National Premier Leagues returns for 2024

The National Premier Leagues (NPL) returns for 2024 this week with Football Victoria kicking off their Men’s competition on Thursday, 8 February in line with the Domestic Match Calendar (DMC).

The opening round will see last year’s NPL Grand Finalists South Melbourne FC take on Australia Cup 2023 Semi Finalists Melbourne Knights FC at Lakeside Stadium at 8:15pm AEDT.

The following week will see the NSW NPLM Competition take centre stage as Manly United host newly promoted St George FC at Cromer Park on 16 February, the first whistle is at 7:30pm AEDT.

Friday 23 February will mark the commencement of the NPLM Competitions for Football Queensland, Northern NSW Football and Football South Australia. Football Tasmania and Football West will commence their league in March, whilst Capital Football are last cab off the rank, starting in April.  

The NPL Women’s Competition will be led by Football Queensland as Lions FC Women’s take on Brisbane City Women’s at Luxury Paints Stadium on Friday, 9 February 2024. Northern NSW Football will start their NPLW campaign with a double fixture showdown on Saturday, 24 February 2024. Football NSW, Football Victoria, Football South Australia, and Football West will begin their NPL Women’s competitions in March with Capital Football kicking off in April.

For all fixtures, results, and streaming information, please visit the respective Member Federations website. 

NPL Men’s Start Dates:

NPL Men's CompetitionStart DateOpening Match(es) all times shown in AEDT
Football NSWFriday 16 Feb 2023Manly United FC v St George FC at 
Cromer Park, Field 1 (7:30pm)
Football QLDFriday 23 Feb 2024Gold Coast Knights v Wynnum Wolves Men at 
Croatian Sports Centre, Field 1 (8:30pm)
Northern NSW FootballFriday 23 Feb 2024Broadmeadow Magic FC v Adamstown Rosebud FC at 
Magic Park, Field 1 (8:00pm)
Capital FootballFriday 5 April 2024Monaro Panthers FC v Canberra Olympic FC at 
Riverside Stadium, Field 1 (7:30pm)
Football VictoriaThursday 8 Feb 2024South Melbourne FC v Melbourne Knights FC at 
Lakeside Stadium (8:15pm)
Football TasmaniaFriday 15 March 2024Riverside Olympic v Launceston City FC at 
Windsor Park (8:15pm)
Football South AustraliaFriday 23 Feb 2024Modbury Jets v Para Hill Knights at 
Smith Partners Stadium Main (7:30pm)
Football WestSaturday 16 March 2024Western Knights SC v Perth SC at 
Nash Field, Field 1 (6:00pm)
 Saturday 16 March 2024Perth RedStar FC v Floreat Athena FC at 
RedStar Arena 1 (6:00pm)
 Saturday 16 March 2024Balcatta Etna FC v Fremantle City FC at 
Grindleford Reserve, Field 1 (6:00pm)
 Saturday 16 March 2024Armadale SC v Bayswater City SC at 
Alfred Skeet Reserve, Field 1 (6:00pm)
 Saturday 16 March 2024Inglewood United FC v Perth Glory FC at 
Inglewood Stadium, Pitch 1 (6:00pm)
South Melbourne
Photo credit: South Melbourne.

NPL Women’s Start Dates 

NPL Women's CompetitionStart DateOpening Match(es) all times shown in AEDT
Football NSWSunday 3 March 2024APIA Leichhardt FC v Manly United FC at 
Leichhardt Oval (2:00pm)
Football QLDFriday 9 Feb 2024Lions FC v Brisbane City at 
Luxury Paints Stadium, Field 1 (9:30pm)
Northern NSW FootballSaturday 24 Feb 2024Charlestown Azzurri FC v Maitland FC at 
Lisle Carr, Oval 1 (4:00pm)
 Saturday 24 Feb 2024Broadmeadow Magic FC v New Lambton FC at 
Magic Park, Field 1 (4:00pm)
Capital FootballThursday 4 April 2024West Canberra Wanderers v Belconnen United FC 
at Melrose Synthetic, Field 1 (7:00pm)
Football VictoriaFriday 15 March 2024Box Hill United FC v Brunswick Juventus FC at 
Wembley Park (7:30pm)
Football South AustraliaFriday 15 March 2024Flinders United v West Adelaide at 
Service FM Stadium, Main (6:15pm)
 Friday 15 March 2024Adelaide University v Adelaide City at 
Service FM Stadium, Pitch 2 (6:15pm)
Football WestSaturday 30 MarchPerth SC v Fremantle City FC at 
Dorrien Gardens (8:00pm)