GIRLS FOOTBALL

 

Ross Junior Girls started training in August 2011, prior to this the girls had been part of the boy's section. Since then this section has flourished making the club one of the largest girls clubs in Herefordshire, and building a reputation regionally with on and off the field activities and achievements. As it currently stands we can proudly boast 11of our players going on to join WSL academies such as Bristol City,  Aston Villa, Birmingham City and WBA. Mary McAteer and Amelie Curtis have both gone on to represent Wales in their respective age group.

2016-17 saw another successful season for our girl's section, the stand-out event being the Under 10's becoming FA National Futsal Champions for England, after successfully winning the regionals and county heats. To put this into context the other National age group winners were Tottenham Hotspurs, AFC Wimbledon, and Crystal Palace girls.

2016 saw the club become the first Gold Sister club of Birmingham City Ladies FC who play in the Women's Super League, we are now into our 4th season as a sister club.

The 2017-18 season saw the club running 8 junior teams. A successful Isle of Wight tour took place as well as club visits to support Birmingham City Women's and England Ladies games. We also have an ever-expanding female section giving our girls a complete pathway from junior to adult football. We have 30 ladies currently training with many ex junior players being part of this. We also started our Wildcats programme which was a great success with over 30 Wildcats attending.

2018-19 was another fantastic year with many teams reaching respective finals and our U12's winning the Gloucester Girls League and becoming FA National Futsal Runners Up, second in the whole country! The girl's section also went on tour to Paris and performed brilliantly against Parisian sides. Wildcats continued for a 2nd year with impressive numbers.

 

The 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons saw limited football due to Covid.

The 2021/22 season however offers the club more optimism with a great lineup of talented and committed child-focused coaches and ever-increasing players. Currently, the club boasts 45 wildcats and will be forming two new u8 teams for the first time ever as well as a wildcats team.

The aim is to carry on increasing numbers and teams and the club welcomes players from all over. Currently, the squad boasts players from Ross, Hereford, Ledbury, Abergavenny, Monmouth, Newent, Tewkesbury and the Forest of Dean. Each season's success on the pitch is equalled by friendship and memories off the pitch.

Wildcats

 

Our WIldcats were created following our successful 2021 Wild cats programme and is for girls in reception to year 3 who are either too young to play in a league or just want to train and play occasional games. 

 

Training is Mondays' 5.30-6.30pm, and the plan is for the girls to play occasional friendly matches as they build their skill and play up.

With Georgeanna and Holly the girls are in good hands and are always having fun.

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Under 8s Juniors 

 

Ross Juniors Under 8’s train Mondays' 5.30-6.30pm and will play in the 2021-22  Herefordshire Girls Under 8 League on Sundays. 

All the girls are current year 2's, going into year 3 in September and came from our wildcats programme. Managed by Paul and Alison the girls are at the very beginning of their football adventure.

The girls home kit is  generously sponsored by Beefeater, away kit by Gallery 54 and hoodies by Hazelwoods .

Under 8s Colts

 

Ross Juniors Under 8’s Colts (girls pictured on front row) also train Mondays' 5.30-6.30pm and are very excited to be joining the Herefordshire Girls Under 8 League on Sundays this season. Made up of year 1 girls going into year 2 in September the girls will play a year up for one season.

The club is delighted to announce that Morgan Fencing will be sponsoring the home kit with a team photo to follow. All the girls also came off our recent Wildcats programme.

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Under 10s Colts

 

The Under 10 Juniors in September will all year 4 girls and have played together for the first time as U8's two seasons ago.

The girls have really grown as a team and are looking forward to this season, they are managed by Louise and Spud.

The teams train on Mondays 6-7 pm and games are on Sunday Mornings in the Herefordshire Girls League. The girls are kindly sponsored by Salvagnini.

Under 10s Colts 

 

Ross Juniors Under 10’s Colts train Mondays' 5.30-6.30pm and played in the Herefordshire Girls Under 8 League on Sundays this season. The girls did superbly incoming runners up in the County Cup.

With many new girls in this age group, we have a vibrant and keen section, the U8's are managed by Tony and Tim and the kit is kindly sponsored by Gallery 54.

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Under 12s Juniors (Gloucestershire)

The Juniors are a great bunch of year 6 and 7 girls managed by Nick Paul and Dave. 

They will be playing in the Gloucester County Girls League in September as U12's and are looking forward to a summer of team bonding, tournaments, and friendlies.

The home kit was generously donated by Adam Stansfield Foundation and away kit by Vanstone Construction. Hoodies are sponsored by Command Alkon and Rainjackets by M3 Floodtec

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Under 16 Colts 

This team are looking forward to the forthcoming season again in the Gloucester County League. Managed by Debbie, Gavin and Carl the team have been together for 6 years now.

Former U12 league winners and FA National Futsal Champions the girls train Monday evenings 6-7pm at the Sports Centre and play Sundays. The team has attracted players from Hereford, Forest of Dean and Abergavenny and are looking forward to a strong season.

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Under 12 Juniors (Herefordshire)

The team are managed by Shaun and Darren

The girls are all going into year 6 and have now played as a team together for the last three seasons. 

 

The teams train on Thursdays 6-7 pm at the Sports Centre and play games on Sunday mornings.

The team is sponsored by Rutherford Cancer Centres and Baylis Vauxhall.

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Under 14's Juniors

 

Ross Colts Under 14's are managed by Alison, Nicola and Steve and are made up of year 8 and 9 girls.

The team have had a great season recently in the Gloucester County League and are now looking forward to a successful 2021/22 season as they are now at top of their age group and have grown their squad significantly recently with girls from Mitcheldean and Hereford joining.

 

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Under 16s Juniors 

Predominantly featuring year 11 girls with a sprinkling of Year 12s, the squad has gone from strength to strength in recent seasons.

Coached by Rob, Simon and Matt the emphasis is on improving the technique of the less experienced players whilst continual progression and development of the more experienced players. 

This season the girls played in the  Gloucester County Girls League and are looking forward to U18 football soon.