Eagles JAFC Presentation Day

Date: Saturday 8th October 2016

Location: Zillmere Eagles AFC 


10:00am-11:30am: Under 6, 8, 9, 11 girls and 11 boys presentation

11:30am-1:00pm: Lunch (provided) and games on the oval for the whole club.

* Youth teams are encouraged to arrive from 11:30 for lunch
** Junior teams are encouraged to stay & enjoy the festivities

1:30pm-4:00pm (approx.): Under 13, 14, 15 girls, 17 and 17 girls presentation

A sausage sizzle and a soft drink is provided for all players and their families.

There will be inflatables and fun and games on the oval during lunch, so make sure you encourage your teams to stick around or come early.

LAST CHANCE for Level 2 Brisbane this year

Sports Trainer pic

Best Sport Medics National Level 2 Sports Trainer Course, Brisbane 1st & 2nd October 2016. FINAL LEVEL 2 BRISBANE COURSE FOR 2016
Pre-requisite: Current level 1 Sports Trainer & HLTAID003 First Aid certificate. This is a high level achievement for you to gain this qualification. This course is acceptable by all Australian Sports as per its National Accreditation.
A full Nationally Recognised course over a 2 day period face to face followed by the Student compiling their hands on portfolio of actual "on the job" Skill Sets post course. The Student is given between 4 and 6 months to complete their Level 2 Portfolio back at their Club after their initial 2 day course, thus turning their probationary Sports Trainer Level 2 Certification to a Full Sports Trainer Level 2 with the ability then to go onto Step 3, the new prestigious Level 3 Sports Trainer & SIS30813 Certificate III in Sports Trainer

Level 2 Sports Trainer consists of the following Nationally Recognised Units:

SISSSPT307A Conduct advanced taping
SISSSPT303A Conduct basic warmup & cool down programs
SISXWHS101 Follow Work Health & Safety Policy
SISSSCO306 Provide Drugs in Sport Information
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
Completion of Skill Set Club Portfolio at Club
It also includes:
Dental Injuries & care.
Collars & Spinal care.
Airway management and care including OPA's and iGels.
Fracture immobilisation and splinting.
Pulse oximetry, pulse taking and respiration rates.

Price of $400 includes manual, 2 Day face to face training, assessments, skills portfolio requirements to be completed remote, Certification and ID plastic card. Course will be conducted by Greg Bath PhD. Follow the Booking Link below and enrol as a Student then book into the Course. This course will be held at Pullman Mercure cnr Ann & Roma Street Brisbane CBD. You may pay securely on-line. RTO is Vital First Aid Training Services 90531. Follow the below link for further information and to book, first enrol as a Student then make sure you book securely online. We can not hold reserves for this course as it is very popular and books out.


Reclink Community Cup expands to Brisbane

The Reclink Community Cup, a much-adored charity AFL football series that pits musicians against media, finishes its inaugural national tour in Brisbane on Sunday 25 September at Pine Rivers Showgrounds, having already completed matches in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Hobart throughout the winter and early spring.


Sunday 25 September
Gates open at 11.30am
Tickets $10 Adults $5 Children (under 12 Free)


Live music, kid’s entertainment, food & beverage stalls and the big game!!


From humble beginnings in 1993, the Melbourne game alone now attracts more than 10,000 people and raises more than $100,000 for Reclink Australia each year.

Taking this wonderfully inclusive event national for the first time in 2016, Reclink Australia aims to create not just family friendly fun with live music and passionately-contested football, but also to raise national awareness and funds for Australia’s most disadvantaged citizens.

Reclink’s CEO John Ballis says:

For Reclink the Community Cup is a time when the media – particularly the community radio sector – and local musicians band together to help raise much needed funds to enable us to deliver sport, recreation and arts programs that make a huge difference to lives of the neediest in our community; programs that foster self-confidence, fight isolation, develop skills, and establish connections and lasting friendships.”

Reclink Australia supports some of the community’s most vulnerable and isolated people: at risk youth, those experiencing mental illness, people with a disability, the homeless, people tackling alcohol and other drug issues and social and economic hardship.

To support this most altruistic of sporting initiatives the first Brisbane instalment of the Reclink Community Cup will incorporate family entertainment and live music – featuring the Reclink Transformers Choir (featuring Robbie James from GANGgajang), Screaming Steven & The Heathens, She Eats Hearts, 2Dogs and Scabz (Syd) – as well as food stalls and of course the big game itself.

The Brisbane event has been gifted a uniquely Queensland spin with the two competing sides being named The Rocking Horses (musicians) and the Brisbane Lines (community radio/media) featuring players from a vast array of Brisbane bands pitted against a motley ensemble of 4ZZZ stalwarts, music industry insiders, street press staff and many more music-related professions.

For Brisbane’s inaugural match the Queensland upper house members Senator Murray Watt and Senator Anthony Chisholm will don the boots for the Rocking Horses and the Brisbane Lines respectively.

Each dollar raised in the Brisbane match goes directly to Reclink Australia programs within Queensland, funding much needed participation opportunities in sports, recreation and the arts for those experiencing disadvantage.

Helpful links:
Community Cup Website: www.communitycup.com.au

Finals video footage now available online

2016 finals game footage can be found through the below links.

The QAFA Central B can now be viewed on Dartfish using the following link:

The QWAFA can now be viewed on Dartfish using the following link:

The QWAFL can now be viewed on Dartfish using the following link:

These are public links, so please feel free to share with club members.


AFL documentary starring Zillmere's Reuben William.

Players - come down to the club on Tuesday night (13 SEPT) from 5pm for the chance to be part of an AFL documentary starring Zillmere's own "Lion" Reuben William.

Wear your Zillmere gear so we can proudly show off the great club, teams, players and families we have here.

You'll need to sign a permission form - I've sent an email to your team manager, or you can fill in one at the club.

From receiving a medal from a Lion to pulling on a jumper as a Lion - what a journey!



Zillmere are the 2016 QAFA (B) Central Premiers!!!

2016 QAFA B Central

Zillmere 1.2,  7.5,  9.9,  11.11  (77)
University of Queensland 3.0,  5.0,  6.2,  7.2  (44)

Check out how they did it here:


SEQ Community Finals Feed


2016 QAFA (B) Central Grand Final
Zillmere vs. UQ
Friday August 26, 7:30pm, Giffin Park, Coorparoo


By Andrew Wiles

It’s fitting that these two teams are squaring off tonight, because they have been the teams to beat all year.

Their ability to put their heads over the ball in the middle, and then spread in transition has been unrivaled.

To put it simply, this is going to be a dogfight in the middle.

They will both hope to control the stoppages, before moving the ball as swiftly as possible into the forward 50.

It was only two weeks ago these two teams played off in the first final.

That night, Zillmere got the job done thanks to an impressive performance in the guts.

It wasn’t a high scoring affair, and I don’t think this will be either. Both teams will have to earn every single goal they kick.

The Eagles are extremely good at creating space forward. They are patient when looking for that kick into the forward 50, get at the feet of their big blokes well, and their midfield run forward hard.

UQ have got to make sure they are accountable in transition.

They also can’t afford to let Dickfos set up a kick behind play. He is destructive with the footy in hand, so they have to make him accountable.

The Red Lions will probably have a ruck advantage, and they have to use it.

Out wide, they are quicker than Zillmere. If they can get first use, and feed the ball out to the wing, they are a very good chance at taking this out.

I reckon if you looked at both whiteboards of the coaches, Ben Long and Peter Rosengren pre-game, contested ball will be item number 1.

This will be a corker.

SOURCE:              http://www.aflq.com.au/seq-community-finals-feed-2/

MEMO: New Footy Profile Login

Participants are now able to easily view their full match statistics (players only in Community Football), update their communication preferences and potentially any new contact details all from a central location on the www.play.afl website.

Please refer to the attached for more details.

Colourbond shed for sale

The club has a Colourbond shed for sale.

  • Approximately 6m X 6m & 2.3m high
  • Roller door with electric opener
  • Personal access door included
  • Colour is wheat with pale eucalypt trims
  • Shed has full metal frame and trusses
  • Partially assembled & ready for transport
  • Includes trims, gutters and downpipes

All reasonable offers considered, all proceeds go back to the club

Please contact Chris Healy on 0412 584 565 if you want to enquire further.

Round 8 Get Started Vouchers Open NOW

Round 8 of Get Started Vouchers opens for applications 13 July 2016 

The program provides eligible children and young people aged 5 up to 17 (inclusive) who can least afford to join a sport or recreation club, with a voucher valued at up to $150 for membership and/or registration fees.

Fact sheets for clubs, parents/guardians/carers and referral agents can be viewed at http://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/. The factsheets provide an overview of the eligibility criteria and application process.

Please redeem all Round 8 vouchers no later than 28 November 2016 by logging into your club’s QGrants account at https://qgrants.osr.qld.gov.au/portal 

Please note; vouchers are issued on a first come, first served basis; therefore there is no guarantee that a child or young/person will obtain a voucher. 

Rebranding Fox Sports Pulse to SportsTG

We’re re-branding!



From late August 2016, FOX SPORTS PULSE will be known as SportsTG.

Late last year, FOX SPORTS PULSE and IMG Sports Technology Group merged to form Sports Technology Group Pty Ltd.

As a new company, we’ve been taking the time to understand our combined strength and spirit, our personality and values. This has resulted in a new brand and logo.

At SportsTG, we’re the leading provider of digital solutions to the sports industry. Our tagline ‘Let’s Win’ tells you what we’re all about.

Sport is our business and to us, business is just like sport. We want to team up. We want to streamline, simplify and get results.

We want you to win. And we want to help you win.

Over the next few months, you will notice changes to our network that reflects our new branding. Rest assured our team is working hard to ensure that the re-brand project does not affect your day-to-day use of our systems.

The re-brand project is due to for completion in late August and over the next few months you’ll notice changes to our network that reflect our new SportsTG brand.

Kickoff newsletter for the season

Welcome to a new season of AFL with the mighty Zillmere Eagles. Following on from a fantastic 2015 season, we are looking forward to an even better 2016 with major works underway in the clubhouse and Kevy Jones’ Rooms, a new scoreboard, and great games of AFL with friends, both old and new.

Following on from an impressive turnout at the Annual General Meeting, club members have appointed a new committee.

Club President: Chris Healy
Club Secretary: Tami Dunn
Club Treasurer (Acting): Ashleigh Hales
Football Operations: Brett Zeidler
General Committee member: Mark Peters

Please come and say hello. We look forward to celebrating all your successes both on and off the field.

Thank you for your continued support.



A New Year a NEW Grant!

With Stage 1 of the club house renovations completed we're delighted to advise the club has been successful in securing a "NEW" grant which will support a large portion of the internal club refurbishment.

All our grants would not have been made possible without the hard work of our very own Liz O'Brien - THANKS LIZ! 

It's great to have continued progress and we can't wait to see the end result, this will make a proud club even prouder.  

A big word of thanks to the Brisbane City Council, stage 2 of our renovations are being made possible through the BCC grants scheme. The Zillmere Eagles greatly appreciate BCC's continued support across this long awaited project. 

You've got to love the blue & gold BCC logo!

Half time check in - July Newsletter

Catch up with the latest news in our July edition. Download the full newsletter here 





Click on the pdf link below

Renovation Progress

The renovations continue to make great progress as can seen within the following photos. Unless I'm mistaken I think that's a level floor!

Ready, Steady, RENOVATE!

What a difference a season of renovations can make.

The renovations are well underway, from being roped off early May 2015 to trophy day at season's end we've more work yet to come - what a transformation already ......


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