Dear Members,

With the season approaching quickly I thought it appropriate just to remind you of a few key dates as well as some of the work that has been going on behind the scenes in the off season.   25th February Season Launch Day – Clubrooms will be open from 10am till 2pm. This day we have a lot of activities planned including:

  • Burra Skill sessions out on the ground;
  • Free sausage sizzle;
  • Discounted merchandise – this year Long Sleeve Tee’s will be available to order on this day only. Sample sizes will be available on the day to try on, and all orders received will arrive prior to Round 1 for delivery to each age group.
  • Again, we will have Sportsafe Australia to fit Mouthguards. (Health Rebates are available – A receipt will be issued on the day to enable claim)

This day is also a great opportunity to meet he coaches and the Committee who will be available to answer any of your queries. We will have people available to help with REGISTRATION – however registrations are already open and can be done online now.

Riverside Cricket club this Saturday 17th February are holding their Pink Stumps day to raise funds for cancer. The Cricket Club over a long period have been strong supporters of the Junior Football Club and in return the Committee have made a commitment to attend this day. If you are free and wish to support this cause feel free to join us.  See Pink Stumps & Gracie’s Gift Day further details.

The Junior Football Club committee over the off season have been working hard on a Vision and Values Statement which seeks to highlight what our Junior Club stands for. (The statement can be found at Vision and Values. As part of this we have made some major commitments for the 2018 season. These include:

  • A further capital improvement of Greensborough Park. We have made a commitment to realign the goals and put in catch nets, so children are not chasing footballs into the carpark as well as putting in more spectator seating.
  • A commitment to provide our coaches with more support. We have signed on with Dynamic Footy who will be holding several information and skills sessions for our coaches. The first of these will be held on the 25th February. This commitment also includes giving them the best tools possible to teach our Children.

Go Burra!!!

Paul Tobin
St Mary’s Greensborough Junior Football Club