March Junior Update

Hi All,

Quick update after a few weeks of training for the kids

1. Selection/grading games are planned for this week for U12 Girls and Mixed, U14 Girls and Mixed, and U16 mixed squads.
Coaches have had some time to have a look at how the kids are going, and these sessions will be used to see how the squads perform under game conditions so team squads can be finalised.

Emails are being sent to individual age groups, but in case missed, the following is the summary of these selection sessions this week;
U12 Girls – 5pm for a 5.30pm start Tuesday 28th March
U14 Girls – 6pm for a 6.15 start Tuesday 28th March
U14 Mixed – 5.30pm for a 6pm Start Friday 31st March
U12 Mixed – 5.30pm start Thursday 30th March
U16 Mixed – 6.30pm start Thursday 30th March

U16 Girls training will be held Tuesday 7pm at Elgar in conjunction senior womens squad.

Anyone wanting to be considered for a shield squad should attend these grading sessions, or contact their coach.

2. Teams entered 2017
So far we have entered the following team and grades
U12Mixed and U12 Girls – Shield and District for each group
U14 Girls – Shield and District Grades
U14 Mixed  – Shield, Pennant and District
U16 Girls – Shield
U16 Mixed – Shield and District
U10 Mixed – Half Field
U10 Girls – Half Field
U10 Quarter field teams are not yet required to be finalised.

At this stage we have not entered an U18 Mixed side due to numbers expressing interest in playing. There is about 24hours left to sort this out so if you are keen please send and email to

Round 1 for all teams is the 28th and 29th April.

3. Volunteers
Thanks to all those who have nominated to assist the junior club in roles. However we have 3 roles immediately needing to be filled that are critical to the running of teams;

  • U10 Age Group coordinator
  • U12 Age group coordinator
  • U16 Age group coordinatot

These coordinators assist coaches and with the assistance of the team managers, ensure players are selected and notified of teams, fixture notifications, communication between parents and the Junior sub committee. It is a great role to take on to get a better feel for the running of the club, and be part of shaping the success of the junior Brumbies in 2017. Please email if you can assist.

Team managers will also be needed once kids have been selected to relevant grades and teams.

4. Level 1 Coaching Course – is being held at Elgar Park, 8am on April 9th (sunday). All interested coaches or anyone interested in coaching should contact There is no cost to participants, and there is a need for the club to have accredited level 1 coaches for teams as part of the LEC (Premier League Entry Criteria) so please register and be part of this initiative.

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