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WGC Football Convenor

Tim Harford
(tim.harford@wgc.school.nz)

WGC Football teams play in the mid-week interschool competition. The 1st XI will also compete at the National Premier Tournament. (3rd - 7th Sept, Taupo)


WGC Football is not affiliated, associated, endorses or is in any way officially connected with any particular football club or academy.  

Students Year 10 and above, may make up a social team of at least 15 players, but at the time of entering their team, they must also nominate a competent adult coach / manager to referee their games each week. All players must complete an individual online registration form as well as submit ONE team form to the Sports Office. Training is optional for social teams.

 

1st X1 - Coach Ben Frean

Competition - Division 1, played Wed night on aritifical turf, usually Wakefield Park

Training - Mondays 3.30pm - 5.30pm  WGC Field

Team - Open to seniors and juniors 

Uniform - Tops & Shorts supplied. Two pairs of socks need to be purchased from the UZ Uniforms shop - plain gold alternate socks and the WGC black & gold socks

 

2nd X1 - Coach Glenn Tims

Competition - Division 2, played Wednesdays 4pm onwards at local schools or artifical turf

Training - TBA - WGC Field

Team - Open to seniors and juniors 

Uniform - Tops & Shorts supplied. WGC black & gold playing socks are compulsory

 


3rd X1 - Coach TBA

Competition - Division 2 played Wednesdays 4pm onwards at local schools  Training - TBA - WGC Field Team - Seniors (Year 11-13) only
     

Junior A, B & C - Coaches TBA

Competition - Junior Regional Div 1, played Wednesdays 4pm onwards at local schools

Training - TBA - WGC Field

Team - Juniors (year 9 & 10) only

Uniform - WGC PE uniform, tops and shorts (no exception). WGC black & gold playing socks.

 

Social Teams

 Competition - Division 3 played Tuesdays at 4pm at local schools or WCC grounds

Uniform - Social teams may supply their own team shirt (all the same) but the shorts and socks should be standard WGC uniform.


Cost

$75.00  

Internet Banking                       

030518-0027013-002      (WGC Account)

Reference=Student’s name & Sport ie “Foot” e.g. Rosie Smith Foot

 

Trials 

The 1st & 2nd squads will be open to Juniors and Seniors. This indicates a change in format with juniors now able to play in the top squads.

 

Any senior who does not make the 1st or 2nd squads will play in the 3rd X1. 

Any juniors not placed in either the 1st or 2nd squads will trial for the junior squads.

 

Trials 1st , 2nd X1 & 3rd X1 Teams only (ie Open to all seniors and good juniors)

 

Players are to bring:

  • Shin pads for Trial 2 are compulsory, but optional for Trial 1
  • Drink bottles and snacks
  • Sun block

Sunday 18th February - WGC Field - 9.30am - 11.30am   (Arrive early and be ready to go at 9.30am) 
 

1st Trial – bring water, gym and field footwear, sun block 


1. Data collection to be used as immediate performance indicators for three main sources being general speed agility, passing ball manipulation and ball delivery. Stats derived will be time specific for pass and agility sections.  
-  Obstacle agility test, again movement specific but joins all relative body movements and motion into a collective aimed at  coordination and speed.        
Attitudes are very easily observed during this exercise 

 

2. LSPT…passing exercise in set perimeter with times recorded.

 

Sunday 25th February - St Pats College Turf Kilbirnie - 9.30am - 11.30am 
2nd Trial  
- Short games on a full sized turf 
- All trialists in preferred positions where possible 

 

Trials - Juniors (Yr 9 & 10)    

Sunday 11th March  1pm - 3pm
Friday 16th March 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Sunday 18th March 1pm - 3pm

Please arrive at least 10 minutes before each trial so that you can be allocated the correct bib.  If you are unable to attend one or more of the trials, please let the Sports Office know. Junior trials are held on the field at WGC (wet or fine).
 

Players are to bring:

  • Shin pads for Trial 2 and Trial 3  are compulsory, but optional for Trial 1
  • Drink bottles and snacks
  • Sun block

 

Trial One: Skills and Drills

Players are split into four un-graded groups.  Each group will complete one of four skill stations set up around the field and then rotate to the next station.  Scores/times/ability will be recorded.

 

Trial Two: Small-sided games

Based on the results from T1, players will be split into graded small-sided teams and play several games across the pitch.

Trial Three: Full-pitch games

Based on the results from T2, players will be split into full squads and play several full-pitch games.

 

Team selections will be posted on the notice-board in the gym foyer by 26 March.

 

Registration

A registration form must be submitted online, and payment made, by Friday 9th February. 

Back to WGC Sport page

 

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