Essendon Royals Grading and Trials Timetable announced

Essendon Royals Trials and Grading starts September 24 2018 at Cross Keys Reserve for all new players.

Grading for current players starts on October 1. All players who register to grade will receive a reminder.

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Players new or current who want to participate in Royals Grading must make an expression of interest.

Dates for Grading are as follows:

  • Week 1 Sept 24 to 27: New Players only (including new team applicants for U7, U8, U9, U10)
  • Week 2 Oct 1 to 5: Joey, Wallaby, B, C & D players who wish to play at a higher level + players invited from Week 1
  • Week 3 Oct 8 to 12: Kangaroo or A-Graded players who wish to retain their squad positions + players invited from Week 2.

For any enquiries please send an email to

For more information on Grading read our Grading FAQ.