SEASON 2020 | Essendon Royals open Expressions of Interest for NPL Players


Essendon Royals are delighted to open Expressions of Interest (EOI) for our inaugural Junior Boys National Premier Leagues squads (JBNPL).

Season 2020 will mark the Royals first in the JBNPL and the Royals look forward to the opportunity to take its junior football program to the next level.

Essendon Royal's’ JBNPL program covers the under-13, 14, 15 and 16 age groups.

The Royals will continue to run Community Teams in these age groups and Expressions of Interest for those teams will open at a later date.

The Royals have grown to one of the largest junior clubs in Victoria over the last decade and have a fantastic track record of producing players fit for senior football at both our club and beyond.

Trials for the NPL squads will take place in October and will be conducted by our expert footballing department, which includes Head of Football and former New Zealand international Vaughan Coveny, NPL Technical Director Johno Clemente and MiniRoos Technical Director Matt Conversano.

This trio of highly-qualified coaches has recently been supplemented by the appointment of new senior coach Vitale Ferrante, who in 2015 won the NPL Coach of the Year award.

Players at the Royals will have access to a great team of coaches and a comprehensive football plan, as well as the club’s brand new, multi-million dollar facility at Cross Keys Reserve.

There really has never been a better time to join the Royals than right now.

All prospective players must complete the form below.

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