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All Football cancelled at St Andrew’s .

on Saturday 16th July

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Get ready for 2016

We are delighted to see the return of St Andrew’s Football Club in 2016. The club will play in the Sunshine Coast Federation Competition which plays each Saturday morning in Term 2 and Term 3.

Last year was absolutely superb and we are looking to enter teams at U6,U7,U8,U9,U10, U11, U12 and U13 age groups. We are also looking to nominate U12 Girls team, U14/U15 Girls. Hopefully we will see lots of boys and girls playing for St Andrew’s Football Club in 2016.

If you would like to preregister to play Football for St Andrew’s Football Club– please click the link here and we will advise parents how to register officially with the FFA on myfootballclub.com at a later stage.
Initially we are looking to guage interest and formulate teams.

Click here to register to play for St Andrew’s

We are delighted to see our super coach Rui Spinola coordinating even more of our coaching in 2016 and more details of his involvement are outlined below. Effectively he will be coaching during our Sport afternoons, each Saturday prior to season start, conducting skills clinics and developing the St Andrew’s Football Academy.

There will be two ‘Come and Try St Andrew’s Football‘ afternoons open to all students
· Boys on Friday 5th February 3.15pm – 4.30pm
· Girls on Friday 29th January– 3.15pm – 4.30pm.
There will be the opportunity to meet our coaching Co-ordinator Rui Spinola.

Training developments for 2016
Our focus for 2016 is to further enhance and increase skill development for all new and returning players to St Andrew’s Football Club.
1. All teams will train each Tuesday afternoon from 3,15pm – 4.30pm commencing on Tuesday 9th February
2. All St Andrew’s players will also train with Rui in their Sport afternoon throughout Term 1 and 2.
· Year 1 and 2 – each Wednesday afternoon – 1.45pm – 3pm
· Year 3 and 4 – each Friday afternoon 1.45pm – 3pm
· Year 5 and 6 – each Monday afternoon 1.45pm – 3pm
· Year 7 and 8 – each Thursday afternoon 1.45pm – 3pm
These sessions will commence in Week 2 of term 1
Rui will be coordinating and coaching all these sessions so that all players / teams can receive 3 coaching sessions per week (skills and team sessions).
3. Rui will holding Free coaching sessions each Saturday morning for all St Andrew’s players – commencing Saturday 30th January until the start of season.
· U6, U7, U8 teams from 8.30am – 10am.
· U9 and older teams from 10am – 11.30am
4. Free coaching skill clinics each Friday afternoon from 3.15pm – 4.15pm – commencing Friday 12th February
5. Holiday Coaching Camp from Monday 18th – Thursday 21st January at St Andrew’s. Register at http://www.atfacademy.com.au/camp/ All St Andrew’s Football club players are encouraged to attend.

2016 season
The competitive season this year will begin for the College towards the end of Term 1. The season concludes towards the end of August with a break during the June / July holidays. The games are played each Saturday morning and could be played from anytime from 8am and 1pm at a variety of venues from Noosa to Caloundra, dependent on the draw.

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Our football families in 2015 were absolutely incredible and we look forward to more of the same in 2016. Clubs and Sport organisations rely on the invaluable help and support of volunteers. The St Andrew’s Football club will again require lots of support. The club is evolving because of the huge interest in Football, so hopefully there is lots of support to get the St Andrew’s Football club progressing in 2016.

We have a St Andrew’s Football Supporters Meeting on Thursday 4th February in the RGC at 5.30pm – all are welcome to come along

For more information or if you have any questions – please contact St Andrew’s Football Club coordinator Steve Robson srobson@saac.qld.edu.au

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Best wishes this weekend to all teams playing away.

Upcoming training
Training is on as normal on Tuesday 16th June. Training with Rui is also on Weds 17th June and Thursday 18th June.
There is no training during the holidays
Training will resume on Tuesday 14th July.
Enjoy the break!

U9 Red v U9 Blue – Tues 16th June
This match scheduled for Saturday 20th June will now take place on Tuesday 16th at the College from 3.30pm and not on Saturday 20th June
U9 Red to wear playing shirts, U9 Blue to wear training shirts.

Fixtures in the holidays
A reminder that there are Football fixtures coming up on the 20th June, 27th June and 11th July. In preparation for this – please can I ask all families to complete this quick online form to determine availability. This is required to determine whether we are able to field teams during the holidays.
Please click here to confirm your availability – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HPXSY63
Please complete this form by 9am Monday 15th June so that arrangements can be made.
I will advise whether matches will take place after Monday.

Football Camp
A reminder also that the the Football Camp with Rui is taking place at St Andrew’s from the 29th June – 2nd July. All the details are here and it is easy to book online:
http://www.atfacademy.com.au/camp/

Keep up the great support for the players

fixtures this Saturday 6th June

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Really looking forward to a great day on Saturday at St Andrew’s. Great to have all our teams at home.

Please note:
The U10’s are playing at 10am
The U12’s are playing at 11.20am

Once again the BBQ will be operating and we ask for the following teams to assist at the following times:
8.30am – 9am U7
9am – 10am U9
10am – 11am U12
11am onwards – any available help

A reminder that all players are required to wear St Andrew’s tracksuits and are not to wear any non St Andrew’s uniform items ( this includes non St Andrew’s caps).

We are also making a St Andrew’s Football video on Saturday so I look forward to sharing this with you.