Nepean Football Association Inc.

Nepean Football Association Inc. are located in the outer west of Sydney, NSW. Our headquarters are in Penrith, at the foot of the majestic Blue Mountains.

Our District comprises of four local government areas. They are Penrith City Council, Blue Mountains City Council, Hawkesbury City Council & Wollondilly Shire Council.

We have over 12,000 players registered to 31 clubs playing in 1031 teams in our Winter competitions. We have a further 2,500 players who play in our summer 6-a-side competitions.

We also own Nepean Representative Football Club (Nepean FC) and Nepean Referees Group (NRG) making us one of only a few Associations who enjoy all football stakeholders under one umbrella working together to deliver a “whole football” product to our members.

We manage competitions from under 12 to over 45’s as well as developing football for players between 5-11 years who play under the FA MiniRoos format.

In addition to our local amateur clubs, Nepean also has very strong Representative wing managed by our representative club, Nepean FC who enter teams into Football NSW State League Competitions. For more information on Nepean FC visit their webpage

Referee services are provided by the Nepean Referees Group, a wholly owned entity of the Nepean Football Association. For more information about Nepean Referees Groups, check their website –

Football continues to be very popular in an area that has seen a tremendous growth in population over the last twenty years. With many new suburbs established and continuing to grow, the demand for sporting and recreational facilities is huge.

The association conducts mixed junior competitions up to and including the Under 12 age group.

From Under 13’s and above, teams become single sex teams.

Girls competitions are offered in all age groups, however, they are conducted according to the number of nominations received. Female player numbers continue to rise at a rapid rate each season.

Governance Structure

Our Governance Structure is as follows:

  • Eight (8) Member Voluntary Management Board – elected by club delegates
  • Judiciary Panel – Consists of Club /Community members appoint by the board to hear disputes arising from red & yellow cards issued during matches.
  • Appeals Board – Appointed by the board to hear appeals relating to disciplinary committee hearings & judiciary panel decisions.
  • Five (8) Staff Members – Employed to manage the day to day affairs of the Association, which include Accounts procedures, Competitions, Registrations, Coach & Player Development, Venue Management, Nepean FC and Nepean Referees Admin support. Staff also provide administrative support to sub committees such as the judiciary panel, the appeals board and protests & disputes panel.