Skellern Cup

The NSFA provides over 17,800 members between North Sydney and Brooklyn the opportunity to play football each weekend in local community competitions from ages Under 6 – Over 45’s.The Skellern Cup intends to promote the continued growth of primary school aged girls participating in our weekly competitions.

The event aspires to celebrate girls playing football, bringing together regular players and non-players to showcase the inclusiveness, enjoyment and camaraderie football as a sport provides.

The Skellern Cup is free to enter for all schools based in the NSFA region!

2023 Tournament Details

The next NSFA Skellern Cup will take place across two days of Term 1, 2023 at North Turramurra Recreation Area, providing all primary school aged girls in Year 3 – 6 the chance to take part in our association wide football gala day. 

Junior Skellern Cup (7v7 playing format): Wednesday, 29th March (Years 3 and 4)

Senior Skellern Cup (9v9 playing format): Thursday, 30th March (Years 5 and 6)

Each day will bring together schools and girls from throughout the Northern Suburbs of Sydney, inviting over 40 schools, stretching from Neutral Bay to Brooklyn. Each school can nominate as many teams as they like, with a competition winner awarded following our unique points system. 

The day intends to celebrate girls playing football, bringing together regular players and non-players to showcase the inclusiveness, enjoyment and camaraderie football as a sport provides.

Pre-Event Information Guide

2022 Skellern Cup

It was fantastic to see the return of the Skellern Cup in 2022 after 2-year hiatus due to the global pandemic. We saw the Skellern Cup slot into a new spot in the calendar which aligns as a great introduction to club football as well as PSSA. The Skellern Cup aims to be an opportunity where girls who have never played before can join in with friends who play the game and experience the wonders the game has to offer.

Click here to read the 2022 tournament summary!

Behind the Name

The Skellern Cup is named after Amanda and Kimberley Skellern, twin sisters who have played representative club football for Northern Tigers FC for over 10 years after beginning their football careers at local club West Pymble FC. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the Skellern sisters over the two days who will be on hand to motivate teams, give advice and soak up the atmosphere!

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