Nominations from clubs for the NFNL Under-19 competitions in season 2018 are as follows.
|Div 1||Div 2|
|1 Bundoora||1 Banyule|
|2 Diamond Creek||2 Eltham (2)|
|3 Eltham (1)||3 Kilmore|
|4 Greensborough||4 Lower Plenty|
|5 Heidelberg||5 Mernda|
|6 Macleod||6 Mill Park FC|
|7 Montmorency||7 North Heidelberg|
|8 Northcote Park||8 Panton Hill|
|9 St Mary’s||9 South Morang|
|10 West Preston Lakeside|
The NFNL would implement grading if the Division 1 competition had more than 10 nominations.
Grading will occur over the first four weeks.
Fixture for the first four weeks will be done on a week to week basis (we will need to see teams play other certain teams)
Clubs will be ranked according to last year’s performance to commence the grading process
Clubs will retain their points for a win/loss or draw through the grading process
o NFNL By-Laws 10.2.1: Four (4) points shall be awarded for a win during grading games and two (2) points for a draw.
There will be no percentage accumulated during the grading process
o NFNL By-Laws 10.2.1: No percentage points will be allocated during the grading games.
After 4 weeks one team nominating for Division 1 will move into Division 2 (this will occur through assessment of results).
If required match ratio will be implemented within the two divisions of the under-19s competitions.
o NFNL By-Laws 10.1.1: In the Home and Away matches, four (4) points will be allotted for a win, four (4) points for a team in whose favour a forfeit or walkover is ruled, two (2) points for a draw and zero (0) points for a loss. In competitions involving an uneven number of byes for competing teams, the League shall also prepare a match ratio which reflects the number of wins by each team against the number of matches played by each team.