SUFL | Football League

SportUNE Football League is the exciting new senior and junior competition for 2020 in the New England.

The competition comprises of clubs from Guyra, Inverell, Uralla, and numerous Armidale based clubs of Armidale City Westside, Demon Knights, East Armidale, North Armidale, South Armidale, PLC, and TAS, that provide team competitions from five years old up to senior 1st-grade division.


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Updates on this year’s competition in alignment with COVID-19 return to train and playing guidelines will be made available once confirmed by competition management and club delegates.  

Updated advice for the Community Sport and Recreation Sector from the Chief Health Officer on the 19th August can be found here

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COVID Updates

Updated advice for the Community Sport and Recreation Sector from the Chief Health Officer on the 19th August can be found here


The sustainability of community sport requires all of us to rise to these expectations, and we thank you in advance for your assistance.

For further clarification, please contact Graham Parsons 


SUFL follows the guidelines of NSW Government, SportUNE and the University of New England

Please familiarise yourself with all COVID requirements before attending a SUFL Match.


COVID Guidelines


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All SportUNE Football League Clubs must have an approved COVID Safe activity plans.

  • Each Football League Club has to submit a COVID-Safe Activity Plan, that has been approved by The University of New England. Guidelines as advised by the NSW Government and the FFA.
  • Participants should only arrive at their match or training close to the start time to avoid unnecessary congregating.
  • Participants must maintain 1.5m physical distancing requirements, ensure good hygiene practices are maintained and follow the directional signage at all times.
  • Clubs are responsible for the safe and appropriate delivery of the training session, in accordance with their approved COVID-Safe Activity Plan. SportUNE staff and UNELife Safety, Security & Information officers will also be patrolling if further assistance is required.
  • During Stage 2 restrictions, there should be no socialising before or after training sessions
  • Spectators attending events are to be minimal.
  • If you have visited Victoria in the 14 days please do not attend events.
  • For more Government information please visit NSW Health website.

These guidelines will be under constant review and updated frequently to ensure a safe staged approach.



How to enter your team in the SportUNE Football League

Each team is a little bit different you will find all existing clubs here. Simply click on your team and follow the prompts to join and complete your registration as well as pay your membership fee.

Game locations

SportUNE Football League plays at a number of locations across the New England Region, some of the regular fields include;

2020 Season kick off

We’re aiming for 2020 kick off to be July 25th.

SUFL Competition Rules & Regulations 2020

All teams must read the SportUNE Football League Competition Rules & Regulations 2020.


View the rules


SportUNE Football League and referees follow FIFA Laws of the game.


SportUNE Football league covers all ages and has players from 6 years up.

Junior players are 6-16 yrs
Adult players 16yrs+

Please note: To begin playing, the player must be turning 5 the year he/she wishes to commence. 

Team sizes

Team sizes are decided by each individual club and how many subs they would like, the maximum size is usually around 16 per adult squad.

Minimum team sizes:

  • 5-7 yr | 4 players on the field
  • 8-9yr | 7 players on the field
  • 10 yr | 9 players on the field
  • 11-16yr | 11 players on the field

Who can join the competition?

SportUNE Football League is a community competition, and we welcome anyone to register.

Find your team here.

What do you need to play?

At each match all players are required to have/wear;

  • Uniform
  • Football boots
  • Shin pads
  • A mouth guard
  • A water bottle

Caution card information

Red and yellow card or send off offences are decided by the match referee and fall under FIFA Laws of the game.

Contact details

Each club will have its own specific contact please find these in your club link here.


For any other information about SportUNE Football League please reach out to the Football League Managers;

Alan Gray
Mobile: 0401 642 583

Graham Parsons
Mobile: 0429 322 630


Match Official Send-Off Expulsion Report

If a send-off occours in any seniors, 16, 14 and 12 divisions a Match Official Send-Off Expulsion Report must be completed.

Fill in Report

Incident Report

All injury/incidents/near misses relating the SportUNE Football League competitions MUST be reported as soon as reasonably practicable.

For Insurance purposes, injury reports must be completed within 72 hours of the incident occurring.

Complete Incident Report