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FERNY GROVE FALCONS - 2014 AGM

Firstly, if you wish to have a say in the club and vote at the AGM on Monday 27 Oct 6:30pm, we need you to complete a Ferny Grove Football Club Membership Form. This only ever needs to be done once and is required as part of the clubs constitution. Every family who has children playing footy at our club must become members of the club so that you can have a say in the running of the club.more

AFL9s IS HERE

Come down to watch the exhibition game and even jump in and have a run and see why AFL9s is becoming one of the fastest growing sports.more

PINK SOCK CAMPAIGN - 2014

What a great club! Thanks to all our members for getting on board with this fantastic initiative in supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation by wearing Pink Socks.more

TRIVIA NIGHT 2014

Well folks - its official, mark the 19th of July in your calendar and diaries for our famous Falcons Trivia night. We are encouraging all teams to "theme up" their table as there will be a prize for best table. This year Trivia night will be held at the Arana Hills leagues club, (Free shuttle service).more

2014 SEASON TEAM PHOTOS

Its that time of the season where we will be conducting our season team photos. Please review the schedule below to ensure you have the correct time and remember;
1. Team need to be dressed in correct team uniform
2. Teams need to adhere to timings as the photographer is booked for a specific period.more

FOOTY CODES UNITE FOR BREAST CANCER

This season, our club is proud to support the "Footy Codes Unite For Breast Cancer' campaign. The aim of this great initiative is to reach $10,000 for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.more

LIONS @ OUR CLUB

Some exciting news! its now confirmed, we have two Lions players, James Aish (#4) and Rohan Bewick (#8) coming out to the club this Thursday between 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Bring along your Lions gear for signing and your camera and your friends.more

FALCONS FLYER - APRIL EDITION

Welcome to the 24th edition of the Ferny Grove Falcons Flyer.more

LIONS PLAYER AT OUR CLUB

On Thursday 1st May 4:30pm -6:30pm we will be lucky enough to have a surprise visit from a Brisbane Lions player. Be sure to pop down and bring your camera.more

QCLASH 7 - FREE QCLASH BUS TO METRICON

Catch the QClash Fan bus from three locations this Saturday April 5th to watch Lions take on the Suns at Metricon. Details attachedmore

AUSKICK 2014 GALA EVENT

On Friday evening 28th March from 5:45pm, the Ferny Gove Falcons will host the NAB AUSKICK Gala Evening.
We anticipate approximately 200+ people will be in attendance. This is shaping up to be a fantastic evening with a BBQ and exhibition games.
Hope to see you all there.more

2014 FALCONS SEASON LAUNCH

This coming Wednesday the 26/02/2014 the Falcons will announce their teams and coaches for the 2014 season.
We do request all registered players attend as they will be allocated to a team and find out who their coach is.more

2014 AUSKICK STARTS THIS FRIDAY

Our Auskick program commences this Friday at 6pm. Chris Pike will be running this years program. See you there.more

2014 AMART SPORTS - SIGN-ON SPECIAL

Amart Sports at Mitchelton is offering all Ferny Grove Falcons members 20% off storewide this weekend - Feb 8-9th.more

2014 SEASON FEE STRUCTURE

We have had a few queries from parents wanting to know more about this season fee structure. Attached is a breakdown for your reference.more

PRE-SEASON TRAINING

Pre-season Training is kicking off this week.
Under 11's to Under 16's training - Wednesday the 29th January 5:30pm - 6:30pm.
Under 6's to Under 10's training - Thursday the 30th January 5:00pm - 6:00pm.more

2014 SIGN-ON

Our 2014 club sign-on is taking place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th of February from 10:00am to 2pm at the Falcon's club house, Tramway Street, Ferny Grove. For more information please email fernygrovejuniors@aflbj.commore

FALCONS FLYER - OCTOBER EDITION

The Falcons Flyer October edition is now availablemore

FERNY GROVE FALCONS - 2013 AGM

On the evening of Wed 16 Oct 13 at 6.30pm at the Clubhouse, we will be holding the Annual General Meeting for our club.more

2013 TROPHY DAY

24 August - Junior Trophy day- Falcons Park 10am – 1pm
31 August – Youth Trophy night - The Grove Sports Club, 5:30pmmore

TRIVIA NIGHT 2013 - THIS SATURDAY

On Saturday Night August 3 at 7pm proceedings will kick-off at The Grove Sports club. Please call Sharon Pitt if you have not reserved your spot in what's shaping up to be a great night.more

FALCONS FLYER - JULY EDITION

The Falcons Flyer July edition is now availablemore

CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISING DRIVE UNDERWAY

Our Cadbury chocolate fundraising drive is well under way. Fundraising chocolates are up the club, so come and grab your box.
Point of contact is Neisha Bessell, our Under 8 Black Team Manager.
The individual who sells the most, gets a $100 Struddy's voucher.
This is a fantastic way to help our club - jump on board The Falcons!more

POSITIVE OR IT'S POINTLESS

This weekend (Friday 19th – Sunday 21st July) is Positive or Its Pointless round.

The Positive or it’s pointless (POIP) campaign aims to reduce poor and unacceptable player, spectator and parent behaviour to make sport safe for all children. It is a great reminder going into the second half of the season, and for those teams going into finals that negative behaviour will not be tolerated.more

TRIVIA NIGHT 2013 - THIS SATURDAY

On Saturday August 3 at 7pm proceedings will kick-off at The Grove Sports club.This is a fantastic opportunity to have some fun, enjoy a few drinks and show your trivia skills with your team. All money raised going back to the club for our kids.more

FALCONS FLYER - MAY EDITION

The Falcons Flyer May edition is now availablemore

AFL QLD JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAY CAMP

For all children aged 8-12
Brisbane Lions players and mascot,BERNIE “GABBA” VEGAS, will attend each camp.
Every child receives a football, cap, backpack, drink bottle, certificate and give-aways. Nutritional lunch and drinks provided.more

WATCH JASON AKERMANIS PLAY AT BRIBIE

Bribie Bulldogs plus Jason “Aker” Akermanis take on the undefeated Maroochydore Roos at “the Kennel” May 25, 2013.
2.30pm May 25 – Seniors + Aker vs Maroochydore
7.30pm – Formal Function at Pacific Harbour Golf and Country Clubmore

CELEBRATING AFL KIDS FIRST ROUND

This weekend the state joins together to celebrate AFL Kids First Round (Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th May) to remind all clubs and parents to set positive examples both on and off the field.more

FALCONS FLYER - APRIL EDITION

The Falcons Flyer April edition is now availablemore

2013 PARENT HANDBOOK

For your reference, we have attached this year’s parent handbook.
The handbook contains information about who does what at the club and key dates.
It also covers off common questions that have been raised as well as the answers.more

PRE-SEASON TRAINING COMES TO AN END

Pre-Season training has now come to an end.
From now on though it's on with team training!
We will be emailing information shortly to all teams confirming whether or not teams are ready to start training with coaches/team managers and First Aiders.more

AMART SPORTS COMMUNITY KICKBACK PROGRAM

For every purchase you make at Amart Sports, they will give us 5% of your transaction in the form of an in-store credit to purchase new equipment.
When making any purchase at Amart Sports swipe you card and nominate Ferny Grove Falcons as your club for points allocation.more
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U16 PLAYERS WANTED

U16 Players Wanted – Our coaches are confirmed and ready! Former Club Secretary Kevin Lingard and former President Greg Paterson, assisted by Auskick Co-ordinator Chris Paterson. A formidable coaching line-up so the boys should have a great season.more

IF YOU MISSED SIGN-ON FOR 2013

Please come along to pre-season training on Tuesday or Thursday from 4:30pm at the Falcon's oval. alternatively please email fernygrovejuniors@aflbj.com
We would love to hear from you.more
We want you

JUNIOR UMPIRES WANTED FOR 2013 SEASON

The Falcons are now looking for junior umpires to umpire our games during season 2013.
Prerequisite: We would like you to be at least 13.
Things to know before applying to us:
Contact: fernygrovejuniors@aflbj.commore

FALCONS 'IN FULL FLIGHT' VIDEO NOW ON YOUTUBE

The Ferny Grove Falcons 20th Anniversary video entitled "In Full Flight: 20 years of the Ferny Grove Falcons" is now up on our youtube channel. The 15 minute documentary, in two parts features interviews with key people from the early days of the club right through to the club today. It also features an interview with former Falcon, and now Melbourne Demon Rohan Bail.more

NAB HOME LOANS. MENTION FALCONS AND RAISE THOUSANDS!

If you're planning on borrowing for a home or business loan, NAB will donate a percentage to the club just by mentioning the Ferny Grove Falcons. Any loan over $50,000 is eligible anywhere in Australia, even if you're not a parent so if you have family or friends thinking of borrowing, even if they live interstate, make sure they mention the Falcons. One loan could mean thousands in much needed funding to the club, allowing us to improve our facilities and provide a better playing environment for your kids. Any questions, email Kevin Lingard on kevinlingard@optusnet.com.au

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FALCONS NOW ON YOUTUBE!

The Ferny Grove Falcons now has a YouTube channel, thanks to the efforts of Phil Neil (Dad of U16's Alex). There are already some awesome videos up there which you can check out straight away, but make sure you subscribe and keep coming back through the season as more videos will be added. You can find it at http://www.youtube.com/user/FernyGroveFalcons

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THANKS SUNCORP!

The Ferny Grove Falcons would like to thank the Suncorp group for donating $874 to the club as part of their 'Belong' Small Grants program. Each year the grants are given out to community groups in which Suncorp staff are involved. The grant couldn't come at a better time and will be used to purchase much-needed new footballs and other vital equipment. Thank-you to former club treasurer Paul Anderson for organising the grant application and thanks again to Suncorp.

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Official opening of the goal post netting

It was a great pleasure to welcome our club patron and State Member for Ferny Grove Geoff Wilson back to Falcon Park on Sunday, Geoff and David O'leary from AFLQ were invited to our club to officially open the goal post netting and also to give president Greg Paterson the opportunity to thank them both for their assistance in the club's successful grant application though the State Government Community Benefit Fund .

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BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS

Important information. If you have registered online, but did not pay online via paypal, you can pay via direct credit to our bank account. Details are, account name, Ferny Grove & Districts Junior Australian Football Club Inc.:

Bank of Queensland BSB 124001 Account Number 10280454

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FALCONS NOW ON FACEBOOK

The Ferny Grove Falcons have moved in to the 21st century. Check out our official Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Ferny-Grove-Australia/Ferny-Grove-Falcons/133959363281148

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FERNY GROVE BECOMES AFL QUALITY CLUB

Ferny Grove has commenced down the path of becoming an accredited "AFL Quality Club" and we have already achieved our Bronze Level.The program provides an opportunity for all community football clubs to achieve a minimum standard of club administration and to recognise and reward clubs for achieving the base standard through to standards of excellence. Click on link down left of page for more.more

ROHAN BAIL MAKES QLD TEAM OF YEAR

Article from AFLQ website.
Melbourne wingman Rohan Bail, Gold Coast ruckman Zac Smith and Southport skipper Danny Wise are first-time inclusions in the Queensland Team of the Year for 2010.Bail, the 2008 QAFL Rising Star winner and 2007 Mt.Gravatt premiership player who began 2010 with just one AFL game behind him, was chosen on the wing. Read more for full team ..more

FERNY GROVE SUCCESS AT AFLBJ GALA AWARDS

Congratulations to Joseph Russon and Luke Penberthy on taking out the AFLBJ Best & Fairest awards in their respective divisions. Joseph won for the U16 AFLBJ Cup (Div 2) and Luke for U14 Div 2. These awards are based on umpires votes. The Ferny Grove Club also finished 4th in the Club Championship, which is based on percentage of games won across all youth football teams.more

CONGRATULATIONS JIMMY MCMAHON 100 SENIOR GAMES

The Ferny Grove footy club congratulates former junior Jimmy McMahon on playing his 100th senior game for Wilston Grange last weekend. A regular in Wilston Grange's best players, Jimmy is currently sitting 2nd on the Bill Ryan Trophy votes, only 1 point off the lead. Although the game's result will not be a memorable one, at only 23 years of age Jimmy will achieve many more milestones. Well done.more

MEMO FROM ANDREW DEMETRIOU

There has been much publicity, discussion and debate regarding the signing of Israel Folau to Team GWS and Karmichael Hunt to the Gold Coast Football Club.
In this regard, please find attached a memo from Andrew Demetriou distributed to AFL Club CEO’s and other stakeholders regarding the AFL’s position.more

CAMERON PICKERING DEBUTS FOR LION CUBS

Former Ferny Grove Junior, and now Aspley Under 18 player, Cameron Pickering, made his debut as a top up player for the Brisbane Lions Reserve Grade side in their AFLQ State League game against Southport last weekend. Well done Cameron, the Ferny Grove Footy Club is very proud of you.more

FROM THE ARCHIVES

When cleaning out the donger, we discovered old copies of The Falcon Flyer, which we thought would be of interest. Click on "History" and then go to "From The Archives" for more.more
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