Football Boys


Welcome to the start of another action packed Football season here at NX!

Northcross Boys Football has an amazing legacy at NX - with 7 NZ AIMS Games Champion titles and numerous Auckland and NH Champion wins.

This year will see another busy football schedule unfold with NX entering into several football tournaments with the culmination being the AIMS games in September. Below you will find a list of dates that outline our current schedule for 2020 so that you can begin to organise your Football calendar. Northcross expects all players and parents to represent themselves, your family, the school and the community in an exceptional manner. Please refer to our Sports Code of Conduct Form for more details on our expectations. 

How does Football work at NX? 

The NX Boys Football teams play in mostly one-off tournament days through Terms 2 and 3. These tournaments take place during school time. Therefore, you can continue to represent your Club team with no disruption to either team. The Boys compete as independent Y7 and Y8 teams at the North Harbour Zone Day (Term 2). Then after this tournament we select our best Y7 and Y8 Footballers to make our NX team that represents us in the rest of our fixtures through to the AIMS games in September (Term 3). 


A reminder to all Players and Parents that the selection of players is very difficult given the quality and numbers of lads wishing to play here at Northcross. A player’s position in any team will be determined by the coach, manager and guest selectors and where they see the player best serving the TEAM. It is very important that players and parents are aware of this before making the decision to play. Please refer to and read our Sports Selection Policies on the School Website. All Boys Football teams will have a minimum of 2x trials before squads/teams are selected.  Trials may take place before school and lunchtimes.  

Teams Available to Trial for 

  • Year 7 Boys Football - North Harbour Zone Day Team (possibility of 2 teams if quality of players and tournament organisers allow) 
  • Year 8 Boys Football - North Harbour Zone Day Team (possibility of 2 teams if quality of players and tournament organisers allow) 
  • AIMS Boys Football Team - a mix of both Y7 and Y8 Girls (ONE TEAM of 14 players MAX) 

Important Dates 

Term 1 

  • Google Registration Form to submit interest 
  • Week 6/7 Trials for Y7 Boys 7.15am Tuesday 10 March and Thursday 12 March
  • Call Back Trial Team Y7 BOYS FOOTBALL CALL BACK TRIALS 2020.pdf
  • Y7 Football Thursday 19 March 7.15 Training CANCELLED
  • Week 8/9/ Trials for Y8 Boys
  • Week 10 - Zone Day Trainings

Term 2 

  • Week 1/2/3 - Zone Day Teams Training
  • Week 2 Zone Days 

○       Y7 Boys -  Tuesday 5th May

○       Y8 Boys -  Thursday 7th May

  • Week 6/7 - AIMS Trials
  • Week 8 - AIMS Provisional Squad Announced
  • Week 9/10- AIMS Squad Trainings (2x Trainings a week - days & times to be discussed with players so can fit other commitments if possible) 

Term 3 

  • AIMS training continues
  • Pre AIMS Tournament(s)
  • NZCT AIMS Sporting Championships Sept 6th - 12th 


Registration via Google Form can only be done by students using their NX Google account.  Registration will close at the start of Term 2. 

Y7 Boys Football Registration 2020

Y8 Boys Football Registration 2020


Important information will go up on the Daily Notices, which may include trials, training days/times and any changes. This is our main communication channel between students and staff/coaches. Please ensure you are reading these every day and entering any important info in your HW Diary. 

Here’s to another exciting season and I really look forward to catching up with you all on the sidelines at some stage throughout Terms 1-3 of 2020! Please do not hesitate to contact me should you need any clarification of anything!

Murray Toohill

Boys Football Manager



Northcross have a proud legacy in Boys Football. Recently we were the New Zealand Aims Boys Football Champions for 2 years running 2016 and 2017. Our talented young side made it to the final four in 2018 and then went on to take out the title in 2019. (picture above).

Picture below of our 2017 AIMS Champions.

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