Welcome to the Napier Marist Junior Football Club for the 2024 season

For important information about the season for 5th to 13th Grade see below:

(for U15 Youth see separate tab)

Registrations are now Closed - please email juniors@maristfc.co.nz for further assitance​​​​​​​


    Date: Wednesday 15th May to 26th June 2024

    Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm

    COST: $70 - First 40 players registered receive a Napier Marist Club Training Top

    Napier Marist Skills Academy is a 7 week program, led by Marist Prems Team Players, to really develop the players skills and technique covering all the fundamentals of football while having fun.

    # Open to all players 6 - 13 years old

    Registration link is closed but we have spaces in some age groups so please contact juniors@maristfc.co.nz

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    2024 Fees

    • 5th & 6th Grade (born 2019 - 2018) - $45
    • 7th to 13th Grades (born 2011-2017) - $95 
    • Under 15's (2010- 2009 or 2011 attending highschool) - $25
    • If you register 3 people from the same family for the 2024 Junior/Senior season you will receive a $20 discount off the youngest playing members fees  (please email juniors@maristfc.co.nz to arrange for a discount)

    2024 Payments

    • Credit Card: Online by Creditcard or Visa Debit Card using this form
    • Internet Banking: Pay directly into our bank account number 03-0698-0475138-00 (Please ensure you enter the player's name details so that we can tie up the payment correctly. )


    We will provide a Marist playing shirt for your child to wear for their 2024 season

    YOU will need to purchase the following:

    • White Shorts
    • White football socks
    • Shin Pads (these are compulsory)
    • Football Boots

    To help out with the purchasing of above goods, Napier Marist FC are selling limited stock of white shorts and socks email juniors@maristfc.co.nz if you would like to purchase directly from us

    Or visit the Football Central online shop (shipping fees apply)

    Club Shop Napier Marist FC — Football Central

    We also recieve 2nd hand boots and clothing which is passed on to our club members at the MEET THE COACH event.  If you do have boots that are now no use to you please bring them along to the clubrooms or email juniors@maristfc.co.nz



    • 5th to 9th Grade - All games are Saturday mornings at Park Island
    • 10th, 11th and 12th grades play at Park Island and surrounding HB venues including Marewa, Hastings, Flaxmere, Havelock North and Central HB.
    • 13th Grade (Open Grade) home games are played at Bledisloe Park, Taradale or surrounding HB venues as above.


    • 5th and 6th grade play 4 aside with 3x 8min pre match skills drill and then 1 game
    • 7th and 8th grade play 5 aside with 3x 8min pre match skills drill and then 2 games
    • 9th and 10th grade play 7 aside with a 50-minute game
    • 11th and 12th grade play 9 aside with a 60-minute game
    • 13th grade (Open grade) play 11 aside with a ​​​​​​​60-minute game

    Team Photos 2024

    Photos are taken at the Marist Clubrooms Park Island, players will need to arrive at least 10min before your photo time so they don't miss out.  Parking will be difficult after 9am.  

    Clean your football boots and go into the draw to win 1 of 2 $50 football Central voucher.

    Coaches please wear Marist jackets

    2024 Important Dates (we will be holding a junior meeting in February and confirming dates below)

    6pm Thursday 29th February 2024 : Open training session U15's Bond Feild Park Island 

    TBA Open Grade Trials

    FRIDAY 5th APRIL 5pm Registrations Close​​​​​​​

    DATE to be confirmed: Coaches meeting - coaches will be given gear including bag and balls, a run down on how the season will run.

    Sunday 14th April: Junior Meet the Coach/Team Day Marist Club Rooms

    10 to 11am 5th to 8th Grade;

    11 to 12pm 9th to 13th (Open) Grade.

    Saturday 4th May 2024:  Start of Season to  8th July (included) then a break for school holidays, returned 27th July and finishing 17th August 2024.

    Saturday 1st June 2024: Tournament Day (festival) for 5th to 10th Grade only.  (: 11th grade and over will play normal games.)

    Saturday TBA: Team Photos

    Saturday TBA: Club day

    Saturday 17th August 2024:  Final Game - Tournament Day (festival) 5th to 10th Grade last game will be the junior festival (tournment)  11th to 13th grade will play normal game

    TBA: Prizegiving 11am - 2pm

    • 5th to 8th Grade teams 11am to 12pm
    • 9th to UN15 Grade teams 12pm to 1pm

    Bring a plate of Kai served from 1pm ​​​​​​​

    JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS (Festivals) 2024

    Central Football run two tournaments (festivals) per season.  The day is made up of 5 mini games played over 2 hours against Hawkes Bay teams in the same grade.  Each 5th to 10th team will play in either two time slots of 9 - 11am or  11 - 1pm

    1. Kings Birthday weekend ( 1st June 2024)

    2. Final game day of season (17th August 2024)