girls playing AFL with Drummoyne Power

Girls play AFL

Female footy is continuing to grow and Drummoyne Power is the place to start!

Our Auskick program for U5 through to U8s is the perfect place for girls (and boys) to learn basic footy skills. There’s no tackling, modified rules and an inclusive atmosphere. Auskick is fun and safe, and a great place for girls involved in this terrific team sport.

Girls can play alongside boys up to the age of 14, and we have girls playing in Drummoyne Power’s U9 to U11 teams.

But we also offer all-girls teams from U10 through to U18 as part of our Canada Bay Cannons youth AFL club.

Why not give it a try in Season 2021? Registrations are open now.

PS: Don’t forget to claim your Active Kids Voucher before registering… it takes $100 off the cost of registration. All the details and links are on our registration page.

 

children playing AFL

Registrations are open!

Pre-season is just around the corner so it’s time to start registering.

Drummoyne Power, together with our youth club, the Canada Bay Cannons, has teams to suit boys and girls right through from U5 to U17 boys and U18 Youth Girls.

Remember, footy is more fun with your mates so encourage your school friends or summer sport team mates to play AFL in Season 2021.

Parents don’t forget to claim your Active Kids Voucher before registering – it takes $100 off the cost of the season.

Register here.

Subscribe to our electronic newsletter for updates on the season start and training times.

 

coach with team

Volunteer for Season 2021

Footy season will be here before you know it! We’re looking for volunteers – at a team and club level – to help get our kids on the footy field in Season 2021.

If you’re interested in coaching or managing a team or helping out on our Board,  please let us know.

Volunteering for your local footy club is a great way to be part of your community, and to be involved in a sport your child loves.

We can tailor your volunteer experience to your skill set and availability. While some roles such as coaching or managing a team require weekly commitment, others may need just an hour or two at home games or midweek.

Girls Only Come and Try AFL Event

Girls Only “Come and Try” AFL

Drummoyne Power will be running a girls only event to come and try AFL/Auskick. This special event is aimed towards girls age 4 to 12 years of age. It is a chance to get active and have fun with AFL activities. With special help from some GWS Giants AFLW players!!

When:- Wednesday 18th March 2020

Time:- 5.30pm-7pm (finishing earlier for the younger kids!)

Please register via clicking this link

What to wear/bring:- Wear comfortable clothes suitable for exercise, sneakers (or footy boots if you have them), bring water bottle.

If your daughter was ever curious about playing AFL, but felt a little unsure, this event will be perfect, so come along and have a try!

 

End of Season PARTY!!!

To our Parents and Amazing Volunteers

It’s time to relax, grab a drink and help celebrate Drummoyne Power’s 2019 AFL season at our annual parent end of season function and fundraiser. 

DJ Jimmy is back once again pumping out the tunes so practice those moves and shimmy on down to the dance floor!

Held at the popular and stylish Aqua Luna, tickets are $75 (incl. $3.50 booking fee) and includes substantial canapes.  Drinks can be purchased at the bar.  There will be a silent auction and raffle and all funds raised on the night will go towards making our club even better.

$100 bar tab up for the team with the most attendees – winning team notified after ticket sales close.

Tickets on sale now! Click here

We are collecting donations for prizes. We are asking everyone to donate a bottle of wine and bring it along to training either this Wednesday night (see our Auskick Co-ordinator Penny who will be there from 5.30-6.30pm) or drop it in at our next Drummoyne home game this Saturday 3rd August at the canteen.

Have you got something you would like to donate to our silent auction?

 

Some examples of silent auction/raffle items donated in the past include artworks, photographic prints, wine, gourmet food, restaurant vouchers, sport vouchers, holiday accommodation, experiences, beauty products and jewellery. A great way to support your club and get you or your brand recognised at the same time. Email Karen at events@drummoynepower.com

It’s all to raise money for the club!

Girls Only “Come and Try” AFL Event

Drummoyne Power will be running a girls only event to come and try AFL/Auskick. This special event is aimed towards girls age 4 to 10 years of age. It is a chance to get active and have fun with AFL activities, at our beautiful home ground, Drummoyne Oval.

We will have a special visit from a GWS Giants AFLW player to help us out with activities and inspire the girls!

Our event will coincide with our home game weekend, so families can experience the fun and excitement of game day!

When:- Saturday 3rd August

Time:- 9.30am – 11am

Please register via clicking this link

What to wear/bring:- Wear comfortable clothes suitable for exercise, sneakers (or footy boots if you have them), bring water bottle.

If your daughter was ever curious about playing AFL, but felt a little unsure, this event will be perfect, so come along and have a try!

       

Welcome to the sponsor panel, Prior Strata

Welcome, Prior Strata!

Drummoyne Power is proud to announce Prior Strata as a new Gold Sponsor for Season 2019.

For over 40 years, Prior Strata has been taking the complexity out of Sydney’s strata communities. And they’re moving to the inner west!

Prior Strata is a family business and prides itself on being responsive to the needs of the strata committees it represents.

Prior Strata works closely with strata committees to ensure a sense of a neighbourly community thrives in their strata complexes. When you think about it, that makes Prior Strata a perfect fit for Drummoyne Power because we’re all about a positive, safe community culture too!

If you’re looking for a new strata management company, why not get in touch with Andrew Davis. Let him know you’re from Drummoyne Power!

You’ll find them online at: https://priorstrata.com.au or call on 0404 688 707.

Presentation Day & AGM

Presentation Day and Annual General Meeting

Presentation Day for Drummoyne Power teams will be held on Sunday 9 September, from 10am in the Drummoyne Oval Pavilion.

Come along and celebrate the highlights of Season 2018

PLUS

  • Team photo pickup
  • Manager and Coach gear return

 

Annual General Meeting

The Drummoyne Power Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 9 September in the Greg Davis Stand, immediately after Presentation Day (approximately 1pm).

All Drummoyne Power parent members (including Cannons with home club of Drummoyne Power) are invited and encouraged to attend.

If you would like to nominate for a role in Season 2019, please download the 2018-19 Nomination Form  and return to Drummoyne Power Secretary Fiona Gaal.

If you are unable to attend the AGM, we would ask that you fill in and return a 2018-19 Proxy Voting Form to ensure we have a quorum.

 

SHOOSH because…

SHOOSH because our kids are watching

Yelling negative comments from the sidelines is never OK. It is modelling disrespect for authority and showing kids that it’s OK to respond to a mistake – by a player or by an umpire – with abuse. As a Club, we won’t tolerate it. SHOOSH!

SHOOSH because our kids are listening

But what if it is just conversational complaints? Stop and think. Are the umpires really biased, or just learning? Is the push in the back by an opponent “deliberate”, while the push in the back by our player just a mistake?

We may not like an opposing team culture, but we need to remember that all players and umpires are still learning, and that team officials are volunteers doing their best for the love of the sport.

Focusing on complaints about umpires and the opposition teaches kids that it is OK to blame others for the result of a game and show them disrespect. SHOOSH!

SHOOSH because we want football relationships to be positive

Not many kids will grow up to be professional AFL players but we’d like to encourage them to play, umpire, coach or be involved in AFL in some capacity for many years to come.

People swap Clubs; Clubs form merger teams; development, representative and academy teams are selected. Those kids being criticised as “cheats” may soon be your child’s team mates. That “biased” umpire may one day mentor your team. That “dirty” team official? Meet your new coach.

Let’s make work to make AFL fun, and football relationships positive. SHOOSH!

SHOOSH because there’s a right way to address wrong behaviour

Sometimes there will be legitimate concerns about a player, an umpire, a parent or official. During a game, the team manager (and only the team manager) can approach the ground manager, who will then decide whether it’s an issue that needs monitoring and/or intervention.

Coaches also have access to a form to provide constructive feedback on umpiring, which directly informs umpire training sessions.

And if you ever have specific complaints after an AFL game, please contact our Club. If warranted, we’ll take it further on your behalf.

#shooshforkids