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WOMEN'S PREMIERSHIP 2022 APPLICATIONS

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Applications for entry into the 2022 NIFL Women's Premiership are now open.

Promotion to the NIFL Women’s Premiership shall be awarded to the winners and runners up of the NIWFA Championship following completion of the 2021 season, if the Championship clubs have applied and confirm their ability to meet the required Women’s Premiership criteria by 31 July.

If the Championship winners, runner up, or both, do not apply or confirm their ability to meet the required Women’s Premiership criteria by 31 July, the highest ranked club(s) in the Championship shall be awarded a promotion.

Women’s Premiership criteria

  • Clubs must nominate a home ground and any alternative venues
  • All evening matches must be played at grounds that have floodlights
  • Current constitution and rules
  • Board of Directors / Management Committee members
  • Forecasted annual budget
  • Club secretary
  • First team manager / Head coach must have minimum of UEFA B Licence
  • Media officer
  • Trained first aider
  • Trained physiotherapist or sports therapist at all home games
  • Academy League (Under-19) team*
  • Dedicated website / at least one social media platform

* Special dispensation may be offered on request for 1st year of membership.