April 7 - 13, 2013: Issue 105
Junior Rugby League Football Season Kicks Off - Saturday 6th of April, 2013
Above and below: Avalon Bulldog's U13's playing against Narrabeen Sharks. Photos by A J Guesdon.
Across Sydney and New South Wales the Junior Rugby League football season began yesterday. The Avalon Bulldogs played matches against the Narrabeen Sharks on Saturday at Hitchcock Park Avalon, commencing the 2013 Pittwater season. Teams from the under 6's through to under 15's played in light rain from nine in the morning until after four in the afternoon.
Pittwater Junior Rugby League Clubs are: Avalon Junior Rugby League (The Bulldogs), Mona Vale Junior Rugby League Football Club (The Raiders) Narrabeen Junor Rugby League (The Sharks), Newport Junior Rugby League (The Breakers).
In related news Mona Vale Raiders members have been selected for the 2013 Harold Matthews and SG Ball squads for the Manly Sea Eagles. The NSWRL Harold Matthews Cup is a junior rugby league competition played in New South Wales between teams made up of players aged under 16. The competition is administered by the New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) and named after Harold Matthews, a Balmain Tigers secretary who later was appointed as manager of the Australian Test squad and then went on to become secretary of the NSWRL and ARL. The S. G. Ball Cup is a junior rugby league football competition played in New South Wales between teams made up of players aged under 18 and is also dministered by the New South Wales Rugby League. The S. G. Ball Cup is named after S. G. 'George' Ball, one of the five people responsible for the formation of South Sydney. Mr Ball was South Sydney club secretary for over fifty years. George Ball was also the first secretary of the the Australian Rugby League Board of Control which was formed on December 1924 to administer the running of the national team.
The Mona Vale Raiders who have been selected are as follows: For the Harold Matthews: Don Amir, Luke Binding, Daniel England, Dallas Halo, Clint Maguire, Luke Milham, Bayley Whitfield. For the SG Ball: Judd Hanlon, Scott Moran, Tom Trbojevic.
As many now know running a sports team or any sports participation is not cheap. The Avalon Bulldogs are hosting their Senior Sponsorship Evening this coming Thursday, 11th of April. RSVP to President Michael Birtwhistle at firstname.lastname@example.org by the 8th of April. Sure to be a great night this is also an opportunity for local people to invest in good health and good memories for our young adults. Deatils are:
SENIOR CLUB SPONSOR 2013
You are invited to join the Avalon Bulldogs in sponsoring the 2013 A Grade Senior Team. Meet fellow sponsors and our A Grade Players on the night. All businesses and individuals participating in this function will be recognized on a special sponsorship board affixed to the Avalon Bulldogs clubhouse acknowledging your contribution. SENIOR CLUB SPONSOR COST: $350.00 (includes 2 tickets to evening, inclusive of cocktail food, beer, wine, soft drink).
PRIZES: All businesses participating will go into a raffle, the winners will be announced on the night for the following prizes:
1st Prize: Front of Jersey Sponsor: Your business will share front position of jersey with our Major Sponsor Newport Arms Hotel. Internet branding on our website and club display.
2nd & 3rd Prize: Back of Jersey Sponsors: Your business will be a back jersey sponsor for the Avalon Bulldogs A Grade team in 2013.Internet branding on our website and club display
4th & 5th: Sleeve Sponsors: Your business will be a sleeve jersey sponsor for the Avalon Bulldogs A Grade team in 2013. Internet branding on our website and club display
5th – 20th Prize: Sponsor rights to an individual player.