LIONS DEN - AUGUST 2016 NEWS

LIONS DEN NEWS – AUGUST 2016

2016 SEASON:Please read all the below information as we have a HUGE month of footy ahead.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Date

Event

7th August

Round 15 & Auskick

10th August

CALLAN WARD is coming to DUKES OVAL

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

Preliminary Finals – Hosted at Dukes

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.

 

CALLAN WARD IS COMING TO DUKES: come down to Dukes Oval on Wednesday 10th August and meet Callan Ward. Callan is our GWS GIANTS club ambassador and he is coming down to meet you all. Our coaches will be running a training session for all players and friends on Wednesday at 5:30- 7:30. Bring down your mates and come and meet GWS GIANTS Captain. We also have a free BBQ for all players and friends.

 

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 2 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. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU GET DOWN TO THE GAMES AND SUPPORT OUR TEAMS WHEN THEY PLAY FINALS.

 

PRELIMINARY FINALS @ DUKES FOOTBALL: on the 28th August we will be hosting the preliminary finals for the Under 15’s Youth Girls, Under 13’s & Under 14’s. This is a great chance to showcase our ground, if you can please get down to dukes to support our club and help run this great day.

 

BUY YOUR CURRENT 2016 GUERNSEY FOR ONLY $10.00:  (Please note this excludes Auskick & under 12’s) Next year the club will have all new team sponsors and new Guernseys. If you would like to purchase your current 2016 guernesy please give your $10.00 and have your name marked off. If you don’t want to purchase your Guernsey please give it back to your coach on your last game this season.

 

2017 & 2018 TEAM SPONSORSHIP:  Over the next 4 weeks we will be contacting all current team sponsors to ask if you would like to continue your sponsorship for the 2017 & 2018 season. Team sponsorship costs are being finalised now and any available team will be advertised as available to sponsor on Presentation Day. We would like to thank all our 2015 & 2016 Sponsors for their support and commitment to our great club and its player; it is thanks to you our club continues to grow. Thank you, Penrith Minuteman Press, Sydney Helicopters (3 Teams), Kitchen Vision (2 teams), Jamison Constructions, 159 Photography, Penrith Valley Garden Care, ANSCAFF Scaffolding, ARCS Building, Elders Real Estate Penrith, Westview Frames & Trusses, McDonalds Garton Group & McGrath Liverpool.  

 

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 meeting is Tuesday 9th August at Dukes Oval club room at 7:30.

To find out more about roles within the Lions please click on this link: https://epgplionsjafc.teamapp.com/articles/850658-2017-committee-presentation-day

CANTEEN: thank you to everyone that has been helping in the canteen this year. 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. Please help your managers an volunteer to help when you can it really does help the club and we appreciate the help. THANK YOU!!

 

THANK YOU:  this will be my last year as EPGP Lion’s Club President and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the players, families, committee, coaches and sponsors for all your support, help and dedication to our great club while I have been president. I have been very lucky to be associated with such a great club and am very proud of what we have all achieved. 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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