Belconnen Magpies have appointed their new senior and reserve grade coaches for the remainder of the 2011 season. Please click below for more information.more
After ongoing issues in the 2011 season the Belconnen Magpies Football Club has received resignations from both Michael Horne (NEAFL/Senior) and John Williams (Reserve/2nd Grade).
The Club is in the process of putting in place interim arrangements for the remainder of the 2011 season.
All enquiries can be directed to Belconnen Magpies Football Club General Manager Cameron Campbell.more
Belconnen Magpies are proud to announce that they have 4 junior players currently representing the NSW/ACT region in Under 16s National Championships. Seven boys were selected from the ACT region and the fact Belconnen alone has four of these is an outstanding achievement and a credit to the boys and their coaching/support staff.more
Belconnen captain Lexie Bennett played his 150th game for the club last weekend when the GIANTS were host to his side in Sydney. The game was not as celebratory as Bennett would of hoped for with Belconnen going down 7.4-46 to the GIANTS 26.20-176. However mid-way through the season, the Magpies are not down and out.more
Be sure to keep track of what is happening with the Belconnen Magpies Football Club by clicking on the Newsletter section of this page. The weekly newsletter will come out every Tuesday and be uploaded for your viewing pleasure.more
For the first time in the Belconnen Magpies history the entire senior footballing group went on a gruelling preseason camp to Pambula together. The camp was held from Friday February 18th until Sunday February 20th and consisted of all four men’s teams, the women’s team and the under 18s working together to not only improve their fitness, but also teamwork, relationships and goal-setting.more
Current GWS players CUrtly Hampton, Jarred Harding, Andrew Phillips, Sam Darley, Nathan Wilson and Tim Seagrave will be visiting schools this Thursday 24th and Friday 25th February as part of the AFL Community Camps.
This is a great opportunity to promote AFL within our region and to promote the GWS team which will compete in the new NEAFL competition in 2011!more
Attached is an invite for all eligible U16 players and parents to attend an Information/Transition Session for all eligible U16 footballers in the Belconnen Region.
The session will be held this Thursday night, 7:00pm at the Belconnen Magpies Golf Club.
See invite for more information.more
The Belconnen Magpies in November commenced an Academy for development of junior plays identifying in particular talented players from the Belconnen Cats and West Canberra Magpies Junior Under 14’s and Under 16’s teams, as well as some of the first year Under 18 players from the Club.more
ACT V GWS GIANTS
See flyer attached for the historic first match in the ACT by the GWS Giants (who will commence in the AFL in 2012 as the 18th side) versus a representative team from the ACT.
The Belconnen Magpies have 9 players in the squad of 42 (Mal Douglas, Sam Rutland, Rhys McAlister, Nick Collins, Jordy Harper, Daniel Jordan, Ryan Turnbull, John Love and Jye Bohm), so the Belconnen Magpies should be well represented on the day.
Entry is by gold donation with all proceeds going to junior football.more
The Honourable Bob McMullan recently retired from federal politics, and in turn resigned in his role as Club Patron after 22 years of strong service. At the end of football season Bob was awarded Life Membership of the Belconnen Magpies to acknowledge his valued contribution over such a long period. Club President Daryl Read recently presented Bob with a framed football jumper (per photo below), with the number 22 signifying the number of years as service as our Club Patron.more