With over 10 junior teams representing Maycenvale in various age groups, it goes without saying that we have a fantastic junior club. With the help of many parents and other volunteers, our junior teams have a proud history of performing well across various age groups.

Maycenvale AFC has always been proud to promote the youth within the local football community. With the help of the 
Hastings Mitre 10 Mega Store, Maycenvale has seen the growth of junior football . With teams spread across age groups from 4 years old to 13 years old - there is a team for every age.



First Kicks football is for children aged from 4 to 6 years and is the starting point of your childs journey into football.

The key area of focus at this stage is helping your child develop their skills in a family friendly and rewarding environment where they can have fun whilst making new friends.


Fun Football is for children from age 7 to 8 years. 

Fun football is where key football concepts start being introduced in a fun and encouraging environment.

At this stage, we look to introduce players to the concept of teamwork and working together.​​


MINI FOOTBALL develops the football-specific movements and technical capabilities to support effective lifelong participation in football.

​​​​​​​Designed for players aged 9-12 years old, game are 7v7, and 9v9 in an effort to provide players with more ‘touches’ of the football.



Football New Zealand classifies 13th grade as ‘youth football’ (as opposed to junior football).

Following the ‘Whole of Football Plan’, it presents players with their first experience of 11-a-side football (with standard football rules). Any player who turns 13 in the current year will play 13th grade.