• u9's @ Sydney FC v Wanderers

    u9's @ Sydney FC v Wanderers

    22 October 2017

    GUFC's u9's took to the pitch last night at half time of the Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers FC local derby. The boys had a fabulous time, got to experience the amazing atmosphere playing under lights at Allianz Stadium with a HUGE crowd cheering them on. They also made their tv debut appearance on Fox Sports!

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  • Champion of Champions Tournament

    Champion of Champions Tournament

    08 October 2017

    Semi Final – 15 October 2017:
    18A/1 v Abbotsford JFC, 10.15am
    Unfortunately knocked out of the competition after scores tied 2-2 at the end of extra time & 11-12 in penalty shoot out decider

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  • Coaching Courses at Bates Drive

    Coaching Courses at Bates Drive

    07 October 2017

    With season 2017 over, now is a great time to prepare for the next season and gain formal coaching accreditation and experience via the FFA Community Coaching Pathway.
    SSFA are offering the Skills Training and Game Training Coaching Certificate Courses which are aimed at coaches of 9-13 year olds and 13-17 year olds respectively.

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  • 2017 End of Season President's Report

    2017 End of Season President's Report

    07 October 2017

    GUFC take pride of all of our team’s efforts and enjoy watching our players have fun whilst they develop their skills and reach their highest potential in football. We share their love of football and celebrate their remarkable achievements in 2017.
    Read the full President's Report...

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  • 2017 Senior Presentation

    2017 Senior Presentation

    23 Sep 2017

    A fabulous night was enjoyed by everyone at GUFC's Senior Presentation last week.
    HUGE thanks to GUFC committee member, Anja for organising the night and Dave & John for organising all the trophies.

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  • 2017 Giant & President's Award

    2017 Giant & President's Award

    10 Sep 2017

    Each year at Junior & Senior Presentation, GUFC presents two important club awards, Giant of the Year - outstanding services by a volunteer committee person & President's Award - outstanding services by a volunteer.
    Congratulations to Lisa Brown and Mark Hildebrandt on being this season's very worthy recipients.

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  • Junior Presentation - Thanks for a Great Day!

    Junior Presentation - Thanks for a Great Day!

    03 Sep 2017

    A great day was had by all at the annual GUFC Junior Presentation day yesterday. The weather was just perfect, beautiful sunshine finally after the last two years being rained out!
    Thanks to all our junior players and their families for coming along and enjoying a great day of presentations, rides, u6 and u7 MiniRoos games and fun for the kids. And it was all capped off by that spectacular fireworks display at night.

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  • Grand Final Wrap Up - the Premiers and Runners Up

    Grand Final Wrap Up - the Premiers and Runners Up

    27 August 2017

    What a great weekend of grand finals for GUFC's teams. Each match was hard fought, with small margins and several going to extra time. GUFC is proud of all our teams' efforts - it's an amazing achievement to reach a grand final. Well done players, coaches, managers and supporters.

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  • Junior Presentation

    Junior Presentation

    19 August 2017

    Saturday 2nd September 2017
    Gymea Bay Oval, 11am til late
    Celebrate season 2017
    Don't miss the fireworks display at 6.30pm!!
    Be a part of our GUFC Junior Presentation Day ...

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  • Survey Results - 2017

    Survey Results - 2017

    17 August 2017

    Thank you to all members who took part in the 2017 GUFC member survey. As always, the survey provided some very useful feedback for the committee and will contribute to the GUFC strategic planning.
    See summary of 2017 Survey results ...

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  • Sylvania BMW u11 Gala Day

    Sylvania BMW u11 Gala Day

    15 August 2017

    Congratulations to all GUFC teams on a great effort at the knockout u11 gala day last Saturday.
    Thank you to the SSFA, Engadine Eagles and Cronulla RSL for making their fields available for the tournament.
    By all accounts our GUFC teams had a fabulous time with a couple of teams successfully making the grand final. Well done!

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  • Weekend Semi Final Wrap Up

    Weekend Semi Final Wrap Up

    13 August 2017

    Great wins this weekend by the 13C, 18A/1, 18C, AL1, W21A/1, WSB/1 and WSH who have gone straight to the grand final in two weeks time.
    Well done to 13A, 14A, 15C, 21A, W14A, W16A/2, AL3, AL16/1, SWB/2 and WSG who play in next week's finals.

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  • Congratulations 2017 Minor Premiers & Semi Finalists

    Congratulations 2017 Minor Premiers & Semi Finalists

    06 August 2017

    It's that time of the year again ... final competition games were played last weekend. Well done to all teams on a great season. Now it's time for semi finals!!!
    Congratulations 2017 GUFC minor premiers: 13C, 18A/1, JW21A/1, SWB/1, SWH

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  • UPDATED with Rules - Finals Series Structure

    UPDATED with Rules - Finals Series Structure

    03 August 2017

    The 2017 Sutherland Shire Football Association (SSFA) season is nearing completion – with the Finals series almost upon us. Competition teams placed in the first four positions of their table will compete in the Sutherland Shire Football Association’s (SSFA) Finals Series.

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  • 2018 Committee - Please consider helping out!

    2018 Committee - Please consider helping out!

    23 July 2017

    At last Monday night's committee meeting, the 2018 committee was elected. Thank you to all those who accepted positions. PLEASE, WE NEED NEW PEOPLE - with new ideas, enthusiasm and a willingness to help. If you are interested in taking on a vacant position and would like more info, please email secretary@gufc.com.au. The 2018 committee so far is ...

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  • Wet Weather - What to do

    Wet Weather - What to do

    01 July 2017

    Wet weather occasionally forces gala days, trial games, training and games to be cancelled.
    SSFA's Plan B will be updated weekly to include teams & game times for the Wash Out Draw just in case all games on either a Saturday or Sunday are cancelled again!
    In the event of wet weather on the weekend, here is what to do ...

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  • Sizing Times for Service Jackets

    Sizing Times for Service Jackets

    27 June 2017

    Congratulations, it is a great achievement to play for one club for 10+ continuous seasons. The following people are receiving service awards this year. The uniform shop at ground control, Gymea Bay Oval will be open next Wednesday evening, 5th July, 7pm until 8pm, for all service award recipients to try on jackets and get your sizing right.

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  • Nominations for 2018 GUFC Committee

    Nominations for 2018 GUFC Committee

    20 June 2017

    It’s time to elect our committee for the 2018 season. GUFC is a friendly club and we welcome all help. There are over 30 different positions on the GUFC committee - a wide range of roles are available, all with varying responsibilities.

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  • Arrangements for the Remainder of the Season

    Arrangements for the Remainder of the Season

    12 June 2017

    After last weekend's first complete washout (reminder: the earlier washout at the very start of the season resulted in an extension of the season) the SSFA Rules which required the first 9 rounds to be played, specify the following Rounds for the remainder of the season - all Rounds 'washed out' after Rd 9 will NOT be redrawn:

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  • 2017 Ladies Day at Harrie Denning Centre

    2017 Ladies Day at Harrie Denning Centre

    07 June 2017

    The Sutherland Shire Football Association (SSFA) will showcase the top level of Women’s Grassroots Football in the Sutherland Shire on Sunday 25 June featuring Round 12 of the Sylvania BMW Senior Women A grade (WSA) competition and W8's halftime Exhibition matches. GUFC's SWA play at 11.20am & our W8B at halftime.

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  • IMPORTANT: MiniRoo Team Regrades - NEW Grades Take Effect This Weekend, Round 8

    IMPORTANT: MiniRoo Team Regrades - NEW Grades Take Effect This Weekend, Round 8

    24 May 2017

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
    Please see the following GUFC MiniRoo Team Regrades.
    MiniRoo regrades takes effect from this Saturday, Round 8, 27th May.
    The SSFA have now updated the draw - please double check your game place/times.

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  • Gymea United Football Academy - Minis

    Gymea United Football Academy - Minis

    23 May 2017

    The Gymea United Football Academy is underway at GBO on Monday nights.
    Here, the Academy Minis are kitted up and about to begin their session.

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  • Become a Referee in 2017 - New Courses Available

    Become a Referee in 2017 - New Courses Available

    20 May 2017

    It's not too late to become a referee this year.
    The SSFRA is actively seeking new referees to join them for the 2017 season.
    To become a referee, you need to follow these steps:

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  • SHOOSH! for Kids Week - 15-21 May

    SHOOSH! for Kids Week - 15-21 May

    17 May 2017

    The Shoosh for Kids campaign is aimed at promoting positive sideline behaviour at junior sports events. The general rule is, if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all.
    The purpose of the campaign is to support grass root sport to provide positive environment for their members, whilst assisting to address issues which arise from poor sideline behaviour including:

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  • Why some home games are at Kareela 3 or Grays Point

    Why some home games are at Kareela 3 or Grays Point

    16 May 2017

    UPDATE: The SSFA & GUFC have been working on fixing GUFC's unbalanced home/away draw and it should improve slightly in the next round or two - unfortunately the Association have done all they can and GUFC's draw will not be perfectly balanced this season.
    See previous news item ...

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  • Free Goalkeeper Training for all GUFC Players

    Free Goalkeeper Training for all GUFC Players

    15 May 2017

    Free Professional Goalkeeper training commences this Friday, 19th May 6:30pm at Gymea Bay Oval with Roberto Maiorana. Roberto is currently the Australian Futsalroo goalkeeper and runs his own goalkeeping academy, Football/Futsal Goalkeeper Institute.
    All GUFC full-time and part-time goalkeepers are welcome.
    Register now @ academy@gufc.com.au and attend all four sessions this term!

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  • State, Robertson & Bill Cullinan Cups

    State, Robertson & Bill Cullinan Cups

    07 May 2017

    The State, Robertson and Bill Cullinan Cups knockout tournaments are conducted by Football NSW for Association based A grade club teams & Country Association representative or club teams.
    GUFC will be represented by the following teams - W16A/1, W16A/2, W21A/1 (ALW competition), U14A, U15A, U18A/1, U18A/2 (u17 competition), 21A, AL1 & 35A

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  • Season Start Postponed - SSFA Plan B is ON

    Season Start Postponed - SSFA Plan B is ON

    24 March 2017

    All Clubs
    Council have, as a direct result of the recent wet weather and the state of the fields, advised that they would prefer that we do not play football this weekend (25 & 26 March) and that we commence our competitions on the weekend of 1 and 2 April. Council have also offered an extension to our season of one (1) week to 2 and 3 September ...

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  • Training Allocations for 2017

    Training Allocations for 2017

    24 March 2017

    All GUFC teams should have now arranged their training day/time/location.
    Following is a copy of the updated training schedule ...

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  • Rule Changes

    Rule Changes

    10 March 2017

    If you have watched any football competition that kicked off after 1 July 2016, you would have noticed that a number of the laws have changed. Some are very obvious (like the new kick-off rule) but most only occur occasionally.
    These changes will apply to SSFA and FNSW competitions from 2017 onwards ...

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  • Concussion in Sport

    Concussion in Sport

    09 March 2017

    The issue of concussion is one that affects a wide variety of sports across all levels, from amateur games right up to elite athletes.
    Quite rightly it is a topic that has received greater attention in recent times as coaches, athletes and medical staff work to ensure that athletes get back into action as quickly as possible without compromising their health.

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  • SSFA Shared Services

    SSFA Shared Services

    08 March 2017

    SSFA Shared Services - over the past few years the administration and compliance burden on Clubs has increased. In the future, with increasing player numbers there will be even greater pressure on Club Volunteers.

    To this end GUFC have agreed to a pilot with the SSFA to 'outsource' our ever increasing administration ...

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  • Preseason Trial Games & Team Training

    Preseason Trial Games & Team Training

    17 February 2017

    GUFC will organise trial games for most junior (u11-u18 girls and boys) teams against Sans Souci on Saturday, 18th March ... please advise GUFC's secretary, secretary@gufc.com.au of any other trial games you are playing

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  • Save the Date: Family Fun Day - CANCELLED

    Save the Date: Family Fun Day - CANCELLED

    15 February 2017

    GUFC MiniRoos Family Day
    Saturday, 18 March from 12noon
    Join us at Gymea Bay Oval for a fun afternoon
    FREE sausage sizzle & drink for all u6-u11 GUFC players
    plus ...

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  • Grading Complete? What's Next (Players/Coaches/Managers)

    Grading Complete? What's Next (Players/Coaches/Managers)

    15 February 2017

    Huge thank you to our grading panel for all their hard work over the past few weeks. They've given up countless nights and weekends to organise hundreds and hundreds of players into teams - not an easy job and your efforts are appreciated.
    So what's next?

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  • 'How To' Register for the 2017 Season

    'How To' Register for the 2017 Season

    03 January 2017

    Welcome to the 2017 season at Gymea United FC. Please find following details for 2017 registration.
    Please note: MyFootballClub has been experiencing some problems, if you are unable to login please try again in a couple of hours. All player registrations must be done through MFC ... even if you come to the hall to register on one of our registration days you will still need to register through MFC at the hall.

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  • Important Info for ALL u18 & jw18 2017 Players

    Important Info for ALL u18 & jw18 2017 Players

    31 December 2016

    To players registering to play in u18 or jw18’s for 2017:
    As you are aware Gymea United Football Club ('GUFC') ONLY grades individual players for A Grade teams in the Under 18’s. GUFC would like to clarify to all players the club’s grading policy for this particular age group. U18 boys and girls playing at GUFC will be graded in the following way:

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  • Farewell Mrs Ward

    Farewell Mrs Ward

    16 November 2016

    Gymea United's long term supporter, Hon Secretary, font of GUFC knowledge and all round great person is unfortunately moving permanently to the Southern Highlands. Thank you so much Eileen Ward, GUFC Life Member, SSFA Merit Award, Football NSW State Award, for everything you have done for the club, it's members and committee. We will miss you very much. Take care.

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  • 2017 Season - Your Help Needed

    2017 Season - Your Help Needed

    23 October 2016

    Next season we have a number of positions vacant on the committee including Secretary, Head Coach and Minute Secretary. To enable the club to run smoothly we need NEW PEOPLE, with NEW IDEAS and ENTHUSIASM ...

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  • 2016 End of Season President's Report

    2016 End of Season President's Report

    03 October 2016

    "GUFC is totally operated by volunteers consisting of the committee, coaches, managers, parents, family members and other stakeholders. The Club exists, runs and flourishes due to their planning, dedication, and self-less and tireless efforts. We thank each and every one of our volunteers who make “everything happen” each week."
    Please read Full President's Report ...

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  • 2016 President and Giant Awards

    2016 President and Giant Awards

    18 Sep 2016

    Each year at Junior & Senior Presentation, GUFC presents two important club awards, Giant of the Year - outstanding services by a volunteer committee person & President's Award - outstanding services by a volunteer. Congratulations to Sue Brann and Cherie Donoghue on being this season's recipients.

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  • GUFC's 2016 Senior Presentation

    GUFC's 2016 Senior Presentation

    06 Sep 2016

    A fabulous night was enjoyed by everyone at GUFC's Senior Presentation last night. HUGE thanks to GUFC committee member, Anja for organising the night and Dave & John for organising all the trophies. Here are some photos from the night

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  • Junior Presentation Day

    Junior Presentation Day

    04 Sep 2016

    Thanks to all our junior players and their families for coming along to a 'revised' Junior Presentation ... hopefully the weather will be kinder in 2017 and presentation day will be back on track!!! All our junior players, u6-u18, were presented with a trophy and acknowledged for their efforts in 2016. It's really lovely to see the delight from our littlest players, many of whom are receiving their first ever trophy.

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  • Junior Presentation - UPDATE

    Junior Presentation - UPDATE

    02 Sep 2016

    GUFC's Junior Presentation is still ON tomorrow, Saturday 3rd September 2016. Unfortunately, because of the wet weather, we are unable to use Gymea Bay Oval. Activities usually held on the oval have had to be cancelled or postponed until early next season. Please come along to the community hall, Gymea Bay Oval at your team's allocated time and enjoy your trophy presentation and player's free sausage sizzle, drink & GIANT present.

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  • Grand Final Wrap Up - the Premiers and Runners Up

    Grand Final Wrap Up - the Premiers and Runners Up

    21 August 2016

    What a great weekend of grand finals for GUFC's teams. Each match was hard fought, with small margins and several going to extra time and ending up draws. GUFC is proud of all our teams' efforts - it's an amazing achievement to reach a grand final. Well done players, coaches, managers and supporters.

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  • Finals Wrap Up

    Finals Wrap Up

    17 August 2016

    Congratulations to our following GUFC grand finalist teams - AL1, AL3, AL9/2, AL12, AL13, JW12B, JW14A, JW14D, 12D, 13C, 16A, 16B, 18D, 18F, 45D, JW21A, SWB, SWC/1. Please come along and cheer our GIANT teams this weekend!

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  • GUFC Good Sportsmanship

    GUFC Good Sportsmanship

    03 August 2016

    GIANT, well done to GUFC's two fabulous 18A teams - their players, coaches, managers, parents and spectators!
    ... and to our fantastic MiniRoos Ref :-)))
    (pictured left: our 12A1 & 12A2 after their recent game)

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  • Congratulations Minor Premiers and Semi Finalists

    Congratulations Minor Premiers and Semi Finalists

    01 August 2016

    It's that time of the year again ... final competition games were played last weekend. Well done to all teams on a great season. Now it's time for semi finals!!!
    Congratulations 2016 GUFC minor premiers - 13C, 16A, 16B, 35F, AL8/2, AL12 & AL13

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  • Sutherland to Surf Road Closures

    Sutherland to Surf Road Closures

    18 July 2016

    Make sure you leave plenty of time to get to your game this coming Sunday.
    Road closures will be in place in the Sutherland Shire on Sunday 24th July 2016, for the Sutherland to Surf Fun Run/Walk. Road closures are as follows ...

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  • CONGRATULATIONS 18A/2 - U17 State Cup CHAMPIONS

    CONGRATULATIONS 18A/2 - U17 State Cup CHAMPIONS

    17 July 2016

    HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to GUFC's 18A/2 on WINNING today's U17 State Cup Final 1-0 against Winston Hills. It is a fantastic achievement to make the final of Football NSW State Cup and the 18A/2 are now the number one 17year old male team in NSW.

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  • UPDATED: Sunday 19 June, Round 11 - Wet Weather Impact

    UPDATED: Sunday 19 June, Round 11 - Wet Weather Impact

    24 June 2016

    UPDATED WITH FIXTURES. The SSFA EC determined the following in relation to Sunday Round 11 (19 June 2016) - as a direct result of the wet weather experienced on the day and matches that were not played or were abandoned mid game...

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  • Parking at Gymea Bay Oval

    Parking at Gymea Bay Oval

    11 June 2016

    Just a reminder to please remember our neighbours property when parking around Gymea Bay Oval and not park illegally on footpaths & nature strips ... here are the Council's Parking Rules for Residential Parking

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  • UPDATE: u12+ Coaches & Managers Meeting

    UPDATE: u12+ Coaches & Managers Meeting

    23 May 2016

    Thank you to all the competition team coaches and managers who attended our recent coaches & managers meeting.
    In summary, the 'way forward' discussed on the night were

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  • GIANT Fun Facts

    GIANT Fun Facts

    25 April 2016

    Here are some interesting facts about our GIANT club
    * we have 1,664 registered players across 138 teams
    * if you added all GUFC players together to make one big GIANT, we would weigh nearly 80 tonnes - as big as a Sauropod, the largest dinosaur to ever roam the Earth
    * our 1,664 players consist of 1,157 males & 507 females...

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  • Help Needed at Satellite Fields

    Help Needed at Satellite Fields

    21 April 2016

    We need your help ... EVERY competition team playing at satellite fields, Kareela 2&3 and Waratah Oval need to supply two ground control persons during their game. If you are a spectator or injured player, it would be fantastic if you are able to help out by wearing a orange vest & undertaking the following ground control duties...

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  • Gear on Sale with Wendy

    Gear on Sale with Wendy

    19 April 2016

    Saturday Morning GUFC Gear Sale
    Wendy will set up outside Gymea Bay Oval ground control, this Saturday morning, a table full of uniforms, new merchandise and some 'on sale' gear from 2014 and 2015.

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  • How Yelling at Referees is Hurting our Children

    How Yelling at Referees is Hurting our Children

    22 March 2016

    1. They learn that mistakes are not okay
    2. They learn to make excuses
    3. They learn to give up when facing adversity
    4. They learn to disrespect authority ...
    (Article courtesy of Zac @ www.switchingthefield.com )

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