NEWSLETTER ROUND 6
There has been plenty happening over the last few weeks at Russell Vale Junior Football Club and it is fair to say that the season is now in full swing. Thankfully the weather gods have been kind to us and there has been plenty of action on and off the pitch. As we mentioned last week our under 7’s played down at an Albion Park Gala Day last weekend and for those of you that brought the Mercury last Thursday you would have seen our players featured in the Junior Sports section. There were some great action shots and also a Team shot that really captures the essence of the day. Off the pitch we have had our Team photos taken and electrical work upgrades and also the installation of benches for the technical areas on the main field. Thank you to all Teams who either cancelled or rescheduled training as the electrical systems were being upgraded and hopefully we will have no more major disruptions to our training schedules until the end of the season. Also thank you to Jeff Charlesworth, Troy Bray and Tony Maddox who between them co-ordinated the moving and raising of our container which stores a lot of our SSG and other equipment. It was quite a project and your time and effort was very much appreciated!!
Cawley Park action this weekend
We have a massive weekend of Football coming up at Cawley Park this weekend. The following matches are scheduled over the weekend so if you are looking for something to do with the family over the weekend, come down and cheer on another of the mighty Russell Vale Cobra Teams!
FRIDAY NIGHT 6.00PM: RVJFC 13.1 VS BALGOWNIE
SATURDAY MORNING 8.30AM: RVJFC 11.4 VS CORRIMAL
9.30AM: RVJFC 11.3 VS UNANDERRA
PLUS THE UNDER 8 HUB KICKING OFF AT 9AM.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON 1.00PM: RV VIPERS VS WOONONA
RESULTS FROM COMPETITION TEAMS ROUND 5
RVJFC 11.3 vs. KIAMA
RVJFC 4 vs. Kiama 1
Another good performance in windy conditions at Kiama on Saturday morning. While their passing game wasn’t as fluent as normal, Coach Shaun was impressed by the team in coming away with a win in difficult conditions and keeping their unbeaten start to the season intact.
RVJFC 11.4 vs. ALBION PARK
RVJFC 3 vs. Albion Park 2
Another good win from the Team and that gives them 2 on the trot and looking for a hat trick of wins this weekend when they host Corrimal at home on Saturday morning.
RVJFC 13.1 vs. FIGTREE
RVJFC 0 vs. Figtree 4
A good all round performance was delivered against one of the benchmark teams in the state! The score line was not indicative of how close the match was and the team’s performance was most pleasing.
RVJFC 13.1G vs. BULLI
RVJFC 0 vs. Bulli 0
Coach Martin was pleased with the result against last year’s runners up and he was very happy with the effort put in from the girls. This will give the girls enormous confidence over the coming weeks as their season gets into full swing!
RVJFC 15.2G vs. BULLI
RVJFC 2 vs. Bulli 1
The girls had their first win of the year in a great performance over last year’s runners up (yes Bulli girls teams are normally pretty strong). 1st half performance was easily the best of the year and whilst their 2nd half was not as good as their first half, it was enough to secure the points and a memorable victory!
Professional Coaching for SSG teams
Something unique to RVJFC is having professional coaches attend our regular training sessions. The committee has agreed to and budgeted for 2 x 1 hour team training sessions with professional coaches in season 2012 for all Teams. The Coaches come from FNSW High Performance Unit and have proven highly successful over the last few years with their involvement in our training sessions. The SSG professional coaching sessions will commence on Monday 14th May and have been planned to take place in teams normal training times days etc.
Thank you to all Team players, coaches, managers and especially parents and supporters for getting their kids to the ground at the nominated times. Also a big thank you to Heidi Luyten who co-ordinated the day and made sure all Teams were organised and ready to go at the relevant times. Thanks Heidi!
Club Trivia Night
The Committee is in the early stages of organising a Club Trivia night to be held at the Woonona Bowling Club in late July. As details are confirmed we will advertise night and it would be great to see a big turnout for a great social night out!
ROUND 6 DRAW
The Round 6 draw is on the website. Most team’s draws are now on the FSC website which you can access via a link on our club website.
ROUND 6 GROUND DUTY SATURDAY MORNING
This week our Under 8’s are rostered on for canteen/ bbq and ground duty etc.
Under 11.4’s are asked to set up main field and provide ground marshall for their field.
Under 11.3’s are asked to take down nets and provide ground marshall for their field.
Please note it is a big day for the under 8’s as their 1st game kicks off at 9am and their last round of matches starts at 11.30am so if you have half an hour to help out please feel free to jump in and lend a hand where need be. They will be there to start the day at 7.30am so any help would be greatly appreciated!!
Coach/ Managers will be sending out rosters etc. to be filled and please remember that it is all parents responsibility to assist with ground duties when it is their nominated times/ days. It is a small amount of time in the context of the whole season and your assistance and involvement will be much appreciated.
A ground duty plan for the full year was approved by the Committee at Club Meeting on Tuesday 1st May and has sent to all Coaches and Managers for implementation.