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Week 1 Finals

After 17 rounds of hotly contested home and away fixtures , we have now reached the business end of our season and only the top 8 teams in each football and netball division remain in the quest for that elusive premiership. Proudly we have 2 of our teams ( under 17 netball & under 15 football ) who have qualified and who will continue to fly the flag for the club , beginning this week.

Our netballers have obtained the prized double chance , recording an excellent 15 win / 2 loss regular season , with the 2 losses being by very narrow margins. This week they come up against Springbank with whom they had a great tussle only a few weeks back , with the winner going through to the Preliminary Final and a week off and the loser going into a elimination final next week.

The u/15 football boys have also had a great year and were placed in the top 4 for a large part of the season before a few injuries and the toll of a number of the older boys doubling up for the u/18 team had an impact and saw the team finish in 6th spot. This weekend they face Newlyn in a elimination final ,with whom they played out a great tussle only 2 weeks back with the Cats getting home by 8 points.

Unfortunately the draw sees both teams at different venues which makes the logistics a little difficult but it is certainly hoped that as many people as possible will make the effort to get along and support our youngsters.

Last week saw the end of the competitive years for the rest of our teams when we ventured down the Glenelg highway to take on old rivals Skipton. The home team took the honours over the day , winning the majority of contests and to take possession of the Bendigo Bank shield. The undoubted highlight of the day was the nail biting win obtained by our senior footballers , coming from 5 goals down at half time and then hitting the front for the first time with a goal in the last minute of the game. A great reward for the team and coach who have had a very challenging year and to see the spirit shown on the day was fantastic for everyone.

Upcoming events :

Saturday 29th August – This is our allocated day for finals catering so please make yourself available if possible to assist with this club obligation. There is a roster circulating allowing people to nominate a shift that suits them which will make organising the day that much easier.

Sunday 13th September – Presentation day and vote count for all grades at SV Recreation Reserve , stay tuned for more details

Good luck to all competing this weekend ……………………….. GO SAINTS !!!

Round 17 v. Skipton pre-match

This Saturday marks the end of the season for the majority of our competing football teams who will not be competing in finals , the exception being our under 17 netballers and under 15 footballers who will carry the banner for the club beyond this Saturday’s clash with traditional rival Skipton. It is important to take the opportunity to thank all the players , coaches and assisting volunteers in these teams for their efforts throughout the year. With both clubs encountering pretty challenging seasons across the board , we are sure there will be extra incentive from all involved to finish their seasons as positively as possible.

Last week saw the visiting Newlyn come and take the points in all but the senior netball contest where there was an exciting tie played out. The visitors scored their first win against our senior footballers since our time in the CHFL , with a dominant performance after quarter time. Our finals bound under 17 netballers and under 15 footballers both played out very entertaining games before just going down to opponents who they may well meet again in a week or 2. Our u/12 footballers were another shining light with a very good performance.

Last Sunday was the highlight of the season for the under 12 footballers & netballers with the annual lightning premiership held at Rokewood. This , as always was a fantastic showcase of everything that is great about the nurturing of our youngsters in the spirit of participation and being part of a team as they take the early steps in what is hopefully in many cases a long involvement in the sport and club. Both teams won 1 of their 3 games on the day , however the event is always much more than scoreboard results. A big thank you to Ian O’Neill & Pippie Lewis , together with their team of helpers , not only for the way they managed their teams on the day but indeed over another season of great work in a very important area for the club ……… Well done all !!      

Socially another very good night had last week at our Trivia night , with a good role up and good night had by all. Many thanks to Tara Pearson for all her hard work in making the night a success.

*** Important dates to mark in the diary  

Monday 17/8/2015 – U/15 & u/18 Junior Football B & F Vote count at Ballarat Trotting club $30 a head for 2 course meal. Any one interested in attending please see Tim O’Brien

Saturday 29th August – This is our allocated day for finals catering so please make yourself available if possible to assist with this club obligation. There is a roster circulating allowing people to nominate a shift that suits them which will make organising the day that much easier.

Good luck to all competing today ……………………….. GO SAINTS !!!

Round 16 v. Newlyn pre-match

And then there was 2 ………………. Somewhat incredibly , this Saturday sees our penultimate round of home and away fixtures as we welcome Newlyn to Snake Valley , for what will be our final home match of the 2015 season. We certainly look forward to a competitive day of community football and netball.

Last week was a predictably tough day when we ventured to Springbank to take on some very strong Tigers teams , particularly in the open age Footy & netball where the home team dominated.

The junior footy was pretty similar , except for our u/12 team who were very competitive.

Our junior netballers were the exception on the day , as they have been for the majority of the season. While our u/17 girls dropped the first game for the season , the margin was only 2 goals and against a team who had only lost 1 match themselves and the girls are very well positioned to compete strongly in the coming finals series. The u/15 girls scored a great win to keep their finals hopes alive , with todays match against a higher ranked opponent critical to their aspirations in this regard.

In what has been a tough year for many of our teams on field & court , it is always critically important that we don’t lose a critical element of what community clubs are about and that is it being a important social hub for players , families and supporters alike. It was therefore great to report on what was a great gathering last Saturday night for our annual ball. Over 100 people , from the younger to the not so young , enjoyed a great nights entertainment and fellowship. A big thank you to all who contributed to a very successful event. While on this theme , tonight we have our trivia night in the Social rooms , which is always a fun night and appealing for the wide range of demographics within the club. Make sure you get on a table and join in the fun.

*** Important dates to mark in the diary  

Sunday 9/8/2015 – U/12 Football & U/13 Netball carnival at Rokewood commencing at 10.30am. This is the big day on the calendar where our junior teams who do not have a finals series as such get to take centre stage on a day of their own. It is always a great day of junior sport so good luck to all competing.

Monday 17/8/2015 – U/15 & u/18 Junior Football B & F Vote count at Ballarat Trotting club $30 a head for 2 course meal. Any one interested in attending please see Tim O’Brien

Saturday 29th August – This is our allocated day for finals catering so please make yourself available if possible to assist with this club obligation

Finally , on sad note , the club executive , players and supporters wish to convey their very best wishes to the Quilliam family on the health battles currently confronting Darren , one of the clubs most decorated players. We know that he will confront this challenge with the same level of determination he displayed while representing the club so brilliantly during his playing days and we are all conveying our thoughts and prayers for a positive outcome.