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Important Information for all Players, Parents and Croaches.

 Last updated 01/05/2016

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Draw Sat 07/05/2016 listed in Tab above 

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6  players needed to fill u 13's teams & 2 players for 15-1's

 

Come down and meet the coaches and players Tuesday 26/04/2016 13's 4-5pm & 15's 5-6pm.

 

 Registrations open for all age groups u6-u16's & 12, 14 & 16LT

 

register now @ www.playnrl.com

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APOF Juniors TRIVIA NIGHT 

Saturday 4th June 

Albion Park Bowling Club 6.30pm 

Tickets $15 each tables of 10 & on Sale NOW from the canteen.

First Prize 10 x $50 Amart Vouchers.

Thank you to our host of the night Destination Dancefloor. Phone Steven NOW for your next event 0411 445 297 (please mention APOF Juniors).

If you would like to donate a prize for the night please contact Melissa 0423 192 484, Tracey 0401 048 635 or Vanessa 0414 541 097.

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Coaches have or are currently in the process of handing out raffle ticket books for our State of Origin Raffle.

Please return sold or unsold books directly to our canteen.

If you would like more tickets to sell please ask.

Thank you to the families that have already returned the sold books.

All profits from the raffle goes directly to our CLUB for our KIDS! 

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TUESDAY & Thursday 

From 4-5pm 

Collect APOF Juniors ProSkin Socks from 

 Complete Registrations

 eg bring birth certificate, payment (cash only)

 Complete online registration prior to attending @ www.playnrl.com

 Players must be registered and paid in full to train

Purchase Training Shirts & Playing Shorts

Cash & Eftpos Available 

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 HOT OFF the PRESS!

Children can train and play in the year they turn 5 so if your child turns 5 between 1 January & 31 December 2016 they can train & play from the beginning of the season.

Share with your friends who have a little one who turns 5 in 2016 that has a love for rugby league so they can join APOF Juniors for the 2016 season. 

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2016 Coaches announced below 

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All Registrations $105.00 each; 
 Mini, Mod, International & League Tag.
All players registering in 2016 receive a pair of new look APOF SOCKS!
Registrations are now OPEN at www.playnrl.com payment in full is required

Pay online or after registering Direct Deposit into our account,

Bank: ANZ
Account Name: Albion Park Oak Flats Junior and Minor Rugby League (As much as your bank will allow)
BSB- 012 501
Account- 2002 55032
Reference- your child's name
 

All New registrations (including New Under 6's) Please register your child at www.playnrl.com  

Children must be turning 5 years old between 1 Jan & 31 Dec 2016 to train & play. 

If you are transferring from another club and coming to APOF Juniors for the 2016 season please come to one of our registration days to complete the required paperwork for your child's transfer or text Club Registar Tracey on 0401 048 635 your child's Full Name, DOB and the club Transferring from. 

 Players are unable to train & play unless registration is paid in full. Even if registration has been submitted online payment must be made before child/children can train & play. 

 If you need help please email NRL support at www.playnrl.com (for help with online side) or call Tracey on 0401 048 635 or Vanessa on 0414 541 097 

New registrations; original birth certificate is required to be presented at one of our registration days listed below & You will be required to bring your child for a photo.  

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APOF Juniors are proud to announce the following coaches for the 2016 season;

Please do take the time to read the Coaches Playing & Coaching Achievements to embrace the experience of coaches that have been appointed for the 2016 season to assist APOF Juniors to learn new skills and reach their full potential. 
APOF Juniors the home of the Mighty Junior Eagles have an exciting 2016 season ahead. 
Thank you to all the coaches that submitted an application and attended the required interview.

Coaches Meeting and all involved in an official role with a team in 2016 are required to attend meeting on Wednesday 3 February 2016, 7pm Albion Park Bowling Club. 

Unsuccessful applicants we also thank you and hope that you still offer your skills to the appointed coaches as each and every applicant has so much to offer APOF Juniors.
Our APOF Juniors will be well served by the wealth of experience that we have at our disposal. 
Watch Facebook and Website for details on 2016 registration!!!
All EARLY BIRD registrations are $85.00 each and closes 5pm on Sunday 17 January 2016.
All registrations will be $105.00 after EARLY BIRD registration closes.

2016 APOF Juniors Appointed Coaches 
Under 6 
Aaron Rippon

Ron Prior

Joel Steel

Training Days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm

Under 7 Coaches

Glen Fairley 
Training Days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm
Playing Achievements 
Coaching Achievements
2015 Coached APOF Juniors u6’s

Paul Till
Training Tuesday & Thursday 4.30pm-5.30pm
Coaching Achievements
2015 Coached APOF Juniors u6’s
2014 Coached APOF Juniors u7’s
2013 Coached APOF Juniors u6’s

Brian Smith

Under 8 Coaches
Jason Fulton 
Training days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm
Playing Achievements
Played NRL until 16’s then spent the next 15 years playing first & second grade cricket. Going away to country cups, being coached by NSW coaches and some ex-players.
Coaching Achievements
2015 Coached APOF Juniors U6 & U7
2015 On field coaching OZ tag Shellharbour OZ tag U7’s

Matthew Byron
Training days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm
Phillip Gough 

Training days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm

Phil has years of coaching experence from minis-First Grade

Under 9 Coaches
Jason Hooper
Training Days Wednesday and Friday 4pm-5pm
Playing Achievements
2009-2012 APOF 1st Grade
2003-2007 St Helens 1st Grade, 120 games
1999-2002 Dragons, 79 games
1997-1998 Steelers, 21 games 
1982-1995 APOF Juniors, over 200 games
Coaching Achievements
2011-2015 Coach APOF Juniors for u6’,u7’s & u8’s
2009-2012 Coach APOF 1st grade, Won Premierships 2009 & 2012 Semi Finals 2010 & 2011

Daniel Coopes
Training Days Monday & Wednesday 4pm-5pm 
Playing Achievements
Daniel played his Junior years at Shellharbour Sharks
Daniel is a referee and has refed Juniors & Seniors 
Coaching Achievements
2015 Coached APOF Juniors u8’s
2013-2014 Manager for APOF Juniors u6 & u7’s

Wade Walsh
Training Days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm
Playing Achievements
Group 7 First Grade
100 first grade games for APOF
Country u18’s
Junior Sharks for two years
200 Junior games for APOF 
Coaching Achievements 
2013, 2014 & 2015 Coached APOF Juniors u6, u7 & u8’s
2005 & 2006 Coached APOF Juniors u10’s & u11’s

Wade will be assisted by Simon Pimanovs
Playing Achievements
Country Firsts
Multiple Group 7, Southern Division First Grade
Over 90 First Grade Games for APOF
Sharks Senior 1 season 
Steelers Junior 
100 Junior games for APOF
Coaching Achievements 
Assisted Wade for 2013, 2014 & 2015 season with u6, u7’s & u8’s

Jeff Baker 
Training Days Wednesday & Friday 4pm-5pm
Coaching Achievements 
2011-2014 Coached Doonside Sydney winning u9 Premiership 
2015 Coached u8’s APOF Juniors

10-1 Coach
David Herdegen
Training Days Wednesday & Friday 4-5pm
Playing Achievements
East Hills A grade for 6 years
East Hills from under 7- 25
1992-1996 East Hills Elite Team (u13-u17’s)
Coaching Achievements
2015 Coached APOF Juniors u9 Development team
2010-2012 APOF Juniors u9-u11 the team was undefeated 
David will be assisted by Neil Thompson 
Neil has been around rugby league for 23 years and has a great knowledge for the game. Neil has been league safe and assisted where need over the past 23 years for Shellharbour & APOF Juniors.

10-2 Coach

Jeff Sault
Training Days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm
Playing Achievements
Coaching Achievements 
Jeff has coached at a number of junior clubs for a number of years.
2015 Jeff coached u9’s at APOF Juniors

11-1’s Coach
Darrell Brisbane 
Trainings Days will be decided depending on what suits the players & parents 
Playing Achievements
Darrell played his Junior years with APOF Juniors, 3 years in the u7’s – u18’s. Darrell then went on to play 1st grade for Albion Park, Port Kembla, and Wollongong Bulls.
Darrell played at the Steelers and Group 7 Rep, Southern Division.
Darrell has a love for rugby league, has extensive football experience and is a devoted APOF Juniors & Seniors. He is passionate to give back to club by coaching the u10-1’s for the 2015 season. 
Coaching Achievements
2015 Coached APOF Juniors 10-1’s 
2011-2014 Southcoast OZ tag coach 
2013 APOF Juniors assistant u13’s 
2008 & 2012 APOF Juniors u8

11-2
Coach required

12 LT Coach
Natalie Russell

Assistant Brooke Herdegen 

Brooke was the 12LT 2015 Premiership Winning team manager.

12-1’s
Corey Bryant- Smith

Training Tuesday & Thursday 4.30pm-5.30pm 

 

13-1 Coach
Matt Caddick
Training days Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-5pm

13-2 Coach

Roger Henry 

Training days Tuesday & Thursday 5pm-6pm

Roger has many years of coaching experience with Mt Warrigal 3rd grade teams, APOF Juniors 16's & Port Kembla final and Grand Final winning teams.

14LT 
Neil Thompson 

Neil has been around rugby league for 23 years and has a great knowledge for the game. Neil has been league safe and assisted where need over the past 23 years for Shellharbour & APOF Juniors.

14-1

David Herdegen

Training Days

Playing Achievements

East Hills A grade for 6 years

East Hills from under 7- 25

1992-1996 East Hills Elite Team (u13-u17’s)

Coaching Achievements

2015 Coached APOF Juniors u9 undefeated Development team

2010-2012 APOF Juniors u9-u11 the team was undefeated 

Leaguesafe will be Jason Hooper. Dave will be supported by Jayden Morgan (Blocker),

Coaches will be supported by DREW HUTCHISON who plans to attend training sessions and game days throughout the year when available. DREW is a current St George Illawarra Dragons NRL Player.

Jayden Morgan (Blocker)
Playing Achievements
2016 has been selected in the St George Illawarra Dragons SG Ball TEAM
2015 played in the u17’s St George Illawarra Dragons 
Southern Stingrays u16’s team 
Country Development Squad u16’s
Group 7 Representative Team from u13’s-u16’s
Jayden played his junior career for APOF Juniors, 12 years, since under 6’s. Jayden played 206 club games for APOF Juniors and achieved 558 career points.
Coaching Achievements
2015 Jayden coached 11-2 APOF Juniors WINNING UNDEAFETED PREMIERSHIP TEAM 
2014 Jayden assisted with Shellharbour Sharks u7 team

 15-1 Coach

David Erskine 
Training Days Tuesday & Thursday 
Playing Achievements
Played Grade for Dapto Canaries 
Coaching Achievements
2015 APOF Juniors 14-1’s 
Dapto 2nd grade 2 years
Avondale
Berkeley 1st grade 2 years
Berkeley 18’s & 2nd grade 3 years
Maryborough QLD 1st grade 1 year plus Rep team
Corrimal 1st grade 2 years
Collies 2nd grade 2 years
Port Kembla 2nd grade 2 years
Port Kembla 1st grade 2 years
Coaching Coordinator Port Kembla 3 years
Dapto Juniors for 11years
Junior Rep teams 13’s-14’s-15’s & 18’s Illawarra
NSW Youth team at Moscow Youth Olympics 
David has watched the 15-1’s team play since they were 6 years old and looking forward to coaching them again in the 2016 season. David’s goal is to improve each player to their full potential throughout the season.

15-2 Coach
Chris Daniels 
Training Days Tuesday & Friday
Playing Achievements
Current APOF Seniors Player 
Played APOF Juniors from u6’s – u16’s 
Coaching Achievements
2015 assistant coach u8’s with Jason Hooper 
2015 League safe 14-2’s
Coached u8 & 9’s at APOF Juniors
Chris has been involved with the team since u6’s and feels now is the right time to coach the boys.

16-1 Coach

Kyle Williams

Training Days Tuesday & Thursday 

Playing Achievements
Current 1st grade player APOF Seniors 
U18’s APOF Seniors 
APOF Junior from u6- u16’s
Coaching Achievements 
2015 assisted with 15-1’s team 
Kyle is currently an NRL Development Officer for the South Coast

Kyle will be assisted by Blake Jones
Current 1st grade player APOF Seniors 
U18’s APOF Seniors 
APOF Junior from u6- u16’s
Coaching Achievements 
2015 assisted with 15-1’s team

Kyle Williams & Blake Jones will be supported by 
Ian Jones
Playing Achievements
SOUTH COAST GROUP SEVEN RUGBY LEAGUE FIFTY YEAR TEAM 1956-2006
Half Back Ian Jones - Albion Park Oak Flats and Shellharbour. (90 and 00 era). For the past sixteen years Ian Jones has been one of the most consistent players in the Group playing in five premiership teams. Equally at home at half or five eight Ian was Under 18 Player of the Year in 1990 and best Under 21 player in 91. Ian was captain and co-coach of the APOF premiership teams of 1998, 2000 and 2003, captain in 1999 and recently played his 200th first grade game for the club. In 2001 he switched to Shellharbour and was part of the Sharks premiership that season. Ian has announced his retirement from the game ending a great career with the 2006 premiership. (Information Printed by Group 7 in 2006)
Coaching Achievements
2015 Coached 15-1’s
1998-2000-2003-2004-2008 APOF First Grade Coach
2002 & 2008 Group 7 First Grade Co-Coach 
2007 Group 7 Under 21’s Coach
2006 Southern Division First Grade Co-Coach
Coached APOF Juniors u7, u9, u11 & u12

16-2 coach

Shaun Williams 

 

16 LT Coach

Kira Ramsey

 

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 Annual General Meeting has been held

2016 Executive Committee Members 

 President: Vanessa Criado

 Vice President: Jason Rhoden

 Secretary: Alison Spinks

 Treasurer: Sharon Paterson

 Registrar: Tracey Thompson

 Coaching Director: Jodi Mounfield

General Committee

 Grounds Manager: Jeff Sault

 Asset Coordinator: Paul Till

 Publicity Officer: John Criado

 Canteen Coordinator/s: VACANT

Canteen assistant/s: Trevor & Bernadette Collins

 Assistant Secretary/Treasurer: VACANT

 Child Protection Officer: Tracey & Jodi M

 General Committee: Karina Rhoden, Anne Maree Chesher, Kelly Roode, Jodie Duff, Brooke Herdegen & Dave Herdegen. 

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If you are interested in being a committee member please come along and get involved.

Next General Meeting 8 March 2016, 7pm Albion Park Bowling Club

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Any contractors within the club - please contact Alison (the Secretary). Your services may be of assistance.

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Information from group seven regarding team songs. Please read below the message that was sent:

Ladies and Gents,

  Team songs are to be sung in the dressing rooms only - Mod and International Age Groups. Mini Age groups can sing team songs on the field.

 From now on clubs WILL BE FINED if they have teams that are in breach.

NO swearing/course language/profanities are to be included in the song.

 All Clubs in the Group Seven draw received the same email.

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 Coaches/Parents:Please take note - if training occurs when the grounds are closed the player/your child is not covered by insurance should an injury occur. Also, training is not to occur unless goal post pads are being used - this is a LEGAL requirement! Our club is not allowed to train on the fields when they are closed - so please don't! We appreciate your cooperation!

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Notice Board

  DATES TO REMEMBER 

General Committee meeting will be held Tuesday 10 May 7pm Albion Park Bowling Club. 

New general committee members required for 2016 season.

All welcome to attend.