Welcome to the website of The Cove FC (soccer) club which is situated at the Cove Sports and Community Complex at Oval Road Hallett Cove.                                                                 

The Cove FC is registered with the Football Federation of South Australia (FFSA) and participates in the State League 1 with Seniors, Reserves and Under 18 teams, Junior Premier League (JPL), Junior State League (JSL), Miniroos (U6-U11) competitions and FFSA girls (U11-U17) competitions.

In 2018 Cove Marion WFC are fielding a Women’s Division 3 team.

The Cove FC fields Miniroo and Junior teams from Under 6s to Under 16s inclusive, Under 11, Under 13, Under 15 and Under 17 girls teams, Women’s Division 3 team (under Cove Marion WFC), Under 18s, Reserves and Seniors teams.


2018 Pre season games 

Pre season games for 2018 are scheduled as follows:-

  • 13th January  vs Vipers at Hallett cove High school 3pm Seniors, 1pm Reserves, 11am U18s
  • 27th January vs Northern Demons at Cove Complex 3pm Seniors, 1pm Reserves, 11am U18s
  • Tuesday 30th January vs South Adelaide at Cove Complex 7pm Seniors only
  • 3rd February vs Fulham at Cove Complex 3pm Seniors, 1pm Reserves, 11am U18s
  • Tuesday 6th February at Cove Complex 7pm vs Seaford Seniors only
  • 10th February vs Western Strikers at Cove Complex 7pm Seniors, 5pm Reserves 3pm U18s

All welcome to join us to watch the 2018 squads in action with the season commencing 17th February

senior coaching season 2018 appointments 

The Cove FC is delighted to advise that our Senior Coach Tom Ballantyne will continue as both Senior Head Coach and Director of Football for Season 2018. Tom will be supported by Daniel Paterson as his Assistant Coach . Daniel coached our Reserves team in 2017 to a grand final win. All Senior teams will be supported by Matt Beeston The Cove FC Senior Performance and Conditioning Coach .

The Cove FC Reserves team will be coached by Steve Moon who will be assisted by John Baines and Under 18s will be coached by Matthew Prodanovski who will be assisted by Barry McGrath. Matthew joins us from South Adelaide where he has previously been in various coaching roles including Senior Assistant coach and Reserves coach .

Joel Porter has been appointed Cove Marion WFC Director of Football and Womens Senior Coach

the Cove Fc RESERVES win the Grand Final

The Cove FC Reserves won the State League 1 2017 Reserves Grand Final against  Raiders 3-0 and what a fantastic result this was. The Reserves finished 6th at the end of the home and away rounds with Raiders finishing 2nd, and our boys had some tremendous final wins on their way to the grand final on Sunday the 10th September at The Parks. A momentous occasion for our club with this being the first Grand Final in our short FFSA history!

Well done to our Reserves team which included 17 year old players Ben and Nick and 18 year old players Craig and Jason who have come up through the junior ranks as well as a couple of long standing players in Terry and Jarrod .


Grand final winners

Our Seniors finished 7th for Season 2017 after a great win 2-1 against Sturt Lions.

The Under 18s were defeated by Modbury 6-0 in the Elimination Final but what a fantastic season they have had, and their coach Steve Moon is to be congratulated on the teams performances this season . Well done Steve and the Under 18s.


Cove Marion WFC Under 15 girls in their inaugural season have won their league – an absolute fantastic result which was determined by their last game of the season where they defeated 2nd placed Adelaide Comets 2-0

coaching applications for season 2018 are invited 

The Cove FC is seeking expressions of interest from all interested persons in relation to coaching positions for Under 6 to Under 16s for Season 2018.

Cove Marion WFC are also seeking expressions of interest from all interested parties in relation to coaching positions for Under 11, 13, 15 and 17 girls teams and Senior Girls Division 3 team.
The Cove FC offers guidance and support for all coaches from our Director of Football and Technical Director Tom Ballantyne,  as well as assistance with coaching licences and a financial incentive .
For all enquiries please complete the Junior Coaching application and forward to Tom Ballantyne on tom.ballantyne@thecovefc.com

The Cove FC looks forward to season 2018 , and we thank all of our 2017 sponsors for their support.