We are looking for a communications manager to put together the Panther Patter each round and moderate the Team App for Penshurst, minimal/little computer knowledge required. email email@example.com if interested or with any questionsmore
Get down to Olds Park this Thursday (15th March) from 5pm to come and try AFL with the Panthers. Sydney Swans will be popping in to visit us too. All players welcome girls and boys from 4 to 17 years of age.more
Registration is now open for all boys and girls turning 9-17 in 2018. So either pop down to Olds Park on Saturday the 10th February 10-2pm and meet the team behind the scenes at Penshurst or pop online from the comfort of your own home (and out of the heat) and register instantly. Follow this link below for all players (boys and girls) turning 9-17 in 2018.more
Auskick registration is open now for 2018 so either pop down to Olds Park on Saturday the 10th February 10-2pm and meet the team behind the scenes at Penshurst or pop online from the comfort of your own home (and out of the heat) and register instantly. Follow this link below for all players (boys and girls) turning 4-8 in 2018.more
The QBE Sydney Swans Academy are holding Open Athlete Assessment Trials for girls aged 11 and 12 years of age. Following the assessment, players will have the opportunity to be selected for the inaugural Youth Girls Academy program, which will commence in March, 2018.more
Training kicks off, or continues, this week for the following teams. Your Coaches and Managers will give you more details of days and times as they arise:
Under 15s (includes Under 14s) Thursday 5.00pm
Under 13s Thursday 5.15 (may revert to 5.00pm in future. Coaches will let you know).
Under 12s - As per Tim Hanlen's instruction to you directly.
Auskick to Under 11s Wednesday 5.30pmmore
Thanks to our newest sponsor for 2017 and beyond - SURA Insurance Agencies. SURA is a group of specialist underwriting agencies for professionals and industry including hospitality, commercial, marine and construction. Managing Director Angie Zissis said "SURA is delighted to provide sponsorship to both the Panthers And St.George AFC".
Contact SURA to discuss your professional or business needs.more
Venue: Lakeside Oval, Driver Avenue, Moore Park
Time: 5pm – 7pm
U10s (born in 2006) – Monday 11th July
U11s (born in 2005) – Tuesday 12th July
U12s (born in 2004) – Wednesday 13th July
Are you 13 or over (even adults welcome)? Have you ever thought of becoming an umpire? Ever wanted to get paid at least $20 per game?? Well check out the following. This Monday coming at Olds Park you are invited to come down and check out what it’s all about. Plus we are throwing on a free BBQ for all who attend.more
Calling all Penshurst Panthers Auskickers bring a Friend along to Auskick Training
When: Wed May 18th at Olds Park
Why: Really cool prizes to be won:
• A Sydney Swans SCG experience for your local club who bring the most
• A Pack of Sydney Swans Footy cards for every friend you bring along
• $500 worth of club equipment for the club who brings the most
Come down to Olds Park Peakhurst this Saturday 6 Feb 10am-2pm for our 2016 information day. Ask questions and sign up to the 2015 Sydney South Club of the Year. Or register now online for the 2016 season:
SENIORS (9 years old or more in 2016) click the "REGISTER NOW" button-top right!
At the club AGM on 20 October we saw probably the best result in terms of volunteers stepping up to club positions at an such an early stage of preparations for the next season. Congratulations to Louise Grady who was elected President for the coming year.
See attached for full details of positions filled to date.more
By now you should have received an email with the link to the Panther 2015 survey. Please click on the link, sit down with your AFL playing child and complete the survey so we can make the Penshurst Panthers an even better club in 2016 and the future. Here is the link again in case you missed it.
Penshurst Panthers Auskick Presentation Night
When:Friday 21 August 2015, from 6pm (presentations will commence at 7pm)
Where:Olds Park Clubhouse
Early Bird Registration for 2016 will be available on the night - 10% discount on rego fees if you register on 21 August
The lights will be on the oval for the kids to have a kick and some fun Pizza and drinks will be provided for all playersmore
On Mother’s Day May 10 at Old’s Park Penshurst Panthers AFL Club will be “Pinking Up” and raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Please join in the celebration of Mothers Day with us as well as the importance of raising $ for this cause.more
Bring along Friends and Families to try AFL with the Sydney Swans! You are invited to a Fun Family Night starring the Sydney Swans at Olds:
When:THURSDAY 26th MARCH
You could go in the draw to win a corporate Swans game experience just by bringing a fellow parent to experience your local junior club. Kids don’t miss out–bring a friend to receive a free gift! –more
The NSW/ACT AFL are looking for a Senior Program Leader in the South Sydney Region (this is a casual role which is about 20 hours a week)
Ideally they are looking for someone who is flexible and reliable and it would be perfect opportunity for a stay at home Mum or Dad. It would involve administration as well as work out in the field. Click more for full details.more
As you know we need to attract new players to these teams to sustain us the numbers into 2015. You can get a $30 gift voucher and your mate gets a flat rego fee of $70 plus shorts and socks supplied! You will also go into a draw for free registration in 2015!
There are also some great incentives offered from the AFL!
A good turnout to the club AGM on Tuesday 21st October saw several key Committee and specialist positions filled for 2015. The club runs on volunteers and there is always opportunity to help out with a few roles yet to fill. Please let one of the Committee know if you can help out in any capacity.
Click more for full details of the positions filled on the night and vacancies. Enjoy the summer!more
Thanks to everyone who supported the huge end of season raffle. The winners drawn on Saturday night were:
1st Prize Signed & framed Swans Guernsey - G Zissis
2nd Prize Indigenous Footy signed by Adam Goodes and Michael O'Loughlin went to C Grady
3rd Prize Junior 2015 Sydney Swans Membership - S Maze
4th Prize 4 reserved seats at a 2015 Sydney Roosters game - D Carrmore
Under 11s play at Tonbridge @ 9.00am - Ramsgate V Penshurst (1V2)
Under 12s play at Drummoyne @ 8.30am – Canada Bay V Penshurst (3V4)
Under 13s play at Glebe @ 8.30am – Glebe V Penshurst (3V4)
Under 14s play at Tonbridge @3.00pm – Penshurst V Ramsgate (1V2)
Under 15s play at Heathcote @ 12.00 noon – Heathcote/Bangor V Penshurst (1V2)more
We would like to invite all Auskickkers,your family, and friends along to the Sydney South Auskick Party Day to celebrate season 2014.
Where: Barden Ridge Oval
When: Sunday, Aug 17
Time: 8am to 10am
There will be plenty of carnivale activity for the whole family to enjoy, including AFL Fan Zone,Showbags, giveaways, the famous Sydney South Auskick Club Relay.more
The annual Panthers Grandparents Day will be celebrated this year on Sunday 13 July at Olds Park. Invite your grandparents along to see the games and cheer the kids along. Every grandparent can grab a complimentary coffee and cake from the Panthers Canteen. This offer also applies to the granparents of opposing clubs on the day. So come on kids, make sure you invite your Gran or Grandpa now!!more
Continuing our commitment to support our young players the fantastic new Panthers "60th Anniversary" Hoodies have been rolled to everyone. They look fantastic and the kids have taken to wearing them to training, games and in some instances to bed!If you don't have yours yet ask your manager at training.Go Panthers!more
The Auskick Gala Day with the Sydney Swans Players and will be hosted at Heathcote Oval this year on the morning of Sunday 20th July. This is a great day of games and activities! We will keep you posted as we get closer.
If you have any questions until then just ask Matt Williams or one of the team.more
To ensure we keep a focus on our juniors and with our increasing numbers and expanded competition the club is pleased to announce that Matt Schoemaker has been appointed to the position of Club Junior Football Manager. With oversight of the Auskick to U12 program at Penshurst Matt will assist Coaches and Managers to ensure that things are running smoothly.Thanks Matt!more
Round One of the new season saw some great Penshurst results across all age groups;
11's had a narrow 3 point loss to Heathcote
12's had a strong 60 point win over Glebe
13's Great win over Moore Park/Newtown 9.12.66 to 6.7.43
14's Big winners over Cronulla 15.16.106 to 0.0.0
15's Massive winners over Maroubra by 120 plus
17's Competitive loss to the strong Glebe outfit 12.16.88 to 5.4.34more
Auskick players can register via http://www.aflauskick.com.au/register/ U10s and up just click on the "Register now" button on the home page or call our Registrar Liz Moore or Auskick Coordinator Matt Williams for details (see contacts for how to contact Liz or Matt)more
A sincere welcome, both to returning players and families, plus all those who are new to the Penshurst footy club. We have attached a short letter of welcome including some important information regarding the upcoming season.
As always,if you have any questions please call one of the Committee at any time - see contact details on the website for details.more
With the amount of rain we have had over the last few days the ground is in poor condition and, with more rain forecast, the decision has been made to call off the South Sydney Auskick Launch this weekend.more
The club has an obligation to provide an ER Co-ordinator at all home games for U13s thru to U17s, we also require first aiders for U12s and below. We need at least one parent volunteer from each team to fill this rewarding role. The club will pay for the cost of the training. Click more for details.more
Pre-season training for u13s to u17s will start this Sunday 16 February at Olds Park at 9.30am – Players need only bring runners and a water bottle and it would be great to see kids in their Penshurst training singlets if they still fit! The Sunday sessions will continue for the next five weeks leading into the commencement of regular club training.more
Southern Power AFC are looking to establish Southern Sydney's first Youth Girls AFL Team in 2014 and wantto hear from any girl's aged between 10-14 who are keen to try AFL. Players do not need to have any prior experience, as coaching and mentoring will be provided by experienced senior players. Click more for full details!more
we will have 2-3 Sydney Swans players visit Olds Park from 5.30pm on Tuesday 4 March. They will assist with training, sign autographs and talk with all the players present. Plus the AFL will run an induction evening for new parents. We will commence training at 5pm that afternoon, so mark your diaries and we hope to see you all there.more
In preparation for Season 2014 we are now calling for expressions of interest for potential Coaches and Managers for all teams. If you are interested please contact Dale Widders, Penshurst Panthers JAFC
Football Manager, before 21 January at firstname.lastname@example.org
There was a lot of great feedback from the recent survey which we have taken on board. A lot of comment related to the move to Sunday Football and the broadening of our playing region. Attached is a short summary in response to some of the questions raised. We will keep you informed as details become know, as they invariably will, approaching the start of the new season. Click more for details.more
Our Club Patron of 27 years, Bob Kennedy, advised us at the AGM that he will be retiring from the role of Club Patron. On behalf of the players, parents and everyone involved with club and AFL in our region thankyou again Bob for your long and distinguished service. You will see Bob around the club and at functions though so please take a minute to say gday. Words can not appreciate our gratitude.more
The AGM was held on Tuesday the 22nd October and a number of key positions have been filled. There is always a need for help to keep the club running so please contact any of the Committee now or during the season if you want to help out in any capacity. Click more for the full details.more
It was a huge day of Footy at Gwawley on Saturday. Starting with the U13s who went down by 9 points in a close game to Ramsgate (report attached) followed by a thriller in the 14s to see them win by a point over Miranda 40 to 39. Our final game of the day was a typical tough encounter that saw Ramsgate take that trophy. With 3 teams playing what a great way to end the season for the Panthers!more
Following the Grand Final day on Saturday the clubhouse will be thrown open to celebrate another great final series. Its BYO and the BBQ will be fired for your use. We will also have a few left over snags to pull together a few sausage sambos... Bring a footy we will have the lights on (parental supervision required).
Always a fun night so see you there from about 5.30.more
With a display of the best footy we have seen from the U11s this year the boys swept through 4 straight games to make it to the final in Saturday's Gala Day at Bangor. Playing Cronulla Black, that combined a lot of Blue talent for the final, the boys dug deep and everyone played their heart out to come out on top at the siren. An awesome display boys. Thanks Mario and Matt for a great season.more
Preliminary finals day started 8.30 with the talented 12s led by Michael Murphy taking on Cronulla at Olds. Unfortunately the Sharks proved too strong on the day and the Panthers are out of the race but have had a great year and showed the talent that will only get better each year.
It was a massive day for the Panthers Team from 5.30 with David line marking to 5.30 pm when the last of the clean up was done. Not to mention the prep work done the day before by Angie and others. Thanks everyone for the marathon effort showcasing what great facilities grounds we have.more
The Penshurst RSL have been a massive supporter of the club financially and in kind and our association goes back many years. This year has been no exception and on Tuesday night Vice President John Lloyd and fellow Director Denis Cunneen presented Treasurer Allan McGregor and Committee Member Louise Baty with a very gerneous 2013 sponsorship cheque.more
A huge day at Tonbridge on Saturday has seen the Under 13s, 14s and 15s through to the Grand Final at Gwawley Oval on Saturday 31st August. On the Sunday the Under 12s fought a hard match against a spirited Miranda team to make it through to the Preliminary Final 8.30am this Saturday at Olds Park against Cronulla for a GF spot.
Get on up there if you can to cheer the boys on! GO PANTHERSmore
This year’s U10 and U11 Gala Day will be hosted by Bangor Tigers and held at Barden Ridge on Saturday the 24th August. The intent is to play the U10s in the morning and the U11s from late morning to finish the day by around 2pm.
The draw for the day will be confirmed and communicated ASAP.more
Another huge social and fundraiser evening was held on Saturday night at Penshurst RSL. A big thanks to our organising committee Kate, Kerrie, Heather and Danielle for organising this fabulous night of entertainment and socialising. A packed weekend of footy events left a few tired people by Sunday night! Click more for the list of local businesses who supported us with prizes for the evening.more
Congratulations to the following raffle winners on Saturday night:
1st Michael Tuli - iPad and case
2nd Lachlan Rogerson - $250 Ucello Italian Restaurant Voucher
3rd Matthew Murphy - $75 Coles Voucher
Mobile Phone Panther Power - Maureen Carey
Thanks to everyone who bought tickets to support the club.more
A big thanks to Swans stars Ted Richards, Jesse White and Xavier Richards who put the kids through drills, answered some tough questions, gave great advice and signed autographs at Olds last night! With a great turnout across the club from our newest 4 year old Panther to the big boys in the 16s the vibe was awesome. We are looking at a fantastic start to 2013 - bring on round 1 we can't wait!!! Go to the Gallery for some more photos of the boys in action..click more.more
Under 11 Panthers were well represented at the Catholic Sydney Archdiocesan AFL trials on 27th Feb. With approx 70 boys trying out 7 boys from Penshurst were there. Well done to Luke M, Luke McG, Jordan T, Josh O, Bradley D, Ryan L and Liam O. Add to that Arran B, Lachlan M & Josh H who played in the pblic schools Paul Kelly cup the day before and we have an awesome U11s team for 2013 (Liam is powering on in the 12s). A big congrats to Bradley and Luke Marshall who made it through to the next level.more
Players, family and friends are invited to Olds Park Tuesday 5th March from 5.00pm to 7.00pm to meet some of the 2013 Sydney Swans. Not sure which players yet but come along and bring your favourite gear for autographs and be prepared to get into some training drills and learn a few skills from the boys!
See ya there Panthers!more