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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:
Either Saturday 31 August or Sunday 1 September
Preliminary Finals: Either Saturday 7 September or Sunday 8 September
Grand Finals: Either Saturday 14 September or Sunday 15 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: Either Saturday 31 August or Sunday 1 September
Preliminary Finals: Either Saturday 7 September or Sunday 8 September
Grand Finals: Either Saturday 14 September or 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: Either Saturday 14 September or Sunday 15 September
Grand Finals: Either Saturday 21 September or 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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