Bulls FC Academy Mid-season Update

Here’s a look into how our Academy Men’s and Women’s teams are fairing halfway through their seasons!

NPL Women’s First Grade

Games Played: 12

Games Won: 5

Ladder Position: 8th

NPL Women’s Reserves

Games Played: 12

Games Won: 2

Ladder Position: 13th

Returning Signings: Avaani Prakash, Peta Trimis, Gemma Ferris, and Amy Chessari are all returning to our First Grade Women’s team after spending a season in the Liberty A-League Women’s. Avaani Prakash played for Western United, Peta Trimis was with the Central Coast Mariners, and Gemma Ferris and Amy Chessari spent their season with the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Peta Trimis was recently selected for the Australian U23 National Team for the upcoming Four Nations Tournament in Växjö, Sweden, later this month. Gemma Ferris was chosen for the U20 Young Matildas Asian Cup squad, which secured third place by defeating the Korea Republic 1-0.

New Signings: Maddie Caspers and Briana Woodall join the First Grade Women’s team after playing in the 2023/24 Liberty A-League Women’s season. Maddie Caspers, joining from Sydney FC, was also part of the U20 Young Matildas Asian Cup squad alongside Gemma Ferris. Briana Woodall has represented Mexico at the youth national team level and has played for the Houston Aces, SC Rheindorf Altach, and Club Leon. The 25-year-old joins Bulls FC Academy after playing for the Central Coast Mariners in the most recent A-League Women’s season.

Raina Prasad, Samara Jirsa, and Yasmin Farrell join our Bulls FC Academy Women’s Reserves team.


First Grade: Claudia Valetta (3 weeks), Isabella Volkanovski (4 weeks)

Reserve Grade: Kiara Farquhar (4 weeks)

Season Ending Injuries: Alyssa Rose (1st Grade), Tess Rickard (Reserve Grade)

We wish both Alyssa Rose and Tess Rickard a speedy recovery, and we hope to see them back on the pitch soon. 

Photo taken by: Rob Artola (@monzstro)

League One Men’s First Grade

Games Played: 16

Games Won: 12

Ladder Position: 1st

League One Men’s U20s

Games Played: 16

Games Won: 14

Ladder Position: 1st

General Updates: Frans Deli and Alexander Robinson participated in the Young Socceroos squad training camp. The three-day camp, based out at Blacktown Exercise, Sports & Technology Hub, is part of the Young Socceroos’ South America tour selection process during the June FIFA Men’s International Window. Frans Deli, who recently signed on for a scholarship in our A-League Men’s team, is out to impress head coach Trevor Morgan and his staff at this training camp. The Young Socceroos are set to play in the AFF U-19 Youth Championship in July and during the September FIFA Men’s International Window before AFC U-20 Asian Cup 2025™ Qualifiers later that month.

Dean Bosnjak, Oliver Randazzo, Will Mackay, and Zane Helweh participated in a Talent Development Match. This match is hosted by Football Australia and Football NSW for the Young Socceroos Talent ID.

Injuries: Franco Farinella (12 weeks)

For upcoming fixtures, check out our Bulls FC Academy website: here