Ryan Shepheard selected for Futsal World Cup

NSWFRA member Ryan Shepheard has been announced by FIFA as one of 39 officials selected to oversee the FIFA Futsal World Cup, to be held in September 2024 in Uzbekistan. This will be Ryan's second consecutive World Cup, having refereed at the 2021 edition in Lithuania. 

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2024 at 11:07 AM

NSWFRA represented at OFC Champions League in New Caledonia

In April this year, NSWFRA members Nick Backo (referee) and Adrian Tamplin (assessor) attended the OFC Futsal Men’s Champions League in Nouméa, New Caledonia as representatives of Football Australia.

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2024 at 11:01 AM

Solid performances by NSWFRA members at Futsal Asian Cup

In April, NSWFRA members and FIFA Futsal Referees Ryan Shepheard and Andrew Best officiated at the Asian Football Confederation Futsal Asian Cup in Thailand.

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2024 at 4:55 PM

New committee elected and awards presented at AGM

The Association held its Annual General Meeting and presentation of annual awards on 25th March 2024 at Bankstown Sports Club. The Association was fortunate to have two special guests present - Ed Ferguson, Head of Football Development at Football NSW and Matthew Cheeseman, General Manager of Elite Refereeing at Football Australia.

Posted on Monday, 1 April 2024 at 2:28 PM

NSWFRA members complete successful week at National Futsal Championships

At this week's National Futsal Championships on the Gold Coast, it wasn't just the players, teams and coaches that were recognised for their achievements.

Posted on Saturday, 13 January 2024 at 11:37 PM

New 2023-24 Laws of the Game published

FIFA recently published the 2023-24 edition of the Laws of the Game. These laws will apply for all new competitions in Australia, starting with the 2024 National Futsal Champonships. 

Posted on Thursday, 28 December 2023 at 5:07 PM

Community Futsal competition information - NEW!

A new document has been added to the 'Competition Information' subfolder, within the 'Documents' section of the website, for members to access. It contains information on the various local/community futsal competitions that NSWFRA appoints referees to, including days, times and age

Posted on Monday, 18 September 2023 at 4:28 PM

Futsal Laws of the Games Courses scheduled - start your futsal refereeing career NOW!

We are pleased to announce that a number of Futsal Laws of the Game courses have been organised for the coming weeks. 

Posted on Saturday, 29 July 2023 at 12:24 PM

Football NSW Futsal Schools Championships

If you have some time free during the week, why not referee at the Football NSW Futsal Schools Championships, which have already kicked off for 2023! There are regional tournaments in several locations throughout NSW all the way through to September this year. Take a look at the 'Events' page on the website for details.

Posted on Wednesday, 1 March 2023 at 12:25 PM

NSWFRA well represented at 2022 OFC Futsal Cup in Fiji

A few weeks ago, NSWFRA President Adrian Tamplin, Vice-President Nick Backo and Registrar Jonathon Moore officiated at the Oceania Football Confederation Futsal Cup in Fiji. Nick has provided some wonderful insights into his trip - sit down, grab a coffee and enjoy the read!

Posted on Monday, 21 November 2022 at 9:03 PM

Calling all females!

Great news! Football NSW has just launched its Women in Football Scholarship Program, which includes funding to support new female futsal referees. 

Posted on Thursday, 27 October 2022 at 9:18 PM

Futsal Asian Cup Final referee Ryan Shepheard provides his insights

Having returned earlier this month with fellow FIFA Futsal Referee and NSWFRA member Andrew Best from officiating at the Futsal Asian Cup 2022 in Kuwait, Ryan Shepheard was kind enough to provide NSWFRA with some amazing insights into his recent refereeing adventure.

Posted on Monday, 17 October 2022 at 6:26 PM

WE WANT YOU! More Futsal Referee Courses Available


Posted on Thursday, 18 August 2022 at 3:51 PM

Your Refereeing doesn't have to stop when Football ends

Football season is coming to an end, your Refereeing doesn't have to!

Posted on Tuesday, 9 August 2022 at 10:17 PM

Vale Geoff Magennis

It is with deep regret that NSWFRA has received news that Life Member Geoff Magennis has passed away.

Posted on Tuesday, 7 June 2022 at 10:39 AM

NSW Futsal Referees Association Upcoming Events
  • FNSW Futsal Schools Championship - Sutherland Region
    from Monday, 22 to Thursday, 25 July 2024
    at Menai Indoor Sports Centre
  • FNSW Futsal Schools Championship - Windsor Region (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    from Monday, 12 to Friday, 16 August 2024
    at PCYC Hawkesbury, South Windsor
  • FNSW Futsal Schools State Championships
    from Monday, 2 to Friday, 6 September 2024
    at PCYC Hawkesbury, South Windsor