Last updated : Monday, 04 December 2023

About the Sutherland Shire Football Association

The Sutherland Shire Football Association (SSFA) is the largest football association of any code in Australia, with over 19,000 players. It is based in the Sutherland Shire, a local government area in Sydney, New South Wales.

The SSFA was founded in 1962 and has since grown to become one of the most successful football associations in Australia. It offers a variety of competitions for players of all ages and abilities, from grassroots to representative level.

Sutherland Shire Football Association action

The SSFA is affiliated with Football NSW, the governing body for football in New South Wales. It also has close ties with the Australian Football League (AFL), and many of its players have gone on to play professionally.


  • The SSFA offers a variety of competitions for players of all ages and abilities, including:
    • Junior competitions for players aged 5-17
    • Senior competitions for players aged 18 and over
    • Masters competitions for players aged 35 and over
    • Women's competitions
    • Disability competitions
  • The SSFA also hosts a number of representative teams, including:
    • The Sutherland Shire representative team
    • The Sutherland Shire Women's representative team
    • The Sutherland Shire Junior representative team


The SSFA has a number of facilities located throughout the Sutherland Shire, including:

  • Football grounds
  • Changing rooms
  • Offices
  • Storage facilities

Contact Information

Sutherland Shire Football Association match

The SSFA can be contacted at:

  • Address: 184 Forest Road, Kareela, NSW 2231
  • Phone: +61 2 9542 3577
  • Email:


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