Welcome all Woodies to Season 2015
Season 2015 Begins
For ages Under 11’s and up the season begins this weekend so I’d like to wish all teams the best of luck in their first games. For the U6’s to U10’s you start next week (Sat 18th April) so good luck to you all then. All except for Premier League have Saturday the 25th April off so you can respectfully celebrate the 100 year anniversary of our diggers landing at Gallipoli. You can access the Draw here
Welcome All Woodies to Season 2015 - Full Draw is now available
Still need Socks and Shorts ?
If you still need Socks or Shorts for game day, Joe will be at the canteen tomorrow (Sat 11th April) from 7:30 to 1pm tomorrow.You will need socks, shorts, shin pads and boots to play on Saturdays.
KickStart is not on Tonight
Just a reminder as it is school holidays this week, Kickstart is not on tonight. If any coaches still want to take your team through a session please feel free to use the grounds as we have them booked from 4pm. For the Under 14’s I hope to see lots of you next Wednesday at 6.20pm.
Please remember the Kickstart holiday camps. A good way for you to get the kids out of the house to burn off some energy.
Setting up the Grounds
For anyone interested in how to set up the U6 & U7’s fields I will be at Eastwood Top Oval on Saturday morning running through the field set up at 9am sharp. For U12’s and full field setup, I will be doing the same on the Top oval at 10am sharp.
Dressing the grounds is a requirement of teams that have their first game on a field each weekend and undressing the grounds is the requirement of the team playing last. It would be great if the parents could get involved as the coaches and managers will be trying to get the team ready for the game so if parents can help out it is much appreciated. All are welcome and I will go through both processes on Saturday morning.
For Coaches and Manager’s the last print of cards is complete and I will be picking them up and putting them in your folders for Saturday. You will be able to pick them up any time after 8.30am. If you need them earlier than that then please give me a call and we can arrange something earlier. If you’re player registered after Easter then they are likely not available this weekend and we will try and pick up those cards next week. Remember you can’t play a player without a card. Team sheets will be sent around on Friday you must print them out and take them to the game. I will send a sample team sheet showing you how to fill it in soonish, latest on Friday.
Joe is available for equipment purchases again tonight if you need anything from 6-8pm and he will also be manning the canteen this Saturday from 7.30am. Thanks Joe for getting our canteen open again in 2015.
Thank you all for helping get us up and running for 2015. Any questions please feel free to contact your Manager or Coach.
MINI GALA DAY WAS A GREAT SUCCESS
Despite some light rain over night the Mini Gala Day still went ahead as planned and by all accounts the day was a great success. Thank you to all the Players, Coaches, Managers and Parents who came along to make the most of a great day. We would also like to thank our hosts of the day Macquarie Dragons for putting on and organising such an occasion and we look forward to hosting you at Eastwood next year.
Thank you to all the Coaches, Managers and Parents that attended our Information and Kick Start in-service day. Despite the challenging weather, it was a great success. Hopefully everyone can appreciate what is involved in Wednesday Kick Start training and you are excited about the support the club is providing. This season is about providing development for the players and a fun environment in which everyone can enjoy their football.
Online registrations for 2015 are now open. Please click on the banner below to register and pay online. It will take about 5 mins to register online. If you have played before please make sure your photo is up to date. Photos need to be replaced every three years for juniors and 5 years for senior players.
Payment with a credit card should be made online.
Rego/Info day will be on Saturday the 7th February and the lower Eastwood Oval Canteen from 9am to 3pm. You will be able to pick up your gear and ask any questions you may still have about season 2015. We are looking forward to building a community through football in 2015.
Early bird specials of 10% off available U6s to U17s for those registering before the 31st Jan 2015.
Training has been scheduled as per the 2015 Training information
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Eastwood St Andrews.
A Message from our President Michael Masulans
Dear Woodies, Woodettes & Families,
I hope you and your families all had an awesome Christmas and are looking to wrap up 2014 with a bang. On behalf of the Eastwood St Andrews Committee I’d like to thank you all for your support in 2014 and we hope to see you all in 2015.
Registrations for 2015 open on Monday the 5th January with all details included on our new look website as well. During the off season we have updated numerous parts of the site and are keeping up to date information about events including the Woodies like the Boxing day’s “Sydney FC hosts the Woodies” event which saw numerous under 7’s and u10’s players running our on the SFS participating in pre-game and half time entertainment.
Sydney FC Hosts the Woodies
The Woodies accepted an invitation from the GHFA to join Sydney FC at the game against Adelaide on Friday 26th December. The lucky players were invited to showcase their football skills against Glenhaven in front of 14,230 spectators at the Alliance Stadium. Super Coach Frank with the support of the other parents was on hand to organise the team. During the half time break of the A-League the mighty Woodies did the club and supporters proud as they showed some great talent at such an early stage of their footballing careers. Everyone at the club should be very proud of how these players and parents respresented the club on the night.
While the small sided game was going on in the corner, the Magnificant Melvin and his crew had organised the other players to look after the major sponsors of the night at on the centre circle. Each player had strict instructions and they also did the club very proud with the way they behaved at Alliance Stadium. I was able to capture some photos of the night for you all to enjoy. There are also more photos of the night on our clubs Facebook page.
I would like to personally thank Melvin and Frank for organising the teams as they did. The night was a great success and hopefully more players from our great club have the same opportunity. I know that I have had a few emails from the AA2 players looking to get onto Alliance Stadium for half time heroes.
Information about Next Season
Our Under 15 division 1 and division 3 teams are recruiting for players in 2015. Any players interested in playing with the Woodies next year should contact Graham on 0417 021 051.
Age Group Information for New Registrations
|Age Grade||Birth Date|
|U20||For players born on or after 1 January 1995|
|U18||For players born on or after 1 January 1997|
|U16||For players born on or after 1 January 1999|
|U15||For players born on or after 1 January 2000|
|U14||For players born on or after 1 January 2001|
|U13||For players born on or after 1 January 2002|
|U12||For players born on or after 1 January 2003|
|U11||For players born on or after 1 January 2004|
|U10||For players born on or after 1 January 2005|
|U9||For players born on or after 1 January 2006|
New Life Member
CONGRATULATIONS ROGER GORMLY - OUR LATEST LIFE MEMEBER
On Thursday, 30th October the committee held a meeting and a motion from Brian Populin was put forward to endorse Roger Gormly as a life member of Eastwood St Andrews in honour of not only his 10 plus years of service to the Eastwood St Andrews committee but his numerous years prior to that as a parent, coach, manager as his children grew up in the Blue and white.
A copy of the motion is below.
Recommendation to Induct Roger Gormly as a Life Member
- Brian Populin (President for 2014) has recommended that Roger be given the honour of life member in recognition of his years of service to Eastwood St Andrews. His Son Alistair has come through the ranks and is now a member of the Premier League Squad. Roger has been a member of the committee for 10 years in the capacity of Secretary, Treasurer and most recently GHFA Representative. He has been awarded the Bertie Lee award in recognition of his service’s to the club and has given the committee endless legal advice over his years of tenure on the committee.
Greg Voss has given his full endorsement for this motion and although this is normally held over for AGM’s in this case I think it is worth putting this motion forward at this committee meeting.
It was with great pleasure that the committee voted unanimously in favour of the motion and Roger is now inducted into our honour roles as a life member. We will be adding Roger's details to the club’s life membership listing which will mean he will continue to get updated information about our great club.
On behalf of not only the current committee but also all the committee’s you have worked with, we would like to congratulate you and warmly welcome you to our life membership ranks.
Welcome to our Club
INFORMATION DAY - 7th February 2015
If you are interested in playing with our great club next year, please send an email to the relevant email address below, so we can send you out an information pack with all the details you will need to join and register. You will be able to register online in early February, but if you are unsure on how to register online, please come down to Eastwood Oval and we will register you on the day.
Now is the time to start thinking about getting your team together for the 2015 season. There is a some exciting new changes this year, so please keep checking this site for updates.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Michael 0418 208 988.
Junior players (Under 6s, 7s, 8s, 9s, & 10s)
Senior players (Under 11s onwards )
We will be taking registrations early next year so please bookmark this website and check in with us again in January 2015. Keep an eye out for early bird offers which will be for registrations in January 2015.