FINALS FEVER

GOOD LUCK TO OUR
TEAMS IN FINALS THIS WEEKEND

Play with pride.!

Play with passion.!!

 

Be proud of the Guernsey that you are wearing.!!!



VOTE NOW - ZILLMERE

Thank you for all your nominations. Clearly, there are a lot of Legends out there! It is now time to vote for the ultimate #SherrinLocalLegend. 

To vote for your favourite #SherrinLocalLegend, simply enter your email, agree to the Terms and Conditions and select 'Vote'.

You can only vote once, so choose wisely! The voting period closes on Thursday 17th August 2017 at 12pm. To make sure your vote counts, you will need to verify your email.

https://www.sherrin.com.au/local-legends-vote



Christmas in August

 

Xmas in August

Anyone can do Xmas in July - we want to continue the opening celebrations with another month of Xmas celebrations.
 
 
 
What:     Xmas Dinner (roast beef or ham) with vegetables & desert (plum pudding or pavlova)
Where:   Clubhouse
When:    Saturday 19th August from 5:30pm (dinner served from 6pm)
Cost:      $15 per head. Drinks at bar prices


Are you Interested in a Committee position in 2018

2018 heralds another big year for the Eagles, positions will become available at the clubs AGM date to be advised.



AFL Brisbane Juniors 2017 Brisbane Juniors Finals Series

Fixtures including days, times & venues for the 2017 Brisbane Junior Youth Finals Series have been released.

To view please click on the link below to download.2017 Finals Master Draw - Divisions.pdf



LACE UP

Next week is the AFL's campaign against social violence. Our club is raising funds to raise awareness that One punch can end everything!

Get your orange laces for a gold coin donation and wear them to show support next weekend!

http://stepbackthink.org/

 



Grand Re-Opening Day

The official reopening of the club house at the Zillmere Eagles AFC.
The viewing room will be a great addition to the facility and a great addition to O'Callagan Park. 
Thanks to AFL Queensland and the Brisbane Council for there support to this project.



Local Legend - Thanks Sherrin Footballs

Congratulations to Tami Dunn, who is our first weekly Sherrin Local Legends winner!

Tami has volunteered her services to the AFL & Zillmere Eagles Football Club for over two decades. "Mother to many, friend to all and a shoulder to lean on. Secretary, First-Aid, Ground Marshall, Canteen, Taxi Driver..." these are just a few of the jobs Tami does around the club.

Tami will receive her very own personalised Sherrin and x4 Sherrins for the Zillmere Eagles.



Female Diversity Trials



Macca's Volunteer of the Month

McDonald's Brisbane and the AFLQ Brisbane Juniors want to celebrate and acknowledge the generous contribution of our club volunteers!

The Macca's Brisbane Volunteer of the Month is a special opportunity to recognise and reward the commitment of the McDonald's AFL Brisbane Juniors volunteers based on the McDonald's Brisbane and AFL QLD principles of supporting the community and encouraging kids to be active.

From early  July volunteers associated with a McDonald’s Brisbane Junior AFL Club can be nominated by their Club President via email. The nomination must include the person’s name, club name, picture and a brief description (50 words or less) on this volunteer's contribution to the game. All nominations can be emailed to Tony Saunders on Tony.Saunders@afl.com.au by the end of each month of the promotion.

The monthly prize on offer is a Premium 2018 Brisbane Lions Membership valued at approx $465. The program will run for the months of July, August and September 2017, meaning we shall award 3 winners in total.

For more information please email Tony.Saunders@afl.com.au.

To keep up to date with nominations and winner announcements please visit us at our Facebook page.

Thank you to all the volunteers for their generous contribution to the game!

 



GET STARTED VOUCHERS RND 1O

Round 10 of Get Started Vouchers opens for applications 12 July 2017.

 

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. It should be noted that 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.

 

Over 4200 clubs have registered for the program. Clubs can apply for registration for Get Started Vouchers at any time. Registration is valid for the entire program period so there is no need to register for each round.

 

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.

 

We encourage you to make sure all committee members and volunteers are aware the club is registered for Get Started Vouchers and who will be managing the redemption of vouchers at your club.  Please redeem all Round 10 vouchers no later than 27 November 2017 by logging into your club’s QGrants account at https://qgrants.osr.qld.gov.au/portal.

 

More information on Get Started Vouchers, including promotional materials that can be used by clubs to advertise their involvement in the program, is available at http://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/.

 

You are encouraged to promote the voucher release to your current and potential members.

 

Should you have any questions, please email getstarted@npsr.qld.gov.au.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Team @ Sport and Recreation Services

Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing

 

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2017 AFLQ VOLUNTEER AWARD NOMINATIONS

2017 AFLQ VOLUNTEER AWARD NOMINATIONS

Nominations are now open for the 2017 AFL Queensland Volunteer and Coach Awards.

http://www.aflq.com.au/volunteering/

Volunteers and coaches are the lifeblood of Australian football. Without them, we simply would not have a game.

They work for the love of the football, not pay checks or praise. Be it mentoring and encouraging our juniors, turning the snags on the match day BBQ or tending the club books.

The AFL Queensland Volunteer and Coach Awards provide our Queensland football community with the opportunity to recognise outstanding contributions to the game by nominating the people who work tirelessly to bring our sport to life.

A State Volunteer of the Year will be chosen from the nominations. He or she will receive a grand final package for two that includes air fares, accommodation and grand final tickets. They will also attend a grand final function and take part in the official AFL Grand Final Parade.

Applications close July 31 and anyone can nominate.

The 2017 categories are:

1) Volunteer of the Year – for outstanding contributions in 2017

Club Volunteer of the Year (timekeepers, team managers, canteen coordinators etc.)
Club Administrator of the Year (Club presidents, secretaries, committee members etc.)
League Administrator of the Year (League Administrator, volunteer, league committee etc.)
2) Coach of the Year – for outstanding contributions in 2017

Community Coaching

Junior Coach of the Year (U6 – U11)
Youth Coach of the Year (U12 – U16)
Female Coach of the Year (coach is female, coaching either male or female football)
Senior Coach of the Year (U18 and Senior football)
Talent Coaching

Senior Talent coach of the Year (NEAFL, QAFL and senior representative football)
Assistant Talent coach of the Year (NEAFL, QAFL, senior or youth talent / representative football)
Youth Talent coach of the Year (U14 and U16 regional squad)
Female Talent coach of the Year (women’s and youth girls’ talent / representative Football)
3) Longstanding Services to the Game
Recognising outstanding contributions over many years of involvement

You can nominate as many volunteers and coaches as you wish.



2 EVENTS THIS WEEKEND

It's back by popular demand the "CAR WASH"
Help send the U16's to Melbourne and support their fundraising venture and get your car washed this Saturday from 8.00am at the club,

There will also be a Sausage Sizzle available on the day during the Car wash.

The boys will also be at Amart All Sports Virginia Sizzling some off Brisbane's best Snags
Dont miss out.

 



U16's CAR WASH 3rd of June

Help send the U16's to Melbourne and support their fundraising venture and get your car washed this Saturday from 8.00am at the club.



CHECK OUT THE PROGRESS

After a long time waiting the club is starting to take shape with the new cliubhouse only weeks away from opening up.

The new flooring in front of the canteen has just been laid and looks great.

 

 

Alot of determination and hard work shown by our clubs volunteers has sped up the process and soon we will all be able to enjoy the club house once again.

 

 

 

 

An exciting new menu will be just the start of the delectable delights coming out of the new state of the art kitchen.



Become an Eagle today

Training Times Varies between each age group

U11's Girls - Thursday only 5pm - 6pm

U15's Girls - Tuesday & Thursday 5pm - 6pm 

U17's Girls - Monday (Sandgate) & Thursday (Zillmere) 5:15pm - 6:15pm

U6's, U8's,U9's, U10's -  Thursday 5pm - 6pm

U12's  - Monday & Thursday 5pm -6pm

U14's,U16's - Tuesday & Thursday 5pm - 6pm

Senior Women's - Tuesday & Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm 

If you would like to know more please contact our Football Operations Manager Amanda Whitehead 0405 528 009 or email her at zillmerejuniors@aflbj.com.au



Get Started Vouchers Open 25 January 2017

Queensland Government’s Get Started Vouchers program opens 25 January 2017. Please note important changes to the program, specifically around the referral agent process.           

What is Get Started Vouchers?
Get Started Vouchers is an initiative to provide up to $150 to eligible children and young people, to help pay for sport or recreation club membership and/or participation fees through registered clubs.  

If the child/young person or their parent/carer/guardian holds a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, they can apply online as soon as the round opens. These children do not need to use the referral agent process. 

Updates to the referral agent process
The department is changing the referral agent process to ensure that children and young people who can least afford the costs to participate are supported by Get Started Vouchers.  To ensure that the vouchers are going to those families most in need, a new referral agent process will be implemented from Round 9.   

The department now requires that eligible referral agents register with the department to be able to refer children and young people for a voucher.  Further details regarding referral agent criteria and eligibility requirements are on our website, along with fact sheets for parents and referral agents. Simply Google ‘Get Started Vouchers’ or go to the information here www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/refer/. 

A child/young person can be referred to the program by a registered referral agent if they have access to a Health Care Card/Pensioner Concession Card, where there are significant issues that prevent the parent/carer/guardian from applying.  

These issues may include: internet or computer access, computer illiteracy, Living in rural/remote areas with limited internet capability. 

Further to this, referral agents may apply on behalf of a parent/carer/guardian where they are aware of the need for financial support to join their local sport or recreation club, and are assisting in their professional capacity. 

For further information on the Get Started Vouchers program, please refer to the website - www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/

If you have any specific questions about the program then please email the team at getstarted@npsr.qld.gov.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:
http://www.dartfish.tv/Organizer.aspx?CR=p115425 

The QWAFA can now be viewed on Dartfish using the following link:
http://www.dartfish.tv/Organizer.aspx?CR=p115425c179145

The QWAFL can now be viewed on Dartfish using the following link:
http://www.dartfish.tv/Organizer.aspx?CR=p115425c180071

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

 



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

2016 QAFA B Central

ZILLMERE v. UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
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:
http://www.aflq.com.au/live-715pm-qafa-b-central-grand-final-2/

 




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