Design the Sharks' Guernsey for our 2013 NAIDOC match

Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 10:24 PM

The East Fremantle Football Club invites all primary school students in our district to design the Sharks’ Guernsey for the 2013 NAIDOC game on Saturday July 6th.

The winning designer will have the opportunity to be the Sharks’ Mascot on July 6th, and their school will be presented with a framed jumper at a school assembly in the week leading up to the game.

The competition closes 5pm on Wednesday 29th May 2013.

Full details on how to enter are available in the Entry Form

 

 

 

Volunteer of the Year Award

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 9:39 AM

The Sunday Times WA Football Volunteer of the Year Award

THE West Australian football community will recognise some of the game’s most valuable assets following the start of National Volunteer Week today (Monday, May 13).

The week also marks the start of The Sunday Times WA Football Volunteer of the Year Award, with the West Australian Football Commission conducting a variety of events and functions over the nomination period (May 13 to July 12) to acknowledge and thank volunteers.

At the end of the season, a Volunteer Award will be presented in each of WA’s 17 Football Districts and Regions. Each of the District and Regional winners will be invited with a guest to the 2013 Sandover Medal count, where each will be acknowledged for their efforts among some of WA Football’s finest contributors.

The overall State winner of the Sunday Times Volunteer of the Year Award will also be announced on the night and receive a trip for two to the 2013 AFL Grand Final, including flights, accommodation and tickets to the Grand Final breakfast function.

Last year more than 1480 nominations were received, with East Fremantle District volunteer Michael Bardsley named overall winner for his commitment over 20 years to a number of different clubs, most notably Bullcreek Leeming Amateur Football Club.

This year Nominations close on Friday, July 12. To nominate someone deserving of the award please complete the form online at: www.volunteerinfooty.com.au

Position Vacant - East Fremantle District Manager

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 9:17 AM

District Manager - East Fremantle District.

The West Australian Football Commission is seeking a dynamic and pro-active person to join their team as the District Manager for the East Fremantle District.  This position is located within the vibrant and successful environment of the East Fremantle Football Club and will be responsible for the continued growth and promotion of football within the East Fremantle District.

Applicants should be prepared to be actively involved in the leadership of all participation activities and develop exciting new initiatives in order to grow football within the district.  Key responsibilities will include:

Football and Game Development, Coach, Umpire, Club and Volunteer Education, Promoting the East Fremantle District and associated Stakeholders.  Assisting with Football events.  Working closely with Volunteer Leaders, Community Football Stakeholders and WAFL Club leaders. 

The successful applicant will receive a competitive remuneration package including a fully maintained vehicle and phone, as well as the opportunity to work in Australia’s premier sporting industry. 

Essential selection criteria include: 

  • Sport related Degree, or established competency in related fields.
  • Level 1 Coaching Accreditation
  • Ability to lead and interact confidently with groups of participants and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrative ability to innovate.
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Able to work after normal business hours and on weekends. 

Desirable selection criteria include: 

  • Level 2 Coaching Accreditation.
  • Knowledge of the WA Football structure.
  • Knowledge of the East Fremantle District, including factors that may influence the Football environments within it. 

If you are interested in applying for this exciting position please submit a maximum 3 page application letter no later than 5pm Monday 27th May, 2013 demonstrating your ability to  address the selection criteria ABOVE and in addition please attach your resume and send to pdehaan@wafc.com.au  For more information about this exciting position, including a full position description, please contact the WAFC Director Game Development, Warren Nel at wnel@wafc.com.au or phone (08) 9287 5541.

THE MEMBERS DRAW HAS JACKPOTTED TO $700!

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 3:40 AM

THE MEMBERS DRAW HAS JACKPOTTED TO $700!

The Friday night Member's Draw has jackpotted to $700 and you must be there to collect it.

On Friday night just past, May 10th, Ken Corbett’s name was drawn out but he wasn’t in attendance so the draw has jackpotted by $50 to $700.

The draw takes place every Friday night between 6:30pm and 7:30pm in the main bar. 

You have to be in it to win it! Only those members who are financial for 2013 go into the draw, so once your membership fees are paid you have the opportunity of taking out the jackpot – but of course you have to be there for the draw.

2013 Foundation Derby SUNDAY June 2nd

Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 11:29 PM

The first weekend in June means only one thing in WA footy. It's the Foundation Derby: East Fremantle vs South Fremantle, and this year it's at East Fremantle Oval on SUNDAY 2nd June. We've moved from our usual Monday slot to avoid clashing with the Dockers/West Coast game, so now you have the next day off to recover.

It will be a festival atmosphere at East Fremantle Oval, with plenty of fun for the whole family including jumping castles, face painting and match day giveaways. Join the party after the game in the main social hall, with local band The Suntones.

You can bring your own food and picnic blanket, or take advantage of our additional food and drink facilities. Just remember there's no BYO alcohol.

Got a large group? Our VIP Marquee package could be for you. $85pp includes admission, drinks, VIP marquee access and a private bar. Book here or call 9339 5533

Or join the President's Function in the Main Hall before the game. Book here or call 9339 5533

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule

  • Colts: 9:10am
  • Reserves: 11:40pm
  • League: 2:10pm
  • Women: 5:10pm

Admission prices:

  • Adults: $15
  • Concession: $12
  • Student Edge: 2 for 1
  • Under 16s: Free

 

 

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK - MAY 13 - 19

Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 9:24 PM

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK – May 13 - 19

 The following members are celebrating their birthdays this week and we would like to wish them all a very Happy Birthday.

 Thomas Walker; Ron Barker; Bernard McHugh; Eric Davies; Pam Mikus; John Schokker; Marilyn Connelly; Lyn Sprigg; Cyril Waterton; Kerry Black; Simon O’Brien; Carmen Sherry; Rebecca James; Tyler Sutton; Alex Newton; Declan Duncan; Preston Athanasiou; Chloe McAlpine.

Sharks to represent WA at State Level

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 9:27 PM

Three East Fremantle players will play for the WA State team against Victoria on Saturday in Northam.  Steven Dodd, Rory O’Brien and Andrew Stephen will once again pull on the yellow and black guernsey. All three players have represented at State level before, Dodd and Stephen in 2012, while Rory played in 2011. You can support the boys by heading to Northam for tomorrow’s game. Bounce Down is at midday. The game will also be shown on ABC TV in a delayed telecast from 2pm.

We're proud to have a total of 20 East Fremantle players in state squads, a great testament to our strong district and development program:

WAFL State Team                  

Steven Dodd

Andrew Stephen

Rory O’Brien

WA State 16s

Jarrad Black

Thomas Bennett

James Harrold

Oliver Parish

 

WA State 18s

Patrick Cripps

Conor Regan

Jonathon Marsh

Jarrad Jansen

Richard Bourne

Joshua Cuneo

Jake Solomon

Aliir Aliir

WA Rising Stars (Under 23’s)

Ryan Lester-Smith

Matthew Jupp

Andrew Stokes

Scott Hancock

Jordan Dorotich

 

 Steven Dodd

-          2013 will be Steven’s 3rd state game after selection in 2004 and 2012

-          The reigning Lynn Medallist, who will hopefully play his 100th League match for the Sharks in 2013, will play as the third tall, versatile defender that he does so well for EFFC.

-          Part of the EFFC leadership group

 Rory O’Brien

-          Made his State debut in 2011, the same year in which he won the Lynn Medal

-          Had an outstanding game back in that State Game at Rushton Park, against QLD/NT, picking up 33 possessions

-          Will play in a strong midfield group, against an equally strong Victorian midfield.

-          May see Rory used as a run with player

-          Part of the EFFC leadership group

 Andrew Stephen

-          State debut in 2012 against South Australia

-          Has now played 76 games of League Football for EFFC

-          Playing as small defender in Northam against a strong Victorian forward line

-          Part of the EFFC leadership group

 

 

 

 

 

THE MEMBERS DRAW HAS JACKPOTTED TO $650!

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 2:55 AM

THE MEMBERS DRAW HAS JACKPOTTED TO $650!

The Friday night Member's Draw has jackpotted to $650 and you must be there to collect it.

On Friday night just past, May 3rd, Geoff Wolfenden’s name was drawn out but he wasn’t in attendance so the draw has jackpotted by $50 to $650.

The draw takes place every Friday night between 6:30pm and 7:30pm in the main bar. 

You have to be in it to win it! Only those members who are financial for 2013 go into the draw, so once your membership fees are paid you have the opportunity of taking out the jackpot – but of course you have to be there for the draw.

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK - MAY 6 - 12

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 2:51 AM

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK – May 6 - 12

The following members are celebrating their birthdays this week and we would like to wish them all a very Happy Birthday.

Gladys Morgan; William Heathcote; Harry Regan; Arthur Marshall; Paul Olivier; Harry Summerfield; Brian Johnson; Kaye Parry; Margaret Sheridan; Barbara Van Rooyen; Marcus McKenzie; Shaun Livingston; Allan Quinn; Margo Young; Bradford Collins; Andrew Greig; Geoff Wolfenden; Jelena Hillman; Graham Fowler; Steve Matthews; Greg Roberts; Carl Walker; Garth Sorrell; Massimo Di Lello; Stuart Blackwood; Clayton Anderson; Scott Byfield; Mark Summerville; Rhys Radford; Mitchell Wake; Jarrad King; Bailey Tucek; William Coutts; Hayden Wheelock.

THE MEMBERS DRAW HAS JACKPOTTED TO $600!

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 4:18 AM

THE MEMBERS DRAW HAS JACKPOTTED TO $600!

The Friday night Member's Draw has jackpotted to $600 and you must be there to collect it.

On Friday night just past, April 26th, Ines Wallace’s name was drawn out but she wasn’t in attendance so the draw has jackpotted by $50 to $600.

The draw takes place every Friday night between 6:30pm and 7:30pm in the main bar. 

You have to be in it to win it! Only those members who are financial for 2013 go into the draw, so once your membership fees are paid you have the opportunity of taking out the jackpot – but of course you have to be there for the draw.