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AFL SOUTH EAST COACHING SEMINAR

Join Melbourne Football Club Midfield Coach Ben Matthews
and Forward Line Coach Daniel McPherson
at the AFL South East Coach Association Seminar.
Learn about coaching strategies, tactics and
how to best lead your team.
An audience of Local AFCA coaches
(Junior, Youth to Senior)
RSVP 30 July to Michael.Roberts@aflvic.com.au

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Under 15's Boys School Championships 2014

Great performance by the the 15 boys
Results and draw on the below link
http://www.schoolsport.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/SSA-Football-Results-15U-2014-Day-3.pdf
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MPJFL Reps - Luke Davies-Uniacke. Hunter Clark. Aaron Darlingmore

Under 16's Girls School Championships 2014

Solid performance by the the 16 girls
click for results and draw
http://www.schoolsport.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/SSA-Football-Results-16U-2014-Day-3.pdf
MPJFL Reps: Jordie Allen and Paris Stahlmore

Partners - Bluescope Steel and the MPJFL

Bob Pullein Works Manager at Bluescope Westernport and Andrew Souter meet recently to promote the exciting new partnership between Bluescope and the MPJFL. The partnership sees the MPJFL using the Bluescope Steel Rec Reserve for 12 months of the year as a junior Development facility.more

Coach - Alan Trigg with some past and present players

Great to see Tim, Joel and Wayne Hepner with there coach Alan Trigg. Triggy has coached all three players through time.more

AFL South East Coach of the Month

Congratulations to Gavin Taylor and Gary Stadford from the MPJFL in being selected as "Coach of the Month"more

Development Squad - Matches Under 14's & 15's

Dates have been agreed with SEJ for Tuesday 8th July at Casey Fields at Oval 2.....
- Under 14's commence at 12:00pm 4 x 20 minute quarters
- Under 15's commence at 2:00pm 4 x 20 minute quarters
See you at training with further details....more

Development Squad - Update

Under 14's and 15's development squad training resumes this Wednesday 2nd July evening at 5:30pm at Mornington Football Club. Main st, Mornington. Both entire squads are required as per start up meeting, Any enquires then please send an SMS to 0419565015. Players will be selected for the July school holidays competetion.more

Subway Dandenong Championships

Congratulation to both Under the 16's and Under 14's for taking out there Interleague championships over the long weekend. Real great standard of football and sportsmanship and thank you to all the players, coaches, assistants and parents.more

Girls Junior Representative Squad 2014

Welcome to the inagural Girls Under 13's MPJFL side. Girls will be playing a series of matches over the next few months. great work.more

Night Football for Juniors at Balnarring

Balnarring and Somerville got together and organised the round to start late afternoon at the Balnarring Reserve. The newly installed lights did the job for the under 15's match. Thanks to Geoff Tozer and Gavin Taylor for putting on an execellent event.more

Victorian Under 15's Team

Congratulations to Hunter Clark, Aaron Darling and Luke Davies-Uniacke on all been selected in the 25 man squad for the Australian Championships in July.more

Stingray Training at MPJFL

Had an excellent session with 84 boys from across the MPJFL coming together on Wednesday the 14th May at the Mornington FC. Mark Wheeler and a number of Stingray coaches assisted with and light informative training session. Then up with the boys, parents and club coaches for an insight about the Dandeneong Southern Stingrays. Greatful for Mark coming down and going into so much informative detail.more

Keep Your Cool Round

On the 25th May 2014 the MPJFL will host The Keep Your Cool - Spirit of Football round to showcase the importance of fair play, good sportsmanship, being good role models, supporting your mates and respecting the opposition and umpires.
We are looking forward to seeing you all there for a fun day. Watch this space for information on the ?Keeping Your Cool at junior footy? competition and prizesmore

Worlds Greatest Shaves at Somerville JFC

With hair trends in juniors testing all the boundaries. The "The Top Knot", etc, etc. Noticed that Under 14's Development Squad members Nick Dodemaide and Jack Whitehouse rolled up to training with shaved heads.
They shaved their heads on April 27th to support the Leukaemia Foundations "Worlds Greatest Shave", joined by their Coach Chris Vincent. Together they raised $1315. They are gratefulmore

MPJFL State selection Under 18's Youth Girls

More exciting news with Georgia Walker, Lizze Muir and Jordy Allen making the Under 18's Youth Girls Metro side, that will play in the National Championships next week in Canberra. Both Georgia and Lizze play with the Mornington Peninsula Youth Girls side. Jordy Allen is an Under 14's from the Rye JFC. This is a great effort from the girls to make it through to the Vic side. Congratulations...more

MPJFL State selection Under 16's

SORRENTO Junior Football Club’s Max Kleverkamp has been named in the initial Under 16 Vic Country squad.
He will participate in a series of training camps and trial matches in a bid to earn a Big V jumper.
The national U16 championships will be played on the Gold Coast from July 5-11.
Kleverkamp is a member of the Dandenong Stingrays’ U16 squad, which has two in the state squad from the MPJFL.more

Concussion - Coaches Expectations

As a coach you are a very influential person in your football club and usually the leader in determining the overall culture of the club and its practises. You will set the tone and standards in most things you do. As a result you are a key person in preventing concussions and managing them properly when they happen. Therefore you must understand the main elements of managing concussion and be ablmore

AFL South East to Review Junior to Senior Transition Structure

AFL South East would like to inform all stakeholders within the South East Region of the formation of a Working Party to review the structure of football through the 16-20 year old age groups. AFL South East has invited all league stakeholders to be part of the Youth Football Working Party (YFWP) which will review whether current structures ideally manage the transition from junior to senior footbmore
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