NPL TRIALS | Essendon Royals confirm 2020 NPL Trial dates for juniors


Essendon Royals are delighted to announce trial dates for our inaugural Junior Boys National Premier Leagues squads.

The club has been inundated with Expressions of Interest since opening applications just over a week ago and we look forward to seeing all trialists at Cross Keys Reserve.

Trials will commence on Monday, October 7, 2019, and conclude on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Squads will be announced by Sunday, October 27, 2019.

During the trial period, Under-13 and Under-14 players will trial on Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 5.30pm and 6.45pm respectively.

The Under-15 and Under-16 players will trial on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting at 5.30pm and 6.45pm respectively.

All trials will be held at Cross Keys Reserve. Parking is available on Woodland St and Bridge St, Strathmore.

See the timetable below for further clarity.

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A maximum of 20 players will be picked for the under-13 and under-16 squads, with a maximum of 18 players to be selected for the under-14 and under-15 squads.

The Royals are one of Victoria’s largest junior clubs with over 700 players registered in 2019 and the club is proud to see its junior program finally receive the opportunity to showcase itself on the biggest stage in Victoria.

The club has a proud tradition of producing players for its senior team and beyond and players who are successful in the trial period will have access to a brilliant technical coaching team and in the older age groups exposure to our senior men’s set-up.

With individual team coaches to be announced in the coming days, the Royals look forward to sharing the details of each coach hand-picked from over 100 applicants to lead the first Essendon Royals JBNPL squads in the coming days.

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