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NPL1 Round 18 | Canberra Olympic roll Tigers to claim Premiership

NPL1 Round 18 | Canberra Olympic roll Tigers to claim Premiership

Canberra Olympic claimed the Premiership on the final day of the season with a confident performance against Tigers FC, while Canberra FC stormed out of the blocks at Deakin to jump Belconnen United back into the top four. Canberra Olympic 4 (Stephen Domenici 22’, 82’, Kofi Danning 44’, Nik Popovich 58’) def. Tigers FC 0 […]

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NPL1 Round 18 | Title to be decided at O’Connor

NPL1 Round 18 | Title to be decided at O’Connor

Woden-Weston v Monaro Panthers | Saturday, 3pm @ Melrose Synthetic Watch Live It’s the end of the road for Woden-Weston and Monaro in 2019 as they play their final regular season game at Melrose on Saturday afternoon. Monaro were knocked out of finals contention in a home loss to Belconnen United last weekend and will […]

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Media Release: NPL1 Round 11 Disciplinary Committee Decision

Media Release: NPL1 Round 11 Disciplinary Committee Decision

Capital Football can confirm today a decision of the Disciplinary Committee relating to the NPL1 1st Grade Round 11 match between the Riverina Rhinos FC and Belconnen United FC, which the Riverina Rhinos won 3-1. Following a Disciplinary Committee Hearing, the Riverina Rhinos have been found guilty of breaching the competition regulations relating to eligible […]

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2019 National Premier Leagues Capital Football Finals

2019 National Premier Leagues Capital Football Finals

The 2019 NPL1, NPL2 and NPLW Capital Football finals series details have been confirmed, with dates, times and grounds now available to view. The regular season wraps up on the 17th & 18th of August, with a fixture-free weekend to follow on the 24th & 25th. Finals will get underway for the three senior competitions […]

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NPL1 Round 17 Wrap

NPL1 Round 17 Wrap

Riverina Rhinos 1 (Roy Catanzariti 89’) def. by Canberra Olympic 5 (Stephen Domenici 27’, 74’, Kofi Danning 34’, Nik Popovich 36’ Jay Kelly 57’) Canberra Olympic moved to the top of the NPL1 ladder and showed no signs of tired legs on the road with a big win over the Rhinos in Griffith on Saturday […]

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NPL1 Round 17 Preview

NPL1 Round 17 Preview

Riverina Rhinos v Canberra Olympic | Saturday, 3pm @ Solar Mad Stadium Watch Live The Riverina Rhinos will be a step closer to wrapping up their season on Saturday when they host Canberra Olympic in their penultimate fixture. The Rhinos were officially relegated to NPL2 in a dismal loss to Gungahlin United last weekend and […]

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NPL1 Round 16 Wrap

NPL1 Round 16 Wrap

Belconnen United 1 (Luca Macor 66’) def. Tuggeranong United 0 By Tim Warren Belconnen United strengthened their chances to play finals football in 2019 with a gutsy 1-0 win over Tuggeranong United at McKellar Park on Saturday afternoon. The victory propelled the Blue Devils into the top four, with Belconnen picking up their sixth win […]

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NPL1 Round 16 Preview

NPL1 Round 16 Preview

Belconnen United v Tuggeranong United | Saturday, 3pm @ McKellar Park Watch Live Another week, another massive clash in the context of the top four at McKellar Park. This time, Belconnen United host Tuggeranong United with the latter right back now in the finals picture after an important win over Monaro last weekend. Aisosa Ihegie […]

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NPL1 Round 15 Wrap

NPL1 Round 15 Wrap

Canberra FC 9 (Daniel Subasic 12’, Jason Ugrinic 17’, 45+3’, Mathew Waters 25’, Daniel Barac 45+1’, 84’, Jordan Lamb 83’, 85’, 90+1’) def. Riverina Rhinos 0 By Tim Warren Canberra FC kept their top-four hopes alive with a clinical 9-0 victory over the Riverina Rhinos at Deakin Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Deakin-based club moved […]

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NPL1 Round 15 Preview

NPL1 Round 15 Preview

Canberra FC v Riverina Rhinos | Saturday, 3pm @ Deakin Stadium Watch Live The reigning Champions will be looking to keep their finals flame burning when they host the Rhinos at Deakin on Saturday afternoon. A 3-3 draw with Woden-Weston last week robbed them of the chance to draw level with Gungahlin and Belconnen for […]

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The National Premier League Capital Football is the highest competition offered in men’s football in the ACT. Following the 2017 Competitions Review, the competition features two divisions, NPL 1 & NPL 2. With a separate NPL Youth competition for the U13, U14, U16 & U18 age grades.


NPL 1

In 2019, nine clubs will compete in Capital Football’s NPL 1 competition. At the end of 2019 and all following seasons, the club that finishes bottom of the table will be relegated to NPL 2 for the following season. The nine clubs are as follows:

Belconnen United FC (5th in 2018)

Canberra FC (1st in 2018)

Canberra Olympic FC (2nd in 2018)

Gungahlin United FC (6th in 2018)

Monaro Panthers FC (9th in 2018)

Riverina Rhinos FC (8th in 2018)

Tigers FC (3rd in 2018)

Tuggeranong United FC (4th in 2018)

Woden-Weston FC (7th in 2018)

NPL1 – DRAWS AND RESULTS

Season Starts: Saturday 6 April / Sunday 7 April
NPL1 Catch Up Weekend: Saturday 24 August / Sunday 25 August
Semi Finals:
Saturday 31 August
Preliminary Finals: Saturday 7 September
Grand Finals: 14 September

There are no NPL1 Rounds scheduled on the following weekends:
Saturday 20 April / Sunday 21 April
Saturday 15 June / Sunday 16 June

NPL 2

NPL 2 now forms the second tier of the National Premier Leagues Capital Football structure. There will be no promotion at the end of 2019, with that coming in for the 2020 season and onwards. The nine competing clubs in 2019 are as follows:

Australian National University (ANU FC)

Brindabella Blues FC

Canberra White Eagles FC

Narrabundah FC

O’Connor Knights SC

Queanbeyan City FC

Southern Tablelands United FC

Wagga City Wanderers FC

Weston Molonglo FC

NPL2 – DRAWS AND RESULTS

Season Starts: Saturday 6 April / Sunday 7 April
NPL2 Catch Up Weekend: Saturday 24 August / Sunday 25 August
Semi Finals: Sunday 1 September
Preliminary Finals: Sunday 8 September
Grand Finals: Sunday 15 September

There are no NPL2 Rounds scheduled on the following weekends:
Saturday 20 April / Sunday 21 April
Saturday 15 June / Sunday 16 June

NPL Youth

In 2019, thirteen clubs will compete in Capital Football’s NPL Youth competition. Each club will play each other, before splitting into 2 competitions for the remainder of the season. More information will be available regarding the split at a further date. The thirteen clubs are as follows:

Belconnen United FC

Brindabella Blues FC

Canberra FC

Canberra Olympic FC

Gungahlin United FC

Monaro Panthers FC

Radford College

Riverina Rhinos FC

Tigers FC

Tuggeranong United FC

Wagga City Wanderers FC

Woden Valley SC

Woden-Weston FC

NPLY – DRAWS AND RESULTS

Season starts: Saturday March 2nd

Season Starts: Saturday 2 March / Sunday 3 March
NPLY Round 14: Saturday 1 June / Sunday 2 June
Semi Finals: Sunday 15 September
Grand Finals: Sunday 22 September

There are no NPLY Rounds scheduled:
Post Kanga Cup: Saturday 13 July / Sunday 14 July
NPLY Catch Up Weekend: Saturday 7 September / Sunday 8 September

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