Northbridge FC 2019 Raffle

The Northbridge FC Raffle is now on for the 2019 season!

Our club hosts one raffle each year as the major fundraising effort to raise around $30,000. This is essential funding for a community not for profit club.

This year we have 7 amazing prizes on offer for the winners to be drawn out on the 26th July, 2pm on Facebook Live. Get your tickets now from a Northbridge FC/North Shore Mariners player!


Northbridge FC would like to thank these generous donors for their support of our club by providing excellent main prizes as well as ticket seller prizes:

Inertia Music – Ashley Sellers

Flight Centre Northbridge

Northbridge Plaza

Dermalogica – Suzie Dubber

Sabino Mena Barreto Photography

Central Coast Mariners

Chocolate Brown Interior Styling – Justine Brown

Young Henry’s – Ben Ingham

Phil and Rose Giardina

NPL NSW Live Streaming

Earlier this month, Football NSW announced that they will be partnering with Perform Group, to live broadcast 445 NPL matches throughout the course of the 2019 season.

This will no doubt accelerate the commercial and marketing profile of the NPL brand and showcase the best North Shore Mariners athletes for the world to see.

Matches that will be broadcast on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube include all men’s NPL 1 matches, all men’s NPL U20s matches, all women’s NPL 1 matches, one selected NPL 2 ‘match of the round’ and the Waratah Cup Final.

This elevated exposure will also improve the level of coaching, playing and refereeing with clubs now provided with quick access to a video archive of matches.

To watch North Shore Mariners highlights, click here:

2019 Mariners Cup

North Shore Mariners are inviting enthusiastic teams to sign up for the 2019 Mariners Cup.

The 2-day tournament will be held on April 15th-16th, with four age groups:

  • U9 Boys + U10 Girls
  • U12 Boys + U13 Girls

Organised by North Shore Mariners, the event is held at the synthetic fields of Blackman Park in Lane Cove with 45 teams entered the competition last season.

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a competitive tournament for Skill Acquisition Phase players in the school holidays against other clubs.

For those who are interested, please click the link below to apply.

Rick Woodward – The Agency: 2019 SAP Sponsor

Thank you to Rick Woodward from The Agency for sponsoring the 2019 mixed SAP teams. To contact your local real estate specialist, call Rick Woodward!

Rick Woodward
Club Captain & Local Agent
Lower North Shore
Property Specialist
0414 592 514

Sports Focus Physiotherapy – Official Club Physio’s for 2019

Sports Focus Physiotherapy have returned to NSM and Northbridge FC as the official providers of physiotherapy services in 2019. In addition to being at NSM Youth, Senior and WNPL games on the weekend and in our clinics Mon-Sat, we will be at Northbridge Oval three nights per week. Discounts apply for club members. Call Matt or Ben at Sports Focus Physio 99588986 or 99670013 for any enquiries


Northbridge FC / North Shore Mariners are seeking interns/volunteers for the 2019 season to work with our team/club as:

–          Performance Analysts (NSM Teams)

–          Digital and Social Media Coordinator

–          Digital Content Creators

Roles would suit those who are studying or anyone interested in working within the industry.

To find out more information, click on the links below:

Position Description – NFC_NSM Internship – Performance Analyst

Digital and Social Media Coordinator – NFC_NSM Internship – Social Media Coordinator

Digital Content Creators – NFC_NSM Internship – Digital Content Creators

North Shore Mariners 2019 NPL 1 Youth Teams Announced

We thank all of the players who trialed on Sunday 14th October to be part of the North Shore Mariners 2019 NPL 1 Youth program. With a high caliber of players in attendance, the decision to select the very best players was made difficult my our coaching staff. At the end of the trials we were confident with the player selections ad are very happy to announce our squads for 2019.

 Please click below to see the final squads for the 2019 season:

North Shore Mariners 2019 NPL 1 Youth Boys Final Squads NSM BYL 2019 Squads

For those who were not selected, we would encourage you to trial for the Northbridge Academy Program which is our pathway program to the North Shore Mariners. Teams train twice a week starting in February and play in the NSFA Super League Competition with qualified coaches. Coaches are mentored by our Football Development Manager Freddie Seccombe and work towards the same principles and coaching structure as the North Shore Mariners, with a focus on the develop of individuals in a team environment. Players in the Northbridge FC Academy have the opportunity to train with their NSM counterparts during the season, should they be excelling in the academy environment. If you are interested in trialing for the Northbridge FC Academy, please click on the following link to find out more and register:

NSM Trials for 2019 High Performance Program – Updated 23/10

Registration to trial for our 2019 High Performance Programs are now open.

One of three Academies of the Central Coast Mariners A-League club, North Shore Mariners is based in the lower north shore of Sydney and competes in the FNSW state competitions. After another competitive season, we have invested in a full-time Technical Director in Ryan Grogan who will bring his recent experience from the Canberra United Academy to our High Performance Program. 2019 will see some changes and improvement on what we do to help raise the standards of our coaching, communications and player development. 1st Grade Men’s Head Coach Joe Haywood will take on an increase role in the development of all the players by working with Ryan in his new role. Central Mariners Academy Director Mike Phelan will be working with Joe and Ryan to deliver a new program for our players and coaches.



Please contact Angelo Maralit on if you are interested in one of the open positions.


Below is the general breakdown on positions available for each team:



  • U9 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; Girls’ positions available
  • U10 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; Girls’ positions available
  • U11 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; 1 Girl’s positions available
  • U12 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; 1 Girl’s positions available



  • U10, U13 Girls SAP – Positions available
  • U11, U12 – FINAL



  • All age groups – FINAL



  • All age groups – FINAL



ProZone – Intensive Small Group Clinics, U8-U16 / Private Sessions





6 weeks of high intensity small group sessions to high focus on skill and physical development. Recommended for players to keep up their “sharpness” for trials or do some more work in the off-season.  


We will run the following Small Group Sessions:


Boys & Girls U8 – U12 (born 2010-2006)

MONDAYS 4.15-5.15pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)

WEDNESDAYS 4.15-5.15pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)


Boys & Girls U13 – U16 (born 2005 – 2002)

MONDAYS 5.30-6.30pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)

WEDNESDAYS 5.30-6.30pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)


POST SEASON SPECIAL – $150 for six sessions, $250 for 12 sessions.


One hour intensive small group training sessions run by NSM and NFC Coaches at Thomson Oval.


Book in now to keep your training and skills development going through the post season.




Private Session Registration


WHO: U6 to U16 Boys and Girls

WHAT: This is a great chance to be able to work on your skills or choice in the off-season with one of our club coaches.

COST: Private sessions can be booked for:

  • 1 on 1 – $60 per person, per hour
  • 2 on 1 – $40 per person, per hour
  • 3 on 1 – $35 per person, per hour
  • 4 on 1 – $30 per person, per hour

WHERE: Thomson Park, Artarmon



Process to book your session/s:

  1. Click on this link to select your coach and timeslot:
  2. You will get an email confirmation within 3 business days of your booking, rom Matilde Johns.
  3. Once you receive your email confirmation, you will be required to make payment within 24 hours via this link:
  4. After making payment, please email the payment receipt to Matilde Johns –
  5. Attend the session/s, learn and enjoy!


We have the following coaches available on the dates and times below:


COACH: Akos Toth

SPECIALTY: Ball Manipulation / Striking the Ball / Agility, Balance and Coordination / Defending / Scoring

SESSION TYPE: 1 on 1 / 2 on 1 / 3 on 1 / 4 on 1


GENDER: Male Players / Female Players

AVAILABILITY: Click on the registration link above to see availability.




North Shore Mariners (NSM) is pleased to announce Ryan Grogan as the new Technical Director and Women’s NPL Head Coach.

As a club on the rise, NSM has appointed a Technical Director also on an upward trajectory. Ryan is well-educated in sports and has started a master’s degree in High Performance Sport. He is nearing sign-off by the FFA to deliver FFA C & B Licence courses. Ryan has experience coaching at high levels including the Canberra NYL (National Youth League) team last summer and is currently the coach developer at the Canberra United Academy where he also coaches the NPL1 Women’s side.

Ryan will be overseeing the NSM program, players, coaches as well as our internal coach education program to improve our player and coach development with the aim to becoming the best development club in the region. He will work closely with our Assistant Technical Director Joe Haywood to deliver the player development model set out by the CCM Academy Director Mike Phelan.

Ryan will also coach the NPL Women’s 1st Grade side which has progressed year on year and will be looking to push on next season with young and exciting talent coming through. Ryan begins his role on the 23rd September but will be providing input to the upcoming trials for senior men’s and women’s trials.

Ryan will be presented to our club at the NSM Youth and Senior Presentation Night this Thursday 6th September and be in attendance for the Senior Trials.

We look forward to the next phase of our club’s development under Ryan’s guidance.

Ryan’s football experience:

  • AFC/FFA A Licence
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Sports Management – Uni of Canberra
  • Canberra United Academy
    • Coach Developer (2 years)
    • WNPL Head Coach
    • U17 Boys Head Coach (2 years)
    • U13 Girls Head Coach + U13 Girls ACT Head Coach
    • U20 Men’s Head Coach
  • Canberra United National Youth League Head Coach
  • Capital Football Boys NTC Challenge Assistant Coach
  • Capital Football – Senior National Training Centre Head Coach
  • AIS – Men’s Football Team Manager