Events

Team photo days 

Friday 21st August and Sunday 23rd August

Team photo days to be held in the upstairs room of our Clubhouse at Lionel Watts.

The detailed schedule will be sent out ASAP, but it will be aligned with your game for that week.

For the U13’s who have a bye we would like to fit you in on the Friday night.

For the u14 boys who are playing away at ELS Hall that week, we would like to arrange to have your team come back to Lionel Watts after your game for their photo.

All details will be sent soon.

COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS

 

It is important that the Club informs you of the following:

  • Any player that has underlying health conditions or is considered a vulnerable person should consult with a healthcare professional prior to returning to Small Group Training.
  • The rules around Small Group Training are strict, a maximum of 10 per group, this includes the coach.
  • Players MUST stay in their designated group/area and there is to be no rotating of coaches or players.
  • Training is strictly NON-CONTACT (ie: no tackling, no bumping, no marking contests etc).
  • The Club will provide hand sanitiser for all team training sessions; coaches and players will be encouraged to use sanitiser before, during and after training.
  • Absolutely no sharing of personal items such as water bottles, food or towels.
  • The AFL are currently recommending NO mouthguards (whilst we are in the non-contact phase of training).
  • Club footballs will be wiped with antibacterial wipes or alcohol-based sanitiser prior to and after all Small Group Training sessions.
  • Attendance records must be kept for every training session and be made available to AFL NSW/ACT and/or health authorities upon request.
  • AFL NSW/ACT encourage all coaches, players and volunteers to download the COVIDSafe App to help in tracing the spread of COVID-19

What this means for our players:

  • If your child is feeling unwell, with any cold or flu like symptoms, they must not come to training.
  • Players must bring their own water bottle to training (we also suggest a small bag or backpack to keep all their things in).
  • Change rooms are not available at this time, public toilets will be open for use.
  • NO spitting or clearing nasal passages at training.
  • NO high fives, handshakes or any unnecessary bodily contact
  • Once training is finished, there is to ne be no hanging around. GET IN | TRAIN | GET OUT.

 What this means for the parents:

  • If you are feeling unwell with any cold or flu like symptoms please stay home.
  • Parents are asked to remain behind the fence at all times, please do not come onto Lionel Watts oval during training.
  • Parents are reminded to observe the rules around social distancing.

 

 

 

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Forest Lions Junior AFL Club 50th Anniversary

The Forest Lions Club is proudly celebrating 50 Years of Australian Rules Football

To mark the occasion we are holding a Gala Dinner on

 

Saturday June 8 at the Novotel Manly

 

Special guest for the night is

AFL legend and Brownlow medalist  Robert ‘Dippa’ DiPierdomenico.

This will certainly be a night to remember !

 

Tickets are available via www.trybooking.com/BAUAX

$100 per head (2 course dinner and drinks).
Life Member and their guest $150.

 

If you would like further details please contact us at events@forestafl.com.au

 

 

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Forest Lions Summer Skills Sessions

Welcome back to AFL and our preseason for 2019. As always we will be holding our summer skills/come and try AFL sessions on Sundays at Killarney Oval more details below.

 

Summer Skills/Come and try AFL at Killarney Oval

(Corner of Melwood Avenue and Starkey Street Killarney Heights)

Sunday 10th Feb and every Sunday at the same time for the next 6 weeks  - ending 17th March

 

4pm – Auskick, U8, U9, U10, U10 girls, U11

5pm – U12, U12 girls, U13, U14, U14 girls

6pm – U15, U16 girls, U17, U18 girls

 

We will also be providing a sausage sizzle and a drink for all of the kids but please bring plenty of water and a hat.

 

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Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser

Saturday April 13th and Thursday April 25th

We have two BBQ Fundraisers & Cake Stalls organised at Belrose Bunnings.

If you are free pop in  - we would love to see you ......

Saturday April 13th and Thursday April 25th.


Volunteers needed for BBQ duties and Cake Stall donations. Many hands make light work

If you can help in any way please go to http://signup.com/go/jUtLxOe and pop your name down to help out

 

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Buy Raffle Tickets and support your club!

This year the Forest Lions is partnering with the National Play for purpose raffle.  You may have seen the ads on TV or social media.

This is a great fund raising initiative where you have the chance to win some great prizes and 50% of the ticket price goes straight to our club. 

We are also the featured club right now.

Please tell all of your friends, work colleagues and family and hopefully one of us takes out the $250,000 first prize. 

Click on the flyer below to buy tickets 

Or you can use this link https://playforpurpose.com.au/Forest-Lions-JAFC 

Thanks for all your support!

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Forest Lions Information Days

Stall at Forestville RSL at their Austalia Day Breakfast 

Saturday 26th January from 8am to 10am

 

Stall at Glenrose Shopping Centre

Saturday 2nd February and Sunday 3rd February from 9am to 3pm

Come along and find out about playing AFL with the Forest Lions

 

 

Sydney Derby XV - Giants V Sydney Swans

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To say THANK YOU to our Sydney footy family, the GIANTS have a special ticket offer to one of the most anticipated games of the season, Sydney Derby XV. 

When: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: First bounce at 4:35pm
Where: Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park 

We are offering a family of four (4) a $50 family pass (reserved seats), a saving of 50%!
 
Click here to secure your seats to one of the biggest games of the year.
 
The GIANTS can’t wait to see you at Spotless Stadium when they take on cross-city rivals the Sydney Swans. 

 

 

SYDNEY SWANS ACADEMY TRIALS

Please note, these trials are for NEW players only.

Once a player is selected in the Academy, they remain in the program until the completion of their U15 year without the need for further assessment.

For anyone interested, please click below to register.

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BECOME A GIANTS RECRUIT!

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New GIANTS Recruits program and great new website is up and running.

The website has some great features with games and player profiles etc, with other great features being worked on and updated over the course of the year.

Kids ages 5-12 years can sign up for free and receive a GIANTS recruits card and lanyard in the mail. They can then get access to certain GIANTS games for free, and are able to redeem some great little gifts at the games. They can also access all areas of the website and can enjoy all the games and other great activities.

Auskickers that have chosen another club and have received a membership from that club already, can all still sign up as a GIANTS Recruit too!

http://giantsrecruits.com.au/

 

 

Intensive AFL Holiday camp with special guests!

Our Intensive AFL Holiday Camp is back on with Craig at the helm, and special guests including:

former Western Bulldog Tom Young, GWS AFLW stars Nic Barr and Louise Stephenson and a Mystery Guest to be announced soon! 

We are offering an early bird discount. Simply use promo code EARLYBIRD for 20% off your booking!

When: July 19th and 20th 

Where: Lionel Watts Oval 

 

As always 10% of every ticket goes back to support your club.

Register --> www.findmycoach.com/afl-camp/

 

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School Holiday Program during the July school holidays 

When: July 12th, 13th, 19th or 20th from 9am to 3pm.

Where: Weldon Oval (curl curl) 

BYO lunch

Girls and boys from ages 5-12 are welcome to take part.

The camp is focused on improving the kids skills while still having fun in a safe environment.

All coaches are first aid certified and have their working with children’s checks done. (All with lots of AFL experience and currently playing either first grade Sydney AFL or NEAFL)

Register your interest here>> https://bit.ly/2K049ms

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