NSW COMBINED HIGH SCHOOLS SPORTS ASSOCIATION

NORTH WESTERN METROPOLITAN

 HIGH SCHOOLS SPORTS ASSOCIATION

 

 

FOOTBALL 

 

General Playing Rules

  • Each team consists of 11 players with 5 additional players on the interchange bench.
  • Interchange is unlimited but must be made from half way at a stoppage in play with the permission of the referee.
  • Shinguards must be worn by all players for the duration of the game. Any player not wearing shinguards will not be permitted to play.

  • If the fixture involves an A or B and/or a 1st and 2nd the A/1st team must have a full complement of players who must not have taken part in any other match that day.
  • First and second grade matches should have official referees, nets and flags. If there is no referee the home school must referee, unless agreed otherwise.
  • Coaches/managers should make sure that the playing surface is safe and that the field is marked appropriately before the commencement of the game.
  • All the general rules of the game are to be adhered to.  A copy of the Laws can be located at www.fifa.com.

 

Times for matches

 

1st Grade:                  35 minutes each way

Opens Grade:             30 minutes each way

Under 15s:                 30 minutes each way

Under 14s:                 25 minutes each way

Under 13s:                 25 minutes each way