TDP Registration of interest for players in U13, U15 and U17 - Trial dates confirmed

  18 January 2020   Comms team   Club News

Petone FC is seeking registrations of interest from players keen to be part of the Petone Settlers Talent Development Programme (TDP) in the U13, U15 and U17 grades for the 2020 season. (Players born 2003-2007)


Trials Dates - all players welcome:

U13 and U15 (please arrive 15 minutes prior)

  • Sunday 9 Feb 4.00pm 
  • Tuesday 11 Feb 5.30pm
  • Thursday 13 Feb 5.30pm

U17 (please arrive 15 minutes prior)

  • Sunday 9 Feb 5.00pm
  • Tuesday 11 Feb 6.30pm
  • Thursday 13 Feb 6.30pm

Trials will take place on the #3 grass field. 

Register your interest to be part of the Petone FC TDP for 2020 and attend trials – here


This is an exciting opportunity and provides players with the chance for a high-quality experience to further develop their football in a year-round programme delivered with nationally recognised standards. 


This programme fits within the Petone Settlers Talent Centre and complements the existing programmes offered at Petone, which provides opportunities for players at all levels and abilities to develop. 


What does the TDP involve?

The Petone TDP is for players in the top teams for mixed U13, U15 and U17 grades. It is a structured programme involving three trainings per week and a game for approximately 30 weeks of the year. 

NB: U13 refers to 13th grade, U15 refers to 14/15th grade


The sessions will include football training, as well as sessions of injury prevention, strength and conditioning and off-field sessions to enhance their football knowledge. 


These teams will be part of the new Capital Football Development League and the season for these teams will start in April as normal but will run longer through to September. 


What other programmes does Petone offer?

Within the Petone Settlers Talent Centre players from grades 9-12+ have the opportunity to be part of the Talent Centre skills sessions, plus we also offer a Community Skills and holiday programmes throughout the year. Registrations for these programmes will be open later in January. 


If you have any questions regarding the Petone FC TDP - please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.