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U17s in Action!

Thanks to the Moreton Bay AFSC for this great photo of our U17 boys in action last Sunday.more

Mt Gravatt Vultures JAFC Facebook Page

Don't forget to like our new Mt Gravatt Vultures JAFC facebook page. Don't confuse it with the previous (and no longer updated) Mt Gravatt Vultures Juniors page.more

Become a Vultures Sponsor in 2015 and 2016

Sponsorships in 2015 and 2016 can bring ground signage, a canteen notice board exposure soon to be installed from Krista Adams our local councillor and will figure on new apparel to be finalised for late 2015, 2016 etc. Please contact John Robinson at johnandtoni@optusnet.com.au or on 0414610279 to discuss the prospectus. Sponsorship options can cost as little as $1500.more

Youth players move from black long pants to vultures shorts

The committee on recommendation of coaches decided to swap the traditional black long pants and black shoes for game days that some clubs wear to promote a quality club image to the more practical pull up dress shorts with Vultures logo to be worn with polo. They will arrive shortly in canteen and be sold for cost price $25. All players are expected to wear them in U/12-17. Smart and practical!more

Fundraising 200 Club comes to vultures with great cash prizes.

As a club we raise funds each season to keep Mt Gravatt a great place to play footy. This year instead of all players selling raffle tickets we are making 200 tickets at $100 only available (first in basis)to individuals and syndicates interested in huge cash prizes.
1st $8000
2nd $3000
3rd $1000
10 x $100 prizes.
Tickets see Lyn at a.gormley@optusnet.com.au. Drawn Cent Auction night.more

Our U/11 Girls at Lions Clinic

On 13/2/15 our two under 11 girls Alex Fisher and Sofia Altea attended a Lions clinic for girls with our life member and girls coach Kate Guy who is assisting the coaching of the under 11's this year. They had a great time and photos with some pretty famous coaches were a highlight. The club would love more female players across all age groups and these opportunities are great for the girls.more

New stocks of polos are in

Apparel is available after most Monday, Tuesday and Friday training sessions through April. All new players receive a free club bag whilst stocks last. The club sells all apparel at a couple of dollars above cost and items such as training singlets well below cost.
Shorts $25
Socks $12
Polos $40
Training singlets at $10 each whilst stocks last.
New Blue caps $15more

Registration of players still available U/6-10 and U13/14

Registrations can be done on line following the link above for both new and continuing players under 2015 registration tabs. Club continues to be interested in boys and girls for U/6-10 and U13/14 ages. Fees are restricted by Brisbane Juniors for under 6 and under 8 age groups. Approximately half of all registration fees goes to Brisbane Juniors and Insurance.
See attached for fee schedule.more

2015 Fees

Mt Gravatt Junior Fee structure
$10 membership fee plus
Under 6 $90
Under 8 $90
Under 9/10 $215
Under 11-17 $265more

2015 Calendar

Attached is a calendar of events for the club. This will be periodically updated for new events and any dates of interest for the clubmore

2015 Age Coach Appointments

Mt Gravatt JAFC is pleased to advise that after panel interviews the following appointments are confirmed.
Under 16/17 (Age TBC) Clayton Benson 0407370278 cbens1@eq.edu.au
Under 15/16 (Age TBC) Cameron James 0418569111 camjames74@live.com.au
Under 13/14 Brad Barker 0429888055
Under 11/12 Mark Warwick 0422420016 email: mandswarwick@optusnet.com.au
All coaches to run info sessions in 2015more

Under 16 Division 1 Vultures win a stirring grand final

Congratulations to Matt Gamble and his coaching/manager support staff and most importantly all the under 16 Div 1 side for a tremendous come from behind win against Sherwood. Down by 3 goals at 3/4 time the boys courageously fought back to win 9-7-61 to 6-12-48 in a tremendous win in the premier youth football competition in Brisbane. A great win to cap off a great year for all of our youth teamsmore

President's Update

Please see the attached document for the latest from club president, Phil Davies. President's update 5th September 2014.more

Half-time Guard of Honour

Some of our U9s/10s recently showed their club support and played a half-time game during the first home game for the seniors. They formed a guard of honour for the senior players as they entered the field for the commencement of the 2nd half. All our junior players had an enjoyable experience and the crowd enjoyed the spectacle provided by the young vultures playing a game they all enjoy.more

Mt Gravatt JAFC engages Acceleration

Our club has created a partnership with Acceleration to enhance the performance of our youth club members. An 8 week program commences in February 2014 - please read on for more information.more

Mt Gravatt Club Spirit on Display

Last Sunday after being cheered on by the U12's during their game the U16's returned the favour by forming a guard on honour for the U12's as they entered the field of play. Both teams finished the day with wins. Great support for your fellow Vultures - WELL DONE BOYS!more

LIONS GUARD OF HONOUR

On Tuesday 11 June Claye Beams and Pearce Hanley attended training and signed autographs for the junior players. The Lions players also selected five players to represent the club in the guard of honour prior to the round 13 game on 23 June. The lucky players selected were:
Luke Thompson, Tevita Chan, Jackson Crook, Sam Johnstone and Riley McNaughton. Congratulations boys!more

Umpire Appreciation Round

Umpire appreciation round this weekend. We encourage all umpires, coaches and players to wear green tape on their right arm or on their boots in recognition of the great work our young umpires do. This weekend's under 9s game was an example of great umpiring. Many thanks goes to Brad Nuttall for his efforts this week.more

Registration Assistance for Eligible Families

Get Started is one of 3 funding programs that comprise the QLD Government’s Get in the Game initiative to support sport and recreation at the grassroots level. It assists children and young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club. For further information - http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/funding/getinthegame/pdf/get-started-fact-sheet-parents.pdfmore

REMEMBER IT'S ALL ABOUT THE KIDS!

Welcome to the home page of the Mount Gravatt Vultures Junior AFL Club.

Our club is located on the corner of Klumpp and Logan Roads Upper Mount Gravatt. Our aim is to build a strong junior club with a community atmosphere for players, parents and supporters where each player receives a fair equal opportunity through a supportive and encouraging environment to learn and develop football skills and enjoy playing AFL.more
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