Come and Watch Brisbane Strikers U13 and U14 Boys at Souths

Brisbane Strikers will play at Wakerley Park at 9am and 10.30am on Sunday 27 April.  
Great opportunity to see them take on Palm Beach Sharks!    
     
     
Next Senior Home Games
Friday 2 May 6.45pm Over 35 Div 3 Thunder 8.30pm Over 35 Div 5
Saturday 3 May 3.00pm  Under 18 Div 3 5.00pm  Mens City League Div 2
     

 

Can you Help? Old boots .. old books .. old sporting equipment etc

If you have any old boots, sporting equipment, books, stationery items etc, please bring them to the clubhouse from Monday 21 April. There will be collection boxes for you to place your items in. Souths are assisting St Thomas More College in their quest to fill a shipping container and send to three high schools in the Western Province in PNG. The container will be shipped for free to PNG. For more details, please read the newsletter article.

Wet Weather Procedures

               With training and fixtures resuming after the Easter Break, it's timely to remind everyone of the

               procedures for wet weather training sessions and fixtures.

               Click Here for Procedures

Matildas supported in their quest by Souths United

What a great spectacle it was to see the Matildas play Brazil at QSAC on Sunday 5 April and Wednesday 8 April. Rarely does Brisbane get to see International Womens games so it was a special treat to have 2 games within a matter of days.

Football Brisbane Club Referee Course - Expressions of Interest Sought

There is every chance that at some stage during the season, there will be no referees appointed to your game or your child's game (Under 12 to senior mens and womens). This has already occurred in several senior games and also junior grading games. There is a real shortage of referees available and Football Brisbane acknowledge that at least 10% of games each weekend will have no referees appointed. So, what can we do??

Junior games, according to the rules, MUST proceed. Senior games are a little different however it is preferred that they too proceed. So, someone will have to step up and referee the game!!! A daunting task to be sure however with knowledge of the rules and their interpretations, the task is less daunting.

Souths United are seeking expressions of interest from parents, coaches, managers and older siblings to run a Football Brisbane Club Referee Course. Successful participants will then be issued a certificate and be eligible to referee any games at Souths (age dependent) where Football Brisbane Referees are not appointed.

Important Information re New Training Allocations

We have been advised by Runcorn State High School that their field is unavailable until further notice and it is likely to be closed for at least 2 - 3 months. As you can imagine, this will have an impact on the use of the fields at Souths. Whilst we appreciate that everyone wants adequate space to train and some teams want more than others, we will all need to pull together and accommodate the new training allocations for the good of everyone. We appreciate your understanding in this matter and the fact that it is out of our control.

The new training allocations are effective immediately.

Help Get Leila Home - Please help and donate

 

Help us to help Football Brisbane and Leila's family bring Leila home.

Just under 2 years old, Leila passed away suddenly in New Zealand. She was there with her family to celebrate her aunt's wedding.

We will be collecting donations at the canteen this week, this weekend and next week to help the family. Read the flyer for more details.

2014 SAP Program for Boys

Brisbane Strikers, in conjunction with FQ and FFA, will be conducting the 2014 SAP (Skills Acquisition Program) for boys in the Under 10 and Under 11 age groups at Meakin Park. There will be 2 Identification Nights on Wednesday 19th March and 26th March from 5pm - 7pm at Meakin Park. For more details regarding the program and the registration process, please read the flyer.

Limited Vacancies - Womens City League Div 1

Souths United have limited vacancies in our Womens City League Div 1 team for 2014. Training is Monday and Wednesday nights from 7pm - 8.30pm. Regular sessions with our Strength and Conditioning Coach are in the season program. Access to Club Physio on training nights. Training is done with our Womens Premier League team and opportuntities will exist in the season for player development through playing with the Premier League team.

Enquiries to Tracey Confessore at president@southsunited.org.au or 0417 741 297 (a/h).

Congrats!!

Congratulations to our Under 12 BJL team for finishing top of the ladder after the Southside Qualifying Rounds! We wish you well for the season ahead.

Junior Player Vacancies

With the season rapidly approaching, the following indicates our vacancies in the various age groups:

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