LIONS DEN NEWS - JULY

LIONS DEN NEWS – JULY 2016

2016 SEASON:This season seems to be going in the blink of an eye with only 4 rounds to go before finals. Our club has gone from strength to strength this year and all our teams are doing really well on the field. We currently have 273 registered players in the club.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Date

Event

24th July

TEAM PHOTO DAY & Round 13

31st July

Round 14 & Auskick

6th August

2016 Annual Western Sydney Giants Juniors Regional Ball @ Mounties

7th August

Round 15 & Auskick

14th August

Round 16 & Auskick

21st August

Semi Finals, Auskick Gala Day & Under 9’s & 10’s Gala Day @ BISP

26th August

EPGP Lions Golf Day @ Penrith Golf Course

28th August

Preliminary Finals

29th August

Western Sydney Giants Juniors Regional Presentation Night

2nd September

Under 11’s Grand Final @ BISP (Friday)

4th September

Grand Final Day @ Spotless Stadium

18th September

Presentation Day

18th September

Lions Den Membership Opens

4th December

Lions Den Membership Closes

DONT FORGET TO GET OUT ‘LIONS’ TEAM APP- to keep up to date on all club information.

PHOTO DAY – THIS SUNDAY 24th JULY:EPGP Lions have partnered with the team at CLICK InFocus this season for our team & individual photos. All team & individual photos will be taken this Sunday at home.

PLEASE NOTE:You will need to get a ‘club team photo order envelope’ from your coach and have it ready to give the photographer on the day. The club will be giving all players a team photo at no cost (ALL PLAYERS NEED TO FILL OUT AN EVELOPE). If you are purchasing a Team photo package the club will give you a $10.00 discount on Package A, B or C. Package D is free for all EPGP Lions players.  Stay tuned for the soon to be released action shots that you will be able to order (all players are being photographed)

Please see below the schedule for photos on the day:

Team

Photo Time

 

Team

Photo Time

Under 15's

7:20

 

Under 12's

10:00

Under 10's Maroon

7:40

 

Under 13's

10:20

Under 9's Maroon

8:00

 

Under 14's

10:40

Under 10's Gold

8:20

 

Under 9's Gold

11:00

Auskick

8:40

 

Under 17's

Thursday Night 21/7

Under 11's Gold

9:20

 

Youth Girls

11:20

 

All orders can be paid for via cash, EFT, or credit card and can be paid for before the day by clicking the attached link: http://clickinfocus.com.au/shop#!/Club-Packages/c/11995119/offset=0&sort=priceDesc

 

 

QUALITY CLUB:EPGP is the first junior Club in Western Sydney to be award the status of “AFL Quality Club”. This is a great achievement for our club and is a credit to all the players, family and volunteers. Based on the results of the assessment by AFL our club has achieved the standards required to classified as a Quality Club.

 

DEVELOPMENT & REPRESNTATIVE PLAYERS:  Congratulations to the 28 EPGP Lions Development & Representative players that all represented our club at this year’s carnival on the June long weekend. This is the most amount of players that we have ever had from our club. It was also Western Sydney’s most successful carnival. Congratulations to:  Guy Nawiesnaik, Kingston Edwards, Baxter Brangwin-Williams, Rhys Bailey, Riley Hulston, William Capes, Blake Skinner, James Kenny, Kyan Roach, Nicholas Stevens, Jude Nawiesnaik & Riley Leech (development Players). And Keegan Brady, Kienan Brown, Jared Calear-King, Jeremy Skinner, Brock Taylor, Jack Trezise, Maison Saint-Barry, Luke Trevillian, Zack Vassallo, Bailey Sims, Elizabeth Anderson, Emily Catlin, Keeli Brown, Mia Hogan, Rebecca Hocking & Brenna Tarrant (Representative players)

 

 

EPGP LIONS 1st GOLF DAY:we are very excited to have our first golf day this year to raise money for our new scoreboard at Dukes Oval. It will be held at Penrith Golf Course on Friday 26th August at 7:15 for breakfast. Sponsorship packages start from $850 and all include 18 holes of golf for 4 players, cart hire, breakfast & lunch. Teams of 4 can be booked for $440. For more information and booking please click on here:  https://epgplionsjafc.teamapp.com/articles/787637-2016-epgp-golf-day  bookings are essential and filling fast so get in quick........ see you on the course.

 

FINALS FOOTBALL: all of our teams are looking good for finals, good luck in your last 4 rounds. With finals football fast approaching please make sure with your coach you qualify for finals. All players are required to play a minimum of 4 games in the team to qualify for finals.

 

2017 EPGP LIONS COMMITTEE:we are still growing and have huge plans for 2017, if you are interested in joining the committee please come and see us. We are always looking for people to join and help take this great club to the next stage of growth. We have a great working committee and there are jobs and activities that can suit everyone, doesn’t matter if you only have a little bit of time or a lot of time we would like you to be a part of the LIONS future. Everyone is welcome to attend committee meetings, the next two meetings are Tuesday 19th July & Tuesday 9th August at Dukes Oval club room at 7:30

CANTEEN: thank you to everyone that has been helping in the canteen this year. This is our best source of income and helps pay for the umpires and ST Johns first aid every week. Just a reminder that every team is required to staff the canteen & BBQ one hour before your game starts and ½ an hour after your game finishes. We need 2 people on the BBQ and 2 people in the canteen. Please help your managers an volunteer to help when you can it really does help the club and we appreciate the help. THANK YOU!!

 

 

Keep checking our Team App, Facebook page and website, www.lionsafl.com.au for more information and important dates for our 2016 season. See you at Dukes........... GO LIONS!!!!            

Sean & Lions Committee

 

*** KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR: 2017 LIONS DEN MEMBERSHIP COMING SOON ***




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