The NSFA runs a number of knockout tournaments in order to provide additional competition experience to our registered players.
The NSFA Cup is the premier men’s knockout cup competition in the association, open to any registered men’s competition team that wishes to enter. Formerly known as the KDSA Cup, it was first introduced in 1968, with the inaugural trophy being won by Wahroonga.
|2013||North Sydney United ‘A’|
|2011||North Sydney United|
|2009||North Sydney AA|
|2008||North Sydney AA|
|2005||North Sydney AA|
|2004||North Sydney AA|
|2003||North Sydney AA|
|1998||North Sydney Bears|
Rick Close Cup
The Rick Close Cup is a tournament open to all Men’s Over-35 and Over-45 teams in the association and is named after West Pymble FC life member Rick Close, who was the driving force behind the establishment of the tournament.
|2017||North Sydney United|
|2016||North Sydney United|
|2012||North Sydney United|
|2010||West Pymble ‘A’|
|2009||West Pymble ‘A’|
The President’s Shield is open to all Mixed Under 18 teams in the association. The 2017 final saw Berowra lift the trophy for a third time after a 5-2 win over Lindfield FC.
|2014||Mt Colah B|
|2010||North Sydney Boys High School|
|1997||North Sydney Boys High School|
|1996||North Sydney Boys High School|
|1995||North Sydney Boys High School|
|1982||Hornsby RSL Youth|
|1978||Hornsby RSL Youth|
GWFC Girls’ Under 18 Shield
The GWFC Shield is open to teams from the association in the Girls’ Under 16 and Under 18 age groups that did not enter the Football NSW State Cup in the same season.
The Vice-President’s Shield, formerly the Secretary’s Shield until 2011, is open to all Under-16 Mixed teams in the association and has been running for 38 years.
Berowra FC triumphed over North Sydney United in the 2017 final, securing back-to-back titles and lifting the trophy for the seventh time overall.
|2000||North Sydney Boys High School|
|1991||North Shore Hellas|
|1980||Hornsby RSL Youth|
The Tresurer’s Shield is open to all Under-14 Mixed teams in the association and has been running for 38 years.
Northbridge S won the 2017 tournament, defeating Lindfield A 5-0 in the final.
|2005||North Sydney Bears|
|1993||North Sydney Artarmon|
|1990||North Shore Hellas|
|1984||Hornsby RSL Youth|
Champion of Champions
The Champion of Champions tournament is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the footballing calendar, with champions (after having met Association eligibility criteria) from each association pitted against each other in a battle for supremacy.
Visit the Football NSW website for more information.
The DEPLOY State Cups knockout tournaments are conducted by Football NSW for Association based male and female club teams and Country Association representative or club teams.
This tournament attracts over 500 entries each season and is an opportunity for club teams from all areas of Football NSW to compete against teams from outside their own Association.
Boys/Men: 12,13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 0/35, AA Men
Girls/Women: 12, 14, 16, 18, AA Women
In 2017 Northern Suburbs Football Association (NSFA) conducted the first ever NSFA Skellern Cup, a girls football tournament for primary schools across the northern suburbs region of Sydney.
Taking place at the new North Turramurra Recreation Area (NTRA) sports fields over two days, the NSFA Skellern Cup saw over 400 players, teachers and parents from 15 schools take part in what was a wonderful event filled with fun, friendship, good sportsmanship and, most importantly, football!
The competition trophies, one for junior teams (years 3 and 4) and one for senior teams (years 5 and 6), were awarded on a broad list of criteria that included positive encouragement of each other and opposition and exhibiting school spirit and good sportsmanship.
The Junior Cup was awarded to Artarmon Public School on Wednesday and the Senior Cup was awarded to Neutral Bay Public School on Thursday.
The NSFA Skellern Cup is named after Amanda and Kimberley Skellern, twin sisters who have played for Northern Tigers, the NSFA representative side, for the past nine years and started their football careers with local club West Pymble FC.
Amanda is currently the Women’s First Grade captain and the Northern Tigers women’s teams competed in the NSW Women’s NPL 1, the top division of women’s football in the state, this season.
The event was also supported and attended by Football NSW and Sydney FC.
Full list of schools that attended: Artarmon, Beaumont Road, Castle Cove, Hornsby Heights, Hornsby North, Neutral Bay, Mount Colah, Ravenswood, Roseville, St. Ives North, St. Thomas Willoughby, St. Mary’s, Turramurra, Wahroonga Prep and West Pymble.
For more information about the NSFA Skellern Cup please contact Ed Ferguson – email@example.com