Competition Rules

The Sutherland Shire Football Association (SSFA) competition rules in full are available from

Commonly referred to rules:

Match sheets

Ensure that FFA numbers for all players are on the match sheet and ID cards sighted on the field BEFORE each game ($200 fine if this isn’t done).
Teams U12 upwards MUST have a shirt number shown on match sheet.
Any borrowed player must have FFA number, team, grade and shirt no. (if applicable) put on the match sheet after the game, verify the result entered by the referee, tick the appropriate boxes and sign the match sheet.

Match balls

Make sure your match ball is of correct size and properly inflated. Failure to take it to the game incurs a $50 fine.

Borrowing players

Refer to borrowing chart or SSFA Rule Book. These will be given to team coaches and managers and will also be available under Forms and Policies.