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Everything you need to know about the Coastal Premier League

March 6th, 2020

The Coastal Premier League is set to kick off on Saturday 28th March. Here’s everything you need to know about the new competition.

What is it?

The Coastal Premier League (or CPL) is a combined Mens Premier competition between North Coast Football and Football Mid North Coast. The competition will include teams from Port Macquarie, Kempsey, Boambee, Coffs Harbour and Korora. Five of the most competitive teams from NCF, and 4 from FMNC, have been selected to participate in the inaugural season of the CPL, which kicks off March 28th.

Who’s competing?

There are 9 teams competing in the inaugural season.

Boambee FC

Coffs City United FC

Coffs Coast Tigers FC

Kempsey Saints

Macleay Valley Rangers FC

Northern Storm FC

Port Saints FC

Port United FC

Sawtell Scorpions FC


The CPL is a brand new competition with higher stakes and a new level of anticipation which we haven’t seen in the lead up to a Premier League season in a long time, and therefore no side can be discarded from the title race, however a few stand out as contenders.

Boambee FC won NCF’s double last year, and have retained most of their players. They will be hard to beat in 2020.

Coffs United Lions have been the Coffs Coast’s most consistent team over the past 20 years, and with Glen Williams back in charge as Head Coach, they are a team to watch.

Macleay Valley Rangers came second in the FMNC league last year, and been consistently strong for many years. 

Port United FC are FMNC’s team to beat. They won the league last year, and are progressing well in the FFA Cup in 2020. They should be strong competition for Boambee FC.

Grand Final

North Coast Football will host the 2020 Grand Final, and it will rotate between the two zones each year after. 

News and Updates

Keep up to date with all the Coastal Premier League action by following us on our Social Pipes and Website:



Twitter: @coastalpremierleague 



Final Words 

NCF Chair Wendy Schafer said the introduction of the competition and upcoming inaugural season is exciting.

“The Coastal Premier League will bring fresh excitement to football through the ten clubs participating,” 

“With North Coast Football hosting the inaugural Grand Final, we will definitely be looking to filling one of those spots at the big dance.”

FMNC Chair, Mike Parsons was equally thrilled adding it is an exciting new venture for the clubs.

“Despite the extra travel for five matches during the season we hope that this additional level of competitive Football enhances the standard and excitement of our game and is inspirational for the players involved, their clubs and their supporters,”

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