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Boys' Youth Talent Development Programme (TDP) is a year round football programme for grades 13-17. It's designed to provide a fun & competitive football environment for local players and local coaches to develop their skills and play in the top regional competition on the weekends. 

about the programme

TDP is a comprehensive, year-long football training programme with an aligned development model for grades U13 / U15 / U17.


In the U17s space, Petone players can access the new-look Boys' Youth National League (BYNL). All Petone teams have direct entry into the Capital Development League (CDL) competition.

Download the TDP Info Pack for a comprehensive breakdown of our TDP programme.


Cost breakdown for the programme:

  • Term 1: $220 (cost is only charged if the player is selected for TDP)

  • Terms 2 & 3: $660

  • Club subs: $160 (13-15th grades), $175 (17th grade)


Total cost: $1040 / $1055 (incl GST) + kit costs

Additional costs:

  • Kit cost

  • Term 4 (optional extra): $60 for 1 session p/w or $120 for 2 sessions p/w

when and where


Term 1:

  • Starts: Tuesday 30 January

  • Finishes: Thursday 11 April

  • ​Training times:

    • Tuesday: 5-6.30pm​

    • Thursday: 5-6.30pm

Terms 2 & 3:

  • Starts: Tuesday 23 April

  • Finishes: Friday 27 September

  • ​Training times for U13s and U15s:

    • Tuesday: 5.30-6.30pm​ (Turf)

    • Thursday: 5.30-6.30pm (Turf)

    • Friday: 5-6pm (Turf)

  • ​Training times for U17s:

    • Tuesday: 5.30-6.30pm​ (Turf)

    • Wednesday: 5.30-7pm (Grass)

    • Friday: 6-7.30pm (Turf)

No training in the first week school holidays or on public holidays.


  • Petone Memorial Park 1 (Turf)

  • Petone Memorial Park 3 (Grass) - U17s on Wednesdays

age groups


  • Players born in 2011


  • Players born in 2010/2009


  • Players born in 2008/2007

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