Tiger News

Holden Home Ground Advantage Grant

Wingham Tigers Junior Rugby League club has welcomed a $7500 grant from the Holden Home Ground Advantage fund.
The funding will be used to purchase new equipment such as jerseys, goal post pads and a line marking machine.
Former NRL player and Taree resident Danny Buderus was on hand for the presentation and welcomed the support shown for the club.
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Vacant Coaching Positions

We require coaches for the following age divisions: U6's, U11's, U15's and U16's. Expressions of interest close Monday 27 November 2017.
Please forward applications to darrin.lewis@bigpond.commore

2018 Coaches Announced

We congratulate the following coaches on their respective appointments for the 2018 Group 3 JRL season:
U6's - Vacant (EOI close 27 Nov)
U7's - Dan Murray
U8's - Aaron Murray
U9's - Ben Welsh
U10's - Jon Puliuvea
U11's - Vacant (EOI close 27 Nov)
U12's - Andrew Gilbert
U13's - Mat Watson
U14's - Mick Ryan
U15's - Vacant (EOI close 27 Nov)
U16 1/2's - Vacant (EOI close 27 Nov)more

$100 Active Kids Rebate Program

What is the Active Kids Rebate program?
The NSW Government will provide a rebate through a voucher system to parents/guardians of school enrolled children. The $100 voucher can be used for registration and participation costs for sport and fitness activities.
There will be no limits on the number of applications per family, as long as every child is enrolled in school.
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2018 Registrations Now Open

Welcome to the new rugby league year. 1 November sees the start of the new Group 3 JRL season.
• Registrations for all participants, including coaches and volunteers are NOW OPEN.
• Clearances can be requested and processed. If you would like to transfer between Clubs, please let us know.
• Player registration fees remain at $95, and includes team photo & training shirt. (No game day fees!)more

2018 Coaching Applications Now Open

In 2018, Wingham JRL will be nominating teams in ALL AGE Divisions from U6's through to U16 1/2's.
(6's, 7's, 8's, 9's, 10's, 11's, 12's, 13's, 14's, 15's and U16 1/2's).
We are also hoping to field TWO teams in every Mini League age groups - 6's, 7's, 8's, 9's.
Coaching applications open 23 September 2017 and close on 10 November 2017.
Please click on (more->) to download coach application packmore

FREE Level 1 First Aid Trainers Course

We will be holding a Level 1 Sports Trainer Course at Wingham during October (dates to be confirmed).
This course is FREE for the first 10 people to register, as Wingham JRL will be paying for your attendance. It is our aim to have one FAP for every team next year.
Anyone interested or knows of someone interested should contact Ron Spriggs on 0409535614 or email fatronnie@hotmail.commore

2017 Presentation Day

We recently celerbrated the 2017 Group 3 JRL season Mini's and Mod/International Presentation Days. Both Presentations were attended by many players and parents, which was pleasing to see.
One of the highlights, was the attendance of Mitchell Barnett from the NRL Newcastle Knights as special guest at our Mod/International Presentation Night
Please click on (more->) to view list of trophy awardeesmore

AGM - New Executive & Committee

We are pleased to advise that the following Executive and Committee were elected for the 2018 Group 3 JRL season:
President: Darrin Lewis
Vice President: Ron Spriggs
Secretary: Sky Lewis
Treasurer: Mel Lewis
Committee: Bob Aiken, Helen Cross, Simon Crowe, Andrew Gilbert, Graeme Green, Jon Jess, Debbie Jess ,Rhonda Keegan, Stephen Radnedge, Mick Ryan, Simon Ryan, Ben Welsh.
Congratulations !!!more

2018 Group 3 JRL Academy Trials

Save the date 2018 Group 3 JRL Academy trials will be Saturday 23rd September 2017 at Woods St Fields, Port Macquarie
TIMES TBC
9.30 am - 11.00am u13s
9.30 am - 11.00am u14s
11.30am - 1.00pm u15s
11.30am - 1.00pm u16s TBC
rial Application forms will be available at the Grp 3 JRL finals series as well as from this post. Click on link below to download Application Form.
Applications due by 20/9/17more

U16's Grand Finalists

Words cannot explain how proud we are of our U16's team, who put up a very gutsy effort, and nearly caused the upset of the season!
For a team that only came together early this year, you have certainly scared a few teams this year, and showed them what the Tiger spirit is all about.
Your never say die attitude is an inspiration for our younger Tigers.
Well done to everyone involved!more

Wingham JRL Hosting Group 3 JRL Grand Finals

Wingham JRL will be hosting the Group 3 JRL Grand Finals next Saturday, 2 September 2017 at Wingham Sporting Complex.
Congratulations on our U16’s, who had a tough win over Taree Panthers on Saturday, to progress through to the Grand Final against Port Sharks (Minor Premiers). We would love to see all of Wingham come out and support the boys..... (please click on more -> to view full article)more

Mini League Presentation

The Mini League Presentation Day was held last Friday.
The new Presentation Day format appeared to be a winner, however the chilly weather conditions, made the day a little less comfortable!
All players received a medallian, training shirt and a bag of NRL goodies, supplied by Jamie Moorehead (NRL Development Officer)
A big thank you to all the kids who played mini league this year. Well done!more

Mini League Gala Day (End of Season)

The annual Port Macquarie Sharks'End of Season Mini League Gala Day' will be held on Sunday 6 August at Stuarts Park, Port Macquarie.
This will be our Mini Leaguer's final games for the year. Every team will play 4 games, which will be a great way to finish the season.
We will advise further details latermore

2017 Team Photos

The 2017 Team Photos will be done on the following dates:
Saturday 1 July - U16's
Saturday 15 July - U6's Gold, U6's Black, U7's Gold, U7's Black, U8's, U9's, U12's & U14's
Saturday 22 July - U10's & U11'smore

Group 3 JRL Knockout

The annual Group 3 JRL Knockout Day, which was deferred due to wet weather,has now been CANCELLEDmore

NRL Coaching & Skills Holiday Clinic

This July we are running two NRL Coaching and Skills Clinics for International Age Players 13-16 years old and its FREE!
One North and one South this is aimed at Any Player that is Playing u13s to U16s that want to Work on and Improve their Game, you don’t need to be a rep player, you just have to Want to Learn and Improve.
https://membership.sportstg.com/regoform.cgi?formID=49770&programID=38267more

Trivia Night - 24 June 2017

The Wingham JRL annual Trivia Night will be held on Saturday 24 June at Wingham Services Club. 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start.
This is a fun night out and a great chance to have a few laughs!
Tickets are only $10 per person, and you can book a table by contacting Darrin Lewis 0409 930 420. Tables of 8-10 people recommended.
Please come along and support our annual trivia night.more

Mini League Gala Day Draw

The annual mid-season Mini League Gala Day will be held this Sunday (21 May) at Wingham Sporting Complex. All Mini Leaguer players will receive a free sausage sandwich as well as a free soft drink!
Please click on (more) to view and download the draw.
We hope our junior Tigers have a fun day.more

Young Tigers Represent Group 3

TEN players from Wingham Junior League club have achieved selection in the under 14 and 16s Group Three representative teams.
Nash Atkins, Micheal O'Neil, Kane Evans, Lachie Williams,Troy Clarke and Keelyn Davis all played in the 16s team & Grady Lewis, Bailey Whitby, Daniel Pereria and Sam McIntoshall made the squad of 21 in the 14s after competing against teams from Newcastle, Mailtland, Group 2more

Wingham Mini League Gala Day

Our annual mid- season Mini League Gala Day will be held on Sunday 321st May at Wingham Sporting Complex
The Mini League Gala Day will be for U6's, U7's, U8's and U9's
We will advise of draw next week, once team nominations have been finalised.more

Wingham JRL Clothing Shop

All of our clothing and merchandise is available from Country Clothing (Bent St, Wingham)
PLEASE NOTE: There is NO EFTPOS available, so PLEASE BRING CASH ONLY
$20 for shorts & socksmore

Playing Up A Grade Consent Form

All players that will be playing up an age division, MUST complete the 'Playing Up A Grade Consent Form' BEFORE playing up.
Please click on the 'Policies/Documents' tab to download the consent form.
This form is to be completed and sent to winghamjuniorleague@gmail.com at least 24 hours before playing in the higher division.
Please contact Darrin Lewis 0409 930 420 if you have any queries.more

Round 1 - Wet Weather Cancellations

At this stage, the following teams will not be playing this weekend due to field closures:
U6's, U7's, U8's, U9's, U12's, U14's & U16's.
We are still awaiting for home club to confirm if U10's v Port Sharks (Blue) and U11's v Camden Haven will proceed.
We will post further updates as soon as we receive any new information.more

Wingham JRL Merchandise

Country Clothing have our current merchandise range in-store.
We have the following merchandise available (limited sizes in some items):
~ Polo Shirts $40
~ Hoodies $40
~ Training T-Shirts - $20
~ Playing Shorts & Socks $20
~ Playing Shorts $15
~ Playing Socks $10
~ Tracksuit Pants $40
~ Backpacks $35more

New Registration Payment Plans

We have now introduced a couple of new payment methods, so you can register your child ASAP.
1. Register Online with NO PAYMENT. i.e. payment is not compulsary, but registration must be paid by installments before 30 June.
2. Register Online with PART PAYMENT i.e. register online and only pay $35 with balance payable before 30 June.
3. Register Online and MAKE FULL REGISTRATION PAYMENTmore

UPDATE: Training Schedule

UPDATE: U6's will now train from 4.30pm to 5.30pm Thursdays. (previously 4.15pm - 5.15pm)
The 2017 Training Schedule can be viewed by clicking on the 'Training Schedule' tab at www.winghamjuniortigers.com.au
If you have any queries regarding training, or need any information regarding training field locations etc, please contact the coaches or Darrin Lewis (President) M: 0409 930 420more

POSTPONED - Group 3 JRL Knockout Day

The annual preseason Knockout Day has been postponed due to wet weather.
We will advised of revised date as soon as we are informed.more

Under 7's - Important Notice

Our U7's coach, Garry West has today advised that he will stand down as U7's coach, due to recent health issues.
Gary co-coached the U6's last year and was really looking forward to coaching the team again this year.
We would like to wish Gary, Gemma and family all the best, and wish Gary a speedy recovery.
We would like to advise that Aaron Murray has also agreed to coach the team in 2017.more

2017 Coaches Announced

We would like to congratulate the following coaches on being appointed to coach in 2017
U6's - Dan Murray
U7's - Garry West
U8's - Ben Welsh
U9's - Jon Puliuvea
U10's - Matt Paulson
U11's - Andrew Gilbert
U12's - Matthew Watson
U14's - Shannon Ellem
U16's - Paul Lewismore

Register Now for 2017 Group 3 JL season

New and returning players can now register online for the 2017 season. Registration fees are only $95 per player, which now includes the 3% credit card fee. Please click on the '2017 Player Registration' link on the right hand side of webpage->
Every registered and paid player receives:
* Free Team Photo * Free entry to all Wingham Tigers home games
Shorts and Socks sets available for only $20more

Referee Junior League and earn extra CA$H

We urgently need some new referees to help referee on Saturday mornings. You can choose to referee Mini League, Mod League, International or all 3 versions of the game. We PAY our referees, so its a great way for kids to earn some pocket money!!
Minimum age requirement is 13 years or older (boy or girl).
Please click on 'more' to view course details or contact Darrin Lewis M:0409 930 420more

Group 3 Acadamy Squad

Congratulations to all of the Wingham Junior Tigers who competed in the Group 3 JL Academy trials last Sunday. We are pleased to advise that the following players made the squad:
U13's - Lester Andrews
U14's - Daniel Periera, Grady Lewis, Shaun West & Sam McIntosh.
U15's - Matt McKeller
A big encouragement award to Jack Ryan, who who tried hard on the day, but was unlucky to miss out.
Well done!more

Annual General Meeting

The Wingham JRL AGM was held on 10 October 2016. Congratulations to the following 2017 Committee: Darrin Lewis (President) Ron Spriggs (Vice President) Rhonda Keegan (Secretary) Mel Lewis (Treasurer; Committee: Helen Cross, Simon Crowe, Jon Jess, Deb Jess,Bob Aiken, Graeme Green, Ben Welsh, Stephen Radnedge & Ken Malpass
Congratulations to everyone, and we look forward to another succesful season!more

Wet Weather

WJRLFC will endeavour to display all wet weather cancellations on the website. Please listen to 2RE and MAX FM for latest cancellations.

If you have any queries regarding training and game day cancellations, please contact the coach or manager to confirm cancellations.

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