WNPL Application

WNPL Application Response

The Ballarat Eureka Strikers received some good and bad news on Friday. Unfortunately, our bid to join the WNPL in 2017 was not successful. However, as a result of the quality of our bid the FFV have indicated that the Ballarat Eureka Strikers will not need to submit an application in the future. Instead the FFV is going to work with the Ballarat Eureka Strikers and the BDSA to establish targets for the growth of female football within the Ballarat region, and that once these targets have been met the Ballarat Eureka Strikers will receive a licence for the following year.

We at the Ballarat Eureka Strikers are excited by this outcome. While there was initial disappointment the recognition from the FFV that the broader Ballarat region is a strategic priority for them is a terrific outcome. We look forward to working with the FFV to continue the growth of female football in our region.




Register your interest to join the Strikers’ coaching team now!

Register your interest to join the Strikers’ coaching team now!

Positions available for U13, U15*, Development and Senior Teams. Head & Assistant Coach Positions available for 2017 season. Please download the below information for details. 

Closing date for applications is 10th November, please register your interest today!

*NB U15 team only if WNPL application successful.

How to Apply – 2017 Season

Coaching Job Description 2017 Season

Technical Director Job Description 2017 Season


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As part of our commitment to women’s football in the region, the Ballarat Eureka Strikers are investing in community initiatives which promote football. In July, the Strikers together with the BDSA, hosted our third free football clinic of the year for girls aged 7 to 14 years old. Over 33 girls were in attendance, which was very impressive given the weather was typically of a Ballarat standard and rained the whole clinic! 8 volunteers, consisting of current players, coaches and committee members help to run the clinic. The best part of the day was hearing all the girls ask about the next clinic! If you are are interested in future Clinics please email the Strikers to be kept on our mailing list.”

Free Soccer Clinic & Tournament for Girls


Date: Thursday 7 July 2016

Time:  9.45am – Registration and 10am to 1pm – SAP Soccer Clinic

For: Girls, ideally between the ages of 7 to 14 years old. Players of all experience levels welcome.

Venue: Morshead Park, Ballarat

Cost: FREE!

Event Summary:

A free soccer clinic & tournament hosted by the Ballarat Eureka Strikers and the Ballarat District Soccer Association.

The first part of the day will focus on a soccer skills clinic. This is a great opportunity for girls with more experience to develop their skills, equally, giving an opportunity for girls new to the game to get some great tutorials and tips on basic skills.

Following the clinic, the participants will test out the skills they learnt during the clinic with a mini-tournament.

Register: Please register your interest by joining the event on the Ballarat Eureka Strikers’ Facebook event.

Please note that walk-ins are welcome, however, places are limited.

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Round 8

Round 8

The Ballarat Eureka Strikers came away with a point from their encounter with Yarra Jets. After a bright opening to the game the Eureka Strikers fell behind in the 28th minute to a well worked goal. The Eureka Strikers hit back within 4 minutes; with Lulu Al-Huneidi capitalising in a one-on-one with the goalkeeper. They hit the front in the last minute of the half when Tessa Curtain scored from 20 yards out. However, they were unable to maintain their lead and conceded from a free kick in the 73rd minute.

Matildas in Ballarat

Matildas in Ballarat BES has been working with the Council re: the upcoming Matildas visit to Ballarat and we are pleased to report the following; Monday 30 May Open Matildas Training session from 5.00 to 6.30pm. Opportunity for photos and signing. Tuesday 31 May The Matildas (Chloe Logarzo, Casey Dumont, Larissa Crummer, Lisa DeVanna &…

Round 6 Match Review

Round 6 Match Review

The Ballarat Eureka Strikers secured their second win on the road with a 3-1 victory over Melbourne Knights. The Eureka Strikers were hit by the late withdrawal of Tess Meaden due to illness and had to restructure as a result, with 50 gamer Erin Plucke switching to left back, Lily McLean slotting in at right…

Round 6 Match Preview

Injury has forced two changes to the Ballarat Eureka Strikers squad selected to face Melbourne Knights on Sunday, with Nat Barbara (hamstring) and Lisie Dodds (knee) both ruled out. Barbara had been withdrawn at the 20 minute mark last Sunday, while Lisie Dodds did not play the second half.

Round 5 Review

Round 5 Review

The Ballarat Eureka Strikers returned to winning ways in an emphatic manner; defeating Eltham North Redbacks 6-2. From the outset the Eureka Strikers played with intent and netted three goals in the opening 20 minutes; with Lulu Al-Huneidi scoring twice and Tessa Curtain scoring once.

BES Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016

BES Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate volunteering and volunteers. Check out this clip to see how the Ballarat Eureka Strikers’ Club thrives thanks to our volunteers. Featuring Club Volunteers Emily Roffe-Silvester, Lulu Al-Huneidi and Tessa Curtain. Check out the video here. 



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