Weekend games UPDATE

Due to the unprecedented rain received over the past few days and the condition of the grounds, Hurstville City Council will keep ALL sporting fields CLOSED until Monday when they will be reinspected.

The following decisions have been made at this stage while the Association waits to hear from both Rockdale and Kogarah Councils today (Friday 24th April):

  • All O45, O35, PWL and AAW matches scheduled for this weekend have been CANCELLED.
  • Premier League, AAA and AAB squad matches will be played on Sunday 26th at venues to be advised should sufficient grounds be available.
  • All Junior Girls matches scheduled for Sunday 26th April will be played should grounds be available.
  • Outstanding catch up matches (excluding squads) required to be played from previous rounds will be played on Sunday 26th April should grounds be available.

Tracey will advise relevant coaches and managers of any game possibilities via email. You can also check the St George website for updates.

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Gannons Park is CLOSED until MONDAY

Hurstville Council has closed all fields till MONDAY, therefore no games at the weekend on Hurstville council parks, this includes Gannons Park.

At this stage Kogarah and Rockdale Councils have not made a decision about the weekend.
We’ll let you know as soon as we do.

Watch St George website (and this site) for updates.

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Gannons is CLOSED (Monday 20 April)

Please do not train or play on the park – we will advise when it is open again.

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Attention RTOs: Working with children form

This form can be downloaded here: Working with Children Form 2015

When registering as an RTO after registering online please ensure you email this form and your ID (passport, license, birth certificate) to James (jimmy@lpuc.org.au).

Any further enquiries please contact James.

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Hi all, due to the uncertain weather conditions we are postponing tomorrow’s welcome BBQ until Saturday 2 May, same place and time.

In case of wet weather tomorrow keep checking the St George website, our Facebook page and app.

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Need shorts and socks?

All new players can collect shorts and socks from the canteen this Thursday (9 April) at the canteen between 5.30-6.30pm.

Remember season starts this weekend so check the St George website for times – the first three rounds are now available there. In case of wet weather you can also check the St George website as well as our own website, Facebook page and app.

See you at the park!

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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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