2024 Miniroos and U12 Metro girls and boys registrations are open in Squadi

See “NEWS” PAGE for registration instructions. 

2024 Season: 18 rounds starting on Saturday 20th April through to Saturday 7th September. No training during school holidays.

Programs include

  • Tiger Cubs (Miniroos Kick-Off program) which is an introductory game-based program for 3-5 year olds.
  • Under 6 & under 7 IN-HOUSE program
  • Miniroos under 8 – under 12. These teams play in the Football Queensland Metro Miniroos competition on a home and away basis either at Heath Park or other local football clubs in Eastern and Southern Brisbane.

Teams are comprised of boys , girls or mixed and are formed through social and school friendship groups with the exception of graded teams ( Kangaroos) which are selected at trials held at the end of the season in October/November.

Skill levels of u9-u12 teams:

Kangaroos – These players are graded and include players who have above-average skills. Games are usually played with more speed, skill and tactics.

Wallabies– include players of average skills who have played the sport previously, know the rules and how to play as a team.

Quokkas– include players who are new to the game or have basic skills and require assistance and time to develop their skills and teamwork.

Non-graded teams (Wallabies & Quokkas) will train once a week.


Players turning 5 during 2024 are eligible to register for Miniroos u6 .The club will endeavour to accommodate requests to play with friends dependent on team numbers. All players will play in correct age group unless there are exceptional circumstances.

U6 & u7 IN-HOUSE teams train on Tuesdays from 4.15pm – 5.15pm.

All players must wear football boots, shin pads and bring a water bottle. Insect repellant is essential for training nights and should be reapplied as required.

Games are played on Saturday mornings from 8.30am – 9.20am starting after the Easter school holidays. Teams consist of 6 players playing 4 v 4 formats with 2 interchange players.

Parents must stay off the fields during training and games.

U8 – U12 Wallabies & Quokkas. Players will be placed in teams which best reflect their ability depending on the number of players registered.

These teams will train once a week on Wednesdays from 4.30pm – 5.30pm.

All players must wear football boots, shin pads and bring a water bottle.

U8–U12 Kangaroos. Players are selected at trials at the end of each season in late October. The program is aimed at providing ambitious players who are not selected for FQ Academy teams to be given an opportunity to be coaches by qualified coaches and play at a higher level. It is a modified version of the Academy program delivered under the guidance of the Junior Director of Coaching in order to promote player development in the hope they can transition into elite level if selected at a later date. Players in Kangaroos teams have above-average skills and games are usually played with more speed, skill and tactics.

U8 Kangaroo teams form the first stage of the Development program with the aim of forming the core of the u9 Academy team the following year.

COACHING: Volunteer coaches are usually parents of players in the team or players from the older age groups. They will be mentored by Easts Junior Director of Coaching and encouraged to attend Football Queensland coaching courses organized by the DOC. Please contact Liam Mulcahy via email fqaboysdoc@eastsfootball.com for information on coaching.

MANAGERS: A volunteer parent from each team is required for this role .Managers are fully briefed and supported by the Club.

The manager’s role is to communicate games and training sessions and locations. Also assist the team coach in managing game day activities.

UNIFORM: All players are expected to wear the full club kit (orange shirt, plain black shorts and black socks), shin pads and football boots. The club training or playing shirt is included in the registration fee. Shin pads are compulsory at training and games.

NO jewellery (including watches/fitbits, earrings, necklaces, leather bands, rubber bands, rings are permitted due to the possibility of injury.



Under 6( including turning 5) 01-01-2018 31-12-2019
Under 7 01-01-2017 31-12-2017
Under 8 01-01-2016 31-12-2016
Under 9 01-01-2015 31-12-2015
Under 10 01-01-2014 31-12-2014
Under 11 01-01-2013 31-12-2013
Under 12 01-01-2012 31-12-2012


Further information contact Junior President Anna Giuffrida 0403 298 144