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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
to be held at the HEAZLETT PARK CLUBHOUSE
on SUNDAY 8th DECEMBER 2013
commencing at 4:00pm
(note: altered start time)
1. Minutes of last meeting
2 Business arising
2. President’s annual report
3. Treasurer’s financial report
4. Junior Vice-President’s report
5. Club Coach report
6. Election of office bearers
7. General Business
8. Consideration of the nomination of Bradd Hoban for
Life Membership of Avoca Beach Rugby Club
That time of year has come round again (it's funny how that happens) where we get to get dressed up (yes boys the viking fur will have to stay on the boat cause you'll be needing a suit) and celebrate what was another amazing year of rugby for the Mighty Sharks.
Another successful season on the pitch in 2013 with a few more shiny shields hanging in the clubhouse and another club championship in the can, but that's not all we have to celebrate. Premierships are wonderful things but there is so ...much more to Avoca Beach Rugby than that. So let us bask in all things rugby and enjoy a couple of cold beers. The unsung heroes of the rugby season are our wives/partners so don't miss the chance to get the kids minded and have a night out together. For the single guys, nothing screams awesome first date like a rugby preso so no excuses, let's see some ladies there.
2013 was a special year and the preso is going to be a special night so be sure to lock in your tickets (or a table of 10) as interest is going to be huge.
Tickets are $45 each or $80 per couple (Avoca Beach Rugby makes no judgements on how people like to spend their private time, but boys you best be able to prove you are dating if you are trying to save yourselves $5. Real couples please).
Colts tickets are $35 each.
Tickets include 2 course meal.
Dress is formal (No Viking fur and horns, axes optional)
Friday 25th October at Avoca Beach Surf Club, Doors open at 7:00pm
Tickets are available by contacting Ian Cameron on 0424342786 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolyn Sturgess on 0420 436 696
This is the last official opportunity of the rugby year before everyone has to go back to actually having to spend time with their families and thurs nights no longer involve stumbling out of the club at god only knows what time. Back to a summer of helping round the house on a saturday instead of banging heads and trying to score enough points with the wife/partner to maybe be allowed to put the boots on again next year. So before we all go our separate ways, let's all go over the handlebars one last time.
Hope to see you all there
Matt (Tally) Hall
FINALS WEEK 3
Senior Grand Finals
Saturday 14th September is the day our 1st and 2nd Grade teams get to defend their 2012 premierships. To add to the occasion we have the opportunity to play our great rivals Terrigal in both grades. At Woy Woy Oval 1sts kickoff at 3:00pm and 2nds at 1:15pm, the day commencing with The Entrance v Terrigal in the u19s and Terrigal v Northlakes in 3rds. As you can see Terrigal are in all 4 matches, so they will have a huge crowd - make sure all you Sharks supporters get to the ground wearing the green to cheer our boys through the games. Last week it was the u12s winning their Grand Final 28-7 and the u13s fighting back courageously to just miss out 24-26.Teams for the games have been announced by Club Coach Stew Jenkins:
Avoca Beach 2nd grade Vs Terrigal @ Woy Woy
1- Jeff Andrew
2- Troy Myers
3- Brad Mitchell ...
4- Adam Winter
5- Chris Wellington (C)
6- Shane Lloyd
7- Jessie Pavlovich
8- Brooke Morgan
9- Mitchell Ward
10- Dylan Hardaker
11- Pete Mitchell
12- Paul Farah
13- David Gee
14- Dane Chambers
15- Mick Critter Arnold
Coach- Matt Parker
Assist Coach- Grant Russell
Manager- Fred Spindler
FINALS WEEK 3
Week 3 of the finals and it is Grand Final day for two of our Junior teams. The u12s kickoff at 9am and the u13s at 10:10 - both playing Terrigal. And at full time of the u12s the u10s will receive their medals for winning their first past the post competition. So get to Bluetongue Stadium nice and early to cheer these three great young teams of ours. Then you can grab some lunch and head over to Woy Woy Oval for the 1:20pm kickoff of 2nds v Warnervale. A win will have them join 1sts in next weeks Senior grand finals. It is always an exciting time for the Club and with 4 teams still in the chase for a Premiership Shield it is time for all our supporters to make an effort to get to grounds to cheers on the players! See you there! Cheers Boys!!!
FINALS WEEK 1
This weekend is the first week of finals. For seniors that means the minor semi-finals at Woy Woy and must win games for the 2s and 3s. Interesting fact is that both matches are against the teams we beat in the grand finals last year. The day starting with the 3rds playing Northlakes at 11:50. Next up is the 2nds playing Ourimbah at 1:20. For Juniors, Saturday is the major semis at Slade Park. u12s start the day for us at 9:30 v Terrigal, and it the same opponents for the u13s at 10:40. So if you want to have a full day of Sharks rugby, get up to Slade for the Juniors, then straight back to Woy Woy for the Seniors. On Sunday it is the Junior minor semi finals at The Haven. In these knockout matches the u11s we take on Terrigal at 8:30 and then at 2:10 the u16s are up against Ourimbah. It is a big weekend for the Club, try to see as many of our teams as possible! Good luck to all, Cheers Boys !!
Terrigal Day .. nothing much else needs to be said! Kick off at 8am at Heazlett & The Haven. At the Sharkpool the u15s start day, hoping to repeat their recent first time victory over The Trojans and stay in the finals race. Then the 16s at 9am, both teams safely in the semis and looking for some bragging rights. At 10:10 our u17s who have struggled with short numbers all season will be keen to claim a big name scalp. Then the u19s at 11:20 where it is 4th v 2nd and us needing to keep winning. At 12:30 3rds is 3rd v leaders, 2nds is 4th v 2nds at 1:40. Then the big game at 3:00 with the comp leading Sharks looking to place more finals pressure on 5th placed Trojans. Half time of 1sts has the u7s & u8s giving a demonstration of how much Rugby can be! Over at The Haven the non comp games open the day - lots of tries there - then from 9:20 we have a run of 3 games; u10s, u12s & u13s where the 2nd placed Sharks are looking for a win over their competition leaders. That will be exciting Rugby! The day over the hill rounds off at 11:20 with the u14s and the u11s are playing the Barbarians at Kariong at 10:50. All Seniors and Juniors make sure you wear your Club polo shirts all day to show Terrigal we are one big united Club!
To all our supporters, keep an eye out for the merchandise table at Heazlett tomorrow. You'll be able to get fitted out in Sharks gear to show you are part of the Club. Polo shirts, caps & beanies on sale, with orders being taken for jackets. Also on sale will be previous years merchandise at reduced prices for those looking for a bargain.
9 July training
The overnight rain has led Gosford Council to close Heazlett today. That means all Juniors training is CANCELLED. Seniors wet weather training as usual in the Clubhouse at 7pm
25 Jun training
The recent bad weather has led to Heazlett Park being closed today. Unfortunately that means the special Juniors Coaching Clinic has to be cancelled. Thanks to those Senior Players, Seniors coaches and guest coaches who had kindly offered their time and knowledge to run the event. It will be rescheduled as soon as possible.
SENIORS TRAINING IS ON! Be at the Clubhouse at 7pm for a boxing session.
CHANGE TO WEB SITE
There will be a slight change to how new information is shared on this website. From May 1 this main page will will only be changed should there be very important information that needs to be shared. To keep fully up to date with the Club from now on, check the "news flashes" at the right and for older information look at the news history - that is reached by clicking the "news" link to the left
EXTRA JUNIORS REGO DAY
Anyone who missed the original two registration days can come to the Heazlett park clubhouse this Thursday 7th March, between 5:45pm and 6:15pm, to sign up for the 2013 season. u15s and u17s need extra numbers, so if you have family or friends who were born in 1998 or 1996, let them know there is a game waiting for them at the Sharks!
For further information please contact:
Ian Cameron email@example.com 0424 342 786
Deborah Morris firstname.lastname@example.org 0423 780 434
Rugby at Avoca is still amateur and can only continue with the support and help of many volunteers. Organising and fielding 4 senior and 11 junior teams is not an easy task. There is a great need for canteen helpers, and the Juniors always welcome ground marshalls, assistant team managers & first aid people. The vacancies aren't limited to those areas, if you would like to give a little of your time, there are many other roles available.
Get involved with the Club, it is the sporting heart of Avoca - be a part of your team. Please contact:
Senior: Terry Sturgess - 0415 796 346
Junior: Ian Cameron - 0424 342 786