team for the Season.

For parents of U6 to U12 players, there is a website that provides more information on the rules and formats for the games for these age groups. The website address is www.miniroos.com.au.

 

We encourage all of you to spend a few moments to familiarize yourself with the information presented on this website. 

At Grange Thistle, the U6 and U7 teams all train and play in-house on Saturday mornings. The U6 commence training at 7.30am with games at 8.00am, the U7s commence training at 8.30am with games at 9.00am.

U8 - U12 play home and away matches. For home games the matches for U8 start at 10.00am, the U9s at 11.00am and for the U10s up, they start from 8.30am.

Training for these age groups (except for the Academy and Development squads) is once per week and it is scheduled in a 1.25 hour time slot between Monday to Thursday either 4.30pm to 5.45pm or 6.00pm to 7.15pm or Friday 4.30pm to 5.45pm.

For Fees and what is provided for this amount please go to the Fees page

Divisional age groups are played for points and Championships. This level of competitive football involves the grading of a team in order for the Club to nominate them in an appropriate Division for their skill as individuals and as a team.

Teams can move between Divisions at the end of years by either being promoted or relegated. Teams also compete in Finals football if they finish in the appropriate position in their league.

 

Football Brisbane accommodates divisional football for ages U12-U16 with divisions ranging from division 7 to division 1. Football Brisbane has Competitions that can accommodate mixed gender teams, or female only leagues.​

U13 - U16 play home and away matches. Match times are dependant on the competition the team is placed into and their age group. They could play on Friday nights, Saturday or Sunday.

Training for these age groups (except for the BYPL and Division 1 squads) is once per week and it is scheduled in a 1.25 hour time slot between Monday to Thursday either 4.30pm to 5.45pm or 6.00pm to 7.15pm or Friday 4.30pm to 5.45pm.

For Fees and what is provided for this amount please go to the Fees page

Divisionals
 

Grange Thistle Soccer Club accommodates a range of divisional teams across all the age groups and both genders, often fielding more than one team in its age bracket. 

U13 - BYPL and Divisional Team/s
U14 - BYPL and Divisional Team/s
U15 - BYPL and Divisional Team/s
U16 - Divisional Team/s

Girls League
U13 – Divisional Team/s

U14 – Divisional Team/s

U15 – Divisional Team/s

U16 – Divisional Team/s


Players can express their interest in joining a divisional team by sending an email to - info@grangethistle.com

BYPL

Brisbane Youth Premier League (BYPL) Football is an elite age group Competition administered by Football Brisbane (FB) for age levels U13 to U16.

How are players and teams selected?
GTSC will announce trial dates for BYPL traditionally in October - November for the under 13 to Under 16 age groups trials, with an experienced coaching staff selecting squads for the subsequent season. 

When do we play and train?

BYPL Football can be played on either Friday evening, Saturdays or Sundays depending on the age group and FB scheduling, with a home and away ground format. Training is held twice a week on midweek evenings.

Who coaches BYPL Football?
BYPL teams have dedicated professional coaches with a minimum FFA C Youth Licence accreditation.

 

Grange Thistle Football Club © 2018. Designed by Connor Rainbow.

Contact
Email

info@grangethistle.com

Phone

Office: 07 3356 8553

Club Manager: 0420 972 044

Mailing Address

PO Box 72, Alderley 4051, QLD

Location

Lanham Park

Prince Street, The Grange

Queensland, 4051

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