Welcome to Nelson Suburbs Football Club

Nelson Suburbs Football Club enters teams in winter football leagues run by Nelson Bays Football and we run our own summer football competition with teams from all over the region. Nelson Suburbs is the only club in Nelson that has a team playing in the Mainland Football Premier League based in Christchurch.

News/Updates

Ben Sigmund Book launch

Tuesday 17 May , Suburbs Clubrooms
Nelson Suburbs are hosting the Ben Sigmund Book launch on Tuesday 17 May at our clubrooms. Ben along with Paul Ifill will be in attendance along with MC Jason Pine. Ben is keen for this to be a fun night for all with highlights of his career, some old fashioned banter, signed shirt auction and a question and answer session.

Fun Football Draw

FUN FOOTBALL (7th & 8th grades) games are at the Saxton Field Cricket Oval, kicking off at 10:40am. The session will start at 10am with a warm up and some training, so please be there on time and ensure the kids have the necessary gear and plenty of water with them.

Club Based Referees Course

Introductory Level Course: This is a 3-4 hour course taking a basic view of the laws of the game (LotG). This course is suitable for those who want to become Club Based Referees, Junior Referees or just want to gain a better knowledge of the LotG

2016 Nelson Suburbs Club Cup


Girls Football Skill Centre - Term 2 - 2016

Details about the Girls Only Skills Centre run by NBF

Junior and Youth Pre Season Training

Information on the junior and youth pre season grade co ordinator details, days and times of your trainings.

Representative Trials for Boys Futsal

NBF are again sending 3 rep teams to futsal nationals - 12th, 14th and 16th Grade. All boys in these grades are invited to trial, dates are 13 March & 3 April. A third trial will be held if needed.

Trials will be held at NCG 10.30am to 11.30am.

The tournament will be held in Palmerston North 15-17 July. Teams will travel on the 14th July and return on the 18th July.

Enquiries to

Ben Wright
E: ben.wright@mainlandfootball.co.nz
P: 0220253314

Junior pre-season open day

Saturday, 5th March, 11 am - 1 pm, Saxton Field
All junior players 9-14th grade are invited to attend our pre-season open day on Saturday, 5th March, 11 am - 1 pm. Please meet at Saxton Field in front of our club rooms.

Play football at any level

Nelson Suburbs is about opportunities - opportunities for everyone to play football at any level, whether they be young or old, boys or girls. Nelson Suburbs provides winter football football for the following ages:

  • Juniors/Youth - First Kicks (4-6 yrs old), Fun Football (7-8 yrs old), Juniors (9-12 yrs old) & Youth (13-19 yrs) 
  • Senior Men
  • Senior Women
  • We also provide girls only teams at Junior/Youth level.

Nelson Suburbs is run by a committee of volunteers - within this committee we have sub-committees to run various functions of the club.  We are always on the lookout for people to help - it is the volunteered help that makes us successful - see our Contact page for more details of who makes up our commitee and how to contact them and how to volunteer.