April School Holiday Clinic(s)

FRFC Soccer Clinics are great!We are holding a Football Skills Clinic during the April school holidays from Tuesday 14 April to Thursday 16 April 2015. The clinic will focus on developing players’ individual football skills including first touch, running with the ball, striking the ball and 1v1. Targetted for boys and girls of all abilities between the ages of 6 to 15 years, Football Technique is run by Jono Nolan (FRFC Development Coach) and other experienced coaches. Download the flyer for more information, including the booking form: Skills clinic Apr 2015 final

The St George Association is also running Holiday Super Skills Clinics during the April holidays – go to their website for more information.

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Trial games Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March

Well done again to the teams that participated in last weekend’s trials! We had lots of positive feedback from the hosting clubs, so thank you all. Read on for this weekend’s rounds.

Peakhurst Trial Games Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March

Other Trail Games Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March

  • The schedule for these games is here: Other Trials 28 29 March V3
  • These games are at various grounds so Google maps will be your friend!

Yagoona v Rangers CUP Sunday 29 March

The Yagoona Lions v Forest Rangers Cup will be a special event.  All games from U9s up will count towards the cup, and the cup will be presented to the winning club at the end of the day. It will also be a real family day, with the canteen and BBQ running all day and there’s even plans to have a jumping castle (probably not for the all age players – but you never know!).

While we want you to compete to the best of your ability to win the cup, playing the game with good spirit is even more important. Have a great game and do Forest Rangers proud

Other  notes:

  • The following teams advised they were not available for trials this weekend: 6Bee2, 7Fox3, 9Fox1 and O35
  • We are still looking for trials for U12C, AAWD2 and AA1 – coaches/managers will be advised further
  • All other teams have a trial this weekend

If you have any problems please contact Bruce (bruce.kalan@csiro.au). As before, you can borrow from other teams if you need more players.

Enjoy all and Go Rangers!

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Trial Games 28-29 March

Well done again to the teams that participated in last weekend’s trials. We had lots of positive feedback from the hosting clubs so thanks to you all!

Now to this weekend. Nearly all teams have a trial game this weekend, including our U6 and U7 teams (as well as their gala event tomorrow night). This is the last weekend of trial games and none of the games are too far away (Peakhurst, Oatley, Rockdale, Sans Souci, Yagoona and Birrong). Most junior games will be on Saturday, although some are on Sunday.

As before, if you can’t form a team please notify Bruce ASAP (bruce.kalan@csiro.au). You can borrow from other teams if you need some more players.

We’re hoping to post the schedule on Wednesday afternoon so watch this space!

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Trial games this weekend + other news

We had a lot of great feedback about our club and teams from the Birrong trials – they were really happy with the day and very grateful that you all spent money at their canteen! Now, we (well, the hard working Bruce) has arranged a huge amount of trial games this weekend as follows.

Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March: Maroubra

Most junior teams have trial games in Maroubra this weekend (except the U6/U7). These trials will be a special event as they are being played at amazing new facilities which only opened this week – Coral Sea Park. Please check the Maroubra schedule here: Trial games 21_22 March MAROUBRA

Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March: other fields

We have also managed to secure a range of games at other grounds for the rest of our club teams. Please check the Other games schedule here: Other trial games 21_22 March

If you are short but can form more than half a team try to borrow players from other teams by contacting them directly from the coach and managers list (see below!). If you can’t form a team please notify Bruce ASAP (bruce.kalan@csiro.au), and definitely by Friday morning at the latest.

Team changes

Please note that some team names have changed grades and names. Tracey sent a new coach and managers list to all concerned today. If you are unsure about who your team is, please contact your Coach or Manager – we have also asked that they contact you too!

U6 and U7 Trial games

We will be holding trial games for our U6 and U7 teams on Tuesday 24 March between 5-6pm at Gannons Park. We will contact coaches and managers with more information. This will also be a chance for parents to meet members of the Committee who will be there on the night. Please note NO U6 and U7 teams will be playing external trials this weekend.

Other diary dates

  • First Coach and Managers Meeting Thursday 26 March from 8pm at St George Masos
  • Season starts for AAA on Monday 6 April (Easter Monday)
  • Season starts for all other teams on Friday 10 April (potential O45) and 11-12 April (everyone else)
  • Welcome BBQ Saturday 18 April, Gannons Park – all welcome

The Committee hopes that you all have a great game this weekend and continue to maintain the great reputation of our Club!

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April School Holiday Skills Clinic

The 2014 Clinic

Endorsed by Forest Rangers Football Club, Football Technique will be holding a Football Holiday Skills Clinic during the April school holidays from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 April 2015. This clinic will focus on children’s individual football skills. More details to follow – meanwhile download the flier here: Skills clinic Apr 2015

If you have any questions email Jono (jonathan@pam.com.au)

St George Association are also running skills courses during the holidays – go to their website for more information and how to book.

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Good luck today all, and a big congrats

IMG_0831Best of luck to all those playing trial games today.

BIG congrats to our All Age squad for their efforts in the FFA Cup last night – even though you lost 1-0 you did us proud (and had much more of the play than the opposition!). Go here to see more photos from the game.

Go Rangers!!

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Westfield FFA Cup – TONIGHT!!

Come along and support our All Age A squad in the 2015 Westfield FFA Cup. Their first game is TONIGHT (Saturday 14 March) against Nepean FC. Game starts 7.45 at Cook Park, St Marys. We are looking for as many supporters to come and watch our boys play so see you there – and remember, wear your Rangers gear.

Go Rangers!!

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Sans Souci Trials

The following teams have trial games at Claydon Reserve, Sans Souci, this weekend. Please contact Bruce (bruce.kalan@csiro.au) ASAP if you can’t field a team.

Saturday 14 March:

  • 11:30 FOR 9bee – SANS 9girls
  • 12:15 FOR 9fox4 – SANS 9fox – PEAK 9fox (3 way game)
  • 12:40 FOR 10ant2 – SANS 10fox3 – SANS fox4 (3 way game)
  • 14:05 FOR 10bee – SANS 10girls

Sunday 15 March:

  • 9:15 FORR U17B – SANS U17B

Reminder that most up-to-date information about the Birrong games on Sunday and equipment collection can be found here.

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Trial Games schedule UPDATE + Coach/Manager important info

The schedule for trial games to be played at Jim Ring Reserve, Birrong next Sunday can be downloaded here: Forest Birrong Schedule

If you’re having trouble getting a team together or need anything else please contact Bruce Kalan asap (Bruce.Kalan@csiro.au).

Coaches/Managers

You will be able to collect your team’s equipment (i.e. balls, training balls, cones bibs, etc) from the canteen tomorrow (Tuesday 10 March) from 4-6pm.

For those playing trial games next Sunday you will be able to collect your playing strips from the canteen on Thursday (12 March) from 4.30-7pm.

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Trial Games 15 March

The following teams have trial games at Jim Ring Reserve, Birrong on Sunday 15 March (actual times to be advised). Download this file to see what team you are coaching/managing: Coach and managers list 2015 V1 If you are a coach/manager and not on this list please contact Tracey so we can add you.

Juniors

  • 8Ant, 8Fox1, 8Fox2, 8Fox3
  • 9Fox2, 9Fox3
  • 10Ant1, 10Fox
  • 11Ant, 11Fox1
  • 12A, 12C
  • 13A, 13B, 13C
  • 14B
  • 15B
  • 16B

Girls

  • 14GB
  • 16GB

Men

  • AAE
  • AAF
  • AAG
  • O35B, O35C1, O35C2
  • O45

Women

  • AAWA (Joel’s team)
  • AAWB (BelindaT team)
  • AAWC2 (LindaB team)

We will post the schedule with kick off times as soon as we get it from Birrong.

If your team is listed above and you can’t form a team for this trial, please contact Bruce on 0423 187 272 by Tuesday at the latest. You can borrow players from other Forest Rangers teams if you need extras.  Coaches / Managers – we have contacted you separately about collecting strips, etc.

More soon…

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