Game Rules

Forest Killarney Football Club is committed to the development of every one of our players and team resources. Our Coaches and Managers are an essential influence in ensuring our players learn to enjoy and love the game and to play to the best of their potential. Included in the table below are coaching planners designed to guide you in training routines and the latest Small Sided Football game rules for Under 6 through to Under 11 age groups;

Game Rules U6 - U7Game Rules U8 - U9
Game Rules U10 - U11Game Rules U12 - U16

Football Federation Australia’s Laws of the Game click logo below:

MWFA Small Sided Game (Now called Mini Roos) / Competition structure U6 to U11 click logo below:


Length of Games:


  • U6 and U7 15 minutes each way
  • U8 and U9 20 minutes each way
  • U10 25 minutes each way
  • U11 25 minutes each way


  • U12 –
  • U13 and U14 30 minutes each way
  • U14 Girls 30 minutes each way
  • U15 and U16 35 minutes each way
  • U16 Girls 35 minutes each way


U18, Premier League, Amateur League and Open Ladies 45 minutes each way

A break of five minutes is allowed between the halves of all games. In the event of games starting late the referees have the power to shorten the length of the games to ensure that they finish on schedule.


Each team will be given a match ball and training balls. The match ball must be taken to every game – the referee will decide which ball is to be used.

U6 to U8 Size 3 56-58cm circumference
U9 to U13 Size 4 62-65cm circumference
U14 to U18 Size 5 67-70cm circumference
Premier League Size 5
Amateur League Size 5
Open Ladies Size 5


The club will provide a full kit of shorts, socks and shirt for each junior player (U6-U11) in their first year of registration as a player with FKFC, all other players will receive a playing shirt. All players must wear shin pads. Spectacles may be worn if necessary, but must be those approved and are available at OPSM. I.D. card must be stamped by MWFA Official.

For more information on Small Sided Football games (Now called Mini Roos) click on the following thumbnail to Football Federation Australia’s official resource site: