Round 1 News (including Shooters Night on Saturday)

The wait is over!   Our season starts this Saturday (April 5th), with our first Selection Night tonight.  Stay around after training to eat dinner provided by Dimattinas followed by reading of the teams at 8.30 pm.

Saturday’s matches:

Seniors – 2 pm, vs La Trobe Uni @ home (Brens Oval)

Reserves – 11.40 am, vs La Trobe @ Brens

Club 18 – 9.20 am, vs La Trobe @ Brens

Under 18s – 9.20 am, vs St.Bernard’s @ Walter Street Reserve, Ascot Vale

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FIRST SOCIAL EVENT

 SHOOTERS NIGHT – 2014

1stSocial Night of the year is on Saturday 5th April after round 1.

Where: Brens Oval club rooms.

Start time: 7:00pm – late

All players, friends, supporters encouraged to attend.

Live Band‘YO MAMA’ (as seen at Bridie O’Reilly’s) playing throughout the night.

DJ playing between sets.

————– NO COVER CHARGE —————–

$25 for keg beer, wine, champagne from 7:00pm-10:30pm

OR

$2 soft drinks, $3 pots, $4 mixed/ciders

After 10:30pm – drinks at regular bar prices

Cocktail bar OPEN ALL NIGHT

Daiquiri Machine, Jaeger Bombs, WP shots etc…

TAXIS will be booked and available for everyone to get home/kick on to next venue from 11:30pm onwards.

Next social night – TRIVIA NIGHT – Saturday 26th April

Details for this event to be provided shortly.

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UHS-VU SEASON LAUNCH – MONDAY, 31 MARCH AT UNION HOTEL

A fantastic night and special thanks to David Buttifant (Carlton FC High Performance Manager) for a very thoughtful and compelling talk to start the season off.  Players and guests, with the Club chipping in too, raised $500 for David’s NICK Foundation.

TB, PB & DB

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 TEAM LEADERS

Congratulations to all the team leaders selected for this season including:

Senior Captain                   Rhys Kirk

Vice Captains                     Russell Matthews & Asher Kirk

Deputy Vice Captain         Shaun Thomas

Reserves Captain               Michael Young

Reserves Vice Captain      Cam Certo

Club 18 Captain                 Ben “The Wookie” Walsh

Under 18s Captain            Ezza Ramsay

We wish them all the best in leading their teams this season.  With the above appointments, the Player Leadership Group now comprises 7 members – Rhys, Rusty, Asher, Mickey, Ben, Ezza & Azza Pincott

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PLAYER HANDBOOK

The Club Handbook 2014 has just been released – if you haven’t got your copy yet pick one up at the next training / club event

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CHAIRMAN OF SELECTORS

The Committee is thrilled that Shane Stanton has accepted the newly created role of Chairman of Selectors.

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WEBSITE

The new website is now well and truly up and running.   If you are not a Facebook user please check here for any important updates.

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Memberships and match payments for 2014 [Seniors/Reserves/Club 18 and Under 18’s]

Please note that at the Annual General Meeting it was decided to abolish the $10 weekly Match Payments and that individual memberships be increased to partially compensate for this.

2014 Memberships (no weekly match payments):

Workers                                  $400

All other categories              $300

Social                                       $50

It was decided by the Committee  that if you pay before Round 1 the following reduced Memberships apply:

Workers                              $375

All other (not Social)        $275

Payment can be made by EFT to the Club’s Bank Account:

Bendigo Bank

BSB: 633 000     Account no.: 147503460

A/c Name: University High Football Club

Please include your name in the transfer.

If you wish to pay by instalments please speak directly to Tony Boyce at training or contact via email- tonyboyce38@bigpond.com