January 2015

LOUD, PROUD AND VISIBLE, PROMOTING AFL IN NQ.

AFL Queensland Staff and AFL Townsville clubs out in full force at the Townsville PCYC Active Family Expo. Come down from 10-1 and talk to our awesome club reps about the 2015 season! ‪#‎playafl‬ ‪#‎townsvillecitylions‬ ‪#‎universityhawks‬ ‪#‎curraswans‬ ‪#‎hermitparktigers‬more

PROMOTING AFL IN TOWNSVILLE

AFL Townsville & AFL Queensland well represented at the Defence Families Expo today. Then on Sunday the Townsville PCYC Active Family Expo Sunday 1st PCYC, Wellington St, Aitkenvale, From 10.00am to 1.00pm.more

Charters Towers Demons sign on day

Charters Towers Demons SIGN ON is approaching, for all ages, Boys and Girls from under 6' s to under 14's.
Sunday 15th February from 9am at Mosman Park Oval. Bring the kids and sign them up to a great club!! After you sign on hang around for the FREE sausage sizzle and a kick with the ball.more

AFL TOWNSVILLE ART UNION RAFFLE

With thanks to Townsville Marine win a Clarke 375 Magnum tinny with a Suzuki DT 15S and Redco RE1213LW Trailer. Includes 12 months registration boat and trailer. Smooth water safety gear for two adults. 2 x PFD1, V-Sheet, Mirror, 2 X paddles, 4Lb sand anchor kit and tie down strap. Package price $7390.
Tickets $5 each. Drawn at the NAB Challenge game 1st March 2015. Winner to be notified.more

NAB CHALLENGE GAME..1ST MARCH

Tickets for the NAB Challenge game between the Gold Coast SUNS and the Geelong Cats go on sale this Thursday29th Jan. Lets see if we can fill the house on 1 March. This year tickets will be available through Ticketek Australia. (Stockland & 1300 Smiles stadium). www.ticketek.com.aumore

Townsville City Lions V Cairns City Lions

The Townsville City Lions AFL Club will take on the Cairns City Lions in a practice match on Saturday 28th February.
The game will begin at 1pm at the Harold Phillips Oval, 4 Hugh St West End.
The Cairns City Lions will be down to watch the Gold Coast SUNS v The Geelong Cats on the 1st of March at Tony Ireland Stadium.more

AUSKICK INFORMATION NIGHT 4TH FEB

David Noonan (AFLQ State Auskick Coordinator) will be touring North Queensland in the first week of February to present to clubs on a new initiative, Club Auskick.more

RYAN KELLY APPOINTED REPRESENTATIVE COACH

The AFL Townsville Board has appointed Ryan Kelly as the Coach of the Tropical Ice Townsville Eagles for the game against the might of the Australian Army in the NAB Challenge curtain raiser on March 1st 2015.
Ryan is a well known and respected player in the league and coached the Tropical Ice Eagles in 2014 to victories over the Army, Mackay and Capricornia.more

SHARKS FAMILY AND SIGN ON DAYS.

The Townsville Masters Sharks family fun day, WOW what a turn out for our first run of the year. Final count was 52 plus all the wonderful Ladies and of course the kids at Strand Park on Sunday the 18th.more

TOWNSVILLE CITY LIONS TRAINING AND GRANT

The Townsville City Lions AFL Club are very pleased to announce they have been successful in obtaining a Gambling Benefit Fund grant from the Queensland government for $20 000 (20K). The grant will go towards the cost of change rooms at our home ground the Harold Phillips oval.more

NAB CHALLENGE CURTAIN RAISER IS ON

AFL Townsville will again take on the Australian Defence Force in the curtain raiser to the SUNS v CATS game on March 1st.

AFL Townsville would like all interested parties wishing to be Coaches, Players, Managers, etc to please express their interest via email to aflt.secretary@gmail.com.

Coaching positions will be filled first to allow for training sessions to be arranged.more

AFL TOWNSVILLE - REGIONAL UMPIRING MANAGER

AFL TOWNSVILLE are advertising the Position of Regional Umpiring Manager for the 2015 season.

The position reports directly to the AFL Townsville Board and will work with the Board to ensure that the development of Senior and Junior umpires continues in line with the acceptable standards.

The appointee would be expected to commence duties in February 2015more

UNIVERSITY HAWKS TRAINING

The University Hawks will be training at the Strand Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays nights until the 12th February and then from the 17th at the James Cook University. Contact Shane Jurgens on 0412 996 869.more

HERMIT PARK TIGERS TRAINING

Pre-season training for Seniors 2015 will commence on Tuesday 13th January & Thursday 15th January kicking off at 5:45pm, Neil French Oval.more

THURINGOWA BULLDOGS PRE-SEASON TRAINING

Pre-season Training for the Thuringowa Bulldogs has commenced at Tony Ireland Stadium at the Townsville Riverway. Training is on each Tuesday's and Thursday's commencing at 5:30. New and Used players most welcome.more

CURRA SWANS AGM & TRAINING

Curra Swans AGM
Monday 19th of January
Curra Swans Club House, Muldoon Oval 7pm
Senior, Reserves & Colts training kicks off Thursday 15TH 5:45 at Muldoon Ovalmore

AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS

Who makes you proud?

Nominations for the Australia Day Awards close Monday 12 January - what better way to celebrate an inspirational local resident, event, sportsperson or sports administrator.more

AFL TOWNSVILLE 2015 SPONSORSHIPS

AFL Townsville offers Advertising Sponsorship packages to play, foster & promote the great game of Aussie Rules in North Queensland.
As your accountant will tell you, Advertising sponsorships are tax deductible.more

LEVEL ONE COACHING COURSE

Many people have been enquiring as to whether there will be a Level 1 Coaches Course in 2015.

The answer is YES, the date will be 3rd May to ensure we capture all of the 2015 Club Coaches. It is a requirement that all club coaches have at least Level 1 accreditation.more

AFL LEVEL 2 COACHING COURSE IN TOWNSVILLE

A Level 2 Coaching Course will be held in Townsville on Saturday 28th February – Sunday 1st March 2015.

Further information and registration details will be sent late January 2015.more
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